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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Hamilton Trying To End Struggles, Bottas Primed To Win Azerbaijan Grand Prix (8 a.m. ET/ESPN 2)

This has not been the season that the Mercedes fans expected. We’re three races into the start of the 2018 Formula One year, and Mercedes has yet to win a race. Will that change in Sunday’s Azerbaijan Grand Prix (8 a.m. ET/ESPN 2)? Their best shot surprisingly isn’t with Lewis Hamilton. That’s shocking too. Hamilton, has a ton of struggles surrounding him in 2018. He was second in Australia, third in Bahrain and fourth in China so far. His finishes are getting worse. Last year, he was fifth in Baku.…

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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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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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Bottas Crashes In Q3, Will Start Towards The Back In Australia

Its been a somewhat tough weekend for Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas. He’s watched his teammate Lewis Hamilton lead the speed charts in both practice sessions on Friday and then see him dominate in qualifying en route to the pole. Meanwhile, Bottas was second and third respectively in the dry practices and had even worse luck in qualifying. Early on in Q3, Bottas lost control of his No. 77 Mercedes and crashed in Turn 2. 

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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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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’s Say Mercedes Team is Sandbagging in Russia, Mercedes Drivers Refute That

The Ferrari vs. Mercedes rivalry has always been an intense battle between the two storied teams in the Formula One paddock. After a few down years for the Scuderia camp, they’ve since rebounded in 2017 and are challenging their Mercedes counterparts again. The rivalry started to heat up again this weekend in Russia, as the Ferrari drivers are blaming the Mercedes team of sandbagging in the two practice sessions on Friday from the Sochi circuit. Vettel, who paced the second practice session and was fifth in session No. 1, said…

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Ferrari’s Lead Formula 1 Practice on Friday in Russia

Is the tide turning in Russia? Entering this weekend’s Russian Grand Prix, Mercedes drivers have won all three poles, won all three races and even led every lap of all three events. But, after three races to start the Formula One season, Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel has won two of the three events. Also, they’re right on the tail of Mercedes for laps led in 2017 too. After practice in Sochi on Friday, it appears that the two Ferrari cars may be the ones to beat now this weekend. 

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