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Lewis Hamilton Leads Wire to Wire in Dominant Styrian GP Victory

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Lewis Hamilton in jubilation (credit: FIA Images)

For second week in a row Formula 1 visited the Red Bull Ring, this time for the Styrian GP. After a time penalty dropped Lewis Hamilton to fourth in the season opener one week ago, Hamilton vowed redemption. Winning pole in wet conditions yesterday and becoming the first driver to win a pole in 14 …

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Slipstream Saturday: Lewis Hamilton Scores Dramatic Pole in Wet and Wild Styrian GP Qualifying

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After a five second time penalty last week demoted Lewis Hamilton to fourth place in the Austrian GP, the defending Formula 1 World Champion responded by scoring pole in a wet and wild Styrian GP qualifying. Continuing the hot streak for Mercedes, Hamilton was locked in a fierce back and forth battle with Red Bull’s …

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Open Wheel Wednesday: Fernando Alonso, Renault to Reunite For 2021

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Fernando Alonso will once again greet F1 crowds from the grid in 2021 (Credit: McLaren)

After departing Formula 1 at the end of the 2018 season, Renault announced on Wednesday that the team were bringing back two-time World Champion Fernando Alonso for the 2021 season. Alonso, who won Renault’s the team’s first two titles in 2005 and 2006, will partner with Frenchman Esteban Ocon who joined the team this season. …

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Slipstream Saturday: Valtteri Bottas Nips Lewis Hamilton for First Pole of 2020 & the Austrian GP

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Following their off-track win yesterday with the ruling that their the DAS system was legal, Mercedes F1 got back to what they do best. Domination. The six-time defending world champions unveiled their new black livery prior to the weekend in support of Black Lives Matter, and after dominating F1 for a good part of the …

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Mercedes DAS Deemed Legal, Red Bull Protest Denied

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The FiA has deemed Mercedes' new DAS system legal (credit: FIA Images)

After further review by the FiA, the Red Bull Racing lead protest against the Mercedes DAS system has been denied and the DAS system will be legal for 2020. The system, which is believed to allow better tyres to be better heated on the straights, will allegedly help Mercedes improve both tire wear and grip …

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Red Bull Racing Launches Complaint Against Mercedes-AMG’s New DAS System

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Over the past 70 years, Formula 1 has been a hot bed for cheeky innovations. We have seen everything from six-wheeled cars to ugly aerodynamic kits to teams flat out cheating for a competitive edge on the grid.  On the eve of the start of the updated 2020 season, defending champions Mercedes F1 have found …

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Slipstream Saturday: A Rescheduled Canadian GP? And More

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(Photo: ©Rolex/Jad Sherif)

It appears that Canadian F1 fans might get a little more to celebrate than just Thanksgiving this fall. According to a rumour from the French language magazine Pole Position, the previously postponed Canadian Grand Prix might be rescheduled for October. The magazine claims that an “unidentified, yet reliable European Source” told them that the Grand …

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