Race Weekend Central

Lewis Hamilton Cruises To Victory in Hungary

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Lewis Hamilton was very cautious about the Hungarian Grand Prix on Sunday, after taking pole position the previous day. But the Briton had no difficulties in controlling the race from the start and took his sixth win at this Hungaroring circuit by just over 17 seconds over rival Sebastian Vettel, with Kimi Raikkonen in third. …

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Hamilton Takes Pole On Rainy Circuit in Hungary

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Lewis Hamilton had one more chance to qualify on pole at a rainy circuit Saturday afternoon at the Hungaroring in Budapest for Sunday’s Hungarian Grand Prix. The Briton took his last opportunity and came up with the best time of 1:35:658, ahead of Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas and Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen. For Hamilton, despite the …

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Sebastian Vettel, Daniel Ricciardo Take Fastest Friday Practice Times in Hungary

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Sebastian Vettel kept his mind clear of the recent passing of Ferrari boss Sergio Marchionne, as well as the huge error he made one week ago in Germany to set the fastest Friday practice time of the week in front of both Red Bull’s Max Verstappen and Daniel Ricciardo at the Hungaroring circuit in Budapest, …

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F1 Midweek: Miami Grand Prix Postponed Until 2020

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Just when it looked like Liberty Media would be able to schedule two United States Grand Prix races, those hopes were dashed on Monday (July 23). The hope had been to run a street race in Miami, Florida, in addition to the one at Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas. F1 bosses have decided …

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Lewis Hamilton Takes Advantage of Sebastian Vettel’s Error, Wins in Germany

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Lewis Hamilton never thought he could be so lucky Sunday (July 22) at the German Grand Prix at Hockenheim. But the Briton emerged an unlikely winner on what was a catastrophic day for rival Sebastian Vettel. Starting 14th, the Briton quickly moved up the grid. After a speedy start, late rain showers and a spin …

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Sebastian Vettel Breaks Track Record, Takes Pole in Germany

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Sebastian Vettel continued his quest for his fifth world championship by grabbing a last-minute track record pole position time of 1:11:212 to beat Finns Valtteri Bottas and Kimi Raikkonen Saturday afternoon for Sunday’s German Grand Prix at Hockenheim. Vettel’s time was done with seconds to go in the final session, as Raikkonen previously cracked a …

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Daniel Ricciardo, Max Verstappen Top F1 Practices in Germany

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Daniel Ricciardo and Max Verstappen proved Friday (July 20) that their Red Bulls could match the top two teams by leading the two practice sessions in preparation for Sunday’s German Grand Prix at Hockenheim. Ricciardo had to make an engine change before the opening session. Verstappen also had to deal with a slight problem with …

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F1 Midweek: Can Formula 1 Gain Popularity in the United States?

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For many seasons, a question that has accompanied Formula 1 racing is whether or not the sport can thrive in the United States. Bernie Ecclestone, who at one time was the head of the Formula One Management Corporation, never really paid much attention to the idea that there could be a substantial fanbase in the …

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F1 Midweek: What Has Happened To McLaren?

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For many seasons in Formula 1 racing, the name McLaren became famous by winning world championships with Ayrton Senna, Alain Prost, Mika Hakkinen and of course, Lewis Hamilton. However, they have been rather lackluster over the last few years with only one win in the last six seasons. So, what has happened to McLaren and …

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