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An Update on the 2017 Formula 1™ Season

By Jazzy Morgan

As the 2017 Formula 1™ season moves along, the world’s most thrilling event continues to surprise fans. The most exciting and coveted motor racing series, while also being the most popular annual sporting series in the world, has fans from all over the world at the edge of their seats wondering what unpredictable thing is going to happen next!Mexico Grand Prix

March 26thRolex Australian Grand Prix, unexpected winner, Sebastian Vettel ended the 5-year drought for Ferrari with his 1:24:11.762 race time.

April 9th: At the Heineken Chinese Grand Prix race, Lewis Hamilton redeemed himself and clinched a race win for Mercedes in Shanghai.

April 29th: VTB Russian Grand Prix, Valtteri Bottas from Finland clinched his first ever Formula 1™ race win with a race time of 1:28:8.743, just .627 seconds ahead of Sebastian Vettel.

May 14th: Gran Premio De España Pirelli, Catalunya, in Barcelona, Lewis Hamilton beat out title rival and points leader Sebastian Vettel by 0.051 seconds with a final race time of 1:35:56.497.

May 28th: Racers lined the grid in Monte Carlo for the race of the year, which every driver dreams of winning. Sebastian Vettel redeemed himself after coming in second in Barcelona to win in Monaco with a race time of 1:44:44.340 putting him 25 points ahead at the top of the leaderboard.

June 11th: Lewis Hamilton clinched first place at Grand Prix du Canada, making up for his seventh-place finish in Monaco with a race time of 1:33:05.154 and a record-breaking lap 65th pole lap of 1:11.459.

June 25th: Daniel Ricciardo of Red Bull grabbed his first win of the 2017 Formula 1™ campaign during the Azerbaijan Grand Prix.

July 9th: Valtteri Bottas clinched the winning title at the Austrian Grand Prix with a race time of 1:21:27.430. While Lewis Hamilton drove the fastest lap of the race in an attempt to catch up, he didn’t make it to the podium and landed in fourth.

July 16th: Lewis Hamilton redeemed himself, claiming first place in his home country at the British Grand Prix. Hamilton is now only one point behind title rival, Sebastian Vettel.

Upcoming Races:

July 30 - Hungary (Budapest)

August 27 - Belgium (Spa-Francorchamps)

September 3 - Italy (Monza)

September 17 - Singapore (Singapore)

October 1 - Malaysia (Sepang)

October 8 - Japan (Suzuka)

October 22 - USA (Austin)

October 29 - Mexico (Mexico City)

November 12 - Brazil (Sao Paulo)

November 26 - Abu Dhabi (Abu Dhabi)

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About the Bloggers

Kristen Doolan

Kristen Doolan was born and raised a Florida State Seminole. Making her way from Florida to North Carolina, Kristen achieved her B.S. in Business Adminstration, Marketing at The University of North Carolina Wilmington. She is an avid traveler, college football addict, beach bum and loves spending time with her family and friends. 

Jazzy Morgan

Jazzy Morgan is originally from London, England and a die-hard Manchester United Fan. She grew up in Connecticut and made the move down south in 2011 where she attended Winthrop University and received her B.S. in Family & Consumer Sciences and a minor in Marketing. Jazzy enjoys traveling, working out, reading her monthly Vogue & Cosmo and keeping up with fashion trends.