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F1 is back! After the Chinese Grand Prix was canceled due to China’s Covid restrictions, round four of the season was in Baku, Azerbaijan. It was a sprint weekend, which involves a different and more complex structure than that of a usual race weekend. Check out the side bar to see the schedule.
Round Three: The Australian Grand Prix
The Australian Grand Prix was this weekend in Melbourne. This race was full of chaos- there was gravel along the sides of the track, which meant that many cars got stuck when they went off the track. There were also many crashes, and some cars seemed to prefer this track over others.
Full results here. Some surprises were Lewis Hamilton and Charles Leclerc in...
Round Two: The Saudi Arabia Grand Prix
The F1 season moved on to Saudi Arabia this weekend, March 17th, 18th, and 19th. Red Bull continued to dominate the field, but Mercedes, Ferrari, and Aston Martin had a close competition for 2nd place.
There were no surprises in the practices, with Perez and Verstappen of Red Bull and Aston Martin’s Fernando Alonso consistently in the top 3. Full r...
Round One: Bahrain
There were many surprises in the first race of the season. Both Ferrari and Mclaren did very well last season, placing second and fifth in the drivers’ championship. They were expected to also perform well this season.
While both teams performed well early on, they struggled at the end of the weekend with mechanical issues. Aston Martin was an unexpected top team as th...
Formula One consists of 10 teams, each with two drivers. There are many well-known and older teams, such as Williams or Ferrari, but also many new teams that are performing very well, like Aston Martin. These teams are usually sponsored by big companies or are privately owned.
The race takes place over a weekend, with sessions on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.
There are three hour-long practices...