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Haas F1 Earns Respect In ’17 But Wants Much More
Sunday, 3 Dec, 2017 – 9:33 | No Comment
Haas F1 Earns Respect In ’17 But Wants Much More

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Haas F1 Team completed its sophomore season with a repeat and respectable eighth-place finish in the FIA Formula One World Championship constructor standings. And to paraphrase Major League Baseball muse Casey Stengel, Gene Haas’ American-owned organization now will have an excellent chance of becoming juniors.
Haas F1 drivers Romain Grosjean and […]

‘Bloody Nose’ Can’t Keep Hamilton From ’17 Crown
Tuesday, 31 Oct, 2017 – 10:11 | Comments Off on ‘Bloody Nose’ Can’t Keep Hamilton From ’17 Crown
‘Bloody Nose’ Can’t Keep Hamilton From ’17 Crown

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Lewis Hamilton backed into his fourth World Driving Championship during Sunday’s Mexican Grand Prix, where the most successful British driver in Formula One history took a moment to reflect upon his experience as a reluctant fighter.
“I was going back to when my Dad put me in the boxing ring when […]

Vettel Heads Off Hamilton In F1 Qualifying
Sunday, 29 Oct, 2017 – 11:36 | Comments Off on Vettel Heads Off Hamilton In F1 Qualifying
Vettel Heads Off Hamilton In F1 Qualifying

Sebastian Vettel of Scuderia Ferrari momentarily delayed the inevitable Saturday, qualifying on-pole for Formula One’s Mexican Grand Prix two spots ahead of point-leader Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes AMG.
Vettel also protected a nugget of personal history by denying Max Verstappen’s bid to become F1’s youngest-ever pole-sitter. Verstappen, of Red Bull Racing, was sitting P1 until Vettel […]

F1’s Alonso Seeks To Win A Rolex In Daytona
Thursday, 26 Oct, 2017 – 15:49 | Comments Off on F1’s Alonso Seeks To Win A Rolex In Daytona
F1’s Alonso Seeks To Win A Rolex In Daytona

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Fernando Alonso’s quest to challenge himself across the wide world of motorsports will see the Formula One superstar compete with United Autosports in the 2018 Rolex 24 at Daytona, America’s most prestigious endurance sports car race.
A two-time Formula One World Driving Champion, Alonso will co-drive the team’s Ligier JS P217 […]

Happy Hamilton Wins Formula 1 Race At COTA
Monday, 23 Oct, 2017 – 8:10 | Comments Off on Happy Hamilton Wins Formula 1 Race At COTA
Happy Hamilton Wins Formula 1 Race At COTA

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
As has become the norm at Circuit of The Americas, the eyes of Texas squarely were upon Lewis Hamilton at the conclusion of Sunday’s Formula One United States Grand Prix.
Hamilton scored his fifth victory in the six-year history of the FIA Formula One World Championship event in Austin, Texas, a […]

Hamilton On Pole; Could Clinch Title In Austin
Saturday, 21 Oct, 2017 – 18:40 | Comments Off on Hamilton On Pole; Could Clinch Title In Austin
Hamilton On Pole; Could Clinch Title In Austin

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Point-leader Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes AMG won pole position Saturday for Sunday’s United States Grand Prix Formula One race at Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas.
His closest pursuer for the 2017 F1 World Championship, Sebastian Vettel of Scuderia Ferrari, qualified P2 and will start alongside Hamilton on the front row. Hamilton claimed his 11th […]

Chassis Change Heats Up Vettel’s Texas Weekend
Saturday, 21 Oct, 2017 – 8:31 | Comments Off on Chassis Change Heats Up Vettel’s Texas Weekend
Chassis Change Heats Up Vettel’s Texas Weekend

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Sebastian Vettel’s bid to close the gap to Formula One point-leader Lewis Hamilton during the United States Grand Prix weekend has taken on another layer of drama.
Vettel, of Scuderia Ferrari, trails Hamilton and his Mercedes by 59 points (306-247) heading into Round 17 of the 20-race schedule Sunday at Circuit […]

Alonso To Stick With McLaren In 2018
Friday, 20 Oct, 2017 – 16:12 | Comments Off on Alonso To Stick With McLaren In 2018
Alonso To Stick With McLaren In 2018

Buoyed by an impending switch from Honda to Renault power, Fernando Alonso has signed a “long-term partnership” with McLaren beginning with the 2018 FIA Formula One World Championship season.
Alonso’s decision, confirmed Thursday, ended speculation the two-time World Driving Champion could leave the team after a frustrating campaign that saw the Spaniard skip the prestigious Monaco […]

F1 Returning to ESPN in ’18
Wednesday, 4 Oct, 2017 – 14:21 | Comments Off on F1 Returning to ESPN in ’18
F1 Returning to ESPN in ’18

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Formula 1 racing will move back to ESPN beginning with the 2018 season it was announced on Wednesday.
ESPN and ABC will televise all 21 races in the championship. The first Formula 1 race ever aired in the U.S. was on ABC in 1962.
Beginning with the season-opening Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix on March 25, and ending […]

Verstappen Captures Malaysia
Sunday, 1 Oct, 2017 – 9:02 | Comments Off on Verstappen Captures Malaysia
Verstappen Captures Malaysia

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Max Verstappen of Red Bull Racing won Sunday’s Malaysian Grand Prix.
Finishing second was Britain’s Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes while Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo was third.
Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari drove a remarkable race, coming back to claim fourth place after having started at the back of the grid.
Hamilton’s team-mate Valtteri Bottas in fifth.
A day after his […]