Austrian GP
Jun 20

F1: Hamilton Quickest In Second Practice At Austrian GP

Lewis Hamilton drives during second practice at the Austrian Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

drives during second practice at the Austrian Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

Red Bull’s hopes for a triumph on its home circuit were dampened Friday as Mercedes regained its dominance in Formula One, clearly setting the pace on the opening day of practice for the Austrian Grand Prix.

With ’s maiden victory in Canada two weeks ago, Red Bull ended a six-race winning streak by Mercedes but the Australian driver and his teammate did not come close to matching their rival’s speed on the Red Bull Ring.

Lewis Hamilton beat teammate to the fastest time in the second practice. Hamilton completed his best lap on the 4.3-kilometer (2.7-mile) track in 1 minute, 9.542 seconds, topping Rosberg by 0.377. Ferrari’s was almost a second off the lead in third.

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Jun 19

F1: Ricciardo looks to carry momentum from maiden win into Austria

Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, Montreal, Canada. Sunday 8 June 2014. Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull Racing, 1st Position, celebrates his maiden win with his team. World Copyright: Andy Hone/LAT Photographic. ref: Digital Image _ONZ3763

celebrates his maiden win at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, Montreal, Canada onSunday 8 June 2014. (Photo: Andy Hone/LAT Photographic)

Daniel Ricciardo insists that is fully motivated in its chase of Mercedes, despite the huge performance gulf between the silver cars and their opposition.

The Australian says that his Canadian GP was a useful boost for the whole team.

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Jun 19

F1: 22 points down, Hamilton makes no question as to Austria goal

 

The psychological battle between title rivals Lewis Hamilton and is now racing into Austria.

The war between the Mercedes stars imploded in Monaco, where Rosberg won, and the German got some more wind in his sails two weeks ago in Canada, where Lewis Hamilton’s car failed.

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