Points Championship Heating Up With F1 Set To Go Into Summer Break With 2 More European Races

Last week, the Formula One drivers and teams had a rare week off. It was much deserved because they had a stretch of three straight race weekends prior to that. They went from France to Austria to England and now will head to Germany for this Sunday’s race and Hungary next weekend. It will cap a stretch of five races in a six week span, all of which in Europe. But, after Hungary, it’s the annual summer break for the teams as they won’t have another race until late August.…

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Ferrari’s Prevail With Vettel Earning 51st Career Victory After Raikkonen Derails Hamilton’s Race Early On

It appeared that all Ferrari had to do on Sunday was to just play damage control. Lewis Hamilton entered Sunday’s Rolex British Grand Prix with four straight home race victories and was starting on the pole. He was fastest in two of the three practice sessions this weekend and second in the other. With the pace there, he would likely be hard to beat. So, in Sebastian Vettel’s championship hopes, he had to just minimize the incoming deficit. He had neck pains that sprung on him for practice and qualifying…

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Lewis Hamilton Wins The Pole For Sunday’s Rolex British Grand Prix (9 a.m. ET/ESPN)

Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel have had an intense battle all weekend in Hamilton’s home country of England. Hamilton, led both practice sessions on Friday while Vettel was quickest in his No. 5 Ferrari on Saturday morning. Then, in qualifying, Vettel was fastest in the opening round and held the top spot for much of the final round too. But, Hamilton led a hard charge on his last lap circling the track with a lap of 1:25.892-seconds in his No. 44 Mercedes moving past his German rival at that moment.…

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Ferrari And Red Bull Battles Could Be Won By Unlikely Drivers This Weekend

The betting world is growing in the United States due to a recent law change in terms of sports betting. With that being said, that could favor racing the most. Fans can now place bets on automobile racing around the world and do so without repercussions. So, that brings a whole new way to watching and looking at races for fans and bettors. Take this for example, one prop you can place money on is battles among teammates in F1. You can put wagers on which teammate will finish ahead…

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This Weekend’s Action In England Has Been Treacherous For F1 Drivers

We don’t see all that many crashes in Formula One these days. There’s good reason for that too. All 20 of the drivers on the grid this season are some of the best race car drivers in the world. But, through three practice sessions and a qualifying round to set the field for Sunday’s Rolex British Grand Prix (9 a.m. ET/ESPN) the action thus far in Silverstone has been treacherous to say the least. Just look at Friday for example. Max Verstappen and Romain Grosjean found troubles and crashed in…

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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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