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Kimi Raikkonen Out at Ferrari for Charles Leclerc for 2019 Formula 1 Season

Kimi Raikkonen on track during practice for the 2015 Belgium Grand Prix


The news that Formula One fans had been anticipating all 2018 has been officially announced on Tuesday (September 11th, 2018) by Scuderia Ferrari that ‘The Iceman’ Kimi Raikkonen will step down from the Prancing Horse in 2019. With that, the team has also announced that young Monegasque hot-shoe, Charles Leclerc, will fill the vacant seat in …

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Lewis Hamilton Crashes the Ferrari Party and Wins the Italian Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton out front (Photo: Getty Images)

The 88th Italian Grand Prix started with so much promise for Ferrari and the Tifosi as they locked out the front row in Qualifying for the first time at Monza since 2000. But those hopes were mostly dashed twice throughout the race. Sebastian Vettel spun on the first lap, and Kimi Raikkonen was overtaken with …

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Kimi Raikkonen Steals Italian Grand Prix Pole from Vettel in Ferrari Front-Row Lockout

Ferrari came into Monza as the favorite after they flexed their power muscles last week in Belgium, but everyone thought it would be Sebastian Vettel to lead the Prancing Horse to the grid on Sunday, but no, Kimi Raikkonen sets a Monza lap record with a 1.19.119 to secure his 18th career pole position and …

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Sebastian Vettel Starts Formula 1’s Second Half With Dominating Belgium Win

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Sebastian Vettel and Ferrari were the class of the Formula 1 field in Belgium this weekend. If it weren’t for a rain-addled third qualifying session that allowed Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes to steal the pole, Ferrari would have dominated all seven sessions at Spa-Francochamps. Vettel lead every lap over Hamilton, who finished second, securing Vettel’s …

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Ben Rhodes Bags Canadian Tire Pole in Historic Truck Series Qualifying

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Ben Rhodes secured the fifth pole in his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series career Saturday afternoon (Aug. 25), and he did it in historic fashion. Qualifying for Sunday’s race at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park started with an interesting twist. Rain hit the track before the race, and NASCAR decided that the Trucks would qualify on …

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Noah Gragson, Justin Haley Pace Canadian Tire Truck Practices

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It’s playoff time in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, and the first stop on the run for the title stops at the Canadian Tire Motorsports Park as the trucks took to the road course for final practice before qualifying for Sunday’s race later this evening. Noah Gragson is looking for a strong run in …

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Lewis Hamilton Slides His Way to Pole in Belgium

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From the way the weekend began in Belgium, it seemed as if Lewis Hamilton seemed to be just a step behind the Ferraris and its upgraded power unit. However, qualifying No. 3 was a rain-filled session, and Hamilton was able to maneuver his Mercedes around a tricky, slick Spa-Francorchamps to an extremely quick 1.58.179-second final …

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F1 Midweek: This Season is Getting Silly

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So the news that we were all waiting for — that we knew was coming — has arrived: Fernando Alonso is leaving Formula One after this season. Interesting that they used the term “retire” when we all know that retiring is the last thing Alonso is doing. Sure, we may never see Alonso on an …

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