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With the British Prime Minister on his back, F1 Hamilton is about to be called Sir Lewis!

Lewis Hamilton has just been included on the list of the UK’s Knights of the United Kingdom, though not everyone agrees.

Lewis Hamilton is about to be crowned Knight of the United Kingdom, after Prime Minister Boris Johnson ignored all doubts about the 7-time VDG F1 driver evading tax to put him on the list of nominations for Sir.

According to general judgment, in history, no English sportsman has been promoted in the midst of such fierce controversy.

This only shows how big the British Prime Minister wants to see how big Hamilton is named Sir on the first day of 2021.

However, that yearning is not difficult to understand. Born in Stevenage, Hertfordshire, the 35-year-old Mercedes driver was the first black racer at F1 to become an icon of the sport.

Coming soon to be known as Sir Lewis, Hamilton has a net worth of £ 250 million, but has lived in tax-free places like Monaco for the past decade.

Before that, right after the 2007 season he first played at F1, he soon left England to Switzerland to not have to pay too much tax.

However, the F1-related British politicians have confirmed that Hamilton is still among the top 5,000 taxpayers in the UK.

However, the tax he pays is clearly not commensurate with the highest income in F1 history. That is why the Prime Minister has to include him in the foreign category with the explanation that it is necessary to recognize special servants to the UK from abroad.

Even a source close to the British Prime Minister revealed: “Boris made it clear that he wanted Lewis to be knighted, so everyone aside”.

Thus, after receiving the BBC’s 2020 Outstanding Athlete Award and receiving MBE in 2008 for the first F1 title, Hamilton now becomes the fourth F1 driver in history to be knighted.

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F1 racing, Abu Dhabi GP: Verstappen downgrades F1 – 2020

Having the advantage of winning a pole on Saturday, not having a big challenge during the race, Max Verstappen and Red Bull closed the season by winning in Abu Dhabi 2020.

But the big titles of the year belonged to Mercedes, and Of course the remaining two positions on the podium belong to them, with Valtteri Bottas and Lewis Hamilton.

Late Sunday afternoon at Yas Marina Circuit, where the final race of the 2020 season takes place, full of volatility due to global pandemic. It was also Magnussen’s final Formula 1 race for his team.

Vettel and Sainz are the last leg of the current race, before moving to a new team. As Perez, the last race for Racing Point, then the future is unknown, or as Grosjean – the injured racer – does not have the good farewell Haas. But with Magnussen and Haas, today’s race is their own mark with the team, the 100th race of the American team in F1.

Compared to the ranking results on Saturday, there were 3 punishments issued. Leclerc was fined 3 places to 12, caused by the collision at Sakhir GP last week. Perez and Magnussen will start at the end of the race, after replacing engine components in excess of the specified number.

The temperature at Yas Marina before the race was 23ºC, the road surface temperature was about 28ºC. During the race, when it got late at night, the temperature dropped even lower. So the ability to maintain a good tire performance will create the opportunity to attack and overtake the opponent.

There are 5 riders that will start on Medium tires: Vertappen, Bottas, Hamilton, Sainz and Leclerc. With soft tires (Soft) also has 5 riders Norris, Albon, Stroll and duo Apha Tauri. The rest of the drivers have the option of tire at the start of the race. Pirelli predicts, if one stop will be 18 rounds of Medium and 37 rounds of hard tires (Hard), or Soft tires 14 rounds, then 41 rounds of Hard. If you choose 2pit-stop, the strategy would be 12 Soft, 31 Hard and 12 Soft to finish 55 laps.

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F1 racing, Abu Dhabi GP: The end of the emotional journey 2020 (Part 2)

The tournament came to an end, along with the battle for the third place of the Racing Point, McLauren and Renault teams.

Perez’s victory at Sakhir GP together with Stroll in third place brought Racing Point back to top 3. Racing Point currently has 194 points, leading McLauren and Renault 10 and 22 points, respectively.

In addition, Valtteri Bottas also need to be careful because his runner-up position can still be taken away by Max Verstappen if the end result is favorable for Red Bull’s racer.

Abu Dhabi is the ultimate race for some riders. Kevin Magnussen will move on to ISMA racing alongside Chip Ganassi Racing next year. Perez and Albon both currently do not know where to go for next season. Sebastian Vettel will have the final race for Ferrari before replacing Perez next season, while there is no information on Albon’s future.

