Formula One

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain steers his car chased by his teammate Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas of Finland during the third practice session for the Japanese Formula One Grand Prix at the Suzuka Circuit in Suzuka, central Japan, Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Toru Takahashi)
October 06, 2018 - 8:04 am
SUZUKA, Japan (AP) — Championship leader Lewis Hamilton claimed pole position for the Japanese Grand Prix on Saturday, leading a 1-2 finish for Mercedes and taking a step closer to securing his fifth Formula One title. With rain threatening, Hamilton clocked a lap of 1 minute, 27.760 seconds to...
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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain steers his car chased by his teammate Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas of Finland during the third practice session for the Japanese Formula One Grand Prix at the Suzuka Circuit in Suzuka, central Japan, Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Toru Takahashi)
October 06, 2018 - 4:58 am
SUZUKA, Japan (AP) — Championship leader Lewis Hamilton claimed pole position for the Japanese Grand Prix on Saturday, leading a 1-2 finish for Mercedes and taking a step closer to securing his fifth Formula One title. With rain threatening, Hamilton clocked a lap of 1 minute, 27.760 seconds to...
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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain climbs into his car for the first practice session at the Suzuka Circuit ahead of the Japanese Formula One Grand Prix in Suzuka, central Japan Friday, Oct. 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
October 05, 2018 - 4:22 am
SUZUKA, Japan (AP) — Lewis Hamilton dominated practice for the Japanese Grand Prix on Friday, an early indication that the Formula One championship leader will be tough to beat in Sunday's race. After leading the morning practice, Hamilton clocked a time of 1 minute, 28.217 seconds in Friday's...
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British Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes AMG GP in action at pit line during the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at the Sochi Autodrom circuit, in Sochi, Russia, Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018. (Yuri Kochetkov/Pool Photo via AP)
September 30, 2018 - 10:29 am
SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Lewis Hamilton won the Russian Grand Prix and closed in on his fifth Formula One title, but he's not happy. Victory was handed to Hamilton by his Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas, who pulled over to let him through on orders from the team. "It's never, ever in my whole life...
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Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas of Finland smiles during a press conference after setting a pole position at the qualifying session for the Russian Formula One Grand Prix at the Sochi Autodrom circuit in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018. The Formula One race will be held on Sunday. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)
September 29, 2018 - 10:58 am
SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Valtteri Bottas beat championship leader Lewis Hamilton to pole position for the Russian Grand Prix on Saturday, setting a strategy conundrum for their Mercedes team. Bottas was 0.145 ahead of Hamilton and 0.56 ahead of third-placed Sebastian Vettel, who is second in the...
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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain celebrates after winning the Formula One Italy Grand Prix at the Monza racetrack, in Monza, Italy, Sunday, Sept. 2, 2018. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
September 02, 2018 - 4:12 pm
MONZA, Italy (AP) — For Ferrari, the wait continues. For Lewis Hamilton, it was a dream race. Hamilton won the Italian Grand Prix on Sunday after starting third on the grid to extend his championship lead over Sebastian Vettel following an opening-lap collision with the German driver that...
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Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany steers his car during the third free practice at the Monza racetrack, in Monza, Italy, Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018. The Formula One race will be held on Sunday. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
September 01, 2018 - 10:23 am
MONZA, Italy (AP) — Ferrari will be hopeful of ending an eight-year wait for a win at its home track after taking the front two places on the grid for the Italian Grand Prix for the first time since 2000. Surprisingly, it was Kimi Raikkonen who edged his teammate and title hopeful Sebastian Vettel...
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Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany, right, jubilates on the podium after winning the Belgian Formula One Grand Prix in Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium, Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018. Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain, left, placed second. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
August 26, 2018 - 2:20 pm
SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium (AP) — Sebastian Vettel made a crucial early overtaking move on Lewis Hamilton to win the crash-marred Belgian Grand Prix on Sunday and trim his rival's overall lead. Hamilton started from pole position for a record fifth time at Spa, and a record-extending 78th in...
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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain steers his car during a qualifying session ahead of the Belgian Formula One Grand Prix in Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium, Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018. The Belgian Formula One Grand Prix will take place on Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
August 25, 2018 - 11:37 am
SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium (AP) — 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 by 0.7 seconds and secure a...
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August 03, 2018 - 7:19 am
MILTON KEYNES, England (AP) — Daniel Ricciardo is leaving Red Bull at the end of this Formula One season. The Australian driver has been with the Britain-based team since 2014 and has won seven races.
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