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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

SILVERSTONE, England | Vettel pips Mercedes drivers in 2nd practice for British GP

SILVERSTONE, England— Formula One leader Sebastian Vettel was fastest ahead of Mercedes drivers Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas in the second practice for the British Grand Prix on Friday. The German driver, who leads by just one point going into the 10th of 21 F1 races this season, clocked the best lap time by 0.187 … Continue reading SILVERSTONE, England | Vettel pips Mercedes drivers in 2nd practice for British GP

BARCELONA, Spain  | Mercedes sets the pace in practice for Spanish GP

BARCELONA, Spain  — Mercedes set the pace in practice for the Spanish Grand Prix, with Valtteri Bottas and Lewis Hamilton finishing with the fastest times on Friday. Bottas led the first session and Hamilton the second at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, both times without having to use the faster supersoft tires. Sebastian Vettel, who trails … Continue reading BARCELONA, Spain  | Mercedes sets the pace in practice for Spanish GP

F1 to end long-standing practice of using ‘grid girls’

PARIS/January 31, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— There will be no more “grid girls” before Formula One races and no more “podium girls” celebrating with the drivers after them. F1 said Wednesday it will end the long-standing practice of using women on the grid and on the podium with the top three drivers. The Formula One season starts on … Continue reading F1 to end long-standing practice of using ‘grid girls’

Nyman crashes in downhill practice, escapes with a tweak

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany/January 26, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Steven Nyman crashed in downhill training on the Kandahar course for the second year in a row. This time, though, the American skier escaped relatively unharmed. Nyman had to end his season early last year when he crashed in downhill practice on Jan. 27. On Friday, he went into the net … Continue reading Nyman crashes in downhill practice, escapes with a tweak