Will Red Bull stick with Albon or replace it with Perez? It seems Sunday’s race will partially clear this up. Grosjean will miss the season / career finish, meaning Pietro Fittipaldi will take his place.

Mick Schumacher will make his debut after a misty appointment at the Nürburgring racetrack. The F2 champion will join Nikita Mazepin for the Haas team next year. So Friday’s probation brings him valuable experiences for the coming year.

Hamilton’s health is now better, but he still needs to have passed tests to be able to move and at least before the grading session to be able to race to the end of this season. Russell’s performance was so impressive that if Hamilton could not attend the race, the second chance would come to Russell.

Hamilton has up to five victories at the Abu Dhabi GP, but his attendance is still unknown. The third-place battle of the teams is still very intense, so the race is still worth the wait.

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F1 racing, Abu Dhabi GP: The end of the emotional journey 2020

 After more than 5 months of competition, the special F1 2020 season will finally come to an end this weekend under the night lights at Yas Marina racecourse, Abu Dhabi.

From the mountainous regions of Austria in early July to the desert area in Abu Dhabi in December, the F1 organizers have worked hard to organize 17 races across 12 different countries.

They bring excitement to millions of fans in this unprecedented year, along with jobs for insiders, FIAs, racing teams, caster and race staff. And only one final race will end this season in F1 history.

The Abu Dhabi GP first appeared on the F1 schedule in 2009, being the first to take place in the day and night transition (starting at dusk). The tournament was held at Yas Marina Circuit, one of architect Hermann Tilke’s most recent designs.

The racetrack is located on the island of Yas, only 30 minutes from the capital Abu Dhabi, UAE. Officially inaugurated with two-day test of GP2 Asia in October 2009, the first official race of the Abu Dhabi GP 2009 was held on November 1, 2009.

The track has five sections – the main stand, the West stand, the North stand, the South stand, the Marina – with 41,093 seats. Developed on a marina, the complex also includes an amusement park, water park and residential area, hotels and beaches.

The Yas Marina Circuit has a lap length of 5,554 km with all 21 corners with the longest straight stretch of 1.14 km between the 7th and 8th corners. Drivers will have to complete 55 laps for the total length. is 305,355 km.

FIA designs two DRS zones on this racetrack, area 1 is between the seventh and eighth corner, respectively, with the predetermined point of turn 7, and area 2 is right after the next chicane, the mid-section of crab 10. and 11 with the score after the 9. The fastest lap record held by Lewis Hamilton with the performance in the main race in 2019 is 1 minute 39,283 seconds.

Tire selection for Abu Dhabi GP is the same as last year with C3 for Hard tires, C4 for Medium tires, C5 for Soft tires. The teams are all too familiar with Yas Marina, which will help them achieve maximum performance in this last race.

Teams will be provided with only prototype C4 tires for the year 2021 for testing at least 8 laps and for use in FP2 only. There is also a post-season test that took place on Tuesday after the Abu Dhabi GP.

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F1 racing, Bahrain GP: Battle over the desert of the Middle East

The 2004 track was different from the 2005 version so far Michael Schumacher’s fastest lap set in 2004 (1 min 30,252 seconds) was not the fastest lap record of the current structure.

The tire selection for the two Bahrain races is the same with C2 for Hard tires, C3 for Medium tires and C4 for Soft tires. Most racing teams have a 2-time pit strategy in Bahrain 2019 and they focus on using C2 and C3 tires when they feel that C1 is too stiff.

In Bahrain GP, ​​each team will be provided with 2 sets of C3 2021 design tires (per vehicle) for testing on Friday with the usual allocation of 2-3-8 tires each for the whole journey. Similar to the season ending in Abu Dhabi, teams will have the opportunity to test their C4 tire for 2021 on the second test run.

This is the first time the Bahrain GP takes place at the end of the season compared to the usual early stages of the season. However, the temperature at the beginning of the year and the end of the year here are similar, so the old data can still be applied.

However, at any time of the year, the sand from the desert can affect the track and lose the necessary traction. Two of the three test sessions take place in the afternoon weather, while the official qualifying session and race will take place in the afternoon, late evening. So the teams will need to optimize and collect as much data as possible in order to have the best performance.

After the victory in Turkey, Lewis Hamilton has reached the championship title. Before the end of the season, there are even still three remaining races to complete.

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F1 racing, Bahrain GP: Battle over the desert of the Middle East (Part 1)

Over a long year with shocking events through each race, F1 2020 season gradually comes to an end.

