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By Luis Torres, Staff Writer The 2019 Formula One season is now in the books and the last third of it didn’t disappoint. There are drivers and teams who flourished with some getting more respect than others, while others never figured their flaw out. One thing is certain, Lewis Hamilton continued ruling F1 with now six titles to his already illustrious name. However, guys like Valtteri Bottas, Charles Leclerc and Max Verstappen had brilliant drives which leaves me hopeful that it can lead to an even better 2020 campaign which willRead More
By FIA Lewis Hamilton capped a glorious 2019 campaign with an emphatic lights to flag victory in the season-closing Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, beating Red Bull’s Max Verstappen by more than 16 seconds, with Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc third. Starting from his fifth pole position of the season, the six-time world champion led every lap of the race to score his 11thwin of the season and added fastest lap to seal the sixth grand chelem of his career. Only the legendary Jim Clark has more, with eight. At the race start,Read More
By FIA Max Verstapen edged Lewis Hamilton by just under eight hundredths of a second to top the final practice session for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, with Valtteri Bottas third. In a tight session the final three were covered by less than a tenth of a second. Hamilton set the early pace in the session with a lap of 1:37.699, before Verstappen moved ahead with his first lap of the afternoon, a 1:37.202 that put him half a second clear of the Mercedes driver. Hamilton responded, however, and theRead More

Posted On November 17, 2019By Motorsports TribuneIn Breaking News, Formula One, Headline News

Verstappen Wins Eventful Brazilian GP

By FIA Max Verstappen claimed his third win of the season with a perfectly judged drive to victory in an incident-packed Brazilian Grand Prix in which Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc took each other out. Their collision sparking a dramatic finale that saw that saw Lewis Hamilton drop from third at the flag to seventh place after a collision with Red Bull’s Alex Albon while Pierre Gasly held on to second place to score his first F1 podium finsh. When the lights went out at the start, Verstappen gotRead More

Posted On November 16, 2019By Motorsports TribuneIn Breaking News, Formula One, Headline News

Verstappen Claims Pole Position in Brazil

By FIA Red Bull Racing’s Max Verstappen scored the second pole position of his Formula 1 career after beating Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel to top spot in qualifying for the Brazilian Grand Prix by just over a tenth of a second, with Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton third. The top three in the session were covered by just 0.137s. At the start of Q1 Ferrari were the first of the likely frontrunners on track and when their drivers crossed the line Vettel led the way with a lap of 1:08.556. His time wasRead More
By FIA Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton edged Red Bull’s Max Verstappen by just two hundredths of a second to take top spot in a tight final free practice session for the Brazilian Grand Prix. Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc was third fastest, three tenths of a second further back. Verstappen led the way in the opening half of the session with the Dutchman posting a time of 1:09.063 to sit almost four tenths of a second clear of Hamilton with Valtteri Bottas third. With just under 20 minutes to go in the sessionRead More
By FIA Max Verstappen topped the timesheet in final practice for the Unites States Grand Prix, beating Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel by two tenths of a second as Charles Leclerc was sidelined early in the session by what looked to be an engine problem. Leclerc was one of the first drivers out on track in the one-hour session, but he pulled over at Turn 19 and trundled across the grass to come to a halt with smoke rising from the back of his car. Verstappen set the pace in the firstRead More
By FIA Max Verstappen set the pace in the opening practice session for the United States Grand Prix, with the Red Bull Racing driver beating Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel by just under two tenths of a second as championship leader Lewis Hamilton finished eighth. Red Bull Racing’s early weekend pace was confirmed by Alex Albon’s third place at the end of the session, 0.259s behind his team-mate and it was the Thai deriver who also set the pace in the opening half of the session. Verstappen then moved to soft tyresRead More
By FIA Max Verstappen has been stripped of his Mexican Grand Prix pole position after race stewards handed the Red Bull Racing driver a three-place grid penalty for failing to slow for single waved yellow flag at the end the third segment of qualifying at the Autódromo Hermanos Rodriguez. Moments from the end of the Q3 in Mexico City, Mercedes’ Valtteri Bottas crashed at the final corner, Turn 17. Verstappen was following the Finn on track and seconds later crossed the line to claim his second career pole. However after the sessionRead More
By FIA Max Verstappen took the second pole position of his career in qualifying for the Mexican Grand Prix beating Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc by 0.266s, with Sebastian Vettel third in the second Ferrari. However, ahead of Verstappen on track in the final run of the session Valtteri Bottas crashed heavily, though the Finn was unhurt in the incident. In the opening segment of the session Verstappen and Red Bull team-mate Alex Albon led the way with Albon initially to the fore with a lap of 1:16.175 that left him almost tenths ofRead More