Raikkonen Ends 112 Race Winless Streak In US Grand Prix Triumph

Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes played it too safe on Sunday and Sebastian Vettel had a three place grid penalty and a spin on the first lap of the United States Grand Prix. That allowed Kimi Raikkonen to end a 112 race winless streak en route to a thrilling victory in Sunday’s US Grand Prix at COTA. Raikkonen, had the ultrasoft tires which allowed for a one stop strategy and allowed him for more grip to pass Hamilton for the lead on the first lap, first corner and never looked back…

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LeClerc and Raikkonen To Swap Seats

One of the worst kept secrets in racing was official revealed on Tuesday as Ferrari and Sauber have announced that Charles LeClerc and Kimi Raikkonen will exchange seats starting in 2019. LeClerc, the 20 year old phenom will drive for Ferrari while the veteran in Raikkonen will take his seat at Sauber. LeClerc, is in his first season in F1 as he’s been stellar for Sauber. In 14 starts this season, the Monaco native has five top 10 finishes. He’s been strong for the team and brought them back as…

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Raikkonen Sets Fastest F1 Lap Ever But Will Team Orders Come In Play

Kimi Raikkonen became the oldest driver since Nigel Mansell in 1994 to earn a Formula One pole when he turned the fastest lap in F1 history in the third round of knockout qualifying for Sunday’s Italian Grand Prix (9 a.m. ET/ESPN 2). Raikkonen, circle the Monza circuit with a lap of 1:19.119-seconds in his No. 7 Ferrari for his first pole since last year’s Monaco Grand Prix and just his second in the last 10 years. 

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Vettel Crashes Opens Up Door For Hamilton, Mercedes To Steal German Grand Prix Top 2 Spots

Sunday’s German Grand Prix was set up for a Ferrari 1-2 finish. Sebastian Vettel started on the pole and quickly looked like the driver to beat for the race on his home circuit. Then, Kimi Raikkonen came on quickly and after short pitting on his first stop of the day, looked to be as good if not better than his German teammate. On Lap 26, Vettel pit for the first time and handed the lead to Valtteri Bottas. Three laps later, Bottas pit which gave the lead to Max Verstappen.…

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Lewis Hamilton Wins The Pole For Sunday’s Rolex British Grand Prix (9 a.m. ET/ESPN)

Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel have had an intense battle all weekend in Hamilton’s home country of England. Hamilton, led both practice sessions on Friday while Vettel was quickest in his No. 5 Ferrari on Saturday morning. Then, in qualifying, Vettel was fastest in the opening round and held the top spot for much of the final round too. But, Hamilton led a hard charge on his last lap circling the track with a lap of 1:25.892-seconds in his No. 44 Mercedes moving past his German rival at that moment.…

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Ferrari And Red Bull Battles Could Be Won By Unlikely Drivers This Weekend

The betting world is growing in the United States due to a recent law change in terms of sports betting. With that being said, that could favor racing the most. Fans can now place bets on automobile racing around the world and do so without repercussions. So, that brings a whole new way to watching and looking at races for fans and bettors. Take this for example, one prop you can place money on is battles among teammates in F1. You can put wagers on which teammate will finish ahead…

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Ferrari Duo Looking To Get Back On Track This Weekend In Montreal

The 2018 Formula One season started off as good as they could have expected for the Ferrari bunch. Sebastian Vettel won the first two race of the year in Australia and Bahrain. His teammate Kimi Raikkonen was just as stout in earning three podium finishes in the first four races. They also locked out the front row of qualifying for two of the first three races as well. But, in the races since, well they’ve been just pedestrian. Since his two wins, Vettel has had just one podium finish in…

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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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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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Favorites For Sunday’s Bahrain Grand Prix (11 a.m. ET/ESPN 2)

The second round of the 2018 Formula One season is set to go lights out this weekend in the Persian Gulf region. The Gulf Bahrain Grand Prix (11:00 am ET/ESPN 2) will contest on Sunday for the 13th time in the country. After a wild race in Australia two weeks ago, the drivers look to bounce back with another thrilling round in the desert. Who will be the five favorites to watch on Sunday?

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