From this weekend, the last tripleheader (3 stages in 3 consecutive weeks) will be held, with the first two taking place in Bahrain and the last one in Abu Dhabi. Going to the final game in the desert, what awaits the racers?

Bahrain International Raceway is one of the works of architect Hermann Tilke with a construction cost of up to 150 million USD. The first F1 race was held here in 2004 on the 5,417 km long “Grand Prix Circuit”, marking the first time F1 has visited the Middle East and has made history. Following its success, the Bahrain GP has been held annually since 2004 (except 2011).

2010 is a little different when the test race took place on the 6,299 km long “Endurance Circuit”. The 2011 demonstration in Bahrain caused the tournament to be canceled. Human rights activists have called for the 2012 race to be canceled, but the event goes on as planned.

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the tournament as well as the 900th F1 race in history, the 2014 race was held under a magical desert night, becoming the third race taking place in the evening. Lewis Hamilton is the winner of this particular race. Since then, successive races in Bahrain have been held in the evening.

2020 is the first time Bahrain will hold 2 races in the same season with two different respective structures. “Grand Prix Circuit” is a familiar track used at most F1 events in Bahrain (except 2010).

After a small adjustment in 2005, the track has a lap length of 5,412 km with 15 corners in all. The first corner is named after German legend Michael Schumacher in honor of his achievement. The track’s width is quite large and with some tight corners certainly promises tense position disputes.

As usual, the riders will have to complete 57 laps with a total distance of 308,238 km. Achievement of a fastest lap of 1 minute 31,447 seconds belongs to Pedro de la Rosa (McLaren) established in 2005. And there will be 3 DRS zones for this race with their positions in turn in the straight line crossing the start / finish line (detecting DRS before crab 14), line between detecting DRS before corner 3 and 4 (determining DRS before corner 1), and line between detecting DRS before corner 10 and 11 (detecting DRS before corner 9).

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F1 racing, Turkish GP: Calling champion Hamilton’s name (Part 2)

Returning to the racers’ situation, up to now, there are only 4 riders who have ever competed on the Istanbul Park racetrack, namely Vettel, Hamilton, Raikkonen, and Perez.

Except for the Brazilian driver Massa who played under the Ferrari shirt and won 3 times in Istanbul, out of the remaining 4 riders, there were 3 people who had won here, including Raikkonen, Hamilton and Vettel. This comeback, each winner in the past has a very different mentality.

Vettel was the last winner in Istanbul. This return time, along with the last races in Ferrari shirt, maybe the German driver of the 4-time world champions can make his own mark to respond to the expectations of fans in a season where Ferrari lost a lot and was in a mess with its SF1000’s weaknesses.

Pirelli gives the team a combo tire C1-C2-C3 in Turkish GP. Turkey will return to F1 races after a 7-year hiatus. Will Hamilton be crowned champion, or will teammate Bottas make the race last? Will Vettel and Ferrari get back the feeling of stepping on the podium. Will Verstappen return after the failure at Imola?

There is too much anticipation for spectators in Istanbul Park. The track has been coated with a new plastic layer will also be a challenge for racing teams, and after all, the competition between the racers in the middle of the rankings is still an attraction not to be missed.

Hamilton will extend the record, or the opportunity will be for other racers on a new but old track. All will get the answer in the official weekend on the Imola race track in Italy with the name Emilia Romagna 2020.

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F1 racing, Turkish GP: Calling champion Hamilton’s name (Part 1)

The 14th race of the 2020 season officially took place at the Istanbul Park racetrack in Turkey.

The Turkish GP race returned after 9 years had to be interrupted after the 2011 season due to financial problems. Vettel was the last winner here in the Red Bull shirt. This return, with fading performance in the present time, a modest position in the top 5 riders is also considered an overwhelming thing for Vettel and Ferrari’s SF1000.

Mercedes has won the team championship for the seventh consecutive time since the 2014 season after the Imola Italia race ended two weeks with a 1-2 win by the duo Hamilton and Bottas. Back in Istanbul, Hamilton’s personal championship for the 2020 season and his seventh time will most likely be decided.

Hamilton’s Bottas teammate at Mercedes is currently ranked 2nd on the rankings. If he fails to get 26 points in the Istanbul race (finish first and win the Fastest lap) then Hamilton will become the champion of this season, a hindering task too difficult for Bottas.

The Imola race was the third time a race was held in Italy and the third time Red Bull’s Verstappen failed to get good results. He has failed to finish the races in Italy this season.

