2017 Season in Review

2017 Season in Review. It’s a little past due, but it’s here. By Team: Mercedes 2017 saw ex-Williams driver Valtteri Bottas team up with 2016 runner-up Lewis Hamilton to fill the vacant seat left behind by Nico “scared to defend my trophy” Rosberg. Starting with Hamilton, he raced two separate seasons this year, broken up by […]

Mexican GP: Results

Max Verstappen runs away with the lead in the Mexican Grand Prix ahead of Valtteri Bottas and Kimi Raikkonen while Lewis Hamilton pulls in at 9th to take his fourth World Championship. Sebastian Vettel needed a top 2 finish to extend the championship to Brazil but could not after some Turn 3 contact with Verstappen […]

Mexican GP: Day 2

Day 2 from Mexico City wraps up after a chilly third practice session in the morning and a sunny qualifying session in the afternoon. With an altitude of nearly 7500 ft, this morning began at a brisk 54 degrees F. This gave several drivers trouble getting heat into the tyres and there were many run […]

Mexican GP: Day 1

Valtteri Bottas led Lewis Hamilton at the end of FP1 to lead an all Mercedes front row over the Red Bulls of Max Verstappen and Daniel Ricciardo; 3rd and 4th respectively. Ferrari followed them all with Sebastian Vettel in front of Kimi Raikkonen. Mexican driver Alfonso Celis was driving Esteban Ocon‘s Force India and put […]

United States GP: Day 2

Mercedes and Ferrari put in a double 1-2 in Saturday’s practice session, with Lewis Hamilton putting his silver arrow at the top of the timesheets once again. Sebastian Vettel recovered from an abysmal Friday to pull in behind Hamilton followed by Valtteri Bottas and Kimi Raikkonen. Max Verstappen rounded out the top 5 while he […]

Japanese GP: Results

Lewis Hamilton takes his 8th victory of the season, holding off a late charge by Max Verstappen while complaining of a vibration in the PU. Daniel Ricciardo came in to complete the podium and give Red Bull a second straight double podium and their first back-to-back double podium since 2013. Sebastian Vettel retired due to […]