Formula One

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton, right, of Britain celebrates on the podium with second placed Red Bull driver Max Verstappen, of the Netherlands, after winning the Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix at the Hungaroring racetrack in Mogyorod, northeast of Budapest, Hungary, Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019. (AP Photo/Laszlo Balogh)
August 04, 2019 - 12:13 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Lewis Hamilton overtook Max Verstappen near the end of the Hungarian Grand Prix to earn his 81st Formula One race victory and extend his championship lead. The Mercedes driver is now only 10 wins behind seven-time F1 champion Michael Schumacher's record of 91. Mercedes made...
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Red Bull driver Max Verstappen of the Netherland's, right, celebrates with a member of his crew after qualification for the Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix at the Hungaroring racetrack in Mogyorod, northeast of Budapest, Hungary, Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019. Red Bull driver Max Verstappen of the Netherland's will take his first career pole position in the Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix on Sunday. (AP Photo/Laszlo Balogh)
August 03, 2019 - 12:31 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — After his brilliant win at the rain-soaked German Grand Prix last weekend, Max Verstappen had a near-perfect lap at the Hungarian GP to take the first pole position of his Formula One career on Saturday. The Red Bull driver set a track record with 1 minute, 14.958 seconds...
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Red Bull driver Max Verstappen of the Netherland's stands on the podium during the Dutch national anthem after he won the German Formula One Grand Prix at the Hockenheimring racetrack in Hockenheim, Germany, Sunday, July 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)
July 28, 2019 - 2:35 pm
HOCKENHEIM, Germany (AP) — The wetter and wilder the German Grand Prix became, the more it suited Max Verstappen's nerveless driving. The 21-year-old Red Bull driver's brilliant performance came alongside a rare collapse from Mercedes. Verstappen mastered Sunday's treacherous conditions on a rain-...
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England's Eoin Morgan, right, and teammates celebrate with the trophy at the Oval in London, Monday, July 15, 2019 one day after they won the Cricket World Cup in a final match against New Zealand.(AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
July 15, 2019 - 4:21 pm
LONDON (AP) — An epic day of sports in London came down to two unprecedented endings a few minutes — and miles — apart. Novak Djokovic won the Wimbledon title in a brand new fifth-set tiebreaker just as England played the first Super Over in history to win the Cricket World Cup . Djokovic beat...
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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain celebrates after winning the British Formula One Grand Prix at the Silverstone racetrack, Silverstone, England, Sunday, July 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
July 14, 2019 - 3:45 pm
SILVERSTONE, England (AP) — A day of dramatic English sporting glory began with a far more fortuitous — but still record-breaking — victory for Lewis Hamilton on the nation's Formula One track. A sixth British Grand Prix success was sealed not with a thrilling overtaking move but by a canny pit...
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Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany steers his car during the third free practice at the Silverstone racetrack, in Silverstone, England, Saturday, July 13, 2019. The British Formula One Grand Prix will be held on Sunday. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
July 13, 2019 - 7:15 am
SILVERSTONE, England (AP) — Ferrari set the pace in final practice for the British Grand Prix with Charles Leclerc fastest ahead of teammate Sebastian Vettel. Formula One championship leader Lewis Hamilton was 0.049 seconds off Leclerc's Silverstone lap of 1 minute, 25.905 seconds on a frustrating...
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Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc of Monaco steers his car during the qualifying session for the Austrian Formula One Grand Prix at the Red Bull Ring racetrack in Spielberg, southern Austria, Saturday, June 29, 2019. The race will be held on Sunday. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)
June 29, 2019 - 1:03 pm
SPIELBERG, Austria (AP) — Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc won the pole position for the Austrian Grand Prix on Saturday, while Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton drew a three-place grid penalty and will start in fifth position. It is Leclerc's second career pole following the one at the Bahrain GP in March...
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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain celebrates with his team after winning the French Formula One Grand Prix at the Paul Ricard racetrack in Le Castellet, southern France, Sunday, June 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)
June 23, 2019 - 11:19 am
LE CASTELLET, France (AP) — Lewis Hamilton comfortably won the French Grand Prix from pole position on Sunday to clinch a sixth victory this season and extend his championship lead over Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas to 36 points. Hamilton has hit a purple patch as he chases a sixth Formula One...
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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton, of Britain, celebrates after winning Formula One Canadian Grand Prix auto race in Montreal, Sunday, June 9, 2019. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press via AP)
June 09, 2019 - 4:53 pm
MONTREAL (AP) — Defending champion Lewis Hamilton won the Canadian Grand Prix on Sunday to extend his overall lead after Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel committed yet another error under pressure. It was Hamilton's fifth win in seven races and 78th overall for the five-time F1 champion. His seventh...
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Birgit Lauda, center, widow of the former formular Formula One driver Niki Lauda, attends a funeral service for Lauda in Vienna, Austria, Wednesday, May 29, 2019. Three-time Formula One world champion Niki Lauda, who won two of his titles after a horrific crash that left him with serious burns and went on to become a prominent figure in the aviation industry, has died on May 21, 2109. He was 70. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)
May 29, 2019 - 2:57 am
VIENNA (AP) — Family, friends and fans have gathered at St. Stephen's Cathedral in Vienna for a last farewell to Formula One great Niki Lauda. The wooden coffin of the three-time champion was decorated Wednesday with his red racing helmet and surrounded by six white candles, with two larger-than...
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