Daniel Ricciardo
Jul 23

F1 Preview: Hamilton Enters Hungarian GP As The Favorite

Lewis Hamilton has four wins in seven starts at the Hungaroring. (Photo: Getty Images)

has four wins in seven starts at the Hungaroring. (Photo: Getty Images)

Lewis Hamilton will be aiming to win his third straight Hungarian Grand Prix on Sunday and fifth overall as he chases Mercedes teammate for the championship lead in the last race before the summer break.

Mercedes has won nine of the season’s first 10 races and Rosberg leads the drivers’ standings with 190 points, 14 more than Hamilton. of Red Bull is third with 106 points.

If previous results are anything to go by, Rosberg would not seem to have much of a chance to hold off Hamilton. Rosberg’s last three placings at the winding, slow Hungaroring circuit have been going from bad to worse — ninth, 10th and 19th. Hamilton, meanwhile, won in 2012 and 2013 and was fourth in 2011. He also took the top spot on the podium in Hungary in 2007 and 2009.

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Jul 22

F1: Alonso praises Ricciardo’s driving after duel in Hockenheim

Hockenheimring, Hockenheim, Germany. Sunday 20 July 2014. Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull Racing RB10 Renault, leads Fernando Alonso, Ferrari F14T. World Copyright: Alastair Staley/LAT Photographic. ref: Digital Image _79P1712

, Red Bull Racing RB10 Renault, fights with , Ferrari F14T, during the 2014 . (Photo: Alastair Staley/LAT Photographic)

Fernando Alonso has hailed the “amazing” job being done this year by Daniel Ricciardo.

At Silverstone, Spaniard Alonso’s wheel-to-wheel duel with world champion was littered with radio complaints about one another’s driving.

But after Hockenheim, where the Ferrari driver had a similarly thrilling battle with Vettel’s new teammate Ricciardo, Alonso had nothing but praise for the Australian.

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Jul 18

F1: Hamilton Fastest In Second Practice For German GP

Lewis Hamilton drives during second practice at Hockenheimring. (Photo: Getty Images)

drives during second practice at Hockenheimring. (Photo: Getty Images)

Lewis Hamilton beat teammate to the fastest time in the second practice session at the German Grand Prix as Mercedes set the pace on Friday.

Hamilton completed his best lap on the Hockenheimring in 1 minute, 18.341 seconds, edging Rosberg by 0.024 seconds.

“A pretty good day today,” Hamilton said.

Rosberg had been leading but he went off track on the second turn and his teammate then topped the leaderboard on supersoft tires for the first time.

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Jul 6

F1: Hamilton Wins Home Grand Prix As Rosberg Retires

Lewis Hamilton drove to his fifth race win of the season on Sunday. (Photo: Getty Images)

drove to his fifth race win of the season on Sunday. (Photo: Getty Images)

Lewis Hamilton won a crash-hit British Grand Prix on Sunday to cut Mercedes teammate ’s lead in the drivers’ championship from 29 points to just four after the German had his first non-finish of the season.

Hamilton, the 2008 champion, started sixth on the grid. The British driver leapt to fourth on the opening lap before it was red-flagged, and suspended for an hour, following a crash involving 2007 champion of Ferrari and Felipe Massa of Williams.

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Jun 20

F1: Hamilton Quickest In Second Practice At Austrian GP

Lewis Hamilton drives during second practice at the Austrian Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

drives during second practice at the Austrian Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

Red Bull’s hopes for a triumph on its home circuit were dampened Friday as Mercedes regained its dominance in Formula One, clearly setting the pace on the opening day of practice for the Austrian Grand Prix.

With ’s maiden victory in Canada two weeks ago, Red Bull ended a six-race winning streak by Mercedes but the Australian driver and his teammate did not come close to matching their rival’s speed on the Red Bull Ring.

Lewis Hamilton beat teammate to the fastest time in the second practice. Hamilton completed his best lap on the 4.3-kilometer (2.7-mile) track in 1 minute, 9.542 seconds, topping Rosberg by 0.377. Ferrari’s was almost a second off the lead in third.

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