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When Will Ferrari Win Again?

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The Ferrari team were impressive but not always in the best way (FIA Images)

At the end of 2019, fans were excited at the prospect that Ferrari were finally going to take it to Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes in 2020. Oh how wrong we all were. After falling off the Kangshung Face of Mt. Everest, Ferrari have been clawing their way back up the grid after the disaster that …

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Lewis Hamilton Overcomes Penalty to win 8th British Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton inside Max Verstappen at the start of the 2021 British Grand Prix at Silverstone, LAT Images via Mercedes AMG F1

Start of British GP at Silverstone (Photo: LAT Images via Mercedes AMG F1)

It was inevitable that the feud between Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen would hit a boiling point. At Sunday’s (July 18) Formula 1 British Grand Prix, that boiling point simmered over. Following a first lap collision sending Verstappen in the wall, Hamilton overcame a 10-second penalty to claim his eighth British Grand Prix victory. Charles …

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Max Verstappen Sweeps the Triple Header, Claims Austrian Grand Prix Victory

SPIELBERG, AUSTRIA - JULY 04: Race winner Max Verstappen of Netherlands and Red Bull Racing celebrates on the podium during the F1 Grand Prix of Austria at Red Bull Ring on July 04, 2021 in Spielberg, Austria. (Photo by Christian Bruna - Pool/Getty Images)

(Photo by Christian Bruna - Pool/Getty Images via Red Bull Content Pool)

This time last year, Lewis Hamilton was already in a grand position to walk away with his seventh championship. This year however, it seems a changing of the guard is in the works. Following wins in both Styria and France, Max Verstappen made it three-for-three by winning the Austrian Grand Prix in absolutely dominating fashion. …

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F1 Midweek: Why No F1 Driver Should Join the Alpine Driver Academy

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Daniel Ricciardo (credit: Renault F1)

When joining the Formula 1 feeder systems, usually a young driver academy picks a prospect up or a driver is able to bring enough backing to find a place. Sometimes they get lucky and join the Red Bull, Mercedes or Ferrari academy, other times they’re unlucky and get stuck with Williams or Alfa Romeo. While a …

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Max Verstappen Plays 2-Stop Strategy to Win French Grand Prix

Max Verstappen celebrates on the podium after France Grand Prix at Circuit Paul Ricard 2021 Formula 1

(Photo: Mark Thompson/Getty Images via Red Bull Racing

After the heartbreaking tyre failure that led to his DNF last time out in Baku, Max Verstappen was determined to get redemption. Heading into the French Grand Prix, it seemed like a steep task, as Mercedes has dominated the event since its revival. However, after playing a perfect two-stop strategy Verstappen motored his way to …

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Sergio Perez Steals Azerbaijan Victory as Max Verstappen, Lewis Hamilton Suffer Bad Luck

2021 Azerbaijan GP Sergio Perez celebrate with Mexican flag Mark Thompson Getty

Photo: Mark Thompson/Getty Images via Red Bull Racing

Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton have been the cream of the crop all year long. Combining to win each of the first five races, both drivers have been near perfect. But on Sunday (June 6), Verstappen suffered a puncture and Hamilton locked up on the ensuing restart, opening the door for Sergio “Checo” Perez to …

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F1 Midweek: The Pursuit of the Mercedes Killer

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Verstappen out front in Bahrain (credit: FIA images)

With Max Verstappen becoming the first non-Mercedes driver to lead the championship standings since Sebastian Vettel in 2019, Formula 1 fans have been foaming at the mouth to see what team will eventually end the Mercedes dominance of the Hybrid era. F1 has always been a sport of domination, with only two different teams and …

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Austin Hill Paces Wreck-Filled Charlotte Truck Practice

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Austin Hill led the lone practice for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series’ NC Education Lottery 200 at the Charlotte Motor Speedway May 28. The Winston, Ga., driver set a time clocking in at 177.684 mph to top the charts after the one-hour session. Hill’s No. 16 United Rentals Toyota barely edged out second-place John …

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Max Verstappen Wins Monaco Grand Prix, Takes Over Points Lead

Max Verstappen Sebastian Nogier - Pool/Getty Images

(Photo: Sebastian Nogier - Pool/Getty Images)

All season long, Max Verstappen has been hot on the heels of Lewis Hamilton. Heading into the Monaco Grand Prix Verstappen needed a good showing, and Sunday (May 23) on the streets of Monte Carlo he did just that. Despite never standing on the podium before at the legendary circuit, Verstappen took advantage on his …

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Kyle Busch Dominates 1st-Ever Xfinity Series Race at the Circuit of the Americas

2021 Xfinity COTA Kyle Busch, No. 54 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota, Win (Credit: NKP)

Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography

Leading 38 of the race’s 46 laps, Kyle Busch put on a dominating performance to score his 98th career NASCAR Xfinity Series win Saturday, May 22 at Circuit of the Americas. Busch, who won the pole in qualifying, regained the lead after the stage two pit stops and never looked back. By claiming victory in …

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