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Hamilton Reflects On World Championship No. 5
Wednesday, 31 Oct, 2018 – 14:24 | Comments Off on Hamilton Reflects On World Championship No. 5
Hamilton Reflects On World Championship No. 5

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Lewis Hamilton added his name and credentials to Formula One’s “Greatest of All Time” conversation Sunday, when the Mercedes AMG Petronas ace secured his fifth World Driving Championship in the Mexican Grand Prix.
Hamilton joined F1 icons Juan Manuel Fangio of Argentina and Michael Schumacher of Germany after a fourth-place finish […]

Raikkonen Rocks Austin, Slows Hamilton
Monday, 22 Oct, 2018 – 8:15 | Comments Off on Raikkonen Rocks Austin, Slows Hamilton
Raikkonen Rocks Austin, Slows Hamilton

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
How ‘bout that Kimster!
Scuderia Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen scored his first Formula One victory since 2013 and prevented Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes from securing his fifth World Driving Championship Sunday with an inspired drive during the seventh annual Pirelli United States Grand Prix in Austin, Texas.
His second tenure with Ferrari drawing […]

Haas Drivers Set For USGP
Sunday, 21 Oct, 2018 – 11:46 | Comments Off on Haas Drivers Set For USGP
Haas Drivers Set For USGP

American-owned Haas F1 Team drivers Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen qualified eighth and 12th, respectively, Saturday for the seventh edition of the Pirelli United States Grand Prix at Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas.
Qualifying on-pole was championship point-leader Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes. The Brit’s fast lap of 1-minute, 32.237-seconds set a track qualifying record […]

Haas F1 To Keep Driver Lineup In Tact
Friday, 28 Sep, 2018 – 7:39 | Comments Off on Haas F1 To Keep Driver Lineup In Tact
Haas F1 To Keep Driver Lineup In Tact

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American-owned Haas F1 Team will retain its driver lineup of Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen for the 2019 FIA Formula One World Championship season.
Grosjean has been with Haas F1 since its 2016 inception, while Magnussen joined team founder/owner Gene Haas’ organization in 2017. The 2019 season will mark Grosjean’s ninth year in Formula One and […]

Haas F1 Doubles Up At Spa
Tuesday, 28 Aug, 2018 – 7:15 | Comments Off on Haas F1 Doubles Up At Spa
Haas F1 Doubles Up At Spa

American-owned Haas F1 Team earned a double-points result for the second straight race and the third time this season during Sunday’s Belgian Grand Prix, with Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen finishing seventh and eighth, respectively, in the 13th round of the 2018 FIA Formula One World Championship.
The 10 points from the collective result of Grosjean […]

Alonso And McLaren To Split
Thursday, 16 Aug, 2018 – 7:14 | Comments Off on Alonso And McLaren To Split
Alonso And McLaren To Split

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Fernando Alonso’s desire to “explore new adventures” in motorsports will continue in 2019, albeit not in Formula One.
A two-time F1 World Driving Champion, Alonso confirmed this week he will not compete with McLaren/Renault in the FIA’s F1 World Championship in 2019 _ without addressing his full-time future plans.
“After 17 wonderful […]

No. 2 Haas F1 Driver Magnussen Is On The Rise
Thursday, 28 Jun, 2018 – 7:09 | Comments Off on No. 2 Haas F1 Driver Magnussen Is On The Rise
No. 2 Haas F1 Driver Magnussen Is On The Rise

American-owned Haas F1 Team will mark its milestone 50th grand prix start Sunday in Spielberg, Austria, in the midst of a balance-of-power makeover that has seen Kevin Magnussen clearly distance himself from teammate and de facto lead driver Romain Grosjean.
Magnussen added to his breakout season Sunday with a sixth-place finish in the French Grand […]

Book Tells Story Of ‘Craziest Devil’ Villeneuve
Friday, 22 Jun, 2018 – 8:46 | Comments Off on Book Tells Story Of ‘Craziest Devil’ Villeneuve
Book Tells Story Of ‘Craziest Devil’ Villeneuve

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
FORT WORTH, Texas – Memories of favorite native son Gilles Villeneuve annually are rekindled during Formula One’s Canadian Grand Prix, contested on the circuit in Montreal that bears his name.
How appropriate it was then that Sebastian Vettel punctuated his 50th career F1 victory in Canada on June 10 with a […]

Ferrari’s Vettel Keeps Climbing With Win No. 50
Wednesday, 13 Jun, 2018 – 14:48 | Comments Off on Ferrari’s Vettel Keeps Climbing With Win No. 50
Ferrari’s Vettel Keeps Climbing With Win No. 50

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Sebastian Vettel’s landmark 50th career Formula One victory in Sunday’s Canadian Grand Prix rekindled memories of revered native son Gilles Villeneuve on the race course that bears his name.
Vettel, of Scuderia Ferrari, won Round 7 of the 21-race FIA Formula One World Championship in convincing fashion over Mercedes driver Valtteri […]

Newgarden Says He Would Love To Invade Europe
Sunday, 27 May, 2018 – 11:30 | Comments Off on Newgarden Says He Would Love To Invade Europe
Newgarden Says He Would Love To Invade Europe

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
INDIANAPOLIS – Josef Newgarden’s pre-race preparations for today’s Indianapolis 500 likely were interrupted by a quick look-see at the nearest TV monitor for ESPN’s live telecast of Formula One’s Monaco Grand Prix.
Team Penske’s Newgarden, the reigning Verizon IndyCar Series champion, expressed interest this week in taking his talents overseas to […]