British GP Preview | Break Clause to Break Point for Silverstone and Hamilton

Preview the 2017 British Grand Prix, potentially one of the last.

With year-on-year losses continuing to mount, Silverstone & the BRDC have formally triggered their break clause to host the British Grand Prix. Giving the race just two more years of certainty, and placing pressure on Liberty Media to keep one of F1’s key Grand Prix. A race taking place this weekend, with home favourite Lewis Hamilton falling further back to title rival Vettel after a podium-less Austrian GP.

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Austrian GP | Bottas covers Vettel to victory after possible jump start

Valtteri Bottas claims Austrian Grand Prix victory at the Red Bull Ring.

It may be the Red Bull Ring, but only Mercedes have tasted victory at the energy drink-owned circuit. With Valtteri Bottas continuing on from Hamilton and Rosberg in putting a Mercedes atop the podium, claiming his second Grand Prix win ahead of Vettel once more. Even launching off the line so quick he was investigated for a jump start.

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Austrian GP | Vettel blitzes FP3 as Hamilton suffers brake failure

Final practice at the Austrian Grand Prix topped by Sebastian Vettel.

Friday may have belonged to Lewis Hamilton in terms of pace. But on the back of the FIA confirming Lewis will take a five-place grid penalty for a gearbox change, the three-time champion limped home at the end of final practice with a brake failure. Sending the Mercedes off track at Turn 3, moments after the Briton hampered the progress of the pace-setting Sebastian Vettel.

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Austrian GP | Hamilton again fastest, but from Vettel in FP2

Lewis Hamilton again sets the pace in Austrian Grand Prix practice.

As issues struck at Red Bull and Toro Rosso, Ferrari surged to snatch second with Sebastian Vettel. But the pace-setter remained Lewis Hamilton as he followed his opening practice flyer with the fastest afternoon lap, despite reports of a late power issue.

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Austrian GP | Hamilton leads Verstappen in Red Bull Ring FP1

Lewis Hamilton sets the pace in opening practice at the Austrian Grand Prix.

With a time already three-tenths faster than 2016’s best offering, Lewis Hamilton laid down the pace in opening practice. Bettering the efforts of the opening pace-setter, Max Verstappen, as plenty of drivers found themselves spinning at the Red Bull Ring.

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Austrian GP | Vettel’s Baku backlash or Hamilton’s justice?

Preview Round 9 of the Formula One championship, the Austrian Grand Prix.

 As the dust settles over the Azerbaijan Grand Prix, Formula One hits back with the Austrian Grand Prix – Red Bull’s owners home Grand Prix. But will Red Bull claim victory on home turf in Speilberg or can Vettel and Hamilton bounce back from their Baku bout to notch another win under their belts? 

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Azerbaijan GP | Daniel Ricciardo wins contact heavy race Hamilton & Vettel lost

Daniel Ricciardo miraculously victorious at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix.

After qualifying in 10th when he crashed out of Q3, Ricciardo started the day immersed in the midfield before plummeting to the back with an early pit-stop. But after a storming drive while others crashed and retired, Ricciardo immerged victorious from Bottas and podium debutant Stroll having capitalised on the misfortunes of Hamilton and a frustrated Vettel.

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