Hungarian GP Preview | Hamilton within 1 point of Vettel

Preview the final round before the summer shutdown, the Hungarian Grand Prix.

The summer break is nearing and the Championship lead is down to a single point. But can Sebastian Vettel stretch his advantage into his holidays or will Lewis Hamilton continue his charge to snatch the top spot at the Hungaroring? A track that has been a happy hunting ground for the British racer, with five wins to his name.

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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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Azerbaijan GP | Bottas sets the FP3 pace, Vettel and Verstappen hampered

Final practice at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix topped by Valtteri Bottas.

Valtteri Bottas tops a fraught final practice session for Jolyon Palmer, Max Verstappen and Sebastian Vettel as the British racer retired early with his Renault on fire. While Vettel often sat in the Ferrari pit and Friday pace-setting Max Verstappen parked up late on with engine issues.

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Azerbaijan GP | Verstappen leads Red Bull one-two in FP1

Max Verstappen tops the first free practice session at the 2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix.

Back in Baku, and back on top came Red Bull as Max Verstappen topped the times from team-mate Ricciardo to better the efforts of soft tyre running Sebastian Vettel. 

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Azerbaijan GP Preview | Baku nightmare or city success?

Preview to Round 8 of the Formula One World Championship, the Azerbaijan Grand Prix.

Formula One heads back to Baku for the city circuit’s second Grand Prix, but under a new name – the Azerbaijan Grand Prix. Moving away from the European Grand Prix title that the city hosted its first Formula One race under, and into its own national race.

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