Latest in Tag: Formula 1 Highlight
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Two days after Felipe Massa announced his retirement, McLaren’s Jenson Button says that after this season he’s going on sabbatical for a year. But the 2009 driver’s champion isn’t ruling out a comeback.
Could this be one of the moments that decides the 2016 Formula 1 title? Defending champ and standings leader Lewis Hamilton clocked the fastest time at qualifying in Monza by half a second over rival Nico Rosberg.
Defending champion Lewis Hamilton will attempt to make it two wins in row after clocking the fastest time at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal. But the difference between him and the competition wasslim.
Ranking Country Team Time Points Nico Rosberg Germany Mercedes 1:32:41.997 25 Lewis Hamilton Great Brittan Mercedes +25.022s 18 Kimi Räikkönen Finland Ferrari +31.998s 15 Valtteri Bottas Finland Williams +50.217s 12 Felipe Massa Brazil Williams +74.427s 10
At the end of the Formula 1 season, we look back at the principal events of 2015 that have affected the results of races throughout the season. The first of these events is naming Mercedes British Lewis Hamilton Champion for this season, as he won 10 out of 19 races that he took part in …
Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel needed to achieve at least second place in the US race, to maintain his chances to compete for the title of the Formula One World Championship, but he finished third, behind the two Mercedes drivers, and 3.3 seconds after Hamilton.
The nine races Hamilton won were out of 15 races that took place this year
Hamilton reached the finish line with a time of 1:28:07.19. After deviating from the track, Rosberg was able to use strategy to get back on the race track, passing Sebastian Vettel to acquire second place.
Hamilton leads the Formula One standings, scoring 111 points. Rosberg comes in the second place with 91 points. In the third position comes Vettel with 80 points.
FIA made these changes regarding car fronts due to safety issues. Car fronts in the 2015 season will be of lower height with tapered ends, similar to those used in the 90s.
Chief Executive of Formula One Group, Bernie Ecclestone, included Korea in the race schedule for legal reasons, since the race organisers could have filed a suit against Formula 1 in case the racetrack was not included in the calendar, as per a contract which ends in 2016.
Bahrain was rocked by month-long pro-democracy protests led by the kingdom’s Shi’as in early 2011 that were crushed with the help of Gulf troops led by Sunni-ruled Saudi Arabia