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Slipstream Saturday: Lewis Hamilton Thunders to Russian GP Pole

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Lewis Hamilton (Photo: ©Rolex/James Moy)

Lewis Hamilton has been on fire all season long. Logging seven poles and another six grand prix victories, it is clear that Hamilton’s dominance in 2020 is here to stay. Following a hectic Q2 at the Sochi Autodrom, Hamilton was able to best Max Verstappen by 0.563 seconds to claim his eighth pole of 2020 …

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F1 Review: Lewis Hamilton Benefits from Red Flag Restart at the Tuscan Grand Prix

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Lewis Hamilton (Photo: ©Rolex/James Moy)

­Lewis Hamilton made the most of his do-over at the inaugural Tuscan Grand Prix on Sunday (Sept. 13).  Racing for the first time on the track, Formula 1 enacted an unusual show for the second consecutive weekend and this time Hamilton made no errors. Last weekend at Monza, Hamilton lost the race when a safety-car …

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F1 Slipstream Saturday: Lewis Hamilton Qualifies on Top for The Tuscan Grand Prix

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Sebastian Vettel (Photo: Scuderia Ferrari Press Office)

Lewis Hamilton did it again, claiming his 95th Formula 1 pole for the inaugural Tuscan Grand Prix on Saturday (Sept. 12).  Hamilton bested his teammate Valtteri Bottas by roughly 0.06 of a second and benefitted from a late local caution that held Bottas back. Max Verstappen earned the third spot on the grid, making this …

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Sergio Perez to Leave Racing Point at the End of 2020

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Racing Point (Photo: Zak Mauger/BWT Racing Point F1 Media)

The announcement a lot of people had seen coming has now come true. Formula One driver Sergio Perez of Racing Point F1 announced via Twitter that he would not return to the British outlet in 2021, despite signing a contract extension in 2019. The 30-year-old Mexican has spent the last 10 years in Formula One, …

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F1: Lewis Hamilton Rips to Italian Grand Prix Pole; Ferrari Starts Outside the Top 10

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Sebastian Vettel (Photo: Scuderia Ferrari Press Office)

Lewis Hamilton bested his teammate Valtteri Bottas to win the pole for the F1 Italian Grand Prix on Saturday (Sept. 5).  In what’s become a familiar story, Hamilton needed to give a masterful performance to pass Bottas, who had shown excellent pace during the first three practices. Hamilton pipped Bottas by just .069 seconds to …

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Stock Car Scoop: Daytona Road Course Protocols, Sergio Perez Diagnosed with Covid-19, Loudon Lineup

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Sergio Perez (Racing Point F1 on Twitter)

Daytona announced the protocols for the Road Course Race on August 15th and 16th. What are they? What can we expect? Find out in the latest edition of Stock Car Scoop. Frontstretch‘s newest podcast focuses on the motorsports news of the week, including which F1 driver has test positive for COVID-19 and the lineup for …

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Nico Hulkenberg Filling in For Sergio Perez at Silverstone

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Nico Hulkenberg is staying put at Force India (credit: Getty Images)

Nico Hulkenburg is returning to Formula 1. Following Sergio Perez‘s positive test for COVID-19, Hulkenberg will pilot the BWT Racing Point entry in the British Grand Prix (Aug. 2) at the Silverstone Circuit, the team announced July 31. It was a last-minute effort to get a replacement in the seat, as Perez’s July 30 announcement …

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Sergio Perez Tests Positive for COVID-19

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Sergio Perez has tested positive for coronavirus, Formula 1 announced on Thursday, July 30, after an inconclusive test earlier in the day. Perez had reportedly been self-isolating since the original test. After the positive result, he becomes the first F1 driver to contract the virus since the series returned in July. The diagnosis comes ahead …

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Lewis Hamilton Leads Wire to Wire in Dominant Styrian GP Victory

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Lewis Hamilton in jubilation (credit: FIA Images)

For second week in a row Formula 1 visited the Red Bull Ring, this time for the Styrian GP. After a time penalty dropped Lewis Hamilton to fourth in the season opener one week ago, Hamilton vowed redemption. Winning pole in wet conditions yesterday and becoming the first driver to win a pole in 14 …

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Slipstream Saturday: Lewis Hamilton Scores Dramatic Pole in Wet and Wild Styrian GP Qualifying

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After a five second time penalty last week demoted Lewis Hamilton to fourth place in the Austrian GP, the defending Formula 1 World Champion responded by scoring pole in a wet and wild Styrian GP qualifying. Continuing the hot streak for Mercedes, Hamilton was locked in a fierce back and forth battle with Red Bull’s …

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