Lewis Hamilton Dominates German Grand Prix En Route to Dominating Win

The 2016 Formula One championship is now Lewis Hamilton’s to lose. The Mercedes driver looked like he would be a prime candidate for a second place finish this weekend as his teammate Nico Rosberg was quickest in both practice sessions on Friday then won the pole for today’s German Grand Prix. It looked like the race would be Rosberg’s to lose while Hamilton would likely come in second as he was second on the speed charts in all three sessions. But, two costly mistakes by Rosberg on Sunday handed Hamilton…

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Rosberg Grabs German Grand Prix Pole

Nico Rosberg only got one chance to get it right in Q3 for the German Grand Prix qualifying, and he didn’t disappoint. The first run for Rosberg in the third and final round was abandoned due to an electrical malfunction, so he only got three minutes to make up for it and take a run at the pole. Despite the tough circumstances, he was able to do it. Rosberg, turned a lap of 1:14.363-seconds in his No. 6 Mercedes en route to the thrilling pole on Saturday afternoon. It gives…

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Rosberg Leads Hamilton In Both Formula 1 Practices in Germany

Nico Rosberg appeared to find his groove back on Friday afternoon in German, as the Mercedes and home country driver led his teammate Lewis Hamilton in both Formula 1 practice sessions from the Hockenheim circuit today. Rosberg, bested Hamilton in the first session with a top lap of 1:15.517-seconds in his No. 6 Mercedes, then he backed that up with another strong showing in the second and final session of the day with a lap of 1:15.614-seconds. It is exactly what Rosberg needed to give him confidence that he can…

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Valtteri Bottas Hoping for Repeat Germany Performance This Weekend

After two very successful seasons the last two years, Valtteri Bottas has struggled a bit in 2016. Bottas, finished fourth in the Formula One drivers standings in 2014, and backed that up with a fifth place effort a year ago. The Finnish driver had two runner-up efforts, eight podiums and 21 top five finishes in those 38 races. But, in 11 races this season, Bottas has just one podium and only three top fives to his credit. He’s hoping that he can change that this weekend though, and be competitive with the…

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Ferrari Looking for Points at Germany for 29th Straight Year

Its been a long 18 races since a Ferrari last won a Formula One race. In fact, Ferrari drivers have won only three of the last 63 F1 races dating back to the early stages of the 2013 season. So, to say they’re going to be a contender in this weekend’s German Grand Prix, may be a bit of a stretch. It honestly appears that both Mercedes drivers are obviously going to be the ones to beat on Sunday. But, Ferrari is looking for points again. In fact, Germany may be the best country…

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Can Rosberg or Vettel Give German Fans Something to Cheer About This Weekend?

There’s no doubt about it, it has been a rough last couple of weeks in Germany. Multiple terror attacks have occurred in the country, as everyone is wanting to get have a good distraction away from that. That’s where this weekend’s Formula 1 return to Hockenheim could give Germans something to cheer about. Last year, there was no German Grand Prix as the race was left off the schedule. But, the logistics have since been worked out and the series will be back this weekend. With that being said, can the…

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German Grand Prix Back This Weekend After 1 Year Hiatus

Unfortunately, the German Grand Prix wasn’t run last year, as a dispute in the contract kept the race off the schedule for just the second time since 1956. The reason was, Formula 1 didn’t specify which venue they’d use for the race in 2015, and when they finally got around to it, both Nürburgring and Hockenheim were already being used. So, after 75 years of action in Germany, there was no F1 race. Now, they were able to make a deal and they’re back with this weekend’s race on the…

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