Formula One

Red Bull driver Max Verstappen, of the Netherlands,center, celebrates at the podium after winning the Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix at the Interlagos race track in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Nelson Antoine)
November 17, 2019 - 5:44 pm
SAO PAULO (AP) — Red Bull’s Max Verstappen won Formula One’s Brazilian Grand Prix on Sunday for his eighth career victory in a race which ended badly for both Ferrari drivers. It also finished poorly for six-time world champion Lewis Hamilton, who caused Red Bull’s Alexander Albon to spin near the...
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Red Bull driver Max Verstappen, of the Netherlands, gives a thumbs up after taking pole position during the qualifying session for the Formula One Brazil Grand Prix at the Interlagos race track in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Nelson Antoine)
November 16, 2019 - 3:09 pm
SAO PAULO (AP) — Red Bull’s Max Verstappen took pole position on Saturday for the Brazilian Grand Prix. It’s the second career pole for Verstappen, who beat Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel by just 0.123 seconds at Interlagos. “Straight away from Q1 the car was flying, that was an enjoyable drive,” the...
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In this Nov. 7, 2019 photo, a mural depicts legendary Brazilian F1 driver Ayrton Senna on a business front near the Interlagos racetrack in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Many bars on busy streets like Avenida Paulista are open 24 hours a day during the Brazil F1 GP race, and hotels prepare feasts at early hours so fans don't need to refuel at the track. (AP Photo/Nelson Antoine)
November 16, 2019 - 1:51 pm
SAO PAULO (AP) — With little at stake at this weekend’s Brazilian Grand Prix, the Formula One race is an opportunity for fans to remember and celebrate home favorite Ayrton Senna, 25 years after his death. Lewis Hamilton — a huge fan of the Brazilian F1 great — and his Mercedes team have already...
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Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel, of Germany, steers his car followed by his teammate Charles Leclerc, of Monaco, during the first free practice at the Interlagos race track in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Friday, Nov. 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Nelson Antoine)
November 15, 2019 - 5:43 pm
SAO PAULO (AP) — Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc dominated practice at Interlagos on Friday for the Brazilian Grand Prix, giving Ferrari some relief after a poor race in the United States this month. Vettel clocked the fastest lap of the day in the afternoon session, and Leclerc was only 0.021...
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Mercedes' driver Lewis Hamilton, of Britain, wears his helmet designed with an image of the Brazil's national flag, during the first free practice at the Interlagos race track in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Friday, Nov. 15, 2019. Brazil Formula 1 GP will take place on Sunday. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
November 15, 2019 - 12:37 pm
SAO PAULO (AP) — Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton has unveiled another helmet in tribute to his boyhood hero Ayrton Senna at the Brazilian Grand Prix. Hamilton started Friday’s practice sessions wearing a helmet designed with a Brazilian flag on the top, Senna’s yellow and green on the back, a...
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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton, of Britain, looks on from the paddock area during a press conference ahead of Sunday's Formula One Brazilian Grand Prix, at the Interlagos racetrack in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Nelson Antoine)
