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Hamilton says Vettel’s pole lap wasn’t “spectacular”

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Lewis Hamilton is looking for answers from his Mercedes Formula 1 team after a pole position lap that wasn’t “anything spectacular” by Sebastian Vettel sent the Mercedes drivers back to the second row after an incredible show of pace at the season-opening Australian GP.  Like many in the paddock, Lewis Hamilton was left surprised by […]

Hamilton demanding $60M/year after Wolff “mistake”

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Four-time Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton is demanding $60 Million per year for his new Mercedes Formula 1 contract after Toto Wolff tried to “lure” Sebastian Vettel and Max Verstappen into signing for the Silver Arrows, according to Red Bull advisor Helmut Marko.  Lewis Hamilton, who has claimed three world titles in the last […]

Verstappen blames “150 horsepower increase” for crash

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Max Verstappen says a “150 horsepower increase” caused his crash during Qualifying for the Bahrain Grand Prix, where he missed out to contest for pole position, and will start way down the field.  The Dutchman had the quickest race-pace simulation during Friday Practice 2 for the Bahrain Grand Prix, and many had tipped the Red […]

Raikkonen leads Vettel by 0.011s in Bahrain FP2 as Ferrari dominate

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Kimi Raikkonen headed Sebastian Vettel during second practice for the Bahrain Grand Prix under the lights, as Ferrari held a significant advantage over the Mercedes Formula 1 team on both super-soft and soft tyres.  Raikkonen’s headline dominating lap-time was a 1.29.817 and was 0.011s ahead of his championship-leading team-mate. Meanwhile, down at Mercedes, Bottas was Ferrari’s […]

Ferrari trail Mercedes by 0.4s heading to Bahrain, says Vettel

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Australian Grand Prix winner Sebastian Vettel says the Ferrari Formula 1 team trail Mercedes by “three or four tenths” heading to the Bahrain Grand Prix, despite leading both championships’ following their glory in Melbourne.  The Ferrari Formula 1 team enjoyed a great start to the 2018 Formula 1 season with Sebastian Vettel claiming a surprise […]

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Bottas takes maiden Formula 1 pole in Bahrain

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Valtteri Bottas beat team-mate Lewis Hamilton to pole position by 0.023s in Bahrain, whilst the Ferrari’s were unable to get near Mercedes, as the the Italian trailed Mercedes by some half second, with Ricciardo splitting the two Ferrari’s.  Bottas’s fastest lap was a 1.28.769, which set him 0.023s clear of Lewis Hamilton, who made a […]