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F1 Midweek: With Hungary Over, Now it is Silly Season!!

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It might be nice to take a break following last week’s Hungarian Grand Prix. Most F1 drivers are looking forward to relaxing for the next few weeks until the season resumes in the last week of August at the famous Spa- Francorchamps circuit in Belgium. Unfortunately, the problem is those familiar words that start coming …

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Pace Laps: Kyle Busch Sweeps NASCAR Weekend in Pocono

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Kyle Busch Goes Back-to-Back at Pocono Before the July race in 2017, Kyle Busch had never won at the Pocono Raceway. On Sunday, Busch tallied his second victory at the Tricky Triangle and second straight in July. Busch rocketed away from teammates Daniel Suarez and Erik Jones on the final …

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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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Pace Laps: Close But No Cigar In Toppling NASCAR’s Big 3


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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Close But No Cigar I’m sure you’re sick of hearing the words Big Three unless you’re a Kevin Harvick, Kyle Busch or Martin Truex Jr. fan. This trio, along with Clint Bowyer has won every points race this year outside of Daytona and Talladega. But Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, …

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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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