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After Russia
Championship Standings:
Pos Driver Points
1 Sebastian Vettel 86
2 Lewis Hamilton 73
3 Valtteri Bottas 63
4 Kimi Raikkonen 49
5 Max Verstappen 35
6 Daniel Ricciardo 22
7 Sergio Perez 22
8 Felipe Massa 18
9 Carlos Sainz 11
10 Esteban Ocon 9
11 Nico Hulkenberg 6
12 Romain Grosjean 4
13 Kevin Magnussen 4
14 Daniil Kvyat 2
15 Pascal Wehrlein 0
16 Lance Stroll 0
17 Antonio Giovinazzi 0
18 Jolyon Palmer 0
19 Stoffel Vandoorne 0
20 Fernando Alonso 0
21 Marcus Ericsson 0

Pos Team Points
1 Mercedes 136
2 Ferrari 135
3 Red Bull 57
4 Force India 31
5 Williams 18
6 Toro Rosso 13
7 Haas 8
8 Renault 6
9 Sauber 0
10 McLaren 0 

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Russian GP Sunday Press Conference
  Top-3 drivers
From left, Vettel, Bottas and Raikkonen
From left, Vettel, Bottas and Raikkonen

1 - Valtteri Bottas (Mercedes)
2 - Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari)
3 - Kimi Raikkonen (Ferrari).
Bottas holds off Vettel to win Russian GP
  First F1 win for the Finn

Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas got the jump on the two Ferrari cars at the start then led the rest of the way to win his very first F1 race in the Russian GP. Sebastian Vettel was catching Bottas at the end but Bottas kept his cool and held off the 4-time F1 World Champion. Kimi Raikkonen was third for Ferrari and Lewis Hamilton in the second Mercedes a long way back in 4th. Max Verstappen rounded out the top-5 for Red Bull.

Russian GP Saturday Press Conference
  Top-3 Qualifiers

1 - Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari)
2 - Kimi Raikkonen (Ferrari)
3 - Valtteri Bottas (Mercedes)
Vettel leads all-Ferrari front row in Russia
  Top-3 withing 0.095sec.

Until this year Mercedes has owned the Sochi circuit in Russia, but this year Ferrari appears to have their number. Sebastian Vettel turned a lap of 1m33.194s to just beat his Ferrari teammate for pole for Sunday's Russian GP by 0.059s. Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas continued his dominance over Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton to qualify third at 1m33.289s while Hamilton could not get within a 1/2-sec. of Vettel. Daniel Ricciardo rounded out the top-5 for Red Bull.

Russian GP Friday Press Conference
  Team reps
Otmar Szafnauer

Yusuke HASEGAWA (Honda)
Luigi FRABONI (Ferrari)
Nick CHESTER (Renault)
Otmar SZAFNAUER (Force India)
Matt MORRIS (McLaren)
Mario ISOLA (Pirelli)

Russian GP: Vettel leads Ferrari 1-2 in 2nd practice
  Mercedes and Red Bull follow
Everyone thought the Mercedes would perform better than Ferrari in the cooler temperatures at Sochi but so far Ferrari has dominated both Friday practice sessions for the Russian GP. Sebastian Vettel led his Ferrari teammate 1m34.120s to 1m34.383s. Once again Valtteri Bottas was faster than his Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton 1m34.790s to 1m34.829s while Max Verstappen and Daniel Ricciardo were 5th and 5th respectively for Red Bull.
Russian GP: Thursday Press Conference
  Six Drivers

Daniil Kvyat(Toro Rosso)
Valtteri Bottas (Mercedes)
Romain Grosjean (Haas)
Kimi Raikkonen (Ferrari)
Daniel Ricciardo (Red Bull)
Pascal Wehrlein (Sauber)
Russian GP Preview
  by Mercedes

Battle royal continues with Round Four of the 2017 season from the Sochi Autodrom
·Toto Talks Russia
·Featured this Week: 2017 Race Starts
·Stat Attack: Russia and Beyond 

Fernando Alonso Press Conference at GP of Alabama
  With Andretti, Miles and Brown

Michael Andretti - Owner of Andretti Autosport
Mark Miles - CEO of indyCar
Fernando Alonso - F1 and IndyCar Driver
Zak Brown - CEO of McLaren F1
Differences between an IndyCar and an F1 car explained
  In this video special compares the cars

Fernando Alonso will drive an IndyCar for the first time on May 3rd and then of course the Indy 500. Ever wonder what the main differences are between a current F1 and IndyCar? explains the main differences in this video filmed at the 2017 GP of Alabama.

Renault's vision of F1 in 2027
  R.S. 2027 Vision concept
Renault's vision of Formula 1, ten years from now, places people at the center - one of Renault's core values- as a vital cornerstone of F1 experience. Propelled by a high-powered engine, the driver can showcase qualities as a top athlete for the pleasure of fans. More attractive, Formula 1 also becomes safer, to better protect participants, and takes more active responsibility towards the environment. The year is 2027. At every Grand Prix, the competition is fierce.
Bahrain GP Sunday Press Conference
  Top-3 finishers
1 - Sebastian VETTEL (Ferrari)
2 - Lewis HAMILTON (Mercedes)
3 - Valtteri BOTTAS (Mercedes)
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