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No Bad Blood Between Russell And Verstappen Following Azerbaijan GP

George Russell and Max Verstappen have apparently cleared the air after their clash at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix. It should be remembered that the two Formula 1 drivers had a heated exchange after their collision during last Saturday’s Sprint, but both have now claimed that they are ready to move on from the incident. Mutual Respect Prevails In an interview, Verstappen said that he has no problem with Russell and that there is no need to clear the air between them. Russell, for his part, also pointed out that he has a lot of respect for Verstappen and that he is looking forward to racing him again. The incident at… Continue Reading »


Lewis Hamilton And Mercedes F1 Gear Up For Race Car Upgrades

Lewis Hamilton and the Mercedes-AMG Formula 1 team are eagerly anticipating a new set of upgrades that they are set to bring to their cars at Imola in May. After finishing in sixth place at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix, Hamilton is “counting down the days” until the upgrades arrive. The team hopes that these upgrades will help them get back into the battle with the front of the pack. The Mentality of the Mercedes F1 Team According to Lewis Hamilton Hamilton’s current focus is apparently on the upgrades that are set to come following the Miami Grand Prix according to the driver’s interview with Sky Sports. The Briton also acknowledged… Continue Reading »


Max Verstappen Snaps At George Russell In Baku

Red Bull’s championship leader Max Verstappen and Mercedes’ George Russell collided in the opening corners of the Azerbaijan Grand Prix Sprint race, leaving Verstappen’s car with a gaping tear in its left sidepod. Verstappen was furious and criticized Russell, saying that he should have given him more space to avoid damaging his car. After the race, the two drivers had a heated exchange in parc ferme. In the post-qualifying argument that ensued, Verstappen said that he gave Russell enough space in turn two and that he expected the same from the Mercedes driver next time. He also let out an expletive along the way. However, Russell defended himself, saying that… Continue Reading »


Porpoising Adds to Mercedes F1 Woes This Season

If you’re a fan of Formula One racing, then you’ve probably been following the Mercedes F1 team closely this year. After all, they have won the drivers’ championship from 2014 to 2020 and the constructors’ championship since 2014. But things have appeared to be taking turn for the worse for them this 2022 season. In fact, they are currently in third place in the standings behind Ferrari and Red Bull Racing. Moreover, their drivers, George Russel and seven-time champion Lewis Hamilton, are struggling in fourth and sixth, respectively, in the drivers’ standings. With 8 races done and 14 more left there might still be some hope left. That’s if they… Continue Reading »


Lewis Hamilton Wins F1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix 2018

Lewis Hamilton bags the win at the Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix 2018. The victory takes him to the lead in the drivers’ rankings. After Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel got the pole position in the qualifying last Saturday, it looked like he was poised to emerge triumphant again. However, the chaos that unfolded during the race allowed Hamilton to take the lead all the way to the finish line. All hell broke loose from start to finish that eventually saw the two Red Bull cars whack each other at Lap 40, which reportedly made their boss Christian Horner furious. Even the safety car was not spared as Haas F1’s Romain Grosjean crashed… Continue Reading »


Bottas 2nd while Hamilton struggles in Azerbaijan GP

The Azerbaijan GP was certainly a very wild and chaotic race. Valtteri Bottas drove his Mercedes to second place right at the last possible moment heading into the chequered flag, ahead of Lance Stroll’s Williams car and behind the race winner, Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo. Bottas went behind Stroll’s slipstream at the final straight and overtook just ahead of the chequered flag. It was a fitting finish to the very wild race which saw yellow flags, a red flag, and a lot of contact between cars. It was surely disappointing to lose second place for Stroll, but Williams can’t be that sad about achieving the team’s first podium this season…. Continue Reading »


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