Formula 1 And IndyCar About To See Wild Silly Season With Championship Level Drivers Moving Around

Last year’s silly season we saw NASCAR’s new quote on quote “youth movement” take center stage. Gone were the likes of Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jeff Gordon, Tony Stewart, Danica Patrick, Carl Edwards and Matt Kenseth. Also let go, but not retiring, was Kasey Kahne. For those counting, that’s seven open rides in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series over the last few years and all with top teams. Prior to this season, Hendrick Motorsports had won 249 races and 12 championships. They now had three rides available. Stewart-Haas Racing is…

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5 Favorites For Sunday’s Azerbaijan Grand Prix (8 a.m. ET/ESPN 2)

This has been a wild 2018 Formula One season. Through three races, Mercedes has yet to win. Now, we head to the second ever Azerbaijan Grand Prix (8 a.m. ET/ESPN 2) this weekend, which could create even more unknowns for Sunday’s race. Last year, we saw a wild race. The podium was Daniel Ricciardo, Valtteri Bottas and Lance Stroll. Will this year’s race be even crazier?

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Can Red Bull Land Victory In Azerbaijan Grand Prix

Two weeks ago, Red Bull shocked the Formula One community by showing their pace in a win in the Heineken Chinese Grand Prix. Daniel Ricciardo had a horrible preliminary weekend in two practice sessions and even qualifying. But, he overcame that by having the pace to not only beat the Mercedes duo, but the Ferrari ones too. Ricciardo, won the race itself. No one, and I mean no one, saw that coming. 

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5 Favorites For Sunday’s Heineken Chinese Grand Prix

The first back-to-back race weekend is upon us in Formula One competition. This weekend, will be the Heineken Chinese Grand Prix. Can Sebastian Vettel win his third straight race to start the season? Will Mercedes stop him and score their fifth straight China win? Here are my five favorites. 

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Ferrari Aiming For 3-for-3 Start To 2018 Season

Its been long 11 seasons since Ferrari last won a Formula One championship. But, the start of the 2018 season, well it looks like that drought may finally come to an end. Through the first two races of the year, Sebastian Vettel has won both. He also started on the pole in the last race at Bahrain too. Now, can they go three-for-three to start the year off? Mercedes has won four straight years in the Heineken Chinese Grand Prix. They’ve also won seven of the last eight. The last…

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Red Bull Off To a Dreadful Start To The 2018 Season

Red Bull Racing has been among the “big three” Formula One teams over the last decade. They entered the 2018 F1 season with high hopes that they could have made enough improvements in the offseason to close the gap with the Mercedes duo. Unfortunately, they’re not even the third or even fourth best team in the series this season. Ferrari and Mercedes are leaps and bounds ahead of everyone else, but Haas, Renault and McLaren have closed the gap. Daniel Ricciardo is down in seventh in the standings right now,…

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Alonso Off To Best Start To Season Since 2014

Since McLaren switched power units in the offseason, Fernando Alonso is back to his old ways. While the team still isn’t there yet as far as competing for race wins or championships, they’re finally getting closer. That has led Alonso to get off to his best start in the series since 2014. The Spaniard finished fifth in the season opening race in Australia then seventh last weekend in Bahrain. The last time that he even finished in either of the first two races of an F1 season, let alone both,…

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Valtteri Bottas Triumps In 1st Career Formula One Victory Sunday in Russia

We all knew the time would be coming, the one when Valtteri Bottas finally won his first career Formula One victory. That time, ended up being today, as the Finland native took the checkered flag first in Sunday’s Russian Grand Prix. Bottas, got a great start and by Turn 2, was leading. He would never look back, giving the lead up only when he came down pit lane on the Sochi track. When the pit sequences ended, Bottas was up front, bringing his No. 77 Mercedes to victory in just…

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Red Bull Racing Cars Move Into 2nd Best Team

We head into the month long break for Formula 1 teams and drivers, but as we head there, we had a movement between two of the top three teams in the series. After the German Grand Prix, Red Bull Racing overpowered Ferrari to second in the constructors standings, as its the first time since 2014 that someone other than Ferrari or Mercedes were in the top two. But, as we sit here today, Red Bull is outperforming Ferrari in every facet of F1 right now. Daniel Ricciardo earned his third…

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