The final race of 2020 may have produced little drama but Max Verstappen’s comprehensive defeat of both Mercedes drivers was an encouraging sign of a closer fight next season.
2020 F1 race reviews articles archive
Perez makes his case for 2021 chance with masterful recovery drive for first win
2020 Sakhir Grand Prix reviewPosted on
All night long at the Sakhir Grand Prix it looked like Formula 1 was going to crown a new winner. And it did – but not the one which seemed set to clinch victory as the race headed into its final quarter.
Survival is also victory as Hamilton wins and Grosjean climbs out of an inferno
2020 Bahrain Grand Prix reviewPosted on
Lewis Hamilton won for the 11th time this year in Bahrain, but Romain Grosjean’s escape from a crash which appeared unsurvivable was a victory of a different kind.
How Hamilton made history in ‘a race he wasn’t supposed to win’
2020 Turkish Grand Prix reviewPosted on
Lewis Hamilton did not look like a victory contender for much of the Turkish Grand Prix. Then he produced one of his greatest drives to seal a record-equalling seventh world championship.
Hamilton’s seventh title awaits after debris derails Bottas’s victory bid
2020 Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix reviewPosted on
Lewis Hamilton took advantage of his team mate’s delay to grab his ninth victory of the year and seal Mercedes’ constructors championship. A seventh title triumph now awaits him.
How Hamilton out-classed Bottas to out-score Schumacher
2020 Portuguese Grand Prix reviewPosted on
Lewis Hamilton judged the performance of his tyres to perfection to reclaim the lead of the Portuguese Grand Prix from his team mate, and cement his place in the F1 record books.
Hamilton stands shoulder-to-shoulder with Schumacher after 91st win
2020 Eifel Grand Prix reviewPosted on
One of the great all-time F1 records fell to Lewis Hamilton in Germany, and another one will surely follow. He reached Michael Schumacher’s 91 wins, and a seventh title is next.
Bottas cheers, Hamilton vents as controversy in Sochi keeps the title contest alive
2020 Russian Grand Prix reviewPosted on
Lewis Hamilton vented his frustration after Valtteri Bottas took advantage of his penalty to close the gap between them in the championship.
Mugello carnage can’t keep Hamilton from another win
2020 Tuscan Grand Prix Ferrari 1000 reviewPosted on
F1’s first visit to Mugello left most teams with at least one heavily damaged car. But Mercedes rose above the carnage and Lewis Hamilton took his sixth win of the year.
Gasly shows his class in race of redemption
2020 Italian Grand Prix reviewPosted on
One year since he was cast aside by Red Bull, Pierre Gasly grabbed his opportunity to become a race winner in an extraordinary Italian Grand Prix.
Hamilton on a high as Ferrari reach a new low
2020 Belgian Grand Prix reviewPosted on
Lewis Hamilton’s unchallenged run to victory at Spa-Francorchamps made for an unmemorable race – one Ferrari will be especially eager to forget after their dire performance.
Hamilton tired of tyre management after flawless Spanish Grand Prix win
2020 Spanish Grand Prix reviewPosted on
Lewis Hamilton’s fourth victory of 2020 showcased his supreme tyre management ability. But he wants Formula 1 races to be more than a test of who looks after their rubber best.
Verstappen at his irrepressible best as tyres trip Mercedes
2020 70th Anniversary Grand Prix reviewPosted on
Max Verstappen capitalised on Mercedes’ unexpected tyre problems at Silverstone to score a surprise victory and overtake Valtteri Bottas as the closest challenger to Lewis Hamilton.
Pirelli in race to solve tyre troubles after Hamilton’s three-wheeled win
2020 British Grand Prix reviewPosted on
Lewis Hamilton salvaged victory in his home race with some last-lap heroics, but Pirelli now faces a race to solve the cause of the punctures he and two other drivers suffered.
Hamilton unopposed as he takes eighth Hungarian GP win and title lead
2020 Hungarian Grand Prix reviewPosted on
Lewis Hamilton’s dominant performance in the Hungarian Grand Prix gave him the lead in the championship. Can anyone stop him scoring a seventh world title this year?
Hamilton fighting for more than the title as he claims first win of 2020
2020 Styrian Grand Prix reviewPosted on
Having stumbled twice in the season-opener at the Red Bull Ring last week, Lewis Hamilton made amends in part two of F1’s unprecedented ‘double-header’.
Bottas – and Formula 1 – finally get 2020 off to a successful start
2020 Austrian Grand Prix reviewPosted on
Valtteri Bottas overcame race-long problems in his Mercedes to start 2020 with a belated victory, as Formula 1 held a successful first ‘closed’ grand prix.