Touch, speed, aggression, all tempered by pitch-perfect judgment of the briefest moments have defined some of the greatest drivers in Formula One but the latter, perhaps more so than in any sport, must sometimes ride pillion to blind luck. Both have been key factors in determining how the world championship title fight has evolved this season and one or the other will yet be key here in Mexico.
Lewis Hamilton has conceded that beating Nico Rosberg to claim a fourth world title will be difficult given the 26-point deficit between the two Mercedes drivers with three races to go, but he insisted before Sunday’s Mexican Grand Prix that he is enjoying rising to the challenge.
Tony Blair has received a predictably dismissive government response to his call for remain voters to organise their opposition to Brexit, with No 10 saying there would be no second referendum.
Pep Guardiola's side have gone six without victory after their midweek defeat.
Sunderland host Arsenal at the Stadium of Light in Saturday's early kick-off.
The Toffees currently sit sixth in the Premier League table, having scored 13 goals from their opening nine games.
For a moment, Gastón Ramírez looks puzzled, then understanding dawns. “Ah, Frigorífico Anglo,” says Middlesbrough’s Uruguay playmaker, smiling broadly.
Under Antonio Conte Chelsea’s stomachs are settling. It has been a fraught 12 months but three Premier League wins of increasing significance have brought a pronounced change in tone and the manager’s tweaks, both on and off the pitch, appear to have swiftly borne fruit.
The vignette of Alexis Sánchez tearing off some strapping to toss to the turf as he skulks off, head down, visibly disgruntled to see his number up on the substitutes’ board, is not unfamiliar.
José Mourinho has said the rebuilding job at Manchester United requires more than a sprinkle of salt and pepper as he claimed demand for immediate success is greater on him and at Old Trafford than their Premier League rivals.
After weeks of ugly headlines, the worst of the fallout may just be starting for Wells Fargo, according to a new study on the bank's troubles.
How do you get $669 billion in one room? Ask Jes Staley.
Both sides are in a tricky run of form, so is Wednesday's derby in the EFL Cup bigger for one Manchester club than the other?