Vettel Cuts Into Hamilton’s Points Lead With Belgium Victory

Sebastian Vettel finally got back to victory lane on Sunday with a massive win in the Belgian Grand Prix. He got by pole sitter Lewis Hamilton early on and held on for his fifth victory of the Formula One season and 52nd of his career. Vettel, finished 11.061-seconds ahead of Hamilton as he also cut a chunk of his Hamilton’s points lead as well. Heading into next weeks race, Vettel now trails Hamilton by 17 points. Max Verstappen brought his No. 33 Red Bull Racing home third Sunday in Spa.…

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The Best Formula 1 Races To Visit

One of the things that makes Formula 1 such a wonderful spectator sport is that each race is different. The idea of the competition may be the same from one contest to the next, but the track changes, and more importantly so does the surrounding venue and location. It’s a sport that explores the world year in and year out, and avid fans know that this makes the races ideal excuses for a little bit of international travel. From a competitive standpoint, the best races to attend are those at…

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5 Storylines For Sunday’s Belgian Grand Prix (9 a.m. ET/ESPN 2)

After the annual summer break, the F1 stars get back to action this weekend for the Belgian Grand Prix (9 a.m. ET/ESPN 2). The 74th annual event is always a must see on the schedule. With how tight the points standings are at the top, this is a pivotal race in terms of getting some momentum back going. Here are the top five storylines. 

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Gasly Set To Join Red Bull Racing As Max Verstappen’s Teammate In 2019

Pierre Gasly went from no F1 ride to one of the top seats in the series in 18 months. Gasly, who had his first competitive taste of Formula One last year, joining Scuderia Toro Rosso for the 2017 Malaysian Grand Prix, has had an impressive first full season in the sport this year driving for Sauber. The Frenchman finished fourth at the Bahrain Grand Prix and notching two further top ten finishes in the first half of the season. Now, he’s set to replace the departing Daniel Ricciardo with Red…

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Alonso To Leave F1 At The End Of 2018, Indy 500 At The Very Least Likely For 2019 Plans

INDIANAPOLIS – It’s happening Verizon IndyCar Series fans. Fernando Alonso has announced on Tuesday that he’s leaving Formula One at the end of the season. Most thought that an announcement of that caliber was coming but only half of the unveiling was actually made. What about his 2019 plans? While he didn’t say he was retiring from racing all together, the Spaniard in fact said the opposite. “After 17 wonderful years in this amazing sport, it’s time for me to make a change and move on,” Alonso said on his social…

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Ricciardo’s Decision To Leave Red Bull And Join Renault Shocking

On Friday morning, Daniel Ricciardo and Red Bull Racing announced that the prized free agent wouldn’t be returning to the team for the 2019 Formula One season. That move sent shockwaves throughout the racing world as it was a preconceived notion that the Australian would be coming back with a new extension. There were multiple reports that Ricciardo and Red Bull were nearing a deal in fact. The main reason a deal wasn’t done yet was that Ricciardo was waiting to see what Red Bull would do in terms of…

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5 Takeaways From Sunday’s Hungarian Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton lucked out by a rain storm during qualifying for the Hungarian Grand Prix on Saturday. His car was far less superior than the Ferrari’s as most thought that it wouldn’t take long for either Sebastian Vettel or Kimi Raikkonen to move on past. Instead, it was Hamilton to silenced all doubters and took his No. 44 Mercedes to victory in Sunday’s race. Hamilton, dominated all day and won for the fifth time already this season which allows him to extend his points lead to 24 points heading into…

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Parity Not Big In F1 and NASCAR Like It Is In INDYCAR

Betting in racing these days are rough. Yes, there is betting in racing. Yes, it’s profitable. Yes, it could be on the rise soon due to some changes in federal legislature, but that’s neither here nor there right now. This is, parity isn’t very high on the list in F1 and NASCAR despite their concentrated efforts to make it that way. See, motorports has strived to lean in the direction of more parity. At one point, there were several different winners over the course of any season. The Verizon IndyCar…

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