Lady luck tips her glass once again at Mercedes as Lewis lead grows in Japan

The Briton, who started from pole position, crossed the line 1.2 seconds ahead of Red Bull’s Max Verstappen and Daniel Ricciardo to move 59 points clear at the top of the overall standings. Max made his mark on the 2017 Japanese Grand Prix with this incredible opening lap:

Looking forward, Hamilton needs to look behind him

OK, so let's take stock with whats left.  What might be in store for the world championship? RAI Average points haul over the last 15 races is 9.2 points. If he was to step up to VET's average of 16.4 FER (a big ask) it would still be almost mathematically impossible to fight for the lead or hope to secure a constructors championship.  BOT has just been too strong.  We, therefore, assume team orders will be implemented and RAI will become little more than a wingman for Ferrari and Vettel.

Ferrari Commits Double Suicide

I was looking forward to that. Weather reports insinuating rain, my engine mode was set to "full anticipation" My mind's eye was anticipating that Seb would come out od corner one in first place, pressured by Verstappen, Alonso would make up 3 or 4 places...

Vettel should prove his manliness “out of the car face to face” – Lewis

The 2017 Baku Grand prix was not without its highlights and there will be many stories that will come as a result over the next few days, but as well as headlines there were many incidents. By far … Source: Vettel should prove his manliness “out of the car face to face” – Lewis

Ferrari insider comparison: Vettel better than Schumacher.

It’s no secret that Sebastian idolised Michael Schumacher as a child, manifested by posters on the wall and the dream to emulate his hero by becoming world champion himself one day. And yet, the current German Ferrari driver has yet to secure a title for the Scuderia.

The Devil is in the DRS

For years being a devoted Ferrari fan must have been a bit like having a rat licking fetish during the plague ...and DRS perhaps just denied the Tifosi the most promising battle of wits, skills and wills witnessed for several years…