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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Ferrari’s Sweep Front Row for 1st Time Since 2008

Friday, Ferrari’s were saying that the Mercedes drivers were sandbagging. In the two practice sessions, Ferrari led the way in each session while both Valtteri Bottas and Lewis Hamilton played second fiddle to their Ferrari counterparts. I think Ferrari felt threatened still despite being 1-2 on the speed chart. 

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Ferrari’s Say Mercedes Team is Sandbagging in Russia, Mercedes Drivers Refute That

The Ferrari vs. Mercedes rivalry has always been an intense battle between the two storied teams in the Formula One paddock. After a few down years for the Scuderia camp, they’ve since rebounded in 2017 and are challenging their Mercedes counterparts again. The rivalry started to heat up again this weekend in Russia, as the Ferrari drivers are blaming the Mercedes team of sandbagging in the two practice sessions on Friday from the Sochi circuit. Vettel, who paced the second practice session and was fifth in session No. 1, said…

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Ferrari’s Lead Formula 1 Practice on Friday in Russia

Is the tide turning in Russia? Entering this weekend’s Russian Grand Prix, Mercedes drivers have won all three poles, won all three races and even led every lap of all three events. But, after three races to start the Formula One season, Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel has won two of the three events. Also, they’re right on the tail of Mercedes for laps led in 2017 too. After practice in Sochi on Friday, it appears that the two Ferrari cars may be the ones to beat now this weekend. 

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Ferrari Drivers Vettel, Raikkonen Believe Results Will Come

The Formula One drivers head to North America for the first time this season, as one team is hoping they can turn the corner sooner rather than later. Both Ferrari drivers Kimi Raikkonen and his teammate Sebastian Vettel think they can be competitive as soon as this weekend’s Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal, as both know the results will soon follow.

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This Weekend’s Grand Prix of Canada Wide Open

The Formula One teams head to North America for the first time of the 2016 season. At this point of the year, it would be easy to pick one of the two Mercedes drivers, Lewis Hamilton or Nico Rosberg to win, as that’s been the easy pick over the last few years. But, with how the last few races have gone, mixed with how the last several Grand Prix of Canada’s have gone, it’s safe to say, this year’s race will be as wide open as ever before. I can’t…

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Verstappen Stuns the Field En Route to 1st Career Formula 1 Victory in Spain

The stars aligned for 18-year old Max Verstappen. Both Mercedes drivers took themselves out on the opening lap of the Spanish Grand Prix and his rivals ended up being on the wrong pit stop strategy. That allowed the Red Bull driver to cruise to his first career Formula One victory on Sunday as Verstappen stunned the field in a historic race. Verstappen held off a furious challenge from Kimi Raikkonen, but the Finnish driver couldn’t close fast enough as Verstappen became the first driver other than Nico Rosberg or Lewis…

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