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Lewis Hamilton Cruises to a Dominant Belgian GP Victory

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Lewis Hamilton (Photo: ©Rolex/James Moy)

There was absolutely no doubt about who the fastest car was coming into the Belgian Grand Prix. All season long, it has been Lewis Hamilton dominating each and every race, scoring as many pole positions as he can and claiming victory in all but two events this season. Coming into Spa, everything fell into place …

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F1 Midweek: New Concorde Agreement Creates Bright Future for F1

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With the 2020 Concorde agreement signed and the remainder of the schedule announced, the future of Formula 1 looks bright. Despite a few teams having unease about their future participation, the new rules and regulations creates a more balanced and competitive F1. Concorde Agreement Takes Flight The future of F1 seems a lot more certain …

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What Will It Take for Red Bull to Outpace Mercedes?

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Lewis Hamilton holding the trophy for his British GP win and Driver of the Day award (Photo: Mercedes AMG)

If there is one thing that has been certain over the last half decade, it’s that most times a Formula 1 race is a race for third. This weekend, F1 took on the Spanish Grand Prix, and as is often custom, Mercedes came out on top. The German outlet led by Toto Wolff has seemed …

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Open Wheel Wednesday: Nico Hulkenberg Eyeing ALFA-Romeo Seat for 2021

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Following Sergio Perez‘s COVID-19 diagnosis, former Renault driver Nico Hulkenberg stepped up to answer the call for Racing Point. Despite heartbreak in the British Grand Prix, the German piloted his “pink Mercedes” to P3 during Q3 for the 70th Anniversary Grand Prix. With a seventh-place finish in the race, Hulkenberg actually sits ahead of seven …

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Max Verstappen Dethrones Mercedes, Scores 70th Anniversary Grand Prix Victory

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All season long, Mercedes has been perfect. Four straight victories to start the season, with five straight poles, and even leading all but one lap in the previous four events. However, an absolutely beautiful strategy call by Red Bull Racing for Max Verstappen managed to best Mercedes and break their five race winning streak dating …

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Slipstream Saturday: Valtteri Bottas Nips Lewis Hamilton for 70th Anniversary Grand Prix Pole

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Will the Spanish GP be another 1-2 procession for Mercedes? (credit: MercedesAMG)

In season that has been dominated by Lewis Hamilton, it seems only one man has been able to outpace the defending world champion. Hamilton’s own Mercedes teammate scored the opening pole and victory in the season opening Austrian Grand Prix, but since then, Valtteri Bottas has struggled. A blown tire last time out at Silverstone …

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Open Wheel Wednesday: Weirdness & Rumors Headline Odd Week in F1

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This year will be Vettel's last with the Prancing Horse (credit: FIA Images)

This week in Formula 1, the Sebastian Vettel sweepstakes heat up as another team is interested in throwing their hat into the ring, Guenther Steiner doesn’t really care that Haas was penalized in Hungary and Carlos Sainz Jr. could be regretting his move to Scuderia Ferrari after it was announced their pace would be slow …

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Lewis Hamilton Dominates for a Convincing Hungarian Grand Prix Victory

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Lewis Hamilton out front (Photo: Getty Images)

Formula One ventured to the Hungaroring for round 3 of the revised 2020 calendar. From the minute the teams arrived, it was clear Lewis Hamilton was the driver to beat. He didn’t disappoint. Scoring his 90th career pole yesterday, the Brit put on an absolute clinic, winning the Hungarian Grand Prix by 8.7 seconds over second …

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Slipstream Saturday: Lewis Hamilton Goes Back-to-Back, Scores Hungarian Grand Prix Pole

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Lewis Hamilton celebrates his season-ending pole grab (credit FIA Images)

For the second week in a row, Mother Nature threatened to ruin a Formula One race weekend, blanketing Hungary in rain all throughout the week. However, with overcast skies, the Formula 1 drivers were able to qualify in the dry Saturday (July 18) for the 2020 Hungarian Grand Prix the following day. Last week’s Austrian …

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Open Wheel Wednesday: Renault Vs. Racing Point the New On-Track Rivalry?

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Over the years in Formula 1, we have seen some incredible team rivalries. From McLaren v. Ferrari to Red Bull v. Mercedes, it seems that no matter where a team is on the grid you can always find someone to rival them. However, following the doubleheader in Austria, it appears a new rivalry is brewing …

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