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Verstappen wins Dutch Grand Prix, leads Championship

Jesus Coronel Red Bull Racing’s Max Verstappen cruised to victory in the Dutch Grand Prix Sep. 5, taking the lead in the championship over Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton by three points. Red Bull trails behind Mercedes in the constructors’ championship despite this victory and Sergio Perez’s eighth place finish after starting in the pit lane. “The

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Esteban Ocon wins first Grand Prix in Hungary

By Jesus Coronel Alpine’s Esteban Ocon won his first race during the Hungarian Grand Prix, making him the 111th different Grand Prix winner. He fended off Aston Martin’s Sebastian Vettel from the fourth lap onward after a chaotic first lap. However, Vettel was disqualified from the Hungarian GP after the race for not having the

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Lewis Hamilton wins British Grand Prix after controversial penalty

Jesus Coronel Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton shortened the championship lead between rival Red Bull Racing at the British Grand Prix July 18. It was Hamilton’s first victory since the Spanish Grand Prix two months ago, but there was major controversy after he caused a collision with Red Bull’s Max Verstappen on the very first lap of

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Max Verstappen earns Red Bull’s fifth victory during risky Formula 1 Austrian Grand Prix

By Jesus Coronel Red Bull’s Max Verstappen extended his championship lead on rival Lewis Hamilton to 32 points at the penalty-ridden Formula 1 Austrian Grand Prix. He had won his second consecutive race on June 27 in the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg, Austria, and won his third consecutive race on their home track July

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Max Verstappen places first in Formula 1 Emirates Grand Prix de France, Red Bull’s third consecutive race on podium

By Jesus Coronel Red Bull sought to extend their championship lead over Mercedes in the French Grand Prix after a decisive victory in Azerbaijan. The standings heading into the weekend had Red Bull leading in both drivers and constructors championships, but Mercedes wasn’t that far off from them. Max “the Dutchman” Verstappen was in the

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Red Bull claims victory in Monaco Grand Prix

By Jesus Coronel The Monaco Grand Prix, the first street circuit of the year, made this year’s Formula One championship chase more intense. The rivalry between Mercedes and Red Bull intensified as Mercedes began to increase its lead in the championship in both the Constructors and Drivers categories. During qualifying, it would be Ferrari that

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Hamilton makes history in Spanish Grand Prix

CORRECTION: A previous version of this story was incorrectly edited to state that Lewis made history in 2016 by becoming the youngest ever to win a Grand Prix at 18 years old. The winner of that race was Verstappen. By Jesus Coronel After increasing his championship lead in Portugal, Mercedes racer Lewis Hamilton sought to

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