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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Canadian GP | Unchallenged victory for Hamilton, Vettel recovers

Lewis Hamilton wins the Canadian Grand Prix at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve.

Lewis Hamilton turns his sixth Canadian pole into his sixth Canadian win, as he dominates the race to lead a Mercedes one-two finish. Hunted by Ricciardo, as the Australian fends off the threat of Force India after Vettel goes from front to back.

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Monaco GP | Strategy jumps Vettel into victory, ahead of Raikkonen

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.

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Chinese Grand Prix | Hamilton wins as Verstappen storms to podium

Lewis Hamilton wins the Chinese Grand Prix.

With limited running on any of the Pirelli wet compounds, the start of the race emerged as a step into the unknown. But while Sainz took the risk of slicks, Verstappen stuck to the inters and began his charge. Hamilton meanwhile edged away smoothly to begin the race that took him to his first race of the year and level things up with Vettel in the drivers’ standings. 

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F1 2016 Driver Ratings | Hamilton edges Rosberg despite title loss?

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?

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Mexico GP | Hamilton wins as Vettel fumes at Verstappen

Mexico GP victory for Lewis Hamilton.

The Autodromo Hermanos Rodriquez, the 23rd different circuit Hamilton has won at after cruising in Mexico for victory. But as Hamilton lapped his way through the field, Vettel was behind Verstappen despite the Red Bull cutting a corner. Much to the German’s frustration, but a post-race pen handed the podium position to the Ferrari at first. With it later snatched away when Sebastian received a penalty of his own.

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