Lewis Hamilton dominates from start to finish to win in Spain – the 88th of his career Max Verstappen, last week’s winner, finishes second with Valtteri Bottas in third Summer sale: Save 50% on a subscription – just £1 a week for six months Lewis Hamilton dominated the Spanish Grand Prix to extend his lead in […]
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Away from health concerns, the Spanish GP should offer more indications over whether Red Bull can consistently challenge Mercedes. The German giant dominated the first four events of the shortened season, with Valtteri Bottas taking the opener in Austria, before Hamilton won the next three races.
“It was a real surprise because we had this problem with the tyres, but the management was very very good and understanding what happened last weekend allowed us to do what we did today.”
What a man! Following his 87th career win at the British Grand Prix on Sunday (pictured), the Stevenage native is also now within four victories of the great German’s all-time win tally, too
“I don’t want to give it a spin that I’m leaving, because that is not the case. It’s just I’m in a moment of reflection where F1 is heading to, what is happening around the COVID case, and also personal reasons which I said before.
1. Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) 2. Valtteri Bottas (Mercedes) 3. Max Verstappen (Red Bull) 4. Sergio Perez (Racing Point) 5. Lance Stroll (Racing Point) 6. Alex Albon (Red Bull) 7. Carlos Sainz (McLaren) 8. Lando Norris (McLaren) 9. Charles Leclerc (Ferrari) 10. Pierre Gasly (Alpha Tauri) 11. Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari) 12. Daniil Kvyat (Alpha Tauri) 13. […]
— Formula 1 (@F1) August 16, 2020 A dramatic start saw Bottas drop from second to fourth, as Verstappen passed him and Stroll surged up two places to third, with the Mercedes driver narrowly avoiding contact with Alex Albon and only just holding off a challenge from Perez.
“What we set out to do here was just to try and identify who we thought was the fastest driver — a driver who has demonstrated his speed over one lap and not necessarily his racing prowess or his results,” Brawn said on a conference call to motorsport media.
29. Seventy-five out of 81 passengers and crew on Brazilian club Chapecoense’s charter flight to the Colombian city of Medellin died following an air disaster, with the club’s playing squad and coaching staff on board amongst 22 journalists in the travelling party.