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After Spain
Championship Standings:

Drivers' Standings
1 Lewis Hamilton 112
2 Valtteri Bottas 105
3 Max Verstappen 66
4 Sebastian Vettel 64
5 Charles Leclerc 57
6 Pierre Gasly 21
7 Kevin Magnussen 14
8 Sergio Perez 13
9 Kimi Raikkonen 13
10 Lando Norris 12
11 Carlos Sainz 10
12 Daniel Ricciardo 6
13 Nico Hulkenberg 6
14 Lance Stroll 4
15 Alexander Albon 3
16 Daniil Kvyat 3
17 Romain Grosjean 1
18 Antonio Giovinazzi 0
19 George Russell 0
20 Robert Kubica 0

Constructors' Standings
POS Team Points
1 Mercedes 217
2 Ferrari 121
3 Red Bull Racing 87
4 Mclaren 22
5 Racing Point BWT 17
6 Haas 15
7 Alpha Romeo 13
8 Renault 12
9 Toro Rosso 6
10 Williams 0

Latest F1 News and Commentary

F1 Greats Don't Always Have Fun at Indy
  by Tim Wohlford
Should Fernando Alonso not make the Indy 500 this year -- and the odds are not in his favor -- then he will join a long line of F1 greats (and also-rans) who came to Indy just to have a miserable time.  From Ascari to Andretti, F1 success has often been allusive -- and sometimes the results have been catastrophic.  Consider the long list of woe encountered by just a few of the F1 drivers....
IndyCar vs F1, a contrast of conundrums
  Mark C.
F1 just about the most boring sport to watch right now. Yes, there are exceptions, but the excitement usually lasts from lights out to the first or second corner and that’s just about it. One of the Mercedes drivers s guaranteed to win The same five drivers have taken the top five places at every race this year. Compare and contrast that to the IndyCar race on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Road Course Saturday. If you missed the race, you missed what was probably one of the most exciting races in any series in years.
Spanish GP Sunday Press Conference
  From Barcelona
1– Lewis HAMILTON (Mercedes)
2 – Valtteri BOTTAS (Mercedes)
3 – Max VERSTAPPEN (Red Bull)
Hamilton leads Mercedes 1-2 parade in Barcelona
  Verstappen 3rd for Red Bull, Ferrari blows it
Lewis Hamilton grabbed the lead from polesitter Valtteri Bottas in Turn 1 and led every lap in another borefest Mercedes 1-2 in the Spanish GP. Mercedes has finished 1-2 in every GP this year. Max Verstappen, courtesy of the mental midget Ferrari strategists, finished third, while Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc rounded out the top-5 for Ferrari.
Spanish GP Saturday Press Conference
  Top-3 Qualifiers
1 - Valtteri BOTTAS (Mercedes)
2 - Lewis HAMILTON (Mercedes)
3 - Sebastian VETTEL (Ferrari)
Barcelona: Mercedes destroys Ferrari in qualifying
  Bottas smokes Hamilton for pole
The F1 media did a lot of talking about the upgrades Ferrari were bringing to Barcelona to close the gap to Mercedes. Meanwhile, Aldo Costa and the rest of the Mercedes design team were going about the business of upgrading their car quietly. The result - Mercedes has widened their gap over Ferrari here in Spain and the championship is essentially over. Valtteri Bottas won pole for the Spanish GP, smoking his Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton by a massive 0.634s.
Spanish GP Friday Press Conference
  Team Reps
Mattia BINOTTO (Ferrari)
Frederic VASSEUR (Alfa Romeo Racing)
Guenther STEINER (Haas)
Franz TOST (Toro Rosso)
Mario ISOLA (Pirelli)
Spanish GP Thursday Press Conference
  From Barcelona
Carlos Sainz (McLaren)
Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari)
Pierre Gasly (Red Bull Racing)
George Russell (Williams)
Valtteri Bottas (Mercedes).
Explaining the F1 Single Supplier tender process
  Brakes and Rims are latest items to be standardized
The FIA has opened tenders for standard brake parts and wheel rims for Formula 1 teams from 2021 through 2024 with senior figures keen to introduce standardized components for teams where there are now minimal performance gains. There will be more standardized parts announced.  But how does the tender process work?
Baku GP Sunday Press Conference
  Top-3 Finishers
1 - Valtteri BOTTAS (Mercedes)
2 - Lewis HAMILTON (Mercedes)
3 - Sebastian VETTEL (Ferrari)
Bottas outduels Hamilton, Mercedes sweeps in Baku
  Four consecutive 1-2 finishes for the superior Aldo Costa designed car
Valtteri Bottas out drove Lewis Hamilton over the last 10 laps to win the Baku GP and give Mercedes yet another 1-2 in what is clearly a superior car to everyone else. Despite having DRS over the last 3 laps Hamilton still could not pass Bottas who drove a perfect race from pole. Sebastian Vettel was 11.7-seconds back for Ferrari to finish third with Max Verstappen and Charles Leclerc rounding out the top-5.
Baku GP Saturday Press Conference
  Top-3 Qualifiers
1 - Valtteri BOTTAS (Mercedes)
2 - Lewis HAMILTON (Mercedes)
3 - Sebastian VETTEL (Ferrari)
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