Hamilton again in 2021? No reason to think otherwise

As the start of a new Formula One season approaches, there is no reason to believe Lewis Hamilton won’t be the driver to beat, even as Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas lurks. Hamilton is riding an almost incomprehensible streak of success, winning six World Championships over the past seven seasons, with at least nine wins in each of those years. In fact, he has won at least 10 races in those title-winning years, including 11 three years running. With Hamilton missing last season’s...

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F1 returns to Imola this weekend in rare two-day event

Formula One returns to the Imola circuit this weekend for what is being called the inaugural Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix. It’s difficult to believe it has been 14 years since F1 last staged the San Marino Grand Prix at Imola, and what a star-studded podium that was in 2006. Michael Schumacher won his seventh race at the circuit – and sixth in eight years — with Fernando Alonso and Juan Pablo Montoya finishing second and third, respectively. Alonso had won the prior...

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Artwork inspired by legendary Imola battle signed by Fernando Alonso

Fernando Alonso had to overcome Michael Schumacher to become a Formula One champion, and this Simon Ward artwork illustrates a pivotal moment in the Spaniard’s career. Alonso held off Schumacher in this 2005 race at Imola as Schumacher was trying to remain in championship contention after three consecutive Renault victories to open the season. Alonso not only kept Schumi behind him, he went on to capture his third consecutive race victory in a season that produced seven wins and the series...

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