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Hamilton Moves In On F1 Pole Record
Sunday, 25 Jun, 2017 – 6:58 | No Comment
Hamilton Moves In On F1 Pole Record

Mercedes AMG’s Lewis Hamilton continued to rewrite Formula One history Saturday, when he qualified on-pole for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix at the expense of boyhood hero Ayrton Senna.
Hamilton’s fast lap of 1-minute, 40.593-seconds set a track qualifying record around the 3.730-mile/6.003-kilometer/20-turn Baku City Circuit. Hamilton’s hot lap was 0.434-seconds better than runnerup and teammate Valtteri […]

Hamilton Jumps Back Into Title Contention With Win In Canada
Sunday, 11 Jun, 2017 – 16:26 | Comments Off on Hamilton Jumps Back Into Title Contention With Win In Canada
Hamilton Jumps Back Into Title Contention With Win In Canada

Lewis Hamilton earned his third Canadian Grand Prix victory in a row on Sunday and he did it by thoroughly dominating the Formula One race at Circuit Gilles Villenueve in Montreal, Canada.
Hamilton started from the pole and ended by taking the checkered flag by 19.7 seconds over Mercedes AMG teammate Valttieri Botas. In between, Hamilton […]

Speechless Hamilton Wins Canadian Pole
Sunday, 11 Jun, 2017 – 8:06 | Comments Off on Speechless Hamilton Wins Canadian Pole
Speechless Hamilton Wins Canadian Pole

Lewis Hamilton was uncharacteristically speechless Saturday after qualifying on-pole for Sunday’s Canadian Grand Prix, but it had nothing to do with out-performing archrival Sebastian Vettel.
Standing before thousands of fans, the Mercedes AMG driver was taken aback when presented a real Ayrton Senna helmet from the Senna family collection for matching his idol’s second-place record of […]

Vettel, Ferrari Rule The Day In Monaco
Sunday, 28 May, 2017 – 8:53 | Comments Off on Vettel, Ferrari Rule The Day In Monaco
Vettel, Ferrari Rule The Day In Monaco

There is joy in Maranello and all over Italy today as a Ferrari has won the “Grandest Grand Prix” for the first time in 16 years.
Sebastian Vettel took the lead from Ferrari teammate Kimi Raikkonen during a pit stop on Lap 39 of the 78-lap Grand Prix of Monaco and easily cruised en route to getting […]

McLaren’s Brown Wowed By Indy Experience
Thursday, 25 May, 2017 – 7:44 | Comments Off on McLaren’s Brown Wowed By Indy Experience
McLaren’s Brown Wowed By Indy Experience

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
INDIANAPOLIS – California native Zak Brown has spent this Month of May as the man behind the curtain _ the unconventional Formula One executive who gave his blessing to McLaren superstar Fernando Alonso’s bid to compete in the 101s Indianapolis 500.
A two-time F1 World Driving Champion, Alonso has been spot-on […]

The Teen Beat At Haas F1 Team Goes On.
Thursday, 11 May, 2017 – 17:04 | Comments Off on The Teen Beat At Haas F1 Team Goes On.
The Teen Beat At Haas F1 Team Goes On.

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Haas F1 Team has expanded its “kiddie corps” driver development program, pairing Indian teenager Arjun Maini alongside fellow-teen Santino Ferrucci of the United States.
Maini, 19, is competing in the GP3 Series for Jenzer Motorsport after running 14 of 18 GP3 Series races in 2016. Despite missing the first four races, […]

Young Yank Back At Great Gig With Haas F1
Tuesday, 9 May, 2017 – 7:13 | 2 Comments
Young Yank Back At Great Gig With Haas F1

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
The American teenager with the all-Italian name will continue to chase his Formula One dream with Haas F1 Team during 2017.
Santino Ferrucci has been re-signed as a Haas F1 Team development driver while simultaneously competing in his second fulltime season in the GP3 Series for DAMS.
Ferrucci, 18, joined Haas F1 […]

Hamilton Getting Pressure From All Sides
Saturday, 6 May, 2017 – 13:18 | Comments Off on Hamilton Getting Pressure From All Sides
Hamilton Getting Pressure From All Sides

Lewis Hamilton’s life at the speed of Formula One added another layer of intrigue last Sunday when Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas scored his breakthrough victory in the VTB Russian Grand Prix.
Already dealing with a rejuvenated Sebastian Vettel and Scuderia Ferrari _ winner of two of the season’s first four FIA Formula One World Championship […]

Alonso Shows His Oval Chops; Passes ROP
Wednesday, 3 May, 2017 – 15:52 | Comments Off on Alonso Shows His Oval Chops; Passes ROP
Alonso Shows His Oval Chops; Passes ROP

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Meet Fernando Alonso, ovalmeister.
Alonso, a two-time Formula One World Driving champion, completed all three phases of the mandatory Rookie Orientation Program at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Wednesday in his bid to qualify for the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500 on May 28.
Making his oval-track debut, Alonso logged 110 laps around […]

Haas F1 Team Spirits Are High After Trip To Bahrain
Thursday, 20 Apr, 2017 – 16:46 | Comments Off on Haas F1 Team Spirits Are High After Trip To Bahrain
Haas F1 Team Spirits Are High After Trip To Bahrain

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Haas F1 Team capped a productive, point-paying drive by Romain Grosjean in Sunday’s Bahrain Grand Prix with completion of a two-day open test at the Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir.
Kevin Magnussen took the wheel of the Ferrari-powered VF-17 for the second and final day of testing Wednesday, one-upping his teammate […]