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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…
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…
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…
Hamilton wins in Suzuka to close in on F1 History

Hamilton wins in Suzuka to close in on F1 History

Written by Jamie Downes Lewis Hamilton tightened his grip on the 2019 World Drivers’ Championship with a commanding lights-to-flag victory at Suzuka. The Briton was largely ahead of the action throughout the race, extending his points lead over Ferrari’s Sebastian…
Vettel’s retirement solidifies Hamilton’s title hopes

Vettel’s retirement solidifies Hamilton’s title hopes

Lewis Hamilton took a giant step towards solidifying his fourth world championship after Sebastian Vettel suffered his second retirement in two races. Like so many world championships in the past, it seems as if Suzuka has once again decided another…