Bottas holds off late Vettel charge for first F1 win
Valtteri Bottas held off a late charge from Sebastian Vettel to claim his maiden Formula One win at the Russian Grand Prix, crossing the line just 0.6 ahead of the Ferrari driver.
Driver reaction: 2017 Russia Grand Prix
ESPN rounds up all the reaction from up and down the Sochi paddock following the 2017 Russian Grand Prix.
Story of the race: 48 laps of tedium for four laps of excitement
ESPN rounds up the major talking points from the Russian Grand Prix after Valtteri Bottas took the first win of his F1 career.
Russian GP - Results
Valtteri Bottas has claimed his first win in Formula One after holding off championship leader Sebastian Vettel in a tense Russian Grand Prix.
Social story of the Russian Grand Prix.
Check out all of the reaction on social media from the Russian Grand Prix in Sochi.
Hamilton determined to fix 'odd' weekend
Lewis Hamilton says he and Mercedes will "go back to the drawing board" to figure out what went wrong in the Russian Grand Prix, after finishing a lowly fourth.
Introduced to the media as Formula One's 107th race winner, Bottas talks through his victory. Said it felt "surreal", feels happy to have proved he could win races in such a short spell at Mercedes.
Force India deserving of recognition.
Jonathan Legard discusses Force India's brilliant form, and how they're being overshadowed by Mercedes and Ferrari.
What happened to Hamilton?
Jonathan Legard discusses what happened to Lewis Hamilton, as the Brit failed to make the podium.
Sauber confirms Honda engines for 2018
Sauber has confirmed it will run Honda engines in 2018, ending months of speculation about the Swiss team's plans for next season.
Massa using lessons from mentor Schumacher to teach Stroll
Felipe Massa says his relationship with Williams teammate Lance Stroll reminds him of the guidance he received from Michael Schumacher during his spell alongside the seven-time world champion at
Sainz 'nearly laughed' at FIA's engine convergence claim
Carlos Sainz says he "nearly laughed" when he heard the FIA's claim that Mercedes, Ferrari and Renault's engines have converged to within 0.3s of one another under F1's new rules.
Ferrari pair downplay prospect of team orders in Sochi
Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen have downplayed the prospect of Ferrari team orders dictating the outcome of the Russian Grand Prix after Ferrari's stunning one-two in qualifying.
Vettel snatches pole in Russia as Ferrari claims one-two
Sebastian Vettel claimed Ferrari's first pole position since the 2015 Singapore Grand Prix as Ferrari locked out the front row ahead of Mercedes.
What happened to Mercedes?
Jennie Gow discusses what went wrong with Mercedes, as they failed to secure a spot at the front of the grid for tomorrow's Russian Grand Prix.
Driver reaction: Qualifying in Russia
ESPN rounds up all the reaction from up and down the Sochi paddock following qualifying for the 2017 Russian Grand Prix.
See how qualifying unfolded and review the final standings from qualifying.
Vettel did not expect Ferrari to be so strong
Sebastian Vettel says he did not know just how strong Ferrari would be in qualifying after taking pole position for the Russian Grand Prix.
Hamilton explains what went wrong in qualifying
After his worst qualifying performance in 12 races, Lewis Hamilton doubts he will be able to recover from his fourth place grid position at the Russian Grand Prix.
Ricciardo not surprised by gap to pole on 'bogey' Sochi circuit
Daniel Ricciardo said Red Bull was braced for the 1.8s gap to pole position at its "bogey" circuit in Sochi, where he qualified fifth.
Kimi rues missed opportunity to beat Vettel to pole
After qualifying second for the Russian Grand Prix behind Ferrari teammate Sebastian Vettel, Kimi Raikkonen believes he had the potential to take his first pole position since 2008.
Ferrari's pace in Russia takes Bottas by surprise
Valtteri Bottas is surprised by Ferrari's pace at this weekend's Russian Grand Prix after the Italian team secured a front row lockout for the first time in nearly nine years.
Palmer: I can't blame team for my own 'simple mistake'
Jolyon Palmer refused to blame his Q1 crash on his long list of Renault problems in the build-up to qualifying in Sochi, saying he just made a "simple mistake".
More disappointment from Palmer.
Jennie Gow analyses what is going wrong with Jolyon Palmer, after yet another poor display on the track.
FIA says Mercedes, Ferrari, Renault engines are within 0.3s
The FIA says Formula One has successfully achieved performance convergence between power units as per the formula agreed between engine manufacturers last year
Ericsson: Qualifying in Sochi could be more like F3
Marcus Ericsson says the combination of the smooth asphalt of the Sochi Autodrom and Pirelli's new 2017 tyres have set up a dilemma about how teams approach qualifying on Saturday.
