Unpublished championship stories: 2021
Tucker White - Nov 8, 2021

Sometimes, the best game stories are the ones that don’t see the light of day. Mike Wilson, Tennessee athletics beat writer for the Knoxville News Sentinel, told my sportswriting class that. Though in the case of 2021, I think we got the best story. As a peek behind the curtain, I wrote four championship columns, […]

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Lewis Hamilton Wins in Qatar to Cut Max Verstappen’s Title Lead
Sam Pearce - Nov 21, 2021

Lewis Hamilton wins the Qatar Grand Prix from pole to cut Max Verstappen’s title lead to just eight points. ‘Let’s Keep Pushing, We Can Do This’ – Lewis Hamilton Resilient After starting on pole, Lewis Hamilton didn’t relinquish the lead of the Qatar Grand Prix. It was a parade for the current World Champion who […]

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Lewis Hamilton Pole Number 102 Secured in Qatar’s F1 Debut
Sam Pearce - Nov 20, 2021

Qatar qualifying saw Lewis Hamilton take pole for the first time since Hungary and for only the second time in 16 races. Lewis Hamilton Pole It was an emphatic session for Hamilton, beating title rival Max Verstappen to pole position by 0.455 seconds. That is the largest margin at the top all season in dry […]

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Mercedes Appeal Decision not to Penalise Max Verstappen in Brazil
Sam Pearce - Nov 16, 2021

Lewis Hamilton stormed to a historic win in Brazil. He beat a 25 place grid drop to keep his dreams of an eighth world title alive. It will go down as one of the best individual race weekends of all time! Some brilliant racing with Max Verstappen was overshadowed by the Dutchman’s actions. Mercedes Appeal […]

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Valtteri Bottas Takes Pole at Brazilian GP Sensationally
Sam Pearce - Nov 13, 2021

Valtteri Bottas once again proved why he has been worthy of the Mercedes seat for as long as he has. An unbelievable start from the Finn saw him glide past Max Verstappen like he was in a go kart! Verstappen moved 21 points clear of Lewis Hamilton prior to the race. Valtteri Bottas Takes Pole […]

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Lewis Hamilton Disqualified from Brazil GP Qualifying

In what could be a title defining moment, Lewis Hamilton was disqualified from qualifying at the Brazil GP after a DRS infringement. Lewis Hamilton Disqualified Lewis Hamilton had his P1 stripped from him by the stewards. The result means he’s relegated to the back of the grid for sprint qualifying. After finding an infringement on […]

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Lewis Hamilton Dominates Qualifying Despite Fresh Title Blow
Sam Pearce - Nov 12, 2021

Lewis Hamilton dominates qualifying in Brazil, however, he suffered a fresh set back to his title charge. The current seven-time World Champion took a new internal combustion engine (ICE) incurring a five-place grid penalty on Sunday. Another huge blow to Hamilton, who was quickest man on track in FP1, he trails Max Verstappen in the […]

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Max Verstappen Wins in Mexico – Strengthens Grip on Title
Sam Pearce - Nov 7, 2021

Max Verstappen wins the Mexico GP at a canter, ahead of Lewis Hamilton in second and Sergio Perez in third. The home crowd had plenty to cheer about, with Sergio Perez becoming the first ever Mexican on the podium at the Mexican GP. Max Verstappen Wins in Mexico It was a dream start for Verstappen, […]

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Valtteri Bottas on Pole in Mexico – Mercedes First Front Row Lockout of the Season
Sam Pearce - Nov 6, 2021

Mercedes secured a first front row lockout of the current campaign, with Valtteri Bottas on pole ahead of Lewis Hamilton. We were all expecting a front row lockout, but not this one! Mercedes have been floundering way behind Red Bull all weekend, so such a huge turn around will delight Toto Wolff and his team. […]