Don’t Look for Red Bull Racing to Close the Gap This Weekend in Russia

So far, the 2017 Formula One season has been dominated by Mercedes and Ferrari. The two teams have combined to lead all the laps this year as well as take all three checkered flags first. Sebastian Vettel won at Australia and Bahrain while Lewis Hamilton won at China. The two manufacturers are way ahead of everyone else in the constructors standings with Ferrari leading Mercedes 102 to 99. Red Bull Racing, is next in class though, as they’re third in the constructors standings with 47 points. They have had just one…

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Lewis Hamilton Earns Formula 1 Pole in Malaysia

No one was going to get in Lewis Hamilton’s way of the pole for Sunday’s Malaysian Grand Prix, as the Mercedes drive turned a lap of 1:32.850-seconds in his No. 44 entry on Saturday en route to the top starting spot tomorrow. Hamilton, is trying to get back in the championship lead after seeing his teammate Nico Rosberg reach the top step of the podium the last three races. Rosberg, will start second in his No. 6 Mercedes as the German turned a lap of 1:33.264-seconds.

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Red Bull Racing Cars Move Into 2nd Best Team

We head into the month long break for Formula 1 teams and drivers, but as we head there, we had a movement between two of the top three teams in the series. After the German Grand Prix, Red Bull Racing overpowered Ferrari to second in the constructors standings, as its the first time since 2014 that someone other than Ferrari or Mercedes were in the top two. But, as we sit here today, Red Bull is outperforming Ferrari in every facet of F1 right now. Daniel Ricciardo earned his third…

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3 Stop Strategy “Threw Away Win” for Daniel Ricciardo

Red Bull Racing reached the top step of the podium with a thrilling triumph by Max Verstappen on Sunday afternoon in the Spanish Grand Prix. But, the other Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo thought it should be him sipping the victory champagne instead, as he felt his pit stop strategy held him back. The Australian had led from the moment the Mercedes cars tangled at the start, but found himself shuffled down the order as Red Bull elected to pit him three times – as opposed to victorious team mate…

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Is Red Bull Right in Switching Out Kvyat for Verstappen

This morning, Red Bull Racing announced that they’ve replaced Daniil Kvyat with Max Verstappen in one of their two Formula One cars. That move isn’t too much of a shocker, but it does raise some questions. Yes, Kvyat messed up royally last weekend in the Russian Grand Prix after punting Sebastien Vettel twice in two corners on the opening lap, but does it merit being demoted. Is it fair to penalize someone so bad, that not only did he lose his ride with Red Bull, he got demoted to Red Bull’s…

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