Stewards denied Vettel Victory

Lewis took his 78th career victory today – his fifth of the 2019 season and his seventh at the Canadian Grand Prix. Vettel had led the race from pole position, absorbing the pressure from championship rival Lewis Hamilton up until lap 48, when he lost the rear, skated off across the grass and re-joined into the path of Hamilton.

2019 Canadian Grand Prix, Sunday – LAT Images

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Hamilton claimed an unlikely victory in a thrilling Bahrain Grand Prix

Hamilton  lead  Mercedes’ second one-two of the year ahead of Valtteri Bottas, while a late Safety Car brought out for the two Renaults retiring on the same lap

Scuderia Ferrari Mission Winnow leaves Bahrain with a feeling of regret after the second round of the Formula 1 World Championship, thinking about what might have been.

2019 Bahrain Grand Prix, Sunday – Steve Etherington

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Lewis dominates Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Lewis took his 73rd career victory today, his eleventh of the 2018 season and fourth at the Yas Marina Circuit,  Sebastian Vettel was forced to play second  at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix season finale as the Mercedes driver took his 11th win of the season, enjoying a serene performance that perfectly reflected his majestic run to his fifth title this year.

2018 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, Sunday – Steve Etherington

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Ricciardo dominates Monaco

Ricciardo completed a brilliant clean sweep that including topping all three practice sessions, plus all three segments of qualifying. The win was the seventh of his career, but his first when starting from within the top three,  with Sebastian Vettel back on the podium in second place, Lewis Hamilton in P3, his sixth podium in Monte Carlo and Kimi Raikkonen fending off Bottas in the Mercedes to claim fourth.

 

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New Season Presentation Cars

2018 car launches and testing

Feb 15 Williams launch
Feb 20 Renault, Sauber launches
Feb 22 Mercedes, Ferrari launches
Feb 23 McLaren launch
Feb 26 Toro Rosso launch
TBC Red Bull launch
TBC Force India launch
TBC Haas launch
Feb 26 – Mar 1 1st F1 pre-season test
Mar 6 – Mar 9 2nd F1 pre-season test

Austin ….the “cowboy” Grand Prix

The story linking Formula 1 and the United States is a long and complex one. A story which, for several years, in two eras and at different tracks, crossed paths with that of Indianapolis, as the 500 Miles was part of the F1 world championship from the 50s to the 60s and also featured a backdrop of street circuits such as Las Vegas, Dallas, Detroit, Long Beach and Phoenix and permanent tracks at Riverside, Sebring, Watkins Glen, Indy again, before finally landing up at the Circuit of the Americas.

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