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F1 Review: Max Verstappen & Red Bull Set the Tone for 2023 in Bahrain

F1 Grand Prix of Bahrain

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Max Verstappen dominated the 2023 season-opening Bahrain Grand Prix as Red Bull earned a 1-2 finish.

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F1 Grand Prix of Bahrain - Practice

BAHRAIN, BAHRAIN - MARCH 03: Max Verstappen of the Netherlands driving the (1) Oracle Red Bull Racing RB19 on track during practice ahead of the F1 Grand Prix of Bahrain at Bahrain International Circuit on March 03, 2023 in Bahrain, Bahrain. (Photo by Lars Baron/Getty Images) // Getty Images / Red Bull Content Pool // SI202303030726 // Usage for editorial use only //

Max Verstappen seeks his third consecutive world championship as the season kicks off in Bahrain.

F1 Midweek: Thanks to Lewis Hamilton & Max Verstappen, It’s Time for New Rules of Engagement

Max Verstappen climbs over the car of Lewis Hamilton in a 2021 accident at Monza. (Photo: Mercedes/AMG/Formula 1))

Max Verstappen wound up atop Lewis Hamilton in this crash at the Italian Grand Prix, Monza, 2021 (Photo: LAT Images via Mercedes AMG F1)

After another collision between Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton and a controversial penalty, perhaps Formula 1’s rules need to change.

F1 Review: George Russell Notches #1 With Sao Paulo Grand Prix Win

2022 Sao Paulo Grand Prix, Saturday- Steve Etherington

2022 Sao Paulo Grand Prix, Saturday - Steve Etherington

George Russell won the Sao Paulo Grand Prix on Sunday (Nov 13), his first win in Formula 1 and the first win for Mercedes in 2022.  Russell earned the win during the sprint race on Saturday, giving him the pole for Sunday’s GP, and made good, opening with a clean start and rolling from there.  …

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Max Verstappen Recovers to Sixth After Controversial Hamilton Contact

F1 Grand Prix of Brazil

SAO PAULO, BRAZIL - NOVEMBER 13: Max Verstappen of the Netherlands driving the (1) Oracle Red Bull Racing RB18 and Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain driving the (44) Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team W13 battle for track position during the F1 Grand Prix of Brazil at Autodromo Jose Carlos Pace on November 13, 2022 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images) // Getty Images / Red Bull Content Pool // SI202211130430 // Usage for editorial use only //

After colliding with longtime rival Lewis Hamilton early in the 2022 Sao Paolo Grand Prix, Max Verstappen scored a hard-fought sixth place result.

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