Red Bull threatens Ferrari's status as 2nd best team in F1

Ferrari considering Netflix and esports involvement - Autoblog

It was the 16th time that Hamilton won a Grand Prix after leading every lap of the race.

VALTTERI BOTTAS topped both practice sessions for the Spanish Grand Prix as Mercedes underlined their pace advantage.

"Even after two weeks of winter testing in Barcelona, finding the right set-up for the race weekend remains a challenge", said Perez in the team's preview.

Mercedes have won the first four races of the season with one-two finishes, the first team to do that.

Bottas said: "I lost it there, at the start".

Hamilton made a near-perfect start to draw level with pole-man Bottas and seize the initiative as they began the long run to Turn One. "Car-wise we put everything on the vehicle that we expected and I think it's fair (to say) that we haven't been the quickest".

Williams teammates George Russell, a rookie, and Robert Kubica have finished each of the season's first five races and other drivers have been forced to retire from each of these races, so technically they have finished ahead of other drivers, but as far as actually beating other drivers on the track, it has not yet happened this season. "And when it comes to that, as of today I don't think we have a precise answer".

"So, I truly believe it's the best pairing in terms of that respect, in terms of how we deliver each weekend more than any other team has ever had or now has".

Bill to ban abortions at 8 weeks of pregnancy passes Missouri Legislature
The sharpened national focus on the highly charged debate also coincides with the run-up to the 2020 USA presidential election. The Missouri bill has a similar exemption, allowing abortions only in cases of medical emergencies.

"The results seem to paint a relatively clear picture, but the truth is that they're too flattering".

"It's definitely been a bit of a hard first four races". Hamilton's surge gave him the inside line while Vettel locked up as he attempted to pass Bottas and swerved left to avoid a collision.

The Sky Sports F1 pundits have had their say on Ferrari's continued 2019 troubles after they were beaten by runaway championship leaders Mercedes and Max Verstappen's Red Bull in the Spanish GP.

Verstappen said the fact that he is close to Ferrari in Spain is "positive", but admitted: "Generally I am not satisfied".

Charles Leclerc was 0.301 seconds off the pace, with Ferrari team-mate Sebastian Vettel 0.088secs adrift. While Daniel Ricciardo rounded off the top 10 despite a three three-place grid penalty for his collision with Kvyat in Baku, his teammate Nico Hulkenberg made a shocking exit in Q1 after damaging his vehicle.

The pole was a third in a row for the re-energised Finn, who leads Hamilton by a single point after four of the 21 races, and he did it in a track record time of one minute 15.406 seconds on Saturday.

"Obviously, I'm pleased with how the season has started compared to recent ones". "If it was easy, we would just fix it, but now we are all working very hard and trying still to just understand why we are losing out in these types of corners - sometimes more than other times".

Related News:



Most liked

Pompeo meets Lavrov amid hope for improved US-Russia ties
A Kremlin spokesperson rejected the notion that Putin's schedule was an intentional "message" for the USA administration. Now that the Mueller report was out of the way, Putin said he hoped ties would start improving.

Trump Signs Executive Order To Prevent Foreign Espionage Through Communication Networks
Many U.S. allies are under pressure to not use Huawei equipment because of spying allegations. In January 2018, US carriers shunned Huawei's newly-launched flagship, the Mate 10 Pro.

Durham faces tough job investigating Trump campaign investigators
Durham was nominated by Trump in 2017 after serving as a lawyer within the Justice Department since 1982, according to The Times. Mukasey assigned Durham to investigate the CIA's destruction of videotapes which showed terrorism suspected being tortured.

International Business: Asian markets tumble after Wall St battering as China retaliates
China industrial production and retail sales are slated for Wednesday, the same day as USA retail sales and industrial production. But Asian stocks fell on Monday as traders followed Wall Street's example and braced themselves for a prolonged trade war .

Atletico confirms Griezmann's departure
A native of Macon, France , the 28-year-old World Cup victor joined Atleti in 2014 from Real Sociedad . He added: "I have to leave, I want to see new places and face new challenges, it's what I need now".

Disney Takes Full Control of Hulu in Deal with Comcast
Disney's own streaming service , Disney+, is scheduled to launch November 12. Comcast's NBCUniversal, meanwhile, will debut a streaming service in 2020.

Game of Thrones season 8 torches another viewer record with The Bells
Daenerys snapped while looking at the Red Keep, the home her family built, after Cersei had rung the bell and surrendered to her. In this week's bloody episode " The Bells ", Jamie reunites with Cersei, and gets the wish he's always had by dying in her arms.

U.S. Defends Gulf Military Buildup, Says It's 'Not Spoiling For Fight'
Saudi Aramco has taken all necessary measures and temporarily shut down the pipeline to evaluate its condition, the report said . Other U.S. officials have suggested initial assessments indicate that Iran or its proxies played a hand in the attacks.

Mike Pompeo to visit Brussels today to discuss Iran
Russian Federation earlier announced Pompeo's visit but it had been unclear whether he would meet Putin. Pompeo's trip to Russian Federation also comes as tensions simmer between the two countries over Iran .

Houthis Withdrawing from Yemen Ports As Planned
The agreement also says the two forces are supposed to withdraw from the city's downtown areas in the second phase of the deal. Under plans to avert a full-scale assault, the Houthis are to pull back 5km (3 miles) from the ports between 11 and 14 May.

China slaps tariffs on $60 billion in US goods
China's nationalist Global Times tabloid said in an editorial on Monday that the country had no reasons to fear a trade war. Trump started raising tariffs last July over complaints China steals or pressures companies to hand over technology.

U.S. where 'we want to be with China'
Trump issued a statement Friday saying the tariffs on Chinese goods "may or may not be removed" while trade talks continue . Regulators threatened "necessary countermeasures" for Trump's tariff hikes on Friday on $200 billion of Chinese imports.

Doris Day, actress and animal activist, dead at 97
Her first film was Romance on the High Seas in 1948, which led to her agreeing a contract with Warner Brothers. In 1951 Day married agent Martin Melcher and after his 1968 death, she found he had left her almost penniless.

Spokesman: Biden would welcome campaign staff forming union
So it's obviously of interest when the person leading in the polls drops hints about his yet-to-be-released climate plan. The former DE senator's first stop will be at a pizza parlor in downtown Hampton, flanked by state Reps.

Sir Keir Starmer: Cross-party Brexit deal needs to include second referendum
A source said: 'You need the executive to change its mind and then you need the party to change its mind. But the prime minister has lost heavily on three attempts to get it through parliament.