Hamilton Unhappy With Barcelona Resurfacing

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MONTMELÓ, Spain – As a four-time and defending Formula One World Champion, Lewis Hamilton has a bit of luxury room to work with entering 2018. Knowing that his Mercedes will be quick has allowed him to notice other aspects of racing. After the first week of preseason testing at the Circuit de Catalunya, the thing that seemed to jump out …

Bottas Dominates Finale in Abu Dhabi

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YAS ISLAND, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates — Valtteri Bottas led teammate Lewis Hamilton home in Sunday’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Bottas led all but three laps in the race to take his third win of the season. “There was a lot of pressure from Lewis from behind throughout the entire race,” Bottas said. “I knew that one proper mistake …

Vettel, Hamilton Top Friday Practice in Abu Dhabi

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YAS ISLAND, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates — Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton topped the timesheets of the opening practice sessions Friday at the Yas Marina Circuit. Vettel beat Hamilton in the opening practice session by 0.120, while Hamilton beat Vettel by 0.149 in the second. “It’s been a good Friday, but I’m happy that it’s the last one of …

Vettel Wins as Hamilton Fights Back in Brazil

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SAO PAULO, Brazil — Sebastian Vettel won Sunday’s Brazilian Grand Prix at Interlagos, dominating polesitter Valtteri Bottas from the start. World Champion Lewis Hamilton came up from the back of the field to finish fifth, leading several laps at the midpoint of the race. “Yeah, it was tight, I think we all had more or less the same pace,” Vettel …

Bottas Bests Vettel For Pole as Hamilton Crashes Out

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SAO PAULO, Brazil — Valtteri Bottas grabbed pole for Saturday’s Brazilian Grand Prix at Interlagos, edging out Sebastian Vettel by 0.038 seconds. “It was so close in qualifying, as it always tends to be in Brazil,” Bottas said. “I knew going into the last run in Q3 that I had to improve if I wanted to be on pole. I …