Hamilton Wins Sunday’s French Grand Prix In Dominating Fashion, Extends Points Lead With Troubles For Bottas/Vettel

The French Grand Prix return was the best possible situation for Lewis Hamilton. Prior to this weekend’s race, Mercedes had never competed at Circuit Paul Ricard before. Despite that, they dominated the race weekend in every possible faction. The Mercedes duo combined to lead every practice session, then qualified 1-2 and nearly lead the entire race with Hamilton taking his No. 44 Mercedes to victory on Sunday afternoon. Hamilton, earned his 65th career Formula One victory and won on his 26th different track with a superb drive in France. It…

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Hamilton Earns French Grand Prix Pole (10 a.m. ET/ESPN 2) For All Mercedes Front Row

Mercedes has never raced at Circuit Paul Ricard before. Prior to the last race on the 3.630-mile road course in 1990, Mercedes wasn’t in Formula One. That’s why it was very impressive for both Mercedes drivers to earn a front row lockout for Sunday’s French Grand Prix (10 a.m. ET/ESPN 2). Lewis Hamilton was fastest in both practice sessions on Friday and the first two qualifying rounds on Saturday and backed that up with earning his 75th career pole in Q3 with a time of 1:30.029-seconds in his No. 44…

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