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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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 Cuts Into Hamilton’s Points Lead With Belgium Victory

Sebastian Vettel finally got back to victory lane on Sunday with a massive win in the Belgian Grand Prix. He got by pole sitter Lewis Hamilton early on and held on for his fifth victory of the Formula One season and 52nd of his career. Vettel, finished 11.061-seconds ahead of Hamilton as he also cut a chunk of his Hamilton’s points lead as well. Heading into next weeks race, Vettel now trails Hamilton by 17 points. Max Verstappen brought his No. 33 Red Bull Racing home third Sunday in Spa.…

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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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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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Vettel Gives Ferrari 1st Canadian Grand Prix Win Since 2004, Hamilton Struggles In 5th Place Finish

Its been well over a decade since a Ferrari has won the prestigious Canadian Grand Prix. Michael Schumacher was the last to accomplish that feat in 2004. On Sunday, that 14 year drought ended with a win by Sebastian Vettel. The German earned his 54th career Formula One on Saturday then led flag to flag en route to his 50th career F1 victory. It was his third win of the season but first since going back-to-back to start the 2018 year off in wins in Australia and Bahrain. Since, Vettel…

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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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