For the drama and action-filled thriller movie this season has turned out to be, Bahrain was the perfect beginning. A Lewis Hamilton victory didn’t surprise anyone but the fight that Max Verstappen gave him did turn some heads. For the first time in the turbo-hybrid era, a car was faster than the Silver Arrows and had a driver in it with the skill and grit to make Lewis Hamilton sweat. On pure pace, Red Bull clearly had Mercedes beat but because of clever tactics and a crucial undercut, Lewis Hamilton took the chequered flag in the season opener.
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Aggressive, exacting, ruthless. That’s Max Verstappen in a nutshell. The Red Bull Wunderkind has put on a title charge for the ages, against arguably the greatest racing driver of our time.
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After what felt like an eternally long 7 year wait, Fernando Alonso was finally back on the F1 podium at Qatar, for the first time since a P3 at the Hungaroring. To put this into perspective, the last time Alonso was among the podium finishers, Max Verstappen was yet to earn his F1 super license, Lewis Hamilton was a meagre one time World Champion, and Lando Norris was yet to drive a single-seater racing car. But why has it taken a driver of Alonso’s talent, 7 years to retake the podium steps?
Read More Fernando Alonso’s 7 Year Journey Back To The F1 Podium
Mercedes’ have long been the gold-standard in Formula 1, in terms of engineering and race-tactics. Whatever be your thoughts about some of their in-race decisions this season, it’s undeniable that the 2021 Mercedes Power Unit has dealt with significantly more gremlins than in previous seasons.
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