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F1 Review: The Peerless Lewis Hamilton and the Eifel Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton at 2020 Belgian F1 Rolex James Moy

Lewis Hamilton (Photo: ©Rolex/James Moy)

If you were not one of the 114 million people that tuned in to the BTS performance late Saturday night/sometime Sunday, you may have been one of the regular 91 million people that watch Formula 1 and saw Lewis Hamilton earn the 91st win of his career – tying Michael Schumacher for first in all-time …

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A Look Back on Lewis Hamilton’s 91 Career Victories

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Will the Spanish GP be another 1-2 procession for Mercedes? (credit: MercedesAMG)

Lewis Hamilton entered the sport of Formula 1 in 2007 with the McLaren-Mercedes team. From his first start in Australia, it was clear Hamilton looked like he was destined to become a generational talent. However, nobody ever fathomed just how good the Brit would become. With Hamilton equalling Michael Schumacher’s record of 91 career wins …

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Lewis Hamilton Equals Michael Schumacher With Eifel Victory

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Lewis Hamilton burns his tyres down after winning Abu Dhabi (credit: FIA Images)

Lewis Hamilton has been setting records all his career. Sunday (Oct. 11), he tied another one by scoring his 91st career victory in the Eifel Grand Prix. This victory brings Hamilton level with Michael Schumacher’s once-considered-insurmountable wins total. The Mercedes driver is also set to equal Schumacher’s record of seven championships at season’s end, absent …

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F1 Midweek: The Big Stories After the Russian Grand Prix

Alex Albon Russian GP (Photo by Kirill Kudryavtsev - Pool/Getty Images)

(Photo by Kirill Kudryavtsev - Pool/Getty Images)

It’s time for a roundup of the stories grabbing headlines in the world of Formula 1. After its stop in Sochi, Russia, the sport takes a one-week hiatus where Valtteri Bottas earned his second win of the 2020 season. While the drivers’ standings may have tightened a little, the constructors’ title is now looking like …

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5 Points to Ponder: Form Is Temporary, Class Is Permanent

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The Wildest Card Talladega is the dictionary definition of a wild-card stock car race — just look how many drivers got their first win there. So for those wheelmen currently on the wrong side of the cut line, this weekend offers the best possible chance at booking a spot in the final eight with a …

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F1 Review: Lewis Hamilton Penalty, Carlos Sainz Mistake Headline a Calm Russian GP

Lewis Hamilton at 2020 Belgian F1 Rolex James Moy

Lewis Hamilton (Photo: ©Rolex/James Moy)

To the intrigue of a lot of F1 fans, a historically quiet Russian Grand Prix managed to produce a few key pieces of excitement in 2020. With Mercedes failing to lock down the front row of the grid for only the second time this year, the fireworks started before the lights had even turned green. …

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F1: Valtteri Bottas Earns Second Win of 2020 at Russian Grand Prix

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Valtteri Bottas (photo courtesy of Mercedes F1 Twitter)

Valtteri Bottas scored his second win of the season at the Russian Grand Prix on Sunday (Sept. 27). The win continues the Mercedes success at the track as they are the only manufacturer to win at the Sochi Autodrom. Max Verstappen finished where he started and collected the second-place trophy after retirements at the previous …

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Slipstream Saturday: Lewis Hamilton Thunders to Russian GP Pole

Lewis Hamilton at 2020 Belgian F1 Rolex James Moy

Lewis Hamilton (Photo: ©Rolex/James Moy)

Lewis Hamilton has been on fire all season long. Logging seven poles and another six grand prix victories, it is clear that Hamilton’s dominance in 2020 is here to stay. Following a hectic Q2 at the Sochi Autodrom, Hamilton was able to best Max Verstappen by 0.563 seconds to claim his eighth pole of 2020 …

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F1 Midweek: Lewis Hamilton Continues to Take a Stance on Social Injustice

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Lewis Hamilton holding the trophy for his British GP win and Driver of the Day award (Photo: Mercedes AMG)

One of the striking things about the Formula 1 season has been Lewis Hamilton transforming into a vocal critic of race and class distinctions that manifest themselves in the world.  While Hamilton has always exhibited a confident attitude, his outspoken nature is one that has evolved as he has grown up in the sport. Hamilton, …

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F1 Review: Lewis Hamilton Benefits from Red Flag Restart at the Tuscan Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton at 2020 Belgian F1 Rolex James Moy

Lewis Hamilton (Photo: ©Rolex/James Moy)

­Lewis Hamilton made the most of his do-over at the inaugural Tuscan Grand Prix on Sunday (Sept. 13).  Racing for the first time on the track, Formula 1 enacted an unusual show for the second consecutive weekend and this time Hamilton made no errors. Last weekend at Monza, Hamilton lost the race when a safety-car …

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F1 Slipstream Saturday: Lewis Hamilton Qualifies on Top for The Tuscan Grand Prix

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Sebastian Vettel (Photo: Scuderia Ferrari Press Office)

Lewis Hamilton did it again, claiming his 95th Formula 1 pole for the inaugural Tuscan Grand Prix on Saturday (Sept. 12).  Hamilton bested his teammate Valtteri Bottas by roughly 0.06 of a second and benefitted from a late local caution that held Bottas back. Max Verstappen earned the third spot on the grid, making this …

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F1 Review: Pierre Gasly Stands Atop an Unexpected Italian Grand Prix Podium

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Formula 1 fans begging for a different Grand Prix storyline got their wish with the Italian Grand Prix on Sunday (Sept. 6).  Up to now, the typical F1 weekend in 2020 has usually gone something like this: Mercedes qualifies out front with Lewis Hamilton on pole; Hamilton wins the race after being the best driver …

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