Formula 1: New deal gives green light to sprint races

‘Continental Circus’ owners, Liberty Media, and all of the teams taking part in the Formula One World Championship have come to an agreement for the introduction of sprint races in the current season. The news was confirmed by several British motorsport media outlets.   The negotiations were … Continued

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Formula 1: New deal gives green light to sprint races

United States GP: Raikkonen makes Hamilton wait for his title

Kimi Raikkonen has won this Sunday’s United States Grand Prix at the Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas ahead of Max Verstappen, Lewis Hamilton and a disappointing Sebastian Vettel.  This is the 21st Formula1 victory for Ferrari’s Finnish driver and the one that has prevented  the Mercedes’ star from sealing his fifth world title.  The driver from Stevenage is now forced to wait until next week’s Mexican Grand Prix to get his coveted crown.  There, at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, a seventh position will suffice for Lewis to become world champion. This was a surprising and very well-deserved victory for Kimi Raikkonen who hadn’t climbed to the top of the podium since the Australian Grand Prix of 2013. Also spectacular was the come-back of Max Verstappen who finished second from an 18th starting position.  Sebastian Vettel gave yet another disappointing performance which left … Continued