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Formula 1 in Las Vegas: Yikes!

2022 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton on the Jeddah Corniche Circuit, Saturday - LAT Images

This week, Formula 1 announced that beginning in 2023 that the series would again race in Las Vegas, Nevada.  The return to Las Vegas means that the US will host three events that year in a move that had been anticipated for about a year. I have to admit… When the circumstances surrounding COVID-19 led …

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Mick Schumacher Ruled Out of 2022 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix after Heavy Qualifying Crash

JEDDAH STREET CIRCUIT, SAUDI ARABIA - MARCH 26: Mick Schumacher, Haas VF-22 during the Saudi Arabian GP at Jeddah Street Circuit on Saturday March 26, 2022 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. (Photo by Mark Sutton / LAT Images)

(Photo by Mark Sutton / LAT Images)

Mick Schumacher will not take part in Sunday’s (March 26) Saudi Arabian Grand Prix after a hard crash in qualifying left him en route to a local hospital for cautionary checks. In light of the accident, the team has decided not to field Schumacher’s car despite having reserve driver Pietro Fittipaldi in attendance in Jeddah. …

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Sergio Perez Takes Maiden Pole in Saudi Arabia; Lewis Hamilton Out in Q1

Pole position qualifier Sergio Perez of Mexico and Oracle Red Bull Racing celebrates in parc ferme during qualifying ahead of the F1 Grand Prix of Saudi Arabia at the Jeddah Corniche Circuit on March 26, 2022 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images)

(Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images via Red Bull)

Sergio Perez captured his first career pole on the Jeddah Corniche Circuit on Saturday (March 26) qualifying for the 2022 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix, while seven-time champion Lewis Hamilton was shockingly eliminated in Q1. Perez’s maiden pole comes in his 220th F1 start, a new record for the longest ever wait for a first pole …

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Charles Leclerc Finds Redemption in Bahrain, Reliability Undermines Red Bull

(Credit: FIA)

Two years after engine troubles cost him the Bahrain Grand Prix by only three laps, Charles Leclerc has found redemption in Sakhir. He won the Formula 1 season opening grand prix and led every lap in the process. Leclerc’s Ferrari teammate Carlos Sainz followed him home in second place, with Lewis Hamilton rounding out the …

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Felix Rosenqvist Takes Pole in Texas

(Photo: IndyCar Media)

Felix Rosenqvist secured his second ever pole position in the NTT IndyCar Series by setting the fastest lap in Saturday’s (March 19) single-car qualifying session for the 2022 Xpel 375 at Texas Motor Speedway. Only the 11th of 27 cars to take the track for two-lap runs, Rosenqvist’s pole time looked to be under threat …

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Scott McLaughlin Holds off Charging Alex Palou, Takes Maiden IndyCar Victory

Scott McLaughlin IndyCar

(Photo: James Black Courtesy of Penske Entertainment)

Scott McLaughlin is the NTT IndyCar Series’ newest winner after dominating the opening round of the 2022 season in St Petersburg, Florida. McLaughlin controlled the race from the drop of the green flag, holding off early pressure from Colton Herta and withstanding a massive charge from defending series champion Alex Palou in the race’s closing …

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