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Max Verstappen Wins Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton Claims 7th World Title

Despite only racing 17 times this season, the wildest and what to many felt like the longest season in F1 has finally come to a close in Abu Dhabi. A season that was supposed to start in March in Albert Park, was delayed after the COVID-19 Pandemic swept across the …

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Max Verstappen Earns Pole for the Season-Ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

In a surprising result, Max Verstappen claimed pole on Saturday (Dec. 12) for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. The result ends a season where Mercedes dominated qualifying, taking every pole except this one at Yas Marina. For Verstappen, the pole is the fourth of his career and sets the Dutch …

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Valtteri Bottas Earns Sakhir Grand Prix Pole Position

Valtteri Bottas nabbed his fifth pole position of the 2020 Formula 1 season on Saturday night (Dec. 5).  The Fin held off his temporary teammate by 0.002 seconds to secure the pole and earn Mercedes another front-row lockout.  George Russell, filling in for the COVID-stricken Lewis Hamilton, looked impressive in …

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Lewis Hamilton Takes Pole Position for the Bahrain Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton notched his 98th career pole position and 10th of the 2020 Formula 1 season on Saturday (Nov. 28).  The seven-time champion will start alongside his teammate Valtteri Bottas for the Bahrain Grand Prix. For Hamilton, the pole is another show of his season-long dominance in a year where …

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F1 Review: Lewis Hamilton’s Fortunate Win at the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix

For Lewis Hamilton, winning the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix looked like a case of things just going his way.  Hamilton qualified second, leaving him at a disadvantage to his teammate.  When Valtteri Bottas took the lead in a convincing fashion, it looked like the Finn might be able to disrupt …

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Lewis Hamilton Wears the Crown after Winning the Portuguese Grand Prix

Crown Lewis Hamilton … again. After a strong start to the 2020 Portuguese Grand Prix, Hamilton looked like he would do what he has done so many other times during his career — cruise to the victory. In the end, he did. It just took a while after Valtteri Bottas …

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Inside A Remarkable Recovery For Sergio Perez

All season long in Formula 1, Sergio Perez, Lance Stroll and Racing Point have been steadily improving. Building on the foundation laid down by the Force India team, in only two short seasons this group has progressed tenfold under the control of Lawrence Stroll. Their advancement was put on display …

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Lewis Hamilton Drives Away from the Field, Fernando Alonso Back in the Car

The Eifel Grand Prix, held last weekend at the Nurburgring in Germany, is one of the coldest races on record, but not nearly as cold as the 1978 Canadian GP (held on Oct. 8). The Canadian event has the distinction of coldest by being running in 5 degrees Celsius or …

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F1 Review: The Peerless Lewis Hamilton and the Eifel Grand Prix

If you were not one of the 114 million people that tuned in to the BTS performance late Saturday night/sometime Sunday, you may have been one of the regular 91 million people that watch Formula 1 and saw Lewis Hamilton earn the 91st win of his career – tying Michael …

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