Kimi Raikkonen and Lewis Hamilton were the quickest drivers in free practice for the Belgium Grand Prix. Raikkonen was the quickest man in the morning from Hamilton, with that order reversed in the afternoon which was hit with rain late on. Third quickest in the morning was Valtteri Bottas, despite an off during the latter parts
Pirelli have concluded that Kimi Raikkonen picked up damage to his tyre during the closing stages of the British Grand Prix, which eventually led to it’s failure. According to the tyre manufacturer, their findings reveal “specific damage in two places at the edge of the belt close to the internal shoulder area” and that “this
Lewis Hamilton starts from pole position for tomorrows Azerbaijan Grand Prix, edging ever closer to the all-time pole position record set by Michael Schumacher. Hamilton was originally a tenth and a half down on Valtteri Bottas in the provisional runs, losing time coming out of the tricky Turn 16. The teams were given somewhat of
Lewis Hamilton was the quickest man in both practice sessions for this weekends Spanish Grand Prix, allowing Mercedes to be quickest on Friday for the first time since Melbourne. The team were showing off the new bits on their car which features a new, slimmer front wing, more elements to their barge boards, and other
Valtteri Bottas took his first Grand Prix win in Russia ahead of Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel, in what became a strategical battle between the two top teams for 53 laps. Bottas had got a good start and into the lead by Turn 2, with Vettel in second, Kimi Raikkonen who dropped to third ahead of Lewis Hamilton.
Sebastian Vettel will start from pole position alongside team mate Kimi Raikkonen in an all Ferrari front row, ending Mercedes 18-race streak locking out the front row. The top three were separated by just five hundredths of a second by the end of the session, as Valterri Bottas out qualified Lewis Hamilton for the second
Kimi Raikkonen went quickest of all again in the final day of 2017 pre-season testing, clocking a 1m18.634s on Super Soft tyres just before the lunch break. Raikkonen was the cause of one stoppage in the afternoon, when the rear wheels of the SF70H locked and spun the car heading into the final few corners.
Valterri Bottas went quickest on the second day of the final pre-season test, after Kimi Raikkonen spun off into the barrier at Turn 3. Raikkonen seemed to lose the rear end of his SF70H through the high speed corner, sending him through the gravel and into the barrier at medium speed. He emerged from the
Kimi Raikkonen led the time sheets on the second day of the first pre-season test by two hundredths of a second from Lewis Hamilton. Ferrari managed to break the century mark again by clocking up 108 laps with the SF70-H, while Mercedes completed the most on a combined 108 laps between Lewis Hamilton and Valterri
Lewis Hamilton will start from pole position for the 2016 Brazilian Grand Prix, after beating team mate Nico Rosberg by a tenth of a second. Hamilton was ahead in the initial runs by 0.162s, however in the second run Rosberg was able to match him in the first sector. But the Brit was able to stay