Hamilton Extends Points Lead To 40 Points With Triumph In Singapore

Lewis Hamilton is well on his way to his fifth Formula One championship as the Mercedes driver earned his 69th career victory in Sunday’s Singapore Grand Prix. Hamilton, turned what he described as a “magic lap” in qualifying on Saturday en route to his seventh pole of the season. He used that to his advantage in racing to his third straight win of the year and fourth in the last five races. In his last six starts on the year, Hamilton has four wins and two runner-ups which is enough…

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Hamilton Earns Pole For Sunday’s Singapore Grand Prix (8 a.m. ET/ESPN 2)

Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes stole the show on Saturday as the Mercedes driver netted his 79th career Formula One pole. Hamilton, circled the Singapore track with a time of 1:36.015-seconds giving England their 200th career F1 top starting spot and the Brit’s seventh of the season. He never was really a factor this weekend either. In the trio of practice sessions preceding qualifying this weekend, Hamilton was sixth, second and third respectively in his No. 44 Mercedes.

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Hamilton, Vettel Should Have Another Intense Battle For Italian Grand Prix Win On Sunday

The Formula 1 championship is now likely coming down to Lewis Hamilton vs. Sebastian Vettel. Both drivers are four time world champions and both are separated by just 17 points in the current standings. The next best is Vettel’s teammate Kimi Raikkonen but he’s 85 points back. Hamilton’s teammate Valtteri Bottas is one spot behind Raikkonen but 87 points back himself. So, as we approach the final eight races of the season, this is shaping up to be a battle of the ages between two of the better drivers to…

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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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Ferrari’s Prevail With Vettel Earning 51st Career Victory After Raikkonen Derails Hamilton’s Race Early On

It appeared that all Ferrari had to do on Sunday was to just play damage control. Lewis Hamilton entered Sunday’s Rolex British Grand Prix with four straight home race victories and was starting on the pole. He was fastest in two of the three practice sessions this weekend and second in the other. With the pace there, he would likely be hard to beat. So, in Sebastian Vettel’s championship hopes, he had to just minimize the incoming deficit. He had neck pains that sprung on him for practice and qualifying…

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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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Mercedes Duo Favorites In Austria, Haas Duo Quietly Strong

We already knew that the Mercedes duo were going to be strong this weekend in Austria. Since Formula One has been coming to the Red Bull Ring in 2014, Mercedes has won all four years. Plus, they’re coming off of a dominating weekend last week in France. With an even bigger upgrade this for this weekend’s Austrian Grand Prix (9 a.m. ET/ESPN2) how could you not pick them? After the two practice sessions on Friday, they’re backing up those claims. 

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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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