His lap broke records in qualifying, now find out how Lewis Hamilton pulled it off.
Haas will celebrate 50 Grand Prix's in Austria so how does the team assess their time thus far and how did they crack the financial side of Formula 1?
If one Formula 1 team is under pressure heading into 2018, it's Ferrari. Such pressure owes itself to their 2017 campaign, where the Scuderia proved they could take a fight to Mercedes and then - seemingly in the most embarrassing nature possible - they dropped the ball and let Mercedes effortlessly swoop both championship titles.
It's hard to believe, but despite dominantly winning both Formula 1's Constructors and Drivers World Championships in 2016, Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport received 9 million dollars less in prize money than Scuderia Ferrari; and they had just endured one of their worst seasons in recent history.
According to reports and rumors, one of the almighty questions surrounding the Formula 1 fraternity mid way through 2017 concerns the future of the sport's brightest talent, Max Verstappen.
Since the introduction of the V6-Hybrid-Turbo regulations in 2014; the podium at the Monaco Grand Prix has always included a positive winner, a disappointed loser, and a driver who's just happy to be there.
"This is your last bite at the cherry," Lewis Hamilton was told by race engineer Pete Bonnington in the final minutes of Monaco Grand Prix's Q2 session.
After waiting over two months, Formula 1 is now just a week away from the beginning of one of its most ground-breaking eras. The roadshow will officially kick off with 8 of the 10 teams revealing their 2017 competitors between the 20th and 26th of February.
Driving fast in Formula 1 is certainly not easy, and when heavy rain is pelting the circuit and creating humongous puddles, it becomes mightily more difficult. Such conditions do funny things to people and thus have become infamous for one thing, setting apart the drivers who are good, from those who are simply great.
Formula 1's most historic and famous team, Scuderia Ferrari, have admitted their dismal 2016 campaign that produced no wins and a mere 11 podiums, failed to "reach our goals." Although the on track performance has made this rather obvious, the team still feels the season was not quite as bad as it looked, adding they've also made "many steps forward."
When Formula One headed to Belgium last year, Ferrari went in knowing they had already won two races and that Sebastian Vettel was still realistically in contention for the Drivers World Championship. But as they head to Belgium this year, Ferrari are yet to win a race and they are now facing a prolonged fight with Red Bull for 2nd in the Constructors Championship...
When talking about historic circuits in Formula One it's hard to overlook the blindingly fast Autodromo Nazionale di Monza, the track which has hosted the most Formula One Championship Grand Prix's ever. After being the title decider in 1950, Monza has hosted a race in every single season of Formula One except 1980, when the historic Imola circuit was born.
Fast cars, big crashes, beautiful grid girls and the Monaco harbor. All unique attractions to the supermassive world of Formula One - the largest global motorsport on the planet. Each season 22 drivers compete for the most prized racing seats on the planet - starting just one race is a astounding honor. But for Jean-Eric Vergne he got a few more than that, 58 to be exact. And a couple of weeks ago he took 20 minutes out of his day to share some insight into the mind of a competitive racer at the top level.
It's fair to say Dany Kvyat hasn't had the greatest of weeks. The Russian driver was dropped from Red Bull Racing last week and rejoined Scuderia Toro Rosso in a straight swap with young gun Max Verstappen. Now Kvyat has spent the Spanish Grand Prix watching Verstappen take Red Bull's first win in over a year whilst he scrambles around toward the back of the field, scrapping over a single point.
Vettel, Schumacher and Ascari - a group of men who have achieved incredible feats in the World of Formula One. 13 World Championships and 146 wins between them - All part of the exclusive 7-in-a-row and now joined by Mercedes very own Nico Rosberg after he took his 7th straight win at the 2016 Russian Grand Prix.