Formula One

FILE - In this Oct. 21, 2018, file photo, drivers round a turn the opening lap out of turn one during the Formula One U.S. Grand Prix auto race at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas. After years of hosting the top European racing series, the Circuit of the Americas is finally racing IndyCar. The US-based series runs the first IndyCar Classic in Austin, Texas this week with a special bonus of $100,000 if the driver who qualifies in pole position also wins the race. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
March 21, 2019 - 5:25 pm
AUSTIN,Texas (AP) — From the time the first piles of dirt and rock were moved to start paving a new Formula One track in Texas, the owners of the Circuit of the Americas eyed a future with IndyCar. It may have taken longer than fans had hoped, but they finally have one. And with the first IndyCar...
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March 21, 2019 - 1:13 pm
HINWIL, Switzerland (AP) — American teenager Juan Manuel Correa has joined the Alfa Romeo Formula One team as its development driver. The 19-year-old Correa will also compete in the F2 championship with the Sauber junior team this year. He raced in the GP3 series last year, finishing 12th. Alfa...
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Williams driver Robert Kubica of Poland, right, signs autographs for fans as he arrives at the track of the Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne, Australia, Saturday, March 16, 2019. The first race of the year is Sunday. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)
March 18, 2019 - 3:17 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's sports minister has said the return of Robert Kubica to Formula One after an eight-year break because of injuries shows that "in sports, you must fight to the very end." Kubica, of Poland, made his return Sunday at the season-opening Australian Grand Prix with...
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Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas of Finland sprays himself with champagne after winning the Australian Formula 1 Grand Prix in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, March 17, 2019. Bottas won ahead of teammate Lewis Hamilton of Britain while Red Bull driver Max Verstappen of the Netherlands placed third.(AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)
March 18, 2019 - 1:06 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The 2019 version of Valtteri Bottas is leading a Formula One championship for the first time. Sure, he's only one Grand Prix into the season, he concedes, but it was a big one. Bottas started from the front row of the grid for the first time at the Australian Grand Prix...
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Red Bull driver Max Verstappen of the Netherlands holds up his trophy after coming third in the Australian Formula 1 Grand Prix in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, March 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)
March 17, 2019 - 7:51 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — With one overtaking maneuver and consistent speed, Red Bull driver Max Verstappen showed that the 2019 Formula One season is unlikely to descend into another two-team race. Verstappen overtook two-time defending Australian Grand Prix champion Sebastian Vettel on the...
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Red Bull driver Max Verstappen of the Netherlands, right, passes Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany during the Australian Formula 1 Grand Prix in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, March 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)
March 17, 2019 - 5:19 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Ferraris were touted as the fastest cars on the F1 circuit when Sebastian Vettel arrived with the intention of winning his third consecutive Australian Grand Prix title. That would have equaled the great Michael Schumacher's mark in Melbourne. They'll leave without a...
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Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas of Finland celebrates after winning the Australian Formula 1 Grand Prix in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, March 17, 2019. Bottas won ahead of teammate Lewis Hamilton of Britain while Red Bull driver Max Verstappen of the Netherlands placed third. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)
March 17, 2019 - 5:00 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Valterri Bottas can't really explain how he got from playing the loyal lieutenant to Lewis Hamilton and failing to win a race last season, to upstaging his Mercedes teammate for victory in Formula One's season-opening Australian Grand Prix. A lot of soul-searching over...
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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain puts his hands together after qualifying on pole for the Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne, Australia, Saturday, March 16, 2019. The first race of the year is Sunday. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)
March 16, 2019 - 5:39 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Lewis Hamilton produced the fastest lap ever at the Australian Grand Prix to take pole position at the Formula One season opener for the sixth consecutive year . The five-time world champion edged Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas' leading time with seconds remaining to...
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Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany drives his car during the final practice session for the Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne, Australia, Saturday, March 16, 2019. The first race of the year is Sunday. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)
March 16, 2019 - 5:13 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — It doesn't really bother Sebastian Vettel that he'll be starting the Australian Grand Prix from the second row of the grid. He won the Formula One season opener the previous two years despite starting behind Lewis Hamilton, who on Saturday extended his habit of taking...
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A tribute to Charlie Whiting, the former FIA Formula One Race Director who recently passed away, is on the front of Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton's car during the final practice session for the Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne, Australia, Saturday, March 16, 2019. The first race of the year is Sunday. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)
March 16, 2019 - 1:26 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Lewis Hamilton got incrementally faster across three practice sessions in a propitious precursor for qualifying Saturday, where he's aiming to secure pole position for the sixth Australian Grand Prix in succession. The five-time Formula One world champion topped the time...
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