NASCAR Race Weekend Central

2020 NASCAR Team Reviews: Rick Ware Racing

2021Preview Ware

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

It’s no secret that Rick Ware Racing doesn’t contend for wins every week, but 2020 was still a year to be celebrated for the team. Going into its fifth season of NASCAR Cup Series racing, RWR has undergone massive growth since entering the the top level of NASCAR back in 2017. At the beginning of …

Read more

Max Verstappen Wins Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton Claims 7th World Title


(Photo: FIA Images)

Despite only racing 17 times this season, the wildest and what to many felt like the longest season in F1 has finally come to a close in Abu Dhabi. A season that was supposed to start in March in Albert Park, was delayed after the COVID-19 Pandemic swept across the world. Finally getting underway in …

Read more

Getting to Know the New Kids on the Block at Haas F1, Mick Schumacher & Nikita Mazepin

Pietro Fittipaldi at Bahrain

(Photo: Haas F1 Twitter)

For the 2021 Formula One season, the Haas F1 Team will be moving forward with two new drivers. While it was very well known that the American outlet was dissatisfied with the performance of current drivers Kevin Magnussen and Romain Grosjean, the announcement was tough to see as both those drivers are most likely done …

Read more

Sergio Perez Scores First Career Victory in a Shocking Sakhir Grand Prix


Sergio Perez (Racing Point F1 on Twitter)

The Sakhir Grand promised to be one of the season’s fastest races. With sub-60-second lap times, the race went by quickly and was filled with as much drama as an HBO show. Following a pair of horrendous safety car pit stop blunders by the Mercedes team, Racing Point’s Sergio Perez cruised to his first career …

Read more

Examining Romain Grosjean’s Horrendous Crash

2020 Belgian GP Formula 1

(Photo: ©Rolex/James Moy)

On the first lap of the Bahrain Grand Prix, the Formula 1 world witnessed one of the most shocking crashes in recent years. Contact from Daniil Kyvat sent Haas driver Romain Grosjean screaming into the Armco barrier at nearly full speed. The impact of the crash sent the driver pod of Grosjean’s car through the …

Read more

Lewis Hamilton Wins a Chaotic Bahrain Grand Prix

hamilton bahrain 2020

(Photo: FIA media)

The Bahrain Grand Prix ended the same way it started, under the safety car. In the first night race of season, all eyes were on pole sitter Lewis Hamilton who looked for his 95th career win. Dominating all the practice sessions by a good margin over Valtteri Bottas and the Red Bulls, Hamilton was in …

Read more

Will Valtteri Bottas Ever Become World Champion?

Ei7Ctd WkAAp2Zb

Valtteri Bottas (photo courtesy of Mercedes F1 Twitter)

Being a second driver in Formula 1 is a tough situation. Just ask guys like Mark Webber and Rubens Barrichello, who can tell you that being a second driver to the likes of Sebastian Vettel and Michael Schumacher, respectively, for the best team in F1 isn’t always what it’s cracked up to be.S? Sure, you …

Read more

F1 Review: Lewis Hamilton Makes History in an Improbable Turkish Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton at 2020 Belgian F1 Rolex James Moy

Lewis Hamilton (Photo: ©Rolex/James Moy)

Despite qualifying in sixth place, his worst start of the season, Lewis Hamilton was able to win again and cement his place in the F1 history books. With his win at the Turkish Grand Prix, Hamilton picked up his seventh World Drivers Title, putting him on par with Michael Schumacher, who Hamilton passed in wins …

Read more

Slipstream Saturday: Lance Stroll Claims First Career F1 Pole at the Turkish Grand Prix


(Photo: FIA)

All season long, Mercedes has dominated qualifying. Scoring the pole in each of the first 13 races, come Turkey and the Mercedes cars seemed a little off. Despite the earlier practice sessions having decent enough weather, Saturday’s qualifying was plagued by heavy rain showers. For some reason, the Mercedes cars didn’t have speed and their …

Read more

The Sergio Perez Sweepstakes


Racing Point (Photo: Zak Mauger/BWT Racing Point F1 Media)

For Sergio Perez, entering the 2020 season with a contract and guaranteed ride until 2022 is one of the best feelings a driver can have. Racing for a team that has become one of the fastest growing mid-field teams, the opportunity for growth seemed endless for Perez. However, on one fateful day in September, Perez’s …

Read more

Sign up for the Frontstretch Newsletter

A daily email update (Monday through Friday) providing racing news, commentary, features, and information from