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.
Mercedes’ string of one-two finishes may have come to an end, but they managed to hold off Max Verstappen and his team at the Monaco GP.
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.
The Canadian Grand Prix was always going to be packed full of highs and lows, especially for the two drivers who are currently doing battle at the top of the drivers’ standings.
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.
The 2018 Azerbaijan Grand Prix seemed to have it all. Teammates collided, there was a devastating puncture, a crash behind the safety car and much more.
All eyes turned to the Chinese Grand Prix, with Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton looking to lock horns once again.
Lewis Hamilton had to settle for second place in the Australian Grand Prix, as last year’s runner-up Sebastian Vettel secured what was a controversial victory, on the opening day of the new Formula 1 season.