Formula One

Ed Carpenter celebrates with his crew after he qualified with the fastest time during qualifications for the Indianapolis 500 IndyCar auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Saturday, May 20, 2017 in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
May 20, 2017 - 8:58 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Ed Carpenter turned a tough draw into a winning hand Saturday. Now he has to do it all over again. The only full-time owner-driver in the IndyCar Series took advantage of a cooling early evening track for a four-lap average of 230.468 mph on the first day of Indianapolis 500...
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Sebastien Bourdais, of France, unpacks his helmet as he prepares to drive during a practice session for the Indianapolis 500 IndyCar auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Friday, May 19, 2017 in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
May 19, 2017 - 7:37 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Sebastien Bourdais took a deep breath Friday. After an early race-day exit last weekend and an engine change Thursday night, he moved into position to contend for the Indianapolis 500 pole. The Dale Coyne Racing driver jumped to the top of the speed chart with some extra...
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FILE - In this May 29, 2016, file photo, Martin Truex Jr (78) and Joey Logano (22) lead the field out of Turn 4 for the start of the Coca-Cola 600 NASCAR auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
May 15, 2017 - 2:45 pm
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The longest race on the NASCAR schedule will now be one of the most valuable. NASCAR on Monday said the Coca-Cola 600 will be split into four stages when it is run at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Memorial Day weekend. At 600 miles, the race is the longest by 100 miles over...
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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain steers his car during the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at the Barcelona Catalunya racetrack in Montmelo, Spain, Sunday, May 14, 2017. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
May 14, 2017 - 11:24 am
MONTMELO, Spain (AP) — Thanks to superior strategy and some help from his teammate, Lewis Hamilton tightened the early title race in Formula One after beating Sebastian Vettel to win the Spanish Grand Prix on Sunday. Hamilton saw his advantage of a pole position evaporate when Vettel beat him to...
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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain steers his car during the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at the Barcelona Catalunya racetrack in Montmelo, Spain, Sunday, May 14, 2017. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
May 14, 2017 - 10:21 am
MONTMELO, Spain (AP) — Lewis Hamilton beat Sebastian Vettel to win the Spanish Grand Prix on Sunday, tightening Formula One's intense title fight. Vettel edged past the pole-sitting Hamilton at the first corner, but the British driver overtook Vettel's Ferrari with more than 20 laps left while...
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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain steers his car during the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at the Barcelona Catalunya racetrack in Montmelo, Spain, Sunday, May 14, 2017. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
May 14, 2017 - 9:56 am
MONTMELO, Spain (AP) — Lewis Hamilton beat Sebastian Vettel to win the Spanish Grand Prix on Sunday, tightening Formula One's intense title fight. Vettel edged past the pole-sitting Hamilton at the first corner, but the British driver overtook Vettel's Ferrari with more than 20 laps left while...
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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain steers his car during the qualifying session for the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at the Barcelona Catalunya racetrack in Montmelo, Spain, Saturday, May 13, 2017. The Spanish Formula One Grand Prix will take place on Sunday. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
May 13, 2017 - 9:12 am
MONTMELO, Spain (AP) — Lewis Hamilton took pole position ahead of Sebastian Vettel at the Spanish Grand Prix, restoring Mercedes' dominance in Formula One qualifying on Saturday. Hamilton gave Mercedes its 19th pole in 20 races, two weeks after F1 leader Vettel had broken its run at the Russian GP...
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Race driver Fernando Alonso of Spain pulls out of the pit area as he practiced at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Wednesday, May 3, Alonso plans to miss the Monaco Grand Prix this year to drive in the Indianapolis 500. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
May 03, 2017 - 12:10 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Two-time Formula One champion Fernando Alonso passed his rookie orientation test at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Wednesday, allowing him to try to qualify for the Indianapolis 500 later this month. Alonso turned 50 laps in his morning test session, posting a best lap speed of...
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Race driver Fernando Alonso of Spain pulls out of the pit area as he practiced at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Wednesday, May 3, Alonso plans to miss the Monaco Grand Prix this year to drive in the Indianapolis 500. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
May 03, 2017 - 11:25 am
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Formula One star Fernando Alonso has taken his first laps at Indianapolis Motor Speedway as he prepares for the Indianapolis 500 later this month. IndyCar driver Marco Andretti set up the No. 29 for Andretti Autosport and Alonso ran several laps, moving gradually past the 200...
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Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas of Finland, center, leads the race during the first laps of the Formula One Russian Grand Prix at the 'Sochi Autodrom' circuit, in Sochi, Russia, Sunday, April. 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)
April 30, 2017 - 9:57 am
SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Valtteri Bottas claimed his first Formula One win on Sunday after holding off a late charge from Sebastian Vettel in the Russian Grand Prix. Mercedes driver Bottas, who started third but snatched the lead on the first lap, finished 0.6 seconds ahead of Ferrari's Vettel. Kimi...
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