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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Vettel Outlasts Bottas In Thrilling Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix

While overtaking is still a challenge in Formula One, Sunday’s Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix was nothing short of thrilling. From the start where both Red Bull Racing cars were taken out by Lap 2, to Kimi Raikkonen’s botched pit stop, leaving the trio of favorites with 18th, 19th and 20th place finishes, to the last lap battle between Sebastian Vettel and Valtteri Bottas, the race was a brilliant display of racing for Formula One. Vettel, held off a hard charging Bottas for his 49th career F1 victory and second…

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Mercedes Says Ferrari Has Leveled The Playing Field, Ferrari Feels They’re “3 to 4 Tenths Behind”

The games between Mercedes and Ferrari are already beginning. Well, they actually begun prior to qualifying for the season opener in Australia a few weeks ago. Ferrari and others accused Mercedes of having a “party mode” qualifying package. In practice, Ferrari’s closed the gap a bit in Melbourne in the wet and even in the first couple of rounds of knockout qualifying. But, when the pole was ready to be won, Mercedes powered up the speed charts to a dominating pole position run by Lewis Hamilton. In the race though,…

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Vettel To Make 200th Career F1 Start, Hamilton To Become 1st Driver To Make Over 100 Starts With 2 Different Teams

The second Formula 1 race of the 2018 season will contest this weekend in the Middle East. The Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix (11 a.m. ET/ESPN 2) will be historic starts for two of the top F1 drivers in the world. In the last race in Australia, Sebastian Vettel not only got the win in the season opener for the second straight year, but the victory was his 100th trip to the podium. Now, Vettel will make a bit more history this weekend by joining the 200 race starts club. He…

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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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5 Favorites For Sunday’s Rolex Australian Grand Prix (1 a.m. ET/ESPN 2)

The season opening Formula One race is here. The Rolex Australian Grand Prix (1 a.m. ET/ESPN 2) will go lights out on Sunday afternoon overseas, or early Sunday morning stateside. With so many changes made during the offseason, halo included, what kind of race are we shaping up for this weekend? After the opening day of practice and how the flow of the weekend is going, here are the top five favorites to win. 

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Vettel Eyeing 100th Formula 1 Podium Sunday in Australia

It’s no secret, Sebastien Vettel is hungry for another world championship. His four Formula One titles are tied with Lewis Hamilton for third all-time. But, after scoring all four in consecutive years from 2010 through 2013, he’s been shut out over the last four seasons. Will that change in 2018? Its been 11 years since Ferrari last won a drivers championship. That came in 2007 with Kimi Raikkonen. That’s their only one over the last 13 years. With some changes made in the offseason, maybe that drought ends this season.…

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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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