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

Emilia Romagna Grand Prix at Imola, Italy (credit: FIA media)

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 Hamilton’s dominance. That Max Verstappen …

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

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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Sebastian Vettel Set for Move to BWT Racing Point in 2021

(Photo: Scuderia Ferrari Press Office)

After spending the last five seasons with Scuderia Ferrari, Sebastian Vettel will have a new home in 2021. Vettel will move to BWT Racing Point, rebranding as Aston Martin F1 Team next season, and fill the vacant spot left by Sergio Perez, the team announced Thursday (Sept. 10). The four-time World Champion will run alongside Lance …

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F1 Midweek: Pierre Gasly Leading the Charge for AlphaTauri

(Photo: Getty Images/Red Bull Content Pool)

The Formula 1 season seems to be going off as one might expect. Well, that’s if you ignore the postponement of the start of the season, the canceling of races and multiple three consecutive race weekends, then things are following the form that one might have expected prior to the start of 2020. On the …

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Lewis Hamilton Blasts to Belgian Grand Prix Pole

Lewis Hamilton at 2020 Belgian F1 Rolex James Moy

Lewis Hamilton (Photo: ©Rolex/James Moy)

Lewis Hamilton again earned pole position, this time for the Sunday’s Belgian Grand Prix. He bested his teammate Valtteri Bottas by just over a half-second, claiming the 93rd pole of his career, further distancing himself in the record books. For Mercedes, it was their first front-row lockout since 2015. Though Red Bull was thought to …

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F1 Midweek: Concorde Agreement, Closing Speeds, Alex Albon & Sebastian Vettel

(credit: FIA images)

With Formula 1 taking this upcoming weekend off so that IndyCar can hog all the open-wheel glory, it’s time to run through the mix of things surrounding the sport. The season is nearing its midpoint, having raced six of the 13 events on the schedule, and Lewis Hamilton looks unstoppable, and Mercedes is all but …

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Lewis Hamilton Cruises to Formula 1 Spanish Grand Prix Victory

Lewis Hamilton earned his 88th career victory at the Spanish Grand Prix (credit: Mercedes AMG F1)

Lewis Hamilton managed a clean getaway at the start and played it to his advantage to earn the win at the Formula 1 Spanish Grand Prix on Sunday (Aug. 16). For Hamilton, the victory is his fourth of the season and the 88th of his career. Max Verstappen followed Hamilton’s slipstream at the start to …

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Does Formula 1 Still Need Sebastian Vettel?

This year will be Vettel's last with the Prancing Horse (credit: FIA Images)

Editor’s Note: This article on Sebastian Vettel is posted in collaboration with an outside sponsorship client. The opinions and information contained within do not necessarily represent Frontstretch and its staff. Across his 14 years in Formula 1, Sebastian Vettel has claimed four driver’s world championships. However, despite his success, the racer with 53 race wins …

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Lewis Hamilton Speeds to Spanish Grand Prix Pole

Will the Spanish GP be another 1-2 procession for Mercedes? (credit: MercedesAMG)

Lewis Hamilton did what Lewis Hamilton does, scoring the pole for the Formula 1 Spanish Grand Prix Aug. 15.  His pole allowed him to set the record for 150th front-row start, becoming the first driver to do so in F1 history. Valtteri Bottas threatened his teammate Hamilton for pole but came in about .07 seconds …

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