Brazil GP | Bottas edges Vettel to pole, Hamilton crashes in Q1

Valtteri Bottas clinches pole position for the 2017 Brazilian Grand Prix.

Narrow margins between Mercedes’ Flying Finn and Ferrari’s German decided pole position as the 2017 Formula One champion crashed in Q1 having not set a time. Leaving Lewis Hamilton at the rear of the field, with his Silver Arrows team-mate clinching pole over Vettel by just four-hundredths of a second.

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Brazil GP | Bottas tops FP3 as the Toro Rosso Renault relationship goes nuclear

Valtteri Bottas fastest in final practice for the Brazilian Grand Prix.

As Valtteri Bottas set the final practice pace, the paddock in Brazil became a war zone as Toro Rosso and Renault hit back at each other amidst an engine fiasco prior to their divorce. Leaving Renault looking at withholding engines, and Toro Rosso questioning the French manufacturer’s credibility.  Continue reading

Brazil GP | Hamilton leads Mercedes one-two in FP2, Ricciardo & Vettel pull closer

Lewis Hamilton edges atop the leaderboard once more at the Brazil GP.

Valtteri Bottas pulls closer to Lewis Hamilton, as the duo maintain Mercedes’ lead at the Brazilian Grand Prix. Keeping ahead of Red Bull and Ferrari, as the margin between the leaders reduced in second practice.

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Brazil GP | Hamilton fastest in historic FP1

Track records already bettered as Hamilton set the pace at the Brazilian Grand Prix.

Straight out the cargo containers at the Autodromo Jose Carlos Pace, Lewis Hamilton laid down the pace with his fourth star sitting atop his helmet. The newly crowned champion bettered the Interlagos track record, set by the Rubens Barrichello 13 years ago, to edge his Mercedes team-mate in a special Formula One session featuring champions from four different categories of motorsport. 

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Brazilian GP Preview | Hamilton’s champion so time to trial fresh concepts

Preview the Brazilian Grand Prix, the penultimate round of the 2017 Formula One season.

Lewis Hamilton may have clinched his fourth Formula One crown at the Mexico Grand Prix to draw level with Vettel, but that does not mean the season is over. With two rounds still on the table, and a chance to look ahead at the 2018 season. Starting at the Brazilian Grand Prix, once again an emotional race as Formula One wishes Felipe Massa a fond farewell as he retires from the sport, again.

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Mexico GP | Vettel snatches pole from Verstappen, Hamilton P3

Sebastian Vettel snatches pole position at the Mexico Grand Prix.

Doing all he can do to keep the F1 title fight going, Sebastian Vettel set the pace in qualifying to seize pole from Verstappen after the Red Bull driver leapt to the front in Q2. But, Lewis Hamilton remains in a title-clinching position with third place. 

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Mexico GP | Verstappen narrowly beats Hamilton in FP3

Max Verstappen fastest in final practice at the Mexico Grand Prix, with Lewis Hamilton P2 for the third successive session.

Red Bull rule the roost in Formula One at the Mexican Grand Prix, with Max Verstappen following Ricciardo by topping final practice. Lowering the pace towards a 1:16 lap, and keeping the championship-chasing Mercedes second best. While Pierre Gasly’s session ended early with another Renault power unit failure.

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