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Lewis Hamilton Wears the Crown after Winning the Portuguese Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton leads pack of Formula 1 cars at 2020 Belgian Grand Prix, Rolex/James Moy

Lewis Hamilton (Photo: ©Rolex/James Moy)

Crown Lewis Hamilton … again. After a strong start to the 2020 Portuguese Grand Prix, Hamilton looked like he would do what he has done so many other times during his career — cruise to the victory. In the end, he did. It just took a while after Valtteri Bottas made Hamilton fight for it. …

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Inside A Remarkable Recovery For Sergio Perez

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Racing Point (Photo: Zak Mauger/BWT Racing Point F1 Media)

All season long in Formula 1, Sergio Perez, Lance Stroll and Racing Point have been steadily improving. Building on the foundation laid down by the Force India team, in only two short seasons this group has progressed tenfold under the control of Lawrence Stroll. Their advancement was put on display with an incredible recovery during …

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Lewis Hamilton Drives Away from the Field, Fernando Alonso Back in the Car

Fernando Alonso in Indianapolis

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The Eifel Grand Prix, held last weekend at the Nurburgring in Germany, is one of the coldest races on record, but not nearly as cold as the 1978 Canadian GP (held on Oct. 8). The Canadian event has the distinction of coldest by being running in 5 degrees Celsius or 41 Fahrenheit. The Eifel GP …

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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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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 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: Lewis Hamilton Rips to Italian Grand Prix Pole; Ferrari Starts Outside the Top 10

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Sebastian Vettel (Photo: Scuderia Ferrari Press Office)

Lewis Hamilton bested his teammate Valtteri Bottas to win the pole for the F1 Italian Grand Prix on Saturday (Sept. 5).  In what’s become a familiar story, Hamilton needed to give a masterful performance to pass Bottas, who had shown excellent pace during the first three practices. Hamilton pipped Bottas by just .069 seconds to …

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Lewis Hamilton Cruises to Formula 1 Spanish Grand Prix Victory

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Lewis Hamilton earned his 88th career victory at the Spanish Grand Prix (credit: Mercedes AMG F1)

Lewis Hamilton managed a clean getaway at the start and played it to his advantage to earn the win at the Formula 1 Spanish Grand Prix on Sunday (Aug. 16). For Hamilton, the victory is his fourth of the season and the 88th of his career. Max Verstappen followed Hamilton’s slipstream at the start to …

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Max Verstappen Dethrones Mercedes, Scores 70th Anniversary Grand Prix Victory

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All season long, Mercedes has been perfect. Four straight victories to start the season, with five straight poles, and even leading all but one lap in the previous four events. However, an absolutely beautiful strategy call by Red Bull Racing for Max Verstappen managed to best Mercedes and break their five race winning streak dating …

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Slipstream Saturday: Lewis Hamilton on Pole, More Notes from the British GP

Sergio Perez At Hungary

Sergio Perez (Racing Point F1 on Twitter)

Qualifying Lewis Hamilton set a British Grand Prix record by claiming his seventh pole for the event.  He bested his Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas by three-tenths.  Hamilton recovered from a Q2 spin to blister the field and Mercedes set a staggering pace with Hamilton a full second clear of third-place qualifier Max Verstappen. Charles Leclerc …

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