POS DRIVER PTS
1 Lewis Hamilton 413
2 Valtteri Bottas 326
3 Max Verstappen 278
4 Charles Leclerc 264
5 Sebastian Vettel 240
6 Carlos Sainz 96
7 Pierre Gasly 95
8 Alexander Albon 92
9 Daniel Ricciardo 54
10 Sergio Perez 52
11 Lando Norris 49
12 Kimi Raikkonen 43
13 Daniil Kvyat 37
14 Nico Hulkenberg 37
15 Lance Stroll 21
16 Kevin Magnussen 20
17 Antonio Giovinazzi 14
18 Romain Grosjean 8
19 Robert Kubica 1
20 George Russell 0
POS CONSTRUCTOR PTS 1 Mercedes 739
2 Ferrari 504
3 Red Bull Honda 417
4 Mclaren Renault 145
5 Renault 91
6 Toro Rosso Honda 85
7 Racing Point Mercedes 73
8 Alfa Romeo Ferrari 57
9 Haas Ferrari 28
10 Williams Mercedes 1
Latest F1 News and Commentary
Charles Leclerc leads all the way to win Vietnam GP
Ferrari driver wins F1 eSports race run on alternate track Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc grabbed the lead from pole position in Turn 1 and led all the way to win the 29-lap Vietnam GP run at the Australian GP virtual circuit. Leclerc gradually extended his lead from start to finish to win by 14-seconds over Christian Lundgaard with Williams drivers George Russell rounding out the podium in the third. Arthur Leclerc was 4th in the 2nd Ferrari with Alfa Romeo driver Antonio Giovinazzi rounding out the top-5
Racing Point Renamed to Aston Martin Aston Martin’s return to Formula 1 is confirmed. The 2021 season will see one of the greatest car brands, Aston Martin, return to the grid as a works F1 team, continuing to operate from its base in Silverstone. On Monday 30th of March, the shareholders of Aston Martin Lagonda approved a £536m fundraising, underpinned by an injection of £260m of new capital from Yew Tree Consortium - a group of investors led by Lawrence Stroll. As part of this investment Mr. Stroll will become Executive Chairman of Aston Martin and Aston Martin will create its own works F1 racing team.
by Andrew Maitland (and 3 reasons why he won't) Before I even knew what team he would be driving for, I declared recently that Fernando Alonso will win this year's Indy 500 and therefore complete the so-called Triple Crown. That was before Honda reportedly vetoed the deal he had reached with Michael Andretti's top operation, meaning the former Formula 1 world champion had to resort to Plan B - McLaren's new operation. Having severed his ambassadorial ties with his former F1 employer, it clearly wasn't really what the Spaniard had in mind.
U.S. Spanish Language Coverage Begins on ESPN Deportes With the new season of the FIA Formula One World Championship set to launch this week in Australia, ESPN begins its third consecutive year of coverage with expanded offerings, a new availability for Spanish-speaking fans and a continuation of commercial-free race telecasts. The Formula 1 Rolex Australian Grand Prix from the Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit will air Sunday, March 15, at 1:05 a.m. ET (late Saturday night) on ESPN and ESPN Deportes. The Grand Prix Sunday pre-race show (formerly On the Grid, now expanded to one hour) will precede the race at midnight on ESPN.
by Federico Basile Valtteri Bottas completed the final day 6 of Formula 1 pre-season testing fastest, ending the day with a 1m16.196s to go with his time last Friday of 1m15.732s - the fastest over the 6 days in his 'trick' Mercedes. Max Verstappen was 2nd quick for the week on C4 tires just 0.073s down on Bottas and fairly impressive given the C4 is harder than Bottas' C5. Our Federico Basile was there to capture these 98 captioned photos for you.
by Federico Basile Sebastian Vettel remained fastest for Ferrari at the end of Day 5 of 6 of 2020 pre-season Formula 1 testing in Barcelona. Vettel's 1m16.841s on C5s from the morning went unbeaten in the afternoon, although AlphaTauri's Pierre Gasly put in a lap on the same rubber within 0.225 seconds of Vettel with 15 minutes remaining in the day. Our Federico Basile was there to capture over 80 captioned photos for your viewing pleasure
by Federico Basile Using Pirelli’s softest available C5 compound Robert Kubica led the way for Alfa Romeo on Wednesday as the second Formula 1 pre-season test got underway at Barcelona. The Pole’s 1m16.942s effort, set in the morning, held up to the end and was four-tenths clear of Max Verstappen (who moved up the order with a late flurry of improvements on the C3 Medium compound) and Sergio Perez. Federico Basile was onsite to snap these 98 photos for your enjoyment
by Andrew Maitland Even though Formula 1 says it can be net carbon zero by 2030, petrol and even hybrid road cars will begin to become totally illegal all over the world as soon as 2032, thanks to over-zealous governments who care more about virtue-signaling to a growing and increasingly hysterical voter block than doing the sensible thing. And do you know what? It really could kill Formula 1 and the other forms of traditional motor racing that also still go 'broom broom'. And no matter what happens, it's going to change the racing we know and love forever. There's no doubt about that.
by Frederico Basile Day 3 of Preseason F1 testing for the 2020 season has completed in Barcelona, Spain. Our Frederico Basile was onsite and beamed back these 90+ photos from trackside. Valtteri Bottas and Lewis Hamilton ran 1-2 in their 'trick steering Mercedes. Ferrari had a bad day. Not only did their car break down on course, the team has now admitted they are slower than their rivals this year and things are looking fairly bleak at this point.
by Frederico Basile Day 2 of Preseason F1 testing for the 2020 season has completed in Barcelona, Spain. Our Frederico Basile was onsite and beamed back these 80+ photos from trackside. Alfa Romeo Sauber driver Kimi Raikkonen turned the fastest lap using the softest Pirellis available.
The last launch of 2020 Sauber Motorsport AG, which manages and operates the Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN team in the Formula One world championship, unveiled its 2020 contender, the C39, before the start of winter testing in Barcelona. The reveal of the car completes the grid, with Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN being the final team to launch its livery ahead of the new season.
and new title sponsor The Racing Point Formula 1 team has revealed its 2020 livery and announced a title sponsorship deal with long-term backer BWT. The team will now compete as 'BWT Racing Point F1 Team', and branding for its title sponsor is more prominent on the car and on the drivers' race suits compared to 2019. As the team unveiled what is likely to be the last Pink car, team boss Otmar Szafnauer said they are targeting P4 in 2020.
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