Damp conditions didn't dampen Valtteri Bottas' spirit at the Turkish Grand Prix. The Mercedes driver dominated the race, besting Max Verstappen to take the pole while his teammate Lewis Hamilton raced well to end up in fifth. Verstappen reclaimed the overall championship lead from title rival Hamilton.
Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas won the Turkish Grand Prix for his first victory of the season on Sunday, while Red Bull's Max Verstappen finished second to reclaim the overall lead from title rival Lewis Hamilton.
Formula One defending champion Lewis Hamilton took pole position for the Turkish Grand Prix on Saturday ahead of Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas with title rival Max Verstappen in third. But Hamilton has a 10-place grid penalty for going over his allocation of three combustion engines for the season and will start 11th on Sunday.
Formula One leader Max Verstappen will start at the back of the grid for the Russian Grand Prix after the team confirmed Friday he would use a new engine and accept the resulting penalty.
One of the crown jewels of both motorsports and the North American street festival scene opened Thursday for the first time in 17 months after the pandemic snapped a 45-year run for the Grand Prix of Long Beach.
Formula 1 points leader Max Verstappen has been handed a three-place grid penalty at the Russian Grand Prix for causing a collision on Sunday at Monza that took both himself and Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton out of the race.
Championship leader Max Verstappen and defending champion Lewis Hamilton crashed out of the Italian Grand Prix, which was won by McLaren's Daniel Ricciardo on Sunday. It was McLaren’s first win in nearly nine years, since Jenson Button took the chequered flag in Brazil in 2012.
Dutch driver Max Verstappen sent his Orange Army of fans into raptures after taking a brilliant pole position for the Netherlands Grand Prix on Sunday.
Alfa Romeo driver Kimi Raikkonen has tested positive for the coronavirus and will be replaced by Robert Kubica for the Netherlands Grand Prix.
Max Verstappen produced a brilliant last lap in the rain to take pole position for the Belgian Grand Prix and deny George Russell a stunning first career pole in Formula One on Saturday.