Formula 1 fever to continue in US this weekend


The Formula 1 will go on in the U.S. this weekend as Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton targets his sixth world title on Sunday.

Mercedes won the 2019 constructors title in the Japanese Grand Prix in October and the team’s British driver Hamilton is close to earn this season’s title in the U.S.

Hamilton tops the driver standings with 363 points.

His teammate Valtteri Bottas from Finland is currently in the second position with 289 points.

Charles Leclerc — the 22-year-old Ferrari driver from Monaco — earned 236 points to secure the third spot in standings.

The Round 19 of this season will be held at the Circuit of the Americas in Texas by 56 laps.

The 2019 season will end in United Arab Emirates with the Round 21.

2019 driver standings:

  1. Lewis Hamilton (Great Britain): 363 points

  2. Valtteri Bottas (Finland): 289

  3. Charles Leclerc (Monaco): 236

  4. Sebastian Vettel (Germany): 230

  5. Max Verstappen (Netherlands): 220

2019 constructor standings:

  1. Mercedes: 652 points

  2. Ferrari: 466

  3. Red Bull: 341

  4. McLaren: 111

  5. Renault: 73
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