There was a lot of controversy surrounding Lewis Hamilton’s victory in the Canadian Grand Prix at the weekend, with Sebastian Vettel having been on course for his and Ferrari’s first victory of the season.
Formula One racing headed to the Canadian Grand Prix at the weekend, with Mercedes looking to keep up their winning run. Mercedes had won every race of the season so far.
Mercedes head into the Canadian Grand Prix this weekend in full control of the championship and with an engine upgrade to boot. Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas are first and second in the standings, with the latter 38 points clear of Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel.
A fourth-place finish in the Mexican Grand Prix on Sunday was enough to secure a fourth world title in five years for Lewis Hamilton, his fifth in total.
Last Sunday’s Russian Grand Prix was a slightly controversial affair in the sense that although Lewis Hamilton won the race, but it was arguably his teammate Valtteri Bottas who deserved to.
Ahead of the Monaco Grand Prix, Mercedes had expressed concerns about the Red Bulls and Ferraris having an advantage on the track, and that certainly proved to be the case at the Circuit de Monaco.
So, Formula 1 rolled into Barcelona at the weekend and once again it was a thrilling affair with plenty of highs and lows.
With the Formula One season set to kick off in less than three weeks’ time, racing fans are already discussing the merits of drivers and teams ahead of the new campaign.
Many people are already excited ahead of the new F1 season, especially as they’re eagerly anticipating what defending world champion Lewis Hamilton will be capable of this time around.
When it comes to Formula 1 drivers and cars, most people often think about those that they see them driving over the course of the season on the track.