Back in Istanbul, where Red Bull won the 2011 season, they are working on the best results. With the specs in the past, plus those who are still attached to Red Bull like Horner and Newey, the F1 gurus, a positive result for Red Bull and Verstappen is something.

Ricciardo with his impressive form that has consistently been at the top in recent races, the latest being third place in Imola, widened the gap on the rankings with 5th place driver Leclerc to 10 points, Ricciardo is currently ranked 4th on the ranking behind the duo of Mercedes and Verstappen. A positive position on the podium is expected to win, it is impossible not to mention Ricciardo.

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F1 racing, Eifel GP (Germany): Lewis Hamilton, the record conqueror (Part 4)

Hamilton firmly took the lead, not only that, this 52-driver round also set a new track record with 1 minute 28,335 seconds. And the 53rd round again broke the next record with 1 minute 28,257 seconds.

In the 54-55 rounds, Vettel overcame Raikkonen and Magnussen to rank 11, the chance for Ferrari’s rider to end in the group of points, when the opponent ahead is only Giovinazzi and the distance is only is 1.5 seconds. But the German driver still cannot score at the end of the race in 11th place.

At the end of 60 laps without too much volatility, defending champion Hamilton excelled at the Nurburgring to win the German GP 2020 championship. Verstappen finished second with a new record of the track – 1 minute 28,139 seconds. before Ricciardo.

The next riders in the top 10 include: Perez / Racing Point, Sainz / McLaren, Gasly / Alpha Tauri, Leclerc / Ferrari, Hulkenberg / Racing Point, Grosjean / Haas and Giovinazzi of Alfa Romeo.

With this result, 14 years after Michael Schumacher’s final victory in Shanghai, Hamilton has matched the legend of F1 with his 91st career win. Winning brings 230 points on the individual standings, leading the way to the championship season. Bottas (161 points), although empty-handed, still maintains 2nd place, leading Verstappen (144 points – 1 more point due to possession of fastest-lap).

Ricciardo with 78 points, surpassed both Norris (65) and Albon (64) to get to 4th place. The next positions are compared by the riders, Norris, Albon and Leclerc respectively with 63 points. after this race.

Mercedes still holds the first place with 381 points. Red Bull confirmed its position with 211 points, Racing Point (120 points) advanced to 3rd place after both their riders scored this stage.

McLaren (116 points) ranked 4th, and Renault finished in the top 5 with 114 points. There will be a competition for this top position in the next exciting races.

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F1 racing, Eifel GP (Germany): Lewis Hamilton, the record conqueror (Part 3)

After half of the race, Hamilton is still firmly in the first place, and is wide to win, when he is leading Verstappen in the back more than 5 seconds. And the gap with the 3rd class racer Ricciardo is extremely large, reaching nearly 1 minute (57 seconds).

Round 34, taking advantage of the newer tires, Perez competed and overtook each other with Leclerc for 4th place, but it was not until the next round that the Mexican driver could rise ahead.

Although Hamilton complained to his team of engineers that the tires were deteriorating, by the 37th round he extended the gap with the opponent to 8 seconds. It was also the second Leclerc pit-stop time to replace the newer Medium tires, back to the 10th grade track, just above Gasly.

Immediately after that were the performances over the opponents of Leclerc and Gasly to overcome Vettel and Raikkonen to rank 7-8. Vettel driver then lost his place to Hulkenberg, leading to the second pit stop for the German driver, and returned to the 14th class.

In the 44th round, Norris gave up and stopped the car at turn 14, leading to a VSC signal appear, followed by a safety car (SC) round 45. Top riders took advantage of the second pit stop. me. Both Hamilton and Verstappen returned to the track with the highest speed tires, Soft. Although he just stopped changing the tire, Perez still took advantage of SC to get a second pit-stop, and returned to the track to maintain his 4th place.

In the 48th round, the cars were captured, from 6th place like Leclerc to be allowed to pass SC to stick to the top. Predict SC to leave the track in the next lap.

In the 50th round, SC left the track and the race was on again, with the top ranks being Hamilton, Verstappen, Ricciardo, Sainz, Leclerc, Grosjean, Gasly, Hulkenberg and Giovinazzi. Shortly thereafter, Hulkenberg overcame Grosjean with hard tires to rank eighth. Round 51, Leclerc let rival Gasly over and lost 6th place, not only that, this racer was also under pressure. from Hulkenberg in the back.