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F1: Hamilton holds off Verstappen to win in Monaco

F1: Hamilton holds off Verstappen to win in Monaco

Lewis Hamilton Mercedes Monaco Photo Credit: Andrew Locking [CC BY 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)] By Jamie Downes (@JamieDownes11) Lewis Hamilton drove a superb defensive race to hold off Max Verstappen to take victory in an enthralling Monaco Grand Prix. The Briton, on…
F1: Valtteri Bottas takes stunning pole in Barcelona

F1: Valtteri Bottas takes stunning pole in Barcelona

Bottas and others rounding a bend image credit: Antonio Moles [CC BY-SA 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)] By Jamie Downes (@JamieDownes11) Valtteri Bottas produced a lap of mercurial talent to take pole position tomorrow’s Spanish Grand Prix, as Mercedes achieved a 1-2 grid…
Opinion: Ferrari mistakes allow Mercedes F1 dominance

Opinion: Ferrari mistakes allow Mercedes F1 dominance

It’s been a surprising start to the 2019 Formula One season. We’re already four races in, and whilst everyone was expecting a much closer battle between the Ferrari and Mercedes cars, it’s not turned out to be. Pre-season testing from…
Ayrton Senna 25 years on: More than just a driver

Ayrton Senna 25 years on: More than just a driver

Senna Photo by wileynorwichphoto [CC BY 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)] By Jamie Downes (@JamieDownes11) The 1st of May marked 25 years since Ayrton Senna tragically lost his life at the 1994 San Marino grand prix. Senna’s car left the track at Tamburello…
Lewis Hamilton wins in China as F1 celebrates race 1000

Lewis Hamilton wins in China as F1 celebrates race 1000

Lewis Hamilton drove a commanding race to beat teammate Valtteri Bottas to victory in China, as Formula One celebrated its 1000th race. Hamilton surged past polesitter Bottas into turn 1 at Shanghai, and was never really troubled throughout the race,…
Bahrain GP: Hamilton snatches win from Leclerc

Bahrain GP: Hamilton snatches win from Leclerc

Lewis Hamilton capitalised on Ferrari’s technical issues at the Bahrain Grand Prix to take his first win of the season, and Mercedes’ second 1-2. Charles Leclerc, who lost out to teammate Sebastian Vettel at the start before managing to regain…
Lewis Hamilton second as Bottas wins F1 season opener in Melbourne

Lewis Hamilton second as Bottas wins F1 season opener in Melbourne

Credit: Artes Max from Spain [CC BY-SA 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)] Lewis Hamilton was only second as his Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas dominated the season opening Australian Formula One Grand Prix to win in Melbourne. The Finn overtook polesitter Hamilton down at…
Remembering Charlie Whiting: His best moments

Remembering Charlie Whiting: His best moments

Photo credit: ph-stop on Flickr (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/) On the eve of the first race of the 2019 season, Formula One lost one of its icons. Although not a driver, Whiting will go down as one of the greatest to ever walk…
Formula One Season Preview

Formula One Season Preview

Image Credit: “F1 race – into 1st lap they go” (CC BY-SA 2.0) by JaffaPix Formula One (F1) looks as exciting as ever in 2019, and Jamie Downes previews the season coming up. Ah, the joys of spring. The days…
Reaching new heights: how did Hamilton become champion?

Reaching new heights: how did Hamilton become champion?

Written by Jamie Downes (@JamieDownes11) With his 4th place in Mexico City last weekend, Lewis Hamilton assured his place in F1 legend. The Briton’s 5th world drivers championship elevated him above the likes of Ayrton Senna, Sebastian Vettel and Alain…