Just as Silverstone is the only real destination for the British Grand Prix, so too is Melbourne the only viable home for Formula One in Australia.
Formula One attains its peak form thanks to the Rich Energy saga, Sebastian Vettel crashes again and Silverstone puts on one hell of a grand prix. Shame everyone was watching the cricket.
The British Grand Prix Strategy Report podcast features ESPN associate editor Nate Saunders.
It would be hyperbole to say Vettel’s past it, but at Silverstone it was hard not to wonder whether his rivals have passed him.
Lewis Hamilton benefitted from a mid-race safety car to jump teammate Valtteri Bottas and pinch victory.
Valtteri Bottas pinched pole from home-crowd favourite Lewis Hamilton by just 0.006 seconds in a tense qualifying battle at the British Grand Prix, but Mercedes didn’t have things all its own way, with Charles Leclerc less than a tenth off pole in his surprisingly quick Ferrari.
Bottas beat Hamilton by just 0.006 seconds to deny the Briton a seventh home pole.
Rich Energy is the story that keeps on giving.
Valtteri Bottas has pipped Lewis Hamilton to the quickest time in a blustery Friday of practice at Silverstone.
Pierre Gasly believes his 2019 fortunes will turn around from this weekend’s British Grand Prix.