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F1 Review: Lewis Hamilton Penalty, Carlos Sainz Mistake Headline a Calm Russian GP

Lewis Hamilton at 2020 Belgian F1 Rolex James Moy

Lewis Hamilton (Photo: ©Rolex/James Moy)

To the intrigue of a lot of F1 fans, a historically quiet Russian Grand Prix managed to produce a few key pieces of excitement in 2020. With Mercedes failing to lock down the front row of the grid for only the second time this year, the fireworks started before the lights had even turned green. …

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Slipstream Saturday: Lewis Hamilton Thunders to Russian GP Pole

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Lewis Hamilton (Photo: ©Rolex/James Moy)

Lewis Hamilton has been on fire all season long. Logging seven poles and another six grand prix victories, it is clear that Hamilton’s dominance in 2020 is here to stay. Following a hectic Q2 at the Sochi Autodrom, Hamilton was able to best Max Verstappen by 0.563 seconds to claim his eighth pole of 2020 …

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McLaren’s Future Looks Bright With Upcoming Changes

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For McLaren, it seems like an eternity since their glory years ended in 2014. After an absolutely cataclysmic engine deal with Honda backfired, leaving veteran and former world champions Fernando Alonso and Jenson Button at the back of the grid in 2015, the team has steadily been returning to a form over the last six …

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The Steady Rise of Williams Racing


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What’s been vey clear over the last few races is that Williams Racing is on the rise. Despite being a consistent backmarker since 2018, the British outlet has undergone a lot of changes. On Aug. 21, 2020, the team was sold by the Williams family to Dorilton Capital and since then it has seemed to …

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Lewis Hamilton Wins Wreck Filled Tuscan Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton leads pack of Formula 1 cars at 2020 Belgian Grand Prix, Rolex/James Moy

Lewis Hamilton (Photo: ©Rolex/James Moy)

Last week, the Italian Grand Prix entered its bid for the title of 2020’s most exciting race. One week later in Tuscany and it appears that has been one-upped. After two red flags, three standing starts and a safety car, Lewis Hamilton would earn his 90th career Formula One victory. Valtteri Bottas would come home …

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Sergio Perez to Leave Racing Point at the End of 2020


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

The announcement a lot of people had seen coming has now come true. Formula One driver Sergio Perez of Racing Point F1 announced via Twitter that he would not return to the British outlet in 2021, despite signing a contract extension in 2019. The 30-year-old Mexican has spent the last 10 years in Formula One, …

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F1 Midweek: Renault Rebranding as Alpine F1, a History of the Brand

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Daniel Ricciardo (credit: Renault F1)

The second biggest news item coming out of Monza last week was the announcement that the Renault DP World F1 Team will be rebranding itself at the end of the 2020 season. Gone are the traditional killer bee black and yellow colors, and in comes the brand new blue, red and white Alpine F1 Team …

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F1 Italian Grand Prix Notes: The 2021 Pierre Gasly Sweepstakes?

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Pierre Gasly at the Italian GP (Photo: Miguel Medina/Getty Images)

It was an emotional and improbable result for Pierre Gasly at the 2020 Formula One Italian Grand Prix. The 24-year-old Frenchman has been one of F1’s standout young drivers, constantly improving despite driving for what is considered Red Bull’s junior team. However, even if he’s on second-tier status, it didn’t stop him from capturing the …

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Pierre Gasly Claims Maiden Victory in a Dramatic Italian Grand Prix


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In 2020, it seems like anything can happen. The Italian Grand Prix was just the latest example as unpredictability has finally made its way over to Formula One. Heading into this race, it seemed like the same old, same old in F1 this season. Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes dominated both practice and qualifying sessions. But …

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What Is Happening to Ferrari?


Sebastian Vettel (Photo: Scuderia Ferrari Press Office)

When most casual fans think about Formula 1, there are usually two things they think of: Lewis Hamilton and Ferrari. Ferrari has been an iconic brand in F1 ever since they turned their first lap 1,000 races ago in the 1950 Monaco Grand Prix. Winning 15 driver’s championships and 16 constructor’s championships, 237 race wins …

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