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F1 Midweek: Drivers Excited for Return to Monaco After 2020 Absence

Lewis Hamilton drove an efficient race on his way to his third Monaco GP win (credit: FIA Images)

It’s been two years since Formula 1 last raced in the Principality of Monaco, due to the 2020 Grand Prix being canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the most famous grand prix in F1 is back, and the drivers could not be more excited. For some, it’s the return of an old friend. For …

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F1 Midweek: Nicholas Latifi Quietly Proving His Worth at Williams

Nicholas Latifi Williams Racing car, Williams Media

(Photo: Williams Media)

While it’s obvious that George Russell is the start driver at the Williams team, second driver Nicholas Latifi is making a strong case for the first driver promotion once Russell leaves the team. I know what people are going to say, “Oh Latifi is a pay driver, just like Mazepin” and before leaving those comments, …

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Max Verstappen Wins an Action Packed Emilia Romagna Grand Prix

Max Verstappen leads Formula 1 field at 2021 Emilia Romagna Grand Prix Imola Photo: Lars Baron Getty

(Photo: Lars Baron/Getty via Red Bull Content Pool)

It was heartbreak last time out in Bahrain for Max Verstappen, after a track limit breach forced him to surrender the win to Lewis Hamilton. Flash forward to Imola and safe to say, Verstappen was looking for redemption in more ways than one. Having never stood on the podium in Italy before and failing to …

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

(Photo: FIA Images)

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 world. Finally getting underway in …

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Williams Racing and Their Quest for Point No. 1

Nicholas Latifi Williams Racing car, Williams Media

(Photo: Williams Media)

Williams Racing has been struggling ever since 2017, but in 2020 there is still something they haven’t yet accomplished: scoring a point. For most of Williams’s storied history, they have never gone a full season without scoring at least one championship point; the only time they ever went a season without scoring a point was …

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Slipstream Saturday: Lewis Hamilton Thunders to Russian GP Pole

Lewis Hamilton at 2020 Belgian F1 Rolex James Moy

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

Lewis Hamilton at 2020 Belgian F1 Rolex James Moy

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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The Steady Rise of Williams Racing

Nicholas Latifi Williams Racing car, Williams Media

(Photo: Williams Media)

What’s been vey clear over the last few races is that Williams Racing is on the rise. Despite being a consistent backmarker since 2018, the British outlet has undergone a lot of changes. On Aug. 21, 2020, the team was sold by the Williams family to Dorilton Capital and since then it has seemed to …

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Nicholas Latifi Joins ROKiT Williams Racing in F1 for 2020

ROKiT Williams Racing is switching up its driver lineup. The team announced Thursday, Nov. 28 it has tapped Nicholas Latifi to join the team for the 2020 FIA Formula 1 season. Latifi will replace Robert Kubica behind the wheel. George Russell will be Latifi’s teammate as Williams looks to rebound from a difficult 2019 season …

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