If you want to know what an F1 non-event looks like, here it is. After over 30 minutes of waiting under the blaring sun in paddock, Russia's deputy PM and F1's new big cheese/moustache Chase Carey came out to announce... nothing, it seemed. Much of it was in Russian and the media left none the wiser despite rumours the announcement was linked to Sochi becoming a night race after 2017...
Alonso feels sorry for 'super talented' Vandoorne
Fernando Alonso says he feels sorry for his "super talented" McLaren teammate Stoffel Vandoorne after he became the first driver to fall foul of an engine penalty in the 2017 Formula One season.
Vettel completes clean sweep of practice for Ferrari
Sebastian Vettel continued Ferrari's dominance of the Russian Grand Prix weekend in a topsy-turvy FP3 which hinted at a fascinating qualifying session later in the day.
New chassis for Jolyon Palmer after Renault joined Ferrari in breaking curfew overnight. No penalty for either as it was first of two allowed for both teams.
Ferrari beats Mercedes to fastest times on Friday
Sebastian Vettel led a Ferrari one-two in second practice for the Russian Grand Prix as Ferrari laid down a marker of its pace ahead of the race weekend.
Driver reaction: Friday practice in Russia
ESPN rounds up all the reaction from up and down the Sochi paddock following Friday practice for the 2017 Russian Grand Prix.
Ferrari dominate in Sochi.
Sebastian Vettel finished fastest in Russia while Mercedes struggled and there were more technical problems for McLaren.
Raikkonen makes fast start in Sochi
Kimi Raikkonen made a solid start to the Russian Grand Prix weekend by edging out Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas to top spot in opening practice.
Vettel expects Mercedes to close gap in qualifying
Sebastian Vettel is not convinced Ferrari will be able to maintain the advantage it had over Mercedes in Friday practice when it comes to qualifying for the Russian Grand Prix.
Can Mercedes save Honda?
Things are going from bad to worse for Honda, but is there a surprise rescue package that can save them?
Hamilton: Gap to Ferrari not down to sandbagging
Lewis Hamilton says Ferrari has the advantage at this weekend's Russian Grand Prix and has dismissed Sebastian Vettel's suggestions that Mercedes were sandbagging.
Vandoorne set for 15-place grid penalty
Honda will take the first engine penalty of 2017 after changing power unit in Stoffel Vandoorne's McLaren after FP1 in Russia.
Red Bull pins hopes on major Spain upgrade
Red Bull's chief technical officer Adrian Newey had been working "night and day" on an update set to debut at the Spanish Grand Prix next month.
Hamilton hopes Zanardi can inspire Monger
Triple Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton hopes Alex Zanardi can act as inspiration for British teenager Billy Monger, who lost both of his legs in a British F4 crash.
On the edge of the circuit you are surrounded by Sochi's Winter Olympic legacy. First up, skating venue Adler Arena, then Fisht Olympic Stadium, set to be a venue at next year's World Cup, and finally the Bolshoy Ice Dome, now home of the HC Sochi hockey team.
Vettel: 'Every single step' key to title fight in 2017
Sebastian Vettel says Ferrari needs to focus on "every single step" of development in 2017 if it wants to stay ahead of Mercedes in the title fight.
Lewis: Team orders only fair in 'special circumstances'
Lewis Hamilton remains firmly against the principle of team orders but says "special circumstances" can often make them necessary, as with Valtteri Bottas moving over for him in Bahrain.
Bottas denies he will become Mercedes' No.2 driver
Valtteri Bottas has rejected suggestions he will become Mercedes' No.2 driver in order to back Lewis Hamilton's bid for this year's title.
Alonso: Still no regrets about leaving Ferrari
Did Fernando Alonso make the biggest mistake of his career when he left Ferrari for McLaren two years ago? He insists he did not.
F1 drivers split on Shield cockpit protection device
Formula One's drivers are split on the Shield cockpit protection device the FIA is hoping to introduce for the 2018 season.
Raikkonen not happy with recent form
Kimi Raikkonen admits he has fallen short of his own expectations this year, but says he is not worrying about his future at this stage.
Vettel defends Raikkonen's slow start to 2017
Sebastian Vettel says his Ferrari teammate Kimi Raikkonen deserves better results than he has got so far this season.
Is F1 changing for the better?
Mark Gallagher and Jennie Gow discuss the potential changes to F1 being considered, and if they are a step in the right direction.
Perez: Honda the only team Mercedes now has clear advantage over
Force India's Sergio Perez is convinced Ferrari and Renault have drawn level with Mercedes' once-dominant engine, which he feel now only has a clear advantage over Honda.
Massa: Race finish key for Stroll's confidence
Felipe Massa says rookie Williams teammate Lance Stroll just needs to finish a race to get a confident feeling back after an unlucky start to 2017.
Time for Bottas and Raikkonen to step up
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