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 …

F1: Verstappen Claims Sensational Maiden Victory in Spain as Mercedes Duo Collides

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BARCELONA, Spain — Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Mark Thompson/Getty Images Europe photo — In a Formula One Grand Prix that will be remembered for two of the biggest moments of the season, and perhaps ever in the history of the World Championship, 18-year-old Max Verstappen took his maiden victory with a masterful drive in Sunday’s …

F1: Silver Arrow Shock; Rosberg and Hamilton Crash on Opening Lap in Spain

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BARCELONA, Spain — Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Clive Mason/Getty Images Europe photo — After Lewis Hamilton scored pole position for the Pirelli Spanish Grand Prix and it seemed that Mercedes AMG Petronas would be well on their way to yet another dominating performance Sunday in Catalunya, the long-simmering rivalry between he and teammate Nico Rosberg …

F1: Hamilton Claims Emphatic Pole as Red Bull Humbles Ferrari in Barcelona Drills

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BARCELONA, Spain — Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — David Ramos/Getty Images Europe photo — Following an outing in Russia where he couldn’t even take a lap in the final round of drills, Lewis Hamilton emphatically took the pole position for Sunday’s Formula One Spanish Grand Prix during qualifying on Saturday. Hamilton’s lap of 1:22.000 came after he …

MOTOGP: Suzuki Storm; Espargaro Leads Catalan Grand Prix Practice in Spain

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BARCELONA, Spain – official series release — MotoGP photo — Team Suzuki Ecstar’s Aleix Espargaro surprised onlookers and delighted his home fans by taking the top spot on the combined MotoGP practice charts on Friday at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya. Conditions improved throughout the day with track temperatures reaching 50 degrees Celsius by the second practice, which led to most riders improving …

F1: Superb in Spain; Rosberg Claims First Formula One Victory of 2015 in Dominant Fashion

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BARCELONA, Spain — official series release — Mark Thompson/Getty Images Europe photo — Nico Rosberg claimed won the Formula 1 Pirelli Spanish Grand Prix in style on Sunday, defeating Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton by 17.5 seconds in Barcelona for his first F1 victory of the year, reinvigorating his world championship campaign in the process. After an excellent getaway from the …

Open Wheelin’ Blog: The McLaren Mystery and the Puzzle Behind Medical Secrecy in Auto Racing

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GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Blog by Race Chaser Online Open Wheel Correspondent Joel Sebastianelli — Mark Thompson/Getty Images Europe photo — The Formula One season opening Australian Grand Prix is just over one week away, but something about the first race doesn’t feel right. For the first time since 2000 (excluding the 2005 United States Grand Prix farce), the lights will extinguish …

F1: Alonso to Miss Season-Opening Australian Grand Prix on Doctors’ Advice; Magnussen to Sub

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WOKING, England — official team release — Dan Istitene/Getty Images Europe photo — Fernando Alonso will miss the Formula One season opener in Australia on March 15 following his testing crash in Barcelona, Spain last week. Following a series of tests and scans, doctors have determined Alonso is asymptomatic of any medical issue and they see no evidence whatsoever of any …

F1: Fernando Alonso Released From Hospital Following Crash in Barcelona Testing

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BARCELONA, Spain – official team release – Mark Thompson/Getty Images Europe photo – Following his testing accident at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya last Sunday, McLaren Honda F-1 driver Fernando Alonso left the hospital on Wednesday. He has returned to his family’s home in Spain for further rest and recuperation. As a result, Alonso will sit out this week’s final winter …

Christopher Bell, Supermodified Chatter and Kansas Whirlwind Highlight Tonight’s Motorsports Madness at 7 Eastern

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — official release — John Vass photo — An interview with young rising star Christopher Bell after his historic first-career World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series victory and analysis of Oswego Speedway’s 2014 Supermodified Kickoff highlights tonight’s newest edition of Motorsports Madness at 7 PM Eastern on Speed77 Radio powered by Race Chaser Online. Co-hosts Jacob Seelman …