Formula One

FILE - In this Feb. 21, 2018 file photo, French President's wife Brigitte Macron waves at the Elysee Palace, in Paris. An aide to French first lady Brigitte Macron has filed a legal complaint over identity theft, after his accounts were apparently used to seek special Formula One tickets and other VIP treatment. The French presidential palace said Friday that an investigation is under way.(AP Photo/Francois Mori)
March 30, 2018 - 9:08 am
PARIS (AP) — An aide to French first lady Brigitte Macron has filed a legal complaint over identity theft, after his accounts were apparently used to seek luxury hotel service, Formula One tickets and other VIP treatment. The Paris prosecutor's office said Friday it opened a fraud investigation...
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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain leaves his garage during qualifying at the Australian Formula One Grand Prix in Melbourne, Saturday, March 24, 2018. (Glenn Nicholls/Pool via AP)
March 24, 2018 - 7:58 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton set a blistering time in his final lap of qualifying to take pole position at the season-opening Australian Grand Prix on Saturday for a record seventh time, outpacing his nearest rival by a sizable 0.664 seconds. The defending Formula One...
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March 20, 2018 - 5:02 am
BERLIN (AP) — Budget airline Ryanair says it is taking an initial 24.9 percent stake in an Austrian-based airline being set up by former Formula 1 driver Niki Lauda. It plans to raise its holding to 75 percent. LaudaMotion is the successor to Niki, long a subsidiary of bankrupt Air Berlin, which...
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Fans watch as the field takes the green flag to start the NASCAR Daytona 500 Cup series auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla., Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/David Graham)
February 18, 2018 - 6:42 pm
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the Daytona 500 (all times local): ___ 6:35 p.m. Austin Dillon put the No. 3 back in victory lane at Daytona International Speedway. Dillon won in the car number made famous by Dale Earnhardt and won 17 years to the day that the Hall of the Fame driver was...
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FILE - In this Friday, July 14, 2017 file photo, FIA President Jean Todt speaks during a news conference in the Brooklyn borough of New York New York. "Grid kids" are replacing "grid girls" in Formula One as the motorsport series continues to change ahead of the new season. F1 says youngsters from motorsport clubs, who for example are already competing in karting, will stand alongside drivers on the grid before races this season, Monday, Feb. 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
February 05, 2018 - 4:45 pm
PARIS (AP) — "Grid kids" are replacing "grid girls" in Formula One as the motorsport series makes changes ahead of the new season. F1 says youngsters from motorsport clubs, who are already competing in karting, will stand alongside drivers on the grid before races this season. The announcement...
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Filipe Albuquerque, of Portugal, sits behind the wheel as crew members change tires and add fuel to the Cadillac DPi during a pit stop in the IMSA 24-hour auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
January 28, 2018 - 2:42 pm
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest at the Rolex 24 at Daytona 2:40 p.m. (all times local) Action Express Racing has won its third Rolex 24 at Daytona title with an overall victory in the prestigious sports car race. The win went to Joao Barbosa, Christian Fittipaldi and Filipe Albuquerque. Chip...
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Fernando Alonso talks about his career and future plans during the NASCAR Media Tour in Charlotte, N.C., Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)
January 23, 2018 - 6:21 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jimmie Johnson strolled into the Charlotte Convention Center and did a double-take when he saw Fernando Alonso hanging out in a hallway. "What's he doing here?" NASCAR's seven-time champion wondered. Alonso made the trip to North Carolina to make an appearance at NASCAR's...
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FILE - This Dec. 9, 1962 file photo shows Dan Gurney holding a trophy in Nassau, Bahamas. Gurney, the first driver to win in Formula One, IndyCar and NASCAR, died Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018 from complications of pneumonia. He was 86. His wife, Evi, announced his death in a statement distributed by All American Racers, Inc. (AP Photo)
January 14, 2018 - 7:56 pm
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Dan Gurney, the first driver to win in Formula One, IndyCar and NASCAR, died Sunday from complications of pneumonia. He was 86. His wife, Evi, announced his death in a statement distributed by All American Racers, Inc. "With one last smile on his handsome face, Dan...
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CORRECTS TO ALONSO NOT ALONZO - Fernando Alonso, of Spain, co-driver of the United Autosports Ligier LMP2 answers questions at a news conference during testing for the IMSA 24 hour auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Friday, Jan. 5, 2018, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
January 05, 2018 - 5:17 pm
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Fernando Alonso needed just three laps around Daytona International Speedway to recognize the magnitude of one of auto racing's iconic venues. The Formula One star is entered in the Rolex 24 at Daytona, one of the most prestigious sports car races in the world, as the...
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Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas of Finland celebates winning the Emirates Formula One Grand Prix at the Yas Marina racetrack in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
November 26, 2017 - 12:58 pm
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Performing celebratory spins around the track was about as emotional as it got for Valtteri Bottas, after he beat his Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton to win the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Sunday. Hamilton joined the straight-faced Finnish driver in...
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