Formula 1

Hamilton beats Bottas in China

As Formula 1 celebrated the 1000th World Championship race, Lewis Hamilton led home team-mate Valtteri Bottas as Mercedes secured their third one-two in as many races to start the 2019 season. On a day when Ferrari had no answer for the Silver Arrows, Sebastian Vettel completed the podium in third.

Formula 1: Qualifying results

In a thrilling qualifying session in China, worthy of the 1000th World Championship race, Valtteri Bottas secured his first pole position since Russia 2018, edging his Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton by just 0.023s, with the Ferraris of Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc around three tenths adrift.

Bahrain Grand Prix – Tire selection

Pirelli just announced the tire choices made by the team for the Bahrain Grand Prix. This Grand Prix will also be the first race this season that will use the C1 compound, the hardest Pirelli 2019 tire. Most teams Most of the teams decided to go for one set of the hard tire, three of the medium tire, and nine of the soft tires. This option is the preferred choice for Mercedes, Ferrari, Sauber, Racing Point, Kevin Magnussen, and Max Verstappen. Other choices Romain Grosjean picked a different option. He will have two hards and two mediums. The Williams, Mclarens […]

Ferrari told Leclerc to not overtake Vettel

During the Australian Grand Prix this weekend it became clear that Charles Leclerc was faster than Vettel. But Leclerc didn’t overtake Vettel while he was able to do so. It looked like a team order has been given there. Team order confirmed Ferrari confirmed that they have given the order to Charles Leclerc to stay behind Vettel. While making his debut for Ferrari Charles was closing the gap with Vettel really fast. When he asked on the radio if he could overtake Vettel he was told: to back off and give Vettel some margin. Ferrari team boss Binotto confirmed that […]