Formula One

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain, smiles after setting the pole position in the qualifying session for the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at the Barcelona Catalunya racetrack in Montmelo, Spain, Saturday, May 12, 2018. The Spanish Formula One Grand Prix will take place on Sunday. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
May 12, 2018 - 12:08 pm
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Lewis Hamilton ended Sebastian Vettel's dominant run in Formula One qualifying by setting a track record and wining pole position for the Spanish Grand Prix on Saturday. Hamilton had a lap time of 1 minute, 16.173 seconds at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, and only four...
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Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas of Finland steers his car during a free practice at the Barcelona Catalunya racetrack in Montmelo, just outside Barcelona, Spain, Friday, May 11, 2018. The Formula One race will take place on Sunday. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
May 11, 2018 - 7:35 am
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Valtteri Bottas set the pace with Mercedes in the first practice session for this weekend's Spanish Grand Prix. Bottas was fastest with a lap of 1 minute, 18.148 seconds at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya on Friday, nearly a second quicker than teammate Lewis Hamilton,...
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FILE - In this March 14, 2015, file photo, fans watch as the China Racing Formula E Team car practices for the 2015 FIA Formula E Miami ePrix, in Miami. Miami's city commission is scheduled to vote Thursday, May 10, 2018, whether to move forward on a deal with Formula One to stage a Miami Grand Prix in 2019. (David Santiago/El Nuevo Herald via AP, File)
May 10, 2018 - 4:01 pm
Formula One's efforts to expand its reach across the U.S. got a key boost Thursday when Miami city commissioners agreed to enter formal negotiations to host a race as early as next year. The unanimous vote allows city staff to work out a contract with F1 that could be voted on later this summer...
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FILE - In this March 14, 2015, file photo, cars race on downtown Miami streets during the Formula E Miami ePrix auto race, in Miami. Formula One has announced plans for a street race in Miami starting in 2019. Miami city officials are scheduled to vote next week on a plan to stage a race the series has long coveted as it seeks to enlarge its presence in the United States. A Miami race would be the second in the U.S., joining the U.S. Grand Prix in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)
May 02, 2018 - 1:56 pm
Formula One announced Wednesday it wants to stage a street race in Miami starting in 2019 and the city commission has scheduled a vote next week on a proposal to formalize plans for a 10-year deal. The series has long sought to enlarge its presence in the United States. A Miami race would be the...
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Ferrari driver Kimi Raikkonen, of Finland, leaves the pits during the Azerbaijan Formula One Grand Prix, at the city circuit, in Baku, Azerbaijan, Sunday, April 29, 2018. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
May 01, 2018 - 7:06 am
PARIS (AP) — Motorsport's governing body has approved rule changes designed to increase overtaking and promote closer racing in Formula One as part of an ongoing initiative to win back fans. From next year, F1 aerodynamics will be simplified. Cars will have a front wing with a larger span,...
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Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany celebrates with team members after he clocked the fastest time in the qualifying session at the Baku Formula One city circuit, in Baku, Azerbaijan, Saturday, April 28, 2018. The Formula One race will be held on Sunday. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
April 28, 2018 - 11:27 am
BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) — Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton will battle again for the win on the Baku streets where their cars hit twice last year. Vettel's storming start in Formula One continued on Saturday at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix with a third consecutive pole position. With him on the front...
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Australia driver Daniel Ricciardo steers his Red Bull during the second practice session at the Baku Formula One city circuit, in Baku, Azerbaijan, Friday, April 27, 2018. The Formula one race will be held on Sunday. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
April 27, 2018 - 1:02 pm
BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) — Daniel Ricciardo and Red Bull set the pace in the second practice for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix on Friday as the Australian driver chases his second win in a row. Ricciardo, the winner in Baku last year, is coming off victory two weeks ago in China. He has not won more than...
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April 15, 2018 - 8:19 pm
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Alexander Rossi pulled away after a late restart to win the Grand Prix of Long Beach on Sunday, completing a dominant weekend by holding off Will Power for his third career IndyCar victory. Rossi claimed the first win of his standout season from the pole, and the native...
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Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo of Australia celebrates on the podium after winning the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix at the Shanghai International Circuit in Shanghai, Sunday, April 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
April 15, 2018 - 6:50 am
SHANGHAI (AP) — Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo yanked off his right shoe, poured champagne into it as he stood on the podium, and then drank up to his unlikely victory in Sunday's Chinese Grand Prix. The Australian started from the third row, but took advantage when the safety car came out on the...
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April 05, 2018 - 9:43 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia wants to bring grid girls back to Formula One, barely two months after the series ended the practice. Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak, who oversees the Russian Grand Prix, says, "If we can reach an agreement we will revive this tradition" in September. He adds, "Moreover,...
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