F1 Midweek

Open Wheel Wednesday: Lewis Hamiltonʻs Frustration

Lewis Hamilton provides a vital voice in Formula 1 as its sole black driver. Regardless of his poles, wins and championships, Hamilton is in the unique position to provide perspective on a sport that runs worldwide. His recent Instagram postings indicate that he has taken his outspoken nature and directed …

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F1 Midweek: Parting of Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari Shakes Up Silly Season

On Monday, news broke that Ferrari and Sebastian Vettel would part at the end of the 2020 season. With the announcement confirmed the next day by Ferrari, the game of musical chairs in Formula 1 revved to a high rpm. Vettel leaving Ferrari is big news in and of itself …

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F1 Midweek: Storylines for 2020; Starting in Australia

Coronavirus be damned! The Formula 1 season will go lights out this weekend at its customary starting track in Melbourne, Australia. Chatter that it might be canceled had surrounded the race, but with Ferrari en route, everything looks set to go on as usual. The ʻon with the showʻ attitude …

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F1 Midweek: Abu Dhabi Finale Means The Post-Season Blues are Starting Early

The Formula 1 circus is heading to Abu Dhabi this weekend for the final 2019 Formula One Grand Prix of the year. I can’t help but ask, what’s the point? The World Driver’s Championship’s fate was sealed a long time ago, as was the Constructor’s title, which Mercedes clinched for …

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F1 Midweek: The Scrambled Order at Top, Finally

Welcome to another edition of the Formula 1 midweek.  The NASCAR season may have seen their final checkered flags but F1 has one more race to go, and if it goes anything like this past weekend’s race at Interlagos, Brazil, we can all enjoy a little more great theatre.   The …

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F1 Midweek: Typhoon Issues for the Japanese GP and More

Odds & Sods We start off this week’s F1 Midweek with a note about the weather.   This coming weekend, Formula 1 returns to Suzuka, Japan for the Japanese Grand Prix.  There is, however, another visitor heading for the country, which would be super typhoon Hagibis. While rain usually makes F1 …

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