Mercedes Suffers 1st Double DNF In 2 Years, Verstappen Capitalizes In Austrian Grand Prix Victory

Mercedes had the win in Sunday’s Austrian Grand Prix signed and sealed but all they needed was it being delivered. Unfortunately, it got lost in the mail. Both Valtteri Bottas as well as Lewis Hamilton suffered DNF’s in the race which handed the win to Red Bull Racing’s Max Verstappen.

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Bottas Wins The Pole For Sunday’s Austrian Grand Prix (9 a.m. ET/ESPN2) As Both Red Bulls Having Drama Again

I wrote earlier in the week that Sunday’s Austrian Grand Prix (9 a.m. ET/ESPN2) should be a perfect moment for someone like Valtteri Bottas to win at. The top two drivers in Formula One have combined to lead just 30 total laps on the Red Bull Ring circuit while Bottas has led a series leading 72 circuits. In both practice sessions on Friday, Bottas was second quickest to his Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton. On Saturday morning, he was third. But, in qualifying to set the field for Sunday’s race, Bottas…

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Mercedes Duo Favorites In Austria, Haas Duo Quietly Strong

We already knew that the Mercedes duo were going to be strong this weekend in Austria. Since Formula One has been coming to the Red Bull Ring in 2014, Mercedes has won all four years. Plus, they’re coming off of a dominating weekend last week in France. With an even bigger upgrade this for this weekend’s Austrian Grand Prix (9 a.m. ET/ESPN2) how could you not pick them? After the two practice sessions on Friday, they’re backing up those claims. 

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Sunday’s Austrian Grand Prix (9 a.m. ET/ESPN2) May Be Bottas’ Shot At Victory

If there’s any race that Valtteri Bottas is going to win this season, look no further than Sunday’s Austrian Grand Prix (9 a.m. ET/ESPN2) as the spot. There are a lot of factors going his way heading into this weekend’s race that make me think that his No. 77 Mercedes will win on the Red Bull Ring circuit. First off, Bottas is the defending race winner. Secondly, his 72 laps led on the track are tops for any active driver competing in Sunday’s race. Thirdly, Bottas has finished in the…

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Lewis Hamilton Passes Nico Rosberg on Final Lap for Austria Win

If its been questioned before, it’s answered now, Lewis Hamilton is undoubetely in his Mercedes teammate of Nico Rosberg’s head. Rosberg has had a stellar season so far with five victories in the first eight races to the year, and was on his way to a fifth when he bumped into Hamilton when the two-time defending world champion tried to pass him on the final lap. Whenever Rosberg does good, he still has his eye on his teammate. That didn’t change today. Rosberg, would sustain some major damage on his…

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