Grand Prix

AUSTIN, Texas | Raikkonen wins US Grand Prix as Hamilton F1 title bid denied

AUSTIN, Texas— Kimi Raikkonen‘s second stint with Ferrari has been long on frustration and short on victories. That finally changed Sunday at the U.S. Grand Prix where the Finnish driver earned his first win in five years, while a good enough day from Ferrari and a late block from Red Bull’s Max Verstappen denied Mercedes’ … Continue reading AUSTIN, Texas | Raikkonen wins US Grand Prix as Hamilton F1 title bid denied

AUSTIN, Texas | Mercedes star Lewis Hamilton chases history at US Grand Prix

AUSTIN, Texas — From New York to Texas, Lewis Hamilton returned to the United States this week with yet another Formula One championship ready for the taking. Finish off Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel once and for all at the U.S. Grand Prix this weekend and the British driver would climb another step among racing’s greatest drivers. … Continue reading AUSTIN, Texas | Mercedes star Lewis Hamilton chases history at US Grand Prix

SINGAPORE | F1 leader Hamilton wins Singapore GP; Verstappen 2nd

SINGAPORE — Lewis Hamilton wins the floodlit Singapore Grand Prix from pole position on Sunday to extend his championship lead over Sebastian Vettel to a commanding 40 points. The Mercedes driver made a clean start and was largely untroubled as he beat Red Bull driver Max Verstappen by nine seconds, with Vettel much further back … Continue reading SINGAPORE | F1 leader Hamilton wins Singapore GP; Verstappen 2nd

SINGAPORE | Raikkonen fastest in 2nd practice for Singapore GP

SINGAPORE— Kimi Raikkonen posted the fastest time Friday in the second practice for the Singapore Grand Prix. Formula One leader Lewis Hamilton stalled his Mercedes early in the session after misjudging the entry into a turn. The British driver drove solidly after that, finishing a fraction of a second behind Raikkonen’s Ferrari under floodlights at … Continue reading SINGAPORE | Raikkonen fastest in 2nd practice for Singapore GP

SILVERSTONE, England | Vettel wins British Grand Prix as Hamilton recovers to 2nd

SILVERSTONE, England  — Sebastian Vettel took advantage of a bad start and disastrous first lap for Lewis Hamilton to win the British Grand Prix and extend his lead in the championship standings on Sunday. Hamilton started in pole position but Vettel streaked ahead and his Ferrari teammate Kimi Raikkonen compounded Hamilton’s misfortune when he bumped … Continue reading SILVERSTONE, England | Vettel wins British Grand Prix as Hamilton recovers to 2nd

SPIELBERG, Austria  | Vettel sets track record to lead Austrian GP final practice

SPIELBERG, Austria  — Sebastian Vettel was fastest in the final practice for the Austrian Grand Prix on Saturday as Ferrari caught up with the upgraded Mercedes cars. The German set a track record of 1 minute, 4.070 seconds to edge Lewis Hamilton’s fastest lap by 0.029, with Valtteri Bottas 0.134 behind in third. Hamilton and … Continue reading SPIELBERG, Austria  | Vettel sets track record to lead Austrian GP final practice

Miami gives early go-ahead for Formula One grand prix

Miami’s city commissioners have voted unanimously to enter formal negotiations with Formula One to host a race as early as next year. The vote Thursday allows Miami officials to work out a contract with F1 that could be voted on later this summer. It was considered the key step toward establishing a race the global … Continue reading Miami gives early go-ahead for Formula One grand prix

BAKU, Azerbaijan | Vettel takes pole position for Azerbaijan GP

BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) — Sebastian Vettel qualified in pole position on Saturday for the third straight time this season ahead of the Azerbaijan Grand Prix. The Ferrari driver, who leads the championship standings, beat his closest title challenger Lewis Hamilton by 0.179 seconds to take the top spot for Sunday’s race in Baku. Saturday’s cooler, … Continue reading BAKU, Azerbaijan | Vettel takes pole position for Azerbaijan GP