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F1 Qualifying: Lewis Hamilton Scores Emotional Pole Position in Monaco, Monaco Native Charles Leclerc Eliminated in Q1

(Photo: F1 Media)

The 77th Monaco Grand Prix weekend is fully underway with a drama filled Qualifying session as we had potential penalties and hometown driver Charles Leclerc was eliminated due to poor strategy by Ferrari. But in the end, Mercedes AMG Petronas, sporting a red halo to tribute the late Niki Lauda’s famous red cap, takes another …

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F1 Midweek: Niki Lauda Passes Away; Should Fernando Alonso Cut Ties with McLaren?

Niki Lauda dead at 70 (credit: FIA images)

Monday night (May 20), the racing community was saddened with the news that three-time Formula 1 World Champion Niki Lauda had passed away at the age of 70. Lauda had been suffering from numerous of health problems over the past two years. He was notably missing in the paddock at a number of races last …

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Valtteri Bottas Scores Third Consecutive Pole in Barcelona

Valtteri Bottas celebrates his Australian GP win (credit: FIA media)

Mercedes’ Valtteri Bottas is the hottest driver in F1 at the moment and he continued that form. The championship leader notched his third pole in as many races and ninth of his career Saturday (May 11) with a lap at 138.069 mph, a new track record. Bottas is really showing some serious strength after a …

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Valtteri Bottas Gets Redemption in Baku With 2nd Win of 2019

Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas celebrate the start of the 2019 season with a front row qualifying lock-out (credit: F1 media)

Valtteri Bottas finally gets his victory in the Formula One Socar Azerbaijan Grand Prix at Baku after the win was taken from him last season in a heartbreaking puncturing tire fashion. Bottas claimed his second win of the 2019 season and fifth of his F1 career. After an eventful weekend leading in, the race itself …

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Valtteri Bottas Comes Out on Top of a Wild Qualifying in Baku

Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel congratulate Valtteri Bottas on his pole at the Azerbaijan GP (credit: FIA media)

The third Azerbaijan Grand Prix (fourth race at the track) has gotten off to an interesting start — with a drain cover coming loose and destroying George Russell’s car, some crashes and close calls in practice as well as two crashes in qualifying, but it’s Valtteri Bottas who persevered through the chaos to secure his …

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F1 Midweek: Williams In Preparations to Sell Team, Miami Grand Prix Talks Delayed Again

Formula E Races the Streets of Miami, but F1 will have to wait (credit: FIA Images)

Miami Grand Prix Discussions Delayed Again It was announced earlier this month that discussions for the much-publicized street circuit in Miami have been delayed yet again after the local government in Miami failed to give the green light on the layout of the circuit for a potential race in 2020. The race was originally planned …

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F1 Midweek: Sebastian Vettel Hints at Retirement After 2020

Sebastian Vettel contemplating retirement? (credit: Getty Images)

The 2019 Formula One season is off and running as we are in the week for the Chinese Grand Prix, a significant one as this weekend marks the 1000 F1 GP. The math is a little hazy as there have been many races in the past that have counted as an F1 Grand Prix that …

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