Sunday’s Russian Grand Prix was a historic day in what’s been a record-breaking calendar year for Lewis Hamilton, a year ago a mistake cost him the chance to equal Michael Schumacher, this year it was a long wait for his 100th win. Meanwhile, one of his rivals buying to be his successor Lando Norris was
Month: September 2021
Po Name Nat Team Time Points 1 Lewis Hamilton GBR Mercedes 01:30:41.001 25 2 Max Verstappen NED Red Bull – Honda +00:53.271 18 3 Carlos Sainz Jr ESP Ferrari +01:02.475 15 4 Daniel Ricciardo AUS McLaren – Mercedes +01:05.607 12 5 Valtteri Bottas FIN Mercedes +01:21.321 10 6 Fernando Alonso ESP Alpine +01:28.224 8 7
Lewis Hamilton has become the first driver to reach a century of race wins in a dramatic final few laps in the Russian Grand Prix. The Mercedes driver was battling McLaren’s Lando Norris throughout the race as the wet weather moved in, and with four laps to go, Hamilton took the gamble by switching to
Po Name Nat Team Q1 Q2 Q3 1 Lando Norris GBR McLaren – Mercedes 01:47.238 01:45.827 01:41.993 2 Carlos Sainz Jr ESP Ferrari 01:47.924 01:46.521 01:42.510 3 George Russell GBR Williams – Mercedes 01:48.303 01:46.435 01:42.983 4 Lewis Hamilton GBR Mercedes 01:45.992 01:45.129 01:44.050 5 Daniel Ricciardo AUS McLaren – Mercedes 01:48.345 01:46.361 01:44.156 6
Lando Norris has taken the first pole position of his F1 career in damp conditions after beating his former teammate Carlos Sainz by half a second in qualifying for the Russian Grand Prix. The McLaren driver took pole on his final run in Q3 before having to wait for Lewis Hamilton to see if he
The third practice for the Russian Grand Prix was cancelled because of heavy rain overnight in Sochi. Heavy rain overnight and throughout the morning saw the Sochi Autodrom resemble a river and in the moments before the session was due to start the session was cancelled. In a bulletin issued by the FIA in the
The main news stories and analysis from practice ahead of the Russian Grand Prix. As well as a look at what this means both for this weekend and the championship battle across the field, as well as for the rest of the season.
Valtteri Bottas continued to lead a Mercedes one-two in second practice for the Russian Grand Prix after going four hundredths faster than his teammate Lewis Hamilton. The Finn set a 33.593 on the soft tyre which put him ahead of Hamilton, at a circuit where he has often gone very well in the past. Mercedes
Valtteri Bottas lead a Mercedes one-two after going two tenths faster than teammate Lewis Hamilton in first practice for the Russian Grand Prix. The Finn set a 34.427 which put him ahead of Hamilton, while Red Bull’s Max Verstappen was third a hundredth behind his championship rival. Mercedes have always gone well in Sochi, with
The latest news and analysis behind the headlines from Formula One ahead of this weekend’s Russian Grand Prix, exploring the day’s events from a global perspective.