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SINGAPORE | Red Bull’s Ricciardo fastest in Singapore GP 1st practice

SINGAPORE — Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo posted the fastest time in the first practice for the Singapore Grand Prix on Friday. The sinewy Formula One circuit is well suited to Red Bull because it negates the power advantage of quicker cars like Ferrari and Mercedes. Ricciardo was .2 seconds ahead of Red Bull teammate … Continue reading SINGAPORE | Red Bull’s Ricciardo fastest in Singapore GP 1st practice

PARIS | Mbappe scores and gets sent off as PSG wins 4-2 at Nimes

PARIS  — Kylian Mbappe scored a brilliant late goal and got sent off right at the end of Paris Saint-Germain’s pulsating 4-2 win at Nimes in the French league on Saturday. Two weeks after coming off the bench to score twice against Guingamp, he bailed out PSG with an unstoppable 77th-minute strike to make it … Continue reading PARIS | Mbappe scores and gets sent off as PSG wins 4-2 at Nimes

PARIS | PSG signs defender Bernat hours before transfer window shuts

PARIS — Paris Saint-Germain left it late before making a key signing only hours before the French league’s transfer window shut on Friday. The French champion bought Spain defender Juan Bernat from Bayern Munich, thus resolving a problem at left back. PSG was without a recognized left back with Layvin Kurzawa injured and Yuri Berchiche … Continue reading PARIS | PSG signs defender Bernat hours before transfer window shuts

SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium | Halo on car protects Leclerc after crash in Belgian GP

SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium — Fernando Alonso’s McLaren car spiraled into the air and bounced — yes, bounced — on top of Charles Leclerc’s Sauber during a dramatic first-lap crash at Sunday’s Belgian Grand Prix. Both Formula One drivers walked away unscathed, with the “halo” protective device surrounding Leclerc’s cockpit appearing to save him from a serious … Continue reading SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium | Halo on car protects Leclerc after crash in Belgian GP

SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium | Hamilton masters rain to take pole position for Belgian GP

SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium — Lewis Hamilton again showed he’s the best driver in the rain by taking pole position for the Belgian Grand Prix on Saturday. The Mercedes driver saved his best for the last lap to easily beat Sebastian Vettel’s leading time for Ferrari and secure a Formula One record-extending 78th pole. Vettel was second … Continue reading SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium | Hamilton masters rain to take pole position for Belgian GP