Next Grand Prix will be at the famous Austin circuit in United States on the weekend of Friday, 20 October to Sunday, 22 October to 2017. The Coverage begins on Friday, 20 October with the first practice session at around 16:00 uk time. The qualifying round takes place on Saturday, 21 October and the big race is at around 20:00 uk time on Sunday, 22October 2017. We will have SkySportsF1 coverage plus several links with Channel4 Coverage
Lewis Hamilton has won the 2017 Japanese Grand prix and now leads the championship by clear 59 points lead after winning his 8th grand prix of the season. Valteri Bottas has now closed the gap on second placed Vettel to just 13 points and we might actually have Mercedes one-two in drivers championship come the end of the season.
It was Hamilton’s 6th grand prix win of the season which take his points tally to impressive 263 points and now leads the championship table by 25 points ahead of Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel who has 238 points. Valterri Bottas in third in the drivers championship and as we head to business end of the season it is highly likely that Bottas with overtake Sebastian Vettel into the second place.
[ Japanese Grand Prix 2017 will get underway on Friday, 06 October 2017 with the first two practice session followed by Saturday, 07 October’s qualifying. The main-race takes place on Sunday, 08 October 2017. ]
Lewis Hamilton now leads the championship with 306 points 59 ahead of Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel who has 247 points with 4 grand prix wins this season. With only four more races to go, its hard to see any other result than Hamilton running away with his fourth championship title. Vettel now needs to win all remaining grand prixs and hope Hamilton fail to finish couple of races if he were to get back in title race.
Next grand prix takes place in USA We will have live coverage links throughout the weekend starting from Friday’s practice sessions to all the way for Sunday’s big race. SkyF1 and Channel4 will both have live coverage in the UK and we will be placing plenty of live streaming closer to the start of every session.
United States Grand Prix 2017 Schedule & Time Table:
Friday, 20 October 2017
First Practice Session: 16:00 uk time
Second Practice Session: 20:00 uk time
Saturday, 21 October 2017
Third Practice Session: 17:00 uk time
Qualifying Round: 20:00 uk time
Sunday, 22 October 2017
Japanese F1 Grand Prix Race: 20:00 uk time
[ SkyF1 will start their coverage of Friday practice session at around 16:00 uk time while the second practice session begins at around 13:00 am uk time. Channel4 will also broadcast the weekend’s action in UK ]
Formula 1 2017 Season Results & Calender:
So there will be 21 races in the 2017 season starting with Australia GP out of the way, we will move to China in couple of weeks time for the second grand prix.
|1||Australia (Albert Park)||26 March||Sebastian Vettel|
|2||China (Shanghai)||09 April||Lewis Hamilton|
|3||Bahrain (Sakhir)||16 April||Sebastian Vettel|
|4||Russian (Sochi)||30 April|
|5||Spanish (Catalunya)||14 May|
|6||Monaco (Monte Carlo)||28 May|
|7||Canadian (Montreal)||11 June|
|8||European (Baku)||25 June|
|9||Austrian (Spielberg)||09 July|
|10||British (Silverstone)||16 July|
|11||Hungary (Budapest)||30 July|
|13||Belgian (Spa-Francorchamps)||27 August|
|14||Italian (Monzai)||03 September|
|15||Singapore (Singapore)||17 September|
|16||Malaysian (Spang)||01 October|
|17||Japanese (Suzuka)||08 October|
|18||USA (Austin)||22 October|
|19||Mexican (Mexico City)||29 October|
|20||Brazilian (Sao Paulo)||12 November|
|21||Abu Dhabi (Yas Marina)||26 November|
Formula 1 2017 Pre-Season Testing: Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel has been the fastest driver in both pre-season tests in march. He also set the record for fastest lap time in over a decade in Barcelona at 1:19.024. McLaren suffered several mechanical problems while Mercedes were also quick with new driver Valtteri Bottas setting a record lap time before Vettle on Thursday, 09 March 2017.
With Nico Rosberg retired Ferrari and Red Bull have a real oppertunity to close the gap on Mercedes. But looking at the pre-season test results its so evident that Mercedes still the fastest and most reliable cars on the grid however Ferrari is look to have reduce the gap and should pose a great threat to Mercedes compared with last three seasons.
Pre-Season Test#2 Results: So Vettel takes clear lead in day three of Barcelona Test. He did over 60 laps and record the best lap time of 1:19:024. Lew Hamilton was second fastest with 1:19:352.
Nico Rosbergs wins the 2016 Formula 1 Drivers Championship! The whole buildup leading up to the big and final race of the season revolved around title race between Mercedes duo where Hamilton managed to win the race but Rosberg did what he had to and finish comfortably second on podium to seal his very first F1 title.