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Championship Standings:

Pos Entrant Points
1 Lewis Hamilton 345
2 Sebastian Vettel 302
3 Valtteri Bottas 280
4 Daniel Ricciardo 200
5 Kimi Raikkonen 193
6 Max Verstappen 158
7 Sergio Perez 94
8 Esteban Ocon 83
9 Carlos Sainz 54
10 Felipe Massa 42
11 Lance Stroll 40
12 Nico Hulkenberg 35
13 Romain Grosjean 28
14 Kevin Magnussen 19
15 Fernando Alonso 15
16 Stoffel Vandoorne 13
17 Jolyon Palmer 8
18 Pascal Wehrlein 5
19 Daniil Kvyat 5
20 Marcus Ericsson 0
21 Pierre Gasly 0
22 Antonio Giovinazzi 0
23 Brendon Hartley 0

Pos Team Points
1 Mercedes 625
2 Ferrari 495
3 Red Bull/Renault 358
4 Force India 177
5 Williams/Mercedes 82
6 Toro Rosso/Renault 53
7 Renault 49
8 Haas/Ferrari 47
9 McLaren/Honda 28
10 Sauber/Ferrari 5

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Australian GP Preview
  Opening Race of 2018 F1 season
We preview the 2018 Australian GP F1 race this coming weekend - the opening salvo in the battle for the world title.  We cover what's new for 2018, the difficulty for the teams to get half way around the world, the full driver lineup and the odds for who will win the race, the 2018 F1 Drivers title and the 2018 F1 Constructors title.
Day 4: PM Scenes from F1 Test 2 at Barcelona
  by Federico Basile
Kimi Raikkonen - Ferrari
Kimi Raikkonen - Ferrari
On the final day of F1 preseason testing, Fernando Alonso strapped on a set of hypersoft tires during 'happy hour', his McLaren did not break down again, and the Spaniard put up the 3rd fastest time of the week behind the Ferraris of Sebastian Vettel (Thursday) and Kimi Raikkonen (today) 6/10ths behind Vettel, and 5/10ths behind Raikkonen. Federico Basile captured all the action in these photos.
Day 4: AM Scenes from F1 Test 2 at Barcelona
  by Federico Basile
The McLaren flat bedded again
The McLaren flat bedded again
On the final day of F1 preseason testing, Kimi Raikkonen came within a tenth of a second of teammate Sebastian Vettel's unofficial lap record on Friday using the hyper-soft tires, while Fernando Alonso’s McLaren Renault once again came back on the flatbed. Alonso managed just seven laps before grinding to a halt on the escape road on the right-hand side of the track before Turn 7 and causing a red flag. Surely some towing company wants to put their name on those blank sidepods
Day 3: PM Scenes from F1 Test 2 at Barcelona
  by Federico Basile
Vettel happy with car
Vettel happy with car
Sebastian Vettel stole the show the penultimate day of Formula 1 pre-season testing in Barcelona, blitzing the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya track record as Ferrari turned up the wick. Vettel completed a number of fast hypersoft tire runs towards the end of the morning session, recording a fastest lap time of 1:17.182 to comfortably record the best time of pre-season testing so far and finish over one second clear of the field.
Day 3: Scenes from F1 Test 2 at Barcelona
  by Federico Basile
Sebastian Vettel obliterated the unofficial lap record at Barcelona on Thursday morning of Formula 1 pre-season testing. The Ferrari driver used hypersoft tires for the first time just before lunch break on a qualifying simulation to log the first sub-1m18s lap of the pre-season, a 1m17.953s, and then proceeded to lower it to a 1m17.644s, a 1m17.279s and finally a 1m17.182s on consecutive laps. Our Federico Basile was there to capture all the action.
Day 2: PM scenes from F1 Test 2 at Barcelona
  by Federico Basile
Daniel Ricciardo broke the 10-year track record at Circuit de Catalunya for Red Bull to top the times on the second day of the second Formula 1 pre-season test while McLaren missed almost seven hours of track time. The Red Bull driver beat Lewis Hamilton’s provisional fast time with a 1m 18.047s set on Pirelli's new hypersoft tires to beat Felipe Massa’s previous lap record of 1m 18.339s from 2008 set with Ferrari.
Day 2: AM scenes from F1 Test 2 at Barcelona
  by Federico Basile
Check out our exclusive photos from Wednesday morning of preseason F1 testing at Barcelona where Daniel Ricciardo and Lewis Hamilton put on the softest Pirellis and broke the Barcelona track record with the Red Bull coming out on top by 4/10ths of a second. Unlike last week, this week's weather is great and the lap times are tumbling. Sebastian Vettel, filling in for a sick Kimi Raikkonen was third, over a second slower, but on much harder tires.
Day 1: PM Scenes from F1 Test 2 at Barcelona
  by Federico Basile
Sebastian Vettel led Ferrari to the top of the timesheets on the opening day of the second Formula 1 pre-season test in Barcelona as McLaren completed fewer laps than any other team, suffering three on-track stoppages. Despite finishing one second off Lewis Hamilton's fastest lap from the opening week of testing, Vettel focused mainly on long runs behind the wheel of the Ferrari SF71H, completing 171 laps - over 2.5 race distances.
Day 1: AM Scenes from F1 Test 2 at Barcelona
  by Federico Basile
With warmer and hotter conditions greeting the F1 paddock at the start of the second test compared to last week’s maiden test which was hampered by snow and cold weather Sebastian Vettel topped Valtteri Bottas on the opening morning of the second Formula 1 pre-season test at Circuit de Catalunya. Vettel topped the times with a 1m 20.396s on medium tires having completed 86 laps before the lunch break.
Best photos from Barcelona F1 Test Week 1
  by Federico Basile
Weather did not cooperate in Barcelona, Spain this past week where F1 teams carried out a 4-day test with their new cars for 2018. The teams had to fight fog, rain, snow and near freezing temperatures all week long but still managed to squeeze in a fair amount of laps over the four days. The goal of the first test was to make sure the car ran without issues and to work out any major bugs. Lewis Hamilton gave us a glimpse of how unbeatable the new Aldo Costa designed Mercedes will be when he laid down a lap on Thursday over 1-second faster than 2nd quick man Stoffel Vandoorne on tires 4 levels harder. It will be no contest.
Afternoon images from Day 4 F1 test in Barcelona
  by Federico Basile
Hamilton in the superior Mercedes
Hamilton in the superior Mercedes

It's getting clearer by the day that Aldo Costa has designed yet another unbeatable Mercedes F1 car.  On Thursday afternoon, after the track finally dried, Lewis Hamilton but the Mercedes atop the time charts by a wide margin, using, get this, a tire 4 levels harder than the 2nd quick driver, Stoffel Vandoorne, in the McLaren. Federico Basile filed these 141 afternoon photos.

Morning images from Day 4 F1 test in Barcelona
  by Federico Basile

McLaren driver Stoffel Vandoorne set the pace on a wet final morning of the first week of Formula 1 pre-season testing at Barcelona. After Wednesday's running was for the most part cancelled by snow and persistent rain, conditions on Thursday morning were wet but no snow. The track was dryer toward the 1PM lunch break and that is when Vandoorne set his fast time. Federico Basile filed these morning photos.

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