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Max Verstappen Masters Mixed Conditions, Wins Monaco Grand Prix

Max Verstappen celebrates after the Grand Prix of Mexico. (Photo: Getty Images)

MEXICO CITY, MEXICO - OCTOBER 30: Race winner Max Verstappen of the Netherlands and Oracle Red Bull Racing celebrates in parc ferme during the F1 Grand Prix of Mexico at Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez on October 30, 2022 in Mexico City, Mexico. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images) // Getty Images / Red Bull Content Pool // SI202210310004 // Usage for editorial use only //

Verstappen cruised to another Formula One win in 2023 as wet weather scrambled the field behind him in the Grand Prix of Monaco.

Max Verstappen Avoids the Drama in Australia

F1 Grand Prix of Australia MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 02: Race winner Max Verstappen of the Netherlands and Oracle Red Bull Racing (second from left), Second placed Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes (L), Third placed Fernando Alonso of Spain and Aston Martin F1 Team (R) and Rob Marshall, the Chief Engineering Officer of Red Bull Racing (second from right) celebrate on the podium during the F1 Grand Prix of Australia at Albert Park Grand Prix Circuit on April 02, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images) // Getty Images / Red Bull Content Pool // SI202304020193 // Usage for editorial use only // F1, Verstappen, Lewis Hamilton, Fernando Alonso, podium

(Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images) // Getty Images / Red Bull Content Pool //

Max Verstappen strolled back to victory at the Australian Grand Prix two weeks after falling all the way to second place at the Saudi Arabian GP.

The 2023 F1 Season Is Here: Our Predictions

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.

Slipstream Saturday: News from the Saudi Arabian GP as the F1 Show Must Go On

F1 Grand Prix Of Saudi Arabia Practice

JEDDAH, SAUDI ARABIA - MARCH 25: Sparks fly behind Max Verstappen of the Netherlands driving the (1) Oracle Red Bull Racing RB18 on track during practice ahead of the F1 Grand Prix of Saudi Arabia at the Jeddah Corniche Circuit on March 25, 2022 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images) // Getty Images / Red Bull Content Pool // SI202203250569 // Usage for editorial use only //

Formula 1 faces the issue of racing in Saudi Arabia as the Houthi separatists attacked a nearby Aramco oil facility. After more than four hours of meetings between the governing body, the drivers, and the team principals, the race will proceed as scheduled. Currently, Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc looks to be leading the way.

Red Bull Racing’s Second-Driver Dilemma

Max Verstappen

Max Verstappen (Photo: Getty Images/Red Bull Content Pool)

For almost all of its history, Red Bull Racing’s two drivers have been graduates of their AlphaTauri “B” team. Drivers like Daniel Ricciardo, Sebastian Vettel and Max Verstappen have all come through the B team and had successful F1 careers. However, Red Bull now sits in a bit of a dilemma regarding who will pair …

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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 Midweek: Who Might Fill the Haas Seats for 2021?

2018 Haas F1

Romain Grosjean in the 2018 Haas F1 (credit: Getty Images)

It’s become very apparent that Haas F1 is getting tired of their two underperforming drivers, Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen. The team has nosedived down the grid from at one point being fifth in the standings and contending for points, to now being relegated at the back with the likes of Williams and Alfa Romeo. …

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Open Wheel Wednesday: Nico Hulkenberg Eyeing ALFA-Romeo Seat for 2021

Hulkenberg 70 Gp 9 Aug

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Following Sergio Perez‘s COVID-19 diagnosis, former Renault driver Nico Hulkenberg stepped up to answer the call for Racing Point. Despite heartbreak in the British Grand Prix, the German piloted his “pink Mercedes” to P3 during Q3 for the 70th Anniversary Grand Prix. With a seventh-place finish in the race, Hulkenberg actually sits ahead of seven …

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