Hamilton Dominates Japanese Grand Prix, While Vettel and Verstappen Clash

Lewis Hamilton had about as perfect of a weekend as one could have in Japan. The Mercedes driver was fastest in all three practice sessions, qualified on the pole and led flag to flag en route to his 71st career Formula One win and ninth of the season. It was also his 50th with Mercedes, second most ever with a single team in F1 history. Michael Schumacher had 72 wins with Ferrari. Hamilton, was flawless all weekend in his No. 44 Mercedes and takes a 67 point lead into the…

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Toro Rosso Strong In Quals, Ricciardo Has Another Renault Failure

Just in time for their home race, Honda added a major upgrade to their power units for this weekend’s Japanese Grand Prix. That in turn added increased pressure for the Toro Rosso team as they said this past week that they expected to make Q3 in Saturday’s qualifying session. Honda wanted a strong on track presence in their home race at Suzuka and Toro Rosso had to deliver. They did so too. 

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Hamilton Secures 80th Career F1 Pole While Ferrari Makes Wrong Tire Choice In Q3

Lewis Hamilton enters Sunday’s Japanese Grand Prix with a 50 point advantage over Sebastian Vettel in the Formula One points standings. He’s also won the last three races on the season and hasn’t finished worse than second since July 1. On top of that, Hamilton has won three of the last four years on the 3.608-mile Suzuka track. Now, he will start on the pole in his No. 44 Mercedes.

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Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes Once Again Drivers To Beat This Weekend In Japan

Lewis Hamilton is well on his way to earning his fourth straight victory in Formula One competition. Hamilton, was fastest in all three practice sessions around the 3.608-mile Suzuka circuit in Japan this weekend and is showing that he’s the class of the field. He also earned the pole for Sunday’s race as well. Hamilton, enters this weekend with a 50 point advantage over Sebastian Vettel in the points standings and hasn’t finished worse than second since July 1. 

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Japan a Welcome Sight for Struggling Vettel

It’s no secret, Sebastian Vettel is as frustrated as he’s ever been before. Vettel, enters this weekend’s Japanese Grand Prix with just one podium finish in his last eight starts. He’s had contact and issues several times on the opening lap of races and hasn’t been a factor to win really anywhere yet in 2016. With that being said, that makes this weekend’s race look ever so beautiful to the Ferrari driver. Japan is a welcome sight to Vettel and one he hopes can propel him to a better end…

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Ricciardo Enters Japan Hot, but Has Struggled at Suzuka Over His Career

There’s no doubt that the Mercedes drivers will obviously be the ones to beat this weekend in Japan, but if they slip up, Daniel Ricciardo will be there waiting again to pounce. Ricciardo, enters this weekend’s Japanese Grand Prix on a hot streak as he has two straight top two finishes including a victory last weekend in Malaysia. In fact, Ricciardo has four top two’s in his last five Formula One starts this season and eight straight top five finishes. To that stat alone means Ricciardo and his No. 3…

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Lewis Hamilton Needs to Get Back On This Weekend in Japan

This season has been a weird one for the entire Mercedes team. First, it was Nico Rosberg dominating as he had four straight victories to start the 2016 Formula 1 season off, and seven straight dating back to the last three races of 2015. But, he had that reign though end with just one podium in his next four races after. In fact, he went eight races and had only one win in that time frame. But, his teammate Lewis Hamilton then started getting hot as he had two second place finishes and a…

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