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Lando Norris Makes His First Podium Finish As Formula One Makes A Messy Return In Austria

Valtteri Bottas may have brought home the win at today’s Formula One season opener in Austria, but the real news today is McLaren driver Lando Norris’s first finish on the podium, even though he does have to thank Lewis Hamilton for soaking up a five-second penalty that pulled him down to fourth place.Read more… Continue […]

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Mercedes-Benz Confirms Its Commitment To Formula One In The Face Of Daimler Austerity Measures

Mercedes-Benz confirmed Monday that it was committed to Formula One for at least the next five years as part of an announcement of a new deal with petrochemicals giant Ineos as principal partner, one rung below title partner Petronas. Even in the face of Daimler cutting 15,000 jobs and cutting at least 1.4 billion…Read more… […]

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Mercedes-Benz Confirms Its Commitment To Formula One In The Face Of Daimler Austerity Measures

Mercedes-Benz confirmed Monday that it was committed to Formula One for at least the next five years as part of an announcement of a new deal with petrochemicals giant Ineos as principal partner, one rung below title partner Petronas. Even in the face of Daimler cutting 15,000 jobs and cutting at least 1.4 billion…Read more… […]

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Mercedes In Talks To Exit Formula One After This Season: Report

Making cars is almost as difficult as it is expensive. Mercedes-Benz owner Daimler is running on hard times right now, having reported a decline in 2019 profit of more than 50 percent. In addition to a desire to focus on road car research and development [because Daimler is pretty screwed on CO2 emissions right now],…Read […]

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Lewis Hamilton Received ‘Stacks’ Of Cease And Desist Letters From Bernie Ecclestone Over His Social Media

I don’t think anyone would be particularly surprised to learn that even Formula One drivers fell victim to the tyrannical rule of bossman Bernie Ecclestone before Liberty Media bought the series and made everything suck a little bit less. But a new article that’s come out about just how bad that got has come to […]

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Watch Legendary Champions Lewis Hamilton And Valentino Rossi Swap Rides For A Day

There’s really no doubting that both Lewis Hamilton and Valentino Rossi are two of the greats in their sports, Formula One and MotoGP, respectively. But what would happen if they had to swap rides for a track day? Would they still be as absurdly dominant?Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Lewis Hamilton Pulls Out A Victory In Mexico, But He Didn’t Secure The Driver’s Championship

With an ambitious pit strategy and a hell of a performance, Lewis Hamilton came from a third-place start to win the Mexican Grand Prix. Hamilton had an opportunity to clinch the driver’s championship multiple races early, but he didn’t quite open up a wide enough between himself and his teammate Valterri Bottas.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Racing In Formula E Isn’t Part Of Lewis Hamilton’s Plans To Do Better For The Environment

Lewis Hamilton, who could become a six-time Formula One champion Sunday, has been talking a lot lately about how we all can and should do better for the environment. It’s been suggested, then, that Hamilton trade his hybrid race car in for an electric one in Formula E, but that’s not in his plans.Read more… […]

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Here’s How Lewis Hamilton Can Clinch The Formula One Driver Championship This Weekend

There are currently four races left in the Formula One race season, with the next up being the Mexican Grand Prix on Sunday. But that’s not the only thing on the calendar, since having four races left means it’s about time we start discussing clinch scenarios for perpetual drivers’ champion Lewis Hamilton.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Charles Leclerc Pulls Out First Formula One Grand Prix Victory

Benefitting from a first-place start, Verstappen’s early retirement, his teammate holding up Hamilton and a top speed advantage, Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc secured his first Formula One victory at the Belgian Grand Prix. After months of strategy problems and team dynamics getting in his way, Leclerc finally took…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Hamilton Comes Back From 20-Second Deficit To Beat Verstappen In Hungarian Grand Prix

With 21 laps to go in the Hungarian Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton was 21 seconds behind. Max Verstappen had fought him off long enough that Mercedes realized their only way to victory was with an aggressive pit strategy. Hamilton had emerged from the pits with a huge lead to make up.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Lewis Hamilton May Block Netflix From Including Footage of Him in the German Grand Prix: Report

The German Grand Prix last Sunday was Mercedes’ worst race in recent memory, and one the team would probably like to forget. While we, the fans, would like to watch the seemingly perfect team implode because of some bad tire choices during the next season of Netflix’s Drive to Survive with a big gulp and […]

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Lewis Hamilton May Block Netflix From Including Footage of Him in the German Grand Prix: Report

The German Grand Prix last Sunday was Mercedes’ worst race in recent memory, and one the team would probably like to forget. While we, the fans, would like to watch the seemingly perfect team implode because of some bad tire choices during the next season of Netflix’s Drive to Survive with a big gulp and […]

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Final Wheel Movement Decided Controversial Penalty That Undid Ferrari’s F1 Win: Report

The Canadian Grand Prix on Sunday began as a welcome break from the norm in Formula One, with a car finally giving Mercedes, which has won every race this year, a real challenge—a beatdown, even. But the race ended with Mercedes on top yet again, by virtue of a penalty dealt to the team that […]

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Monaco Grand Prix Provides Intrigue Formula One Has Been Sorely Lacking

A surprisingly competitive and interesting Monaco Grand Prix has ended with Lewis Hamilton taking yet another 2019 victory on positively creamed front tires ahead of a hard charging Max Verstappen. Even with a last minute chuck down the inside going into the Nouvelle Chicane, Max couldn’t make anything stick on…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Lewis Hamilton’s Record-Setting Monaco Pole Lap Could Have Been Even Faster

In qualifying for the Monaco Grand Prix Saturday, Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton took the pole position with an incredible record-setting lap time of 1 minute 10.166 seconds. This time was less than a tenth of a second quicker than teammate Valtteri Bottas, who will start the Grand Prix from second. The crazy thing…Read more… Continue […]

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Mercedes Sent Lewis Hamilton’s Race-Winning Car to a Young Terminally Ill Fan’s House

It can be easy to get caught up in Formula One’s churning sea of negativity, but every so often something really special can happen in the sport. Mercedes was very generous to one terminally ill young fan in England, sending Lewis Hamilton’s race-winning car (and trophy) to his home for a visit.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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