F1 Slipstream Saturdays

Slipstream Saturday: Valtteri Bottas Nips Lewis Hamilton for First Pole of 2020 & the Austrian GP

Following their off-track win yesterday with the ruling that their the DAS system was legal, Mercedes F1 got back to what they do best. Domination. The six-time defending world champions unveiled their new black livery prior to the weekend in support of Black Lives Matter, and after dominating F1 for …

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Slipstream Saturday: A Rescheduled Canadian GP? And More

It appears that Canadian F1 fans might get a little more to celebrate than just Thanksgiving this fall. According to a rumour from the French language magazine Pole Position, the previously postponed Canadian Grand Prix might be rescheduled for October. The magazine claims that an “unidentified, yet reliable European Source” …

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Lewis Hamilton Ends Season Starting First

Lewis Hamilton scored his first pole position since the German Grand Prix when he took the top spot in qualifying Saturday (Nov 30) for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.  The pole extends Hamilton’s gaudy total to 88, now 20 poles ahead of second-place Michael Schumacher.   Valtteri Bottas (more on him …

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Charles Leclerc Continues His Torrid Pace Through Confusing Italian Grand Prix Qualifying

Qualifying for Formula 1’s Italian Grand Prix turned out to be one of the more peculiar in more recent memory.  When things don’t go as usually expected, the weather tends to feature in the narrative. Sometimes the culprit could be the tires.  Then, in a few exceptions, the track itself …

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F1: Charles Leclerc Takes Second Pole in Austrian GP Qualifying

In what seems to be an upset but should not be, Charles Leclerc drove his Ferrari to pole position on Saturday (June 29) at the Red Bull Ring. This kind of result is exactly what Ferrari and their fans have been expecting all season as the cars have been fast …

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F1: Lewis Hamilton Qualifies for the Australian GP Where He Ended in 2018

Lewis Hamilton starts where he left off from the 2018 season by claiming his sixth pole position at Melbourneʻs Albert Park. If you donʻt recall, Hamilton closed out last year by claiming pole and winning the race at Abu Dhabi to add an exclamation point to his fifth championship. After …

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