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Lewis Hamilton easily finished first in the Belgian GP

F1 champion Lewis Hamilton outstripped teammate Mercedes Valtteri Bottas to finish first on the Spa-Francorchamps race on August 30.

Hamilton completed 44 laps in 1 hour 24 minutes 08,761 seconds and was 8.448 seconds faster than runner-up Valtteri Bottas. This parameter does not fully show the superiority of British riders. Only thanks to the appearance of safety cars, while Hamilton focused on keeping the tires in the final stage, did Bottas not fall too far behind in Catalunya two weeks ago.

Winning 89 in F1 career helped Hamilton close to the record 91 first leg of the legendary Michael Schumacher. He also removed 48 and 50 points from his main opponents, Max Verstappen and teammate Bottas. If he can maintain his current form, Hamilton will soon win this season a few races ahead.

Hamilton finished first at Spa-Francorchamps was the predicted outcome when his qualifying round performance showed the British driver’s W11 was faster than Bottas’s by more than 0.5 seconds per lap. Although Bottas started right behind his teammates, Bottas could not intimidate the first place, and control of the race was entirely in Hamilton’s hands. Bottas almost became an obstacle to Verstappen, rather than a threat to his English teammate.

Hamilton easily outstripped teammate Bottas

There were a number of developments that seemed to change the course of the race. Antonio Giovinazzi lost control of the Les Fagnes curve, dragging George Rusell into an accident and gave up, making the car safety deployed in lap 11. But the order in the first group did not disturb too much. At the end of the race, the risk of rain appearing or Hamilton complaining about the right front tire did not pose a threat to the top.

Sebastian Vettel was even surpassed easily by his former teammate – old general Kimi Raikkonen (Alfa Romeo), so he only finished 13th. Prodigy Charles Leclerc was even worse when he only finished 14th despite starting on teammates. The disastrous 2-pit strategy caused the Monaco driver to struggle in the last group before he could climb to 14th in the last seconds. Most likely the two SF1000s will continue to have embarrassing performances on the Monza home track next week.

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The effort to complete the season of many racing tournaments (Part 2)

World SBK: There are 9 races in total

The WSBK 2020 completed an opening race in Phillip Island, Australia in early March before being postponed indefinitely. The tournament will be back in early August at Jerez (so this race will have 3 consecutive weeks of racing), along with 3 other races on Spanish soil.

Two of these will take place in Aragon in late August, early September, and then Catalunya on September 19-20.

Phillip Island racetrack

Algarve (Portugal), the race is being considered to organize an F1 race this year, with Magny-Cours (France) and Misano (Italy) will be the remaining names to be held in 2020.

Thus the season will have a total of 9 races, expected to end on November 7 to 8 in Misano so the racing schedule is not so dense as MotoGP. However, except Imola (Italy) and Oschersleben (Germany) that have been officially canceled, there are three other names: Donington Park (England), Assen (Netherlands) and Losail (Qatar) are waiting and hoping to be ranked. calendar.

Formula E: Adding 6 races with the special track structure

The 2019-20 season of the tournament has completed 5 stages in Saudi Arabia (2 stages), Chile, Mexico and Morocco before 7 other races were canceled, which is Sanya (China), Rome (Italy), Paris (France), Seoul (South Korea), Jakarta (Indonesia), New York (USA) and London (UK) – 2 stages.

Order 3 structures proposed for use in the 6 upcoming Berlin ePrix stages

Because there were not too many options for the venue for the remaining races of the season with the characteristics of racing on the street (taking more time to build the track), the tournament made a somewhat decisive decision. shocked but very reasonable at this time.

The organizers will organize 6 more races to complete the 2019-20 season and all those races will be held on the streets of Berlin, Germany on 3 different race structures around the airport. Tempelhof.

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The effort to complete the season of many racing tournaments (Part 1)

Along with F1 race, other racing events after a long delay is starting to come back in this period, new milestones in the history of racing in the world.

Although it is still not possible to organize the cheers of the audience, the organization of racing events is a good signal in the time of pandemic is still complicated. Here are new updates on the top racing events in the world this season.

To organize at least 13 races in the 2020 season and in case the worst case cannot leave Europe, MotoGP organizers have set up a new schedule for this year, including up to 5 racetracks. will organize 2 consecutive races in 2 weeks.

Jerez is the opening stage for the season with two stages respectively on July 19 and 26, then the Red Bull Ring (Austria), Misano (San Marino), Aragon, and Valencia (Spain) respectively. The race track closes this season.

The expected 13-stage schedule of MotoGP 2020

Between these 5 races are 3 other locations that have confirmed 1 race this year, namely Brno (Czech Republic), Catalunya (Spain) and Le Mans (France).

Accordingly, after 2 consecutive weeks at Jerez, the racing teams will have to prepare to face 3 tripleheaders (3 stages in 3 consecutive weeks) in August and October, but they will have a 2-week break between each of these tripleheaders. So out of the 13 confirmed races, up to 7 races are held in the “gaur country”, which is referred to as the “home town” of the tournament.

Besides, in addition to 9 officially canceled routes, the remaining 3 sections in Thailand, Malaysia, and Argentina are still waiting for the final “ruling” soon. However, looking at the current schedule, it will not be easy to rearrange the order of the races if the three events above can be “green-lighted” to organize.