If Hamilton can win with three wheels, is there any chance he could lose this championship? This week we have the double-header in Silverstone but do not expect any last lap drama despite Pirelli bringing softer compounds. The teams have learned and we’ll definitely see more pit stops this time. The only question is whether Bottas can challenge for a win and whether Nico Hulkenberg can take a break from his bad luck.
F1 goes to another triple-header with two races in Silverstone and one in Barcelona. Mercedes are the indisputable leaders and do not seem to have any opponent for this season and the next one – given that the cars will remain virtually the same in 2021. Lewis won this race last year by 25 seconds to the 2nd car. Can he repeat that feat this year?
The season so far has gone almost perfectly for Mercedes, McLaren and Racing Point (the “pink” Mercedes), it’s gone decently for Red Bull and has been frustrating for Ferrari. Now F1 goes to a non power-hungry circuit that favours a strong aerodynamic package. Will this mean that Red Bull can challenge Mercedes here? I doubt so but let’s see…
After the mayhem in the first race in Red Bull Ring last week, the teams will be fighting for the second time in just 8 days on the same circuit. Although the period in between the races is too short, some teams will be bringing updates to their cars. The biggest news is that Fernando Alonso will be returning to F1 with Renault next year! I’m really excited with that. Will Bottas win again in a circuit he loves? Will…
The F1 circus is starting again! The first race of the new decade is finally coming. The pre-season testing, although completed 4 months ago, showed us that Mercedes is still the team to beat in 2020. The world champions have not rested on their laurels and pushed hard during the winter break. Their latest innovation is the so-called DAS (dual-axis steering) system which allows Mercedes’ drivers to adjust the alignment of the front wheels (from toe-out to neutral) from the…
The last race of this decade! Although both titles have been decided, Brazil gave us an amazing race with lots of highlights. The winner – not only of the race itself – was Max Verstappen who is now 11 points clear of Leclerc in the driver’s standings. Vettel is further back and he is expected to finish the season a mere 5th, and most importantly, behind his junior teammate.
Lewis Hamilton is already a six-time world champion and Mercedes have won the constructors title in the last six consecutive seasons! Not much is at stake in the upcoming Brazilian GP. Nonetheless, the drivers will keep pushing for the last remaining points and glory. The battle for the 3rd place in the driver’s championship will be a fight between Leclerc, Verstappen and Vettel.
Four points is what separates Lewis Hamilton from his 6th world championship. Unless something surprising happens, Lewis will clinch the title this weekend after delivering a true champion’s drive in Mexico. Apart from this, I guess all F1 fans will be hoping for Kimi to repeat last year’s victory, however unlikely this may be!
Mercedes may have won the previous GP but F1 is heading to Mexico – the circuit with the highest elevation (about 2,300 m above sea level). This means that the air is thinner and this gives the engineers many headaches as they have to adapt the aerodynamics, breaking and cooling to those conditions. The circuit has helped Red Bull win the last two races held there and they will be hoping to get another victory this season.
Mercedes may have won the Russian GP, partially due to the timing of the safety car, but Ferrari proved once again that it has a car capable of challenging for wins in many types of circuits. How quickly things can change!! Mercedes finished 1-2 in Suzuka last year but can he repeat it this year? In any case, he cannot mathematically secure the title in this round no matter where his opponents finish.