Tag : formula 1

Ferrari fly in Melbourne: Five things we learnt from the Australian GP

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A proper title battle at last?: Unlike fifteen years ago, it is now a relief when we see a German winning in a Ferrari. After practice, it looked like we were heading for a fourth season in a row of Mercedes domination, but Sebastian Vettel managed to split the two … Read More

New F1 owners search for the winning Formula

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Few sports are as business-dominated as Formula One, and Bernie Ecclestone is the man behind this. Many would argue that he has single-handedly turned the sport into one of the most watched sporting events across the globe, but the sport has stagnated over the last few years, and Liberty Media’s … Read More

Following in his Father’s Footsteps

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The final Grand Prix of 2016 was a very atypical race, despite the typical result. For the fourth race in succession, Lewis Hamilton led home his Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg to secure the team’s eighth one-two finish of the season, with the German securing his first world championship, thirty-four years … Read More

Senna-sational drive from Verstappen

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Many of the great drivers in Formula One have been defined by one or more races during their career, usually a race where they showed of their supreme talent in adverse weather conditions. Ayrton Senna’s race for Toleman in the 1984 Monaco Grand Prix, which he would have won if … Read More

It’s Hammertime: Title No.2 for dominant Hamilton in Abu Dhabi

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The decider in the desert promised much – we’d been waiting for it since testing began in Jerez back in March really – but it was largely over by the first corner after Hamilton pounced on Rosberg following an uncharacteristically poor start for the German. It was always going to be … Read More

Dominant Hamilton equals Mansell’s Race Win Record at Sochi

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The first Formula One race held at the remarkable ‘Sochi Autodrom’ street circuit, nestled amidst the equally astonishing Winter Olympic Park in this usually quiet Black Sea resort, promised to be a real spectacle. Even Russian President Vladimir Putin, a man instrumental in getting F1 to Russia for a reported … Read More

Hamilton reigns in the rain at Suzuka, but victory is overshadowed by huge crash for Bianchi

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As the F1 circus rolled into a rain soaked Suzuka track on Sunday morning, few could have predicted the drama that was about to unfold in the race that afternoon. Despite tropical storm Phanfone rolling in, the FIA elected to run the hugely popular race, which started behind the safety … Read More

Sport | Hamilton closes deficit with win at Monza

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Lewis Hamilton sensationally recovered from a poor start to win the Italian Grand Prix and exert further pressure on championship leader and Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg. A technical issue affected Hamilton’s launch from the grid and he found himself down in fourth early on, while Rosberg took advantage by settling … Read More

Sport | Rosberg extends advantage

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Nico Rosberg extended his lead after Mercedes enjoyed another triumph on home soil at the Hockenheimring. It was also the first time that a German driver had won the German grand prix in a German manufactured car. From a British perspective Lewis Hamilton, hampered by his awful luck during qualifying … Read More

Sport | Hysteria heads to Hockenheim

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The German Grand Prix at Hockenheim this weekend marks the midway point of the 2014 World Championship, and what a year it has been so far. It may only be a two horse race but the top two are the closest they have been at this point in the season … Read More