POWERED BY

RALLY

F1 Comes to austin

A bold passing maneuver at the end of a long straightway slipped Lewis Hamilton past Sebastian Vettel, and the McLaren driver went on to win the U.S. Grand Prix on Sunday in the first Formula One race on American soil since 2007.

The drivers’ championship will be settled next week in Sao Paolo, Brazil, after Red Bull’s Vettel finished second and Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso third.

“Wicked!” said Hamilton, who pumped his fists, waved to the crowd and danced a jig on the nose of his car after his fourth win of the season. “This is one of the best, if not the best Grand Prix, we’ve had all year.”

Vettel started the race in the pole position and led the first 41 laps before Hamilton caught him, sneaking past Vettel just before they reached the tight corner on turn No. 12 at the Circuit of the Americas. Hamilton started in the No. 2 position and pushed Vettel at every opportunity.

“It was a close fight with Lewis. He had one chance and took it. There wasn’t much between us,” Vettel said.

Click here for the full recap. All photos US Presswire.

The Latest

1d

The Buffalo Bills and The Buffalo Sabres are sports teams based out of Buffalo, NY but the American Buffalo is a the state animal of the 10th most extensive, but least populous, and second least densely populated of the 50 United States, which just so happens to be called Wyoming. (…)

1d

What does it take to succeed in the ski business? For Chris Davenport a critical part of the recipe has been integration into the industry itself. Making a stop in Asolo, Italy and Salzburg, Austria, Chris puts on his engineering hat; building his own pair of Scarpa Freedom (…)

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 194 other followers