Preview round 7 of the FIA Formula One World Championship, the Candian Grand Prix.
For the second year in a row, Formula One travels across the Atlantic Ocean from Europe to Canada with Lewis Hamilton chasing the championship lead. A lead once again held by a German, with the Monaco Grand Prix-winning Sebastian Vettel leading the Briton by a race-winning total of 25-points.
Sebastian Vettel wins the 2017 Monaco Grand Prix, from Kimi Raikkonen.
The Principality of Monaco, home to the glitz and glamour and the jewel in Formula One’s crown. The race every driver dreams of winning, leading the field through the narrow streets and standing atop the podium alongside royalty. Today, that man was Sebastian Vettel after leaping ahead of Raikkonen in the pits and laying down unmatchable pace. Even maintaining a dominant win despite a late safety car when Button pitched Wehlrein into a roll at Portier.
Pole on the streets of Monaco secured by Kimi Raikkonen, from Sebastian Vettel.
The narrow streets that align the Monte Carlo Harbour, winding up to Casino Square and down to the famous tunnel. Narrow streets where overtaking is hard, not impossible, but qualifying results and track position pay dividends come the race. A race Kimi Raikkonen will lead from the front when the lights go out and the most glamorous race on the Formula One calendar commences, while Lewis Hamilton will start from outside the top 10.
First free practice at the Monaco Grand Prix topped by Lewis Hamilton, as the Briton edges Vettel and Verstappen.
The famous streets of Monte Carlo once again played home to Formula One as the paddock descended on the Principality for the Monaco Grand Prix. The crown jewel in the calendar and the return of Jenson Button, with Fernando Alonso opting out in favour of the Indy500.
2016 was a year of highs and lows in Formula One. From Verstappen’s debut win and Rosberg finally beating Hamilton to the title, to elimination qualifying, farcical team orders in Abu Dhabi and more angry radio messages by Sebastian Vettel than Ferrari victories. So sit back, relax, and recap the year that was F1 2016, Rosberg’s year. Continue reading →
The 2016 Formula One field ranked from best to worst.
With the season over and Rosberg celebrating his title triumph by retiring, I take a look back over the year and rank the field from best to worst. From a season that went down to the wire, led to the shock retirement of its newly crowned champ and bid farewell to two great drivers. But who came out on top in the class of 2016?