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 Off to Best Start to Formula 1 Season in 9 Years

When Sebastian Vettel crossed the finish line first on Sunday night in Bahrain, it marked the best start for Ferrari in nine seasons. The win in Bahrain was Vettel’s third all-time victory in the desert, and 44th of his Formula One career. But, it was also his second of the season, as the German also won the season opening race in Australia too. Two wins in three tries for the Ferrari driver, marks the first time that Ferrari has won two of the first three races in an F1 season…

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Lewis Hamilton Dominates Chinese Grand Prix

This weekend in China was about as perfect as a weekend that Lewis Hamilton could have asked for. Hamilton, qualified his No. 44 Mercedes on the pole for today’s race, then backed that up with leading flag-to-flag en route to his 54th career Formula One victory. With his win, he’s now tied a top the F1 standings with Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel. The race began on a damp but rapidly drying track, with everyone bar Toro Rosso’s Carlos Sainz on intermediate tires. Sainz quickly rued that gamble, spinning off on Lap…

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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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Can Rosberg or Vettel Give German Fans Something to Cheer About This Weekend?

There’s no doubt about it, it has been a rough last couple of weeks in Germany. Multiple terror attacks have occurred in the country, as everyone is wanting to get have a good distraction away from that. That’s where this weekend’s Formula 1 return to Hockenheim could give Germans something to cheer about. Last year, there was no German Grand Prix as the race was left off the schedule. But, the logistics have since been worked out and the series will be back this weekend. With that being said, can the…

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Hamilton the Favorite, But Canadian Grand Prix Still Wide Open

Lewis Hamilton has to be by far the odds on favorite to win Sunday’s Canadian Grand Prix. He just earned his fifth career pole at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve and was quickest in both Formula One practices on Friday and fifth this morning. He’s also won the last F1 race on the season in Monaco and is the defending race winner in the Canadian Grand Prix. But, he’s never won two Canadian Grand Prix’s in-a-row as he usually struggles in the race the next year following a win in Montreal. If…

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