Max Verstappen took victory and the lead in the world championship for the first time in his career in Monaco. The Red Bull driver had dominated the race from second on the grid after being unchallenged by Charles Leclerc after the Ferrari driver suffered a gearbox failure following a crash at the end of Q3.
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Sir Lewis Hamilton took the victory and his hundredth pole position in Barcelona, continuing Mercedes domination of the circuit stretching all the start of the hybrid era in 2014, excluding 2016 when the two Mercedes crashed into each other. But as has been the case all season, the battle proved to be about strategy as
Sunday’s race at Imola proved to be another dramatic race and another race remembered for a crash between two Mercedes drivers this time Valtteri Bottas and the team’s junior driver George Russell. This became one of the defining moments in the battle between Max Verstappen and Sir Lewis Hamilton. Bottas v Russell On lap thirty-four,
The Bahrain Grand Prix was the race the sport had been waiting for as it put Sir Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen head-to-head in what is expected to be a season-long battle. Throughout testing, practice and qualifying Red Bull topped the times and were expected to be the team to beat. Hamilton v Verstappen Throughout
The first weekend of 2021 threw up surprising stories, most noticeable the underdeliver from Mercedes. Normally, we are used to writing stories about Mercedes delivering a lot in terms of lap times before on the final session they show something of there performance on the final day, but the test was blighted by technical issues.
This year F1 looks to get back to normal, however, already that appears to be in doubt with the calendar already being rewritten. The coronavirus pandemic has always been in the minds of many in the sport, but last year we saw the sport able to travel safely with the handful of cases. Mercedes and
It was turning into a fairy-tale debut for George Russell, the Englishman looked on course to seal his first points with victory in his first race for Mercedes. Russell would have been the first driver to win on debut for a new team since Max Verstappen at the 2016 Spanish Grand Prix. However, in his
The first Portuguese Grand Prix in twenty-two years will be remembered for a defining moment in F1 history, believed untouchable after Shanghai 2006, Lewis Hamilton now holds the record for the most Grands Prix won. In a remarkable career, which has seen the Englishman already become Britain’s most successful driver. When Hamilton won in only
The Russian Grand Prix was Lewis Hamilton’s first attempt to equal Michael Schumacher’s ninety-one wins, however, it turned into a nightmare for the six-time champion. The results an impact leading to confusion and giving his teammate Valtteri Bottas his second win of the season. Ahead of the race, the six-times champion completed two practice starts
Pierre Gasly took his maiden Grand Prix win in Monza which was the first time in eight years that neither Mercedes, Ferrari nor Red Bull has won a race. The Frenchman becomes the first driver outside the top three teams to win a race since Kimi Raikkonen in 2013. Going into Sunday’s race everyone I