Tag: Lewis Hamilton

Rivals collide, allows McLaren to win Italian Grand Prix

By Jesus Coronel Title contenders Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton had a very dramatic crash on Lap 26 of the Italian Grand Prix on Sep. 12. As Hamilton was exiting the pit lane, Verstappen was in position to overtake him but then was left very little room on Turn 1 and by the time he

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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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Verstappen wins Belgian Grand Prix, Ended by Torrential Rainfall

By Jesus Coronel Red Bull Racing’s Max Verstappen won the Belgian Grand Prix despite the unsatisfactory conditions and delay. The conditions all weekend long were very wet, as it was raining throughout qualifying as well. For the most part, fans were disappointed that the race didn’t run the way they were hoping. McLaren’s Lando Norris

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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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Red Bull wins fourth consecutive race in Styrian Grand Prix

By Jesus Coronel After an impressive victory in France last week, Red Bull was looking to keep the momentum strong in their home track in Spielberg, Austria for the Styrian Grand Prix. It was the first of two scheduled races in Austria. The team has won three consecutive races over their main rival Mercedes and

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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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Sergio Perez wins a thriller in Azerbaijan Grand Prix

Jesus Coronel A chaotic race filled with surprises ensued in the second street circuit of the year in Baku, Azerbaijan on June 6. Red Bull was leading the Drivers and Constructors Championships over Mercedes after Monaco, but the silver arrows were ready to bounce back and regain control of the championship. Qualifying would be only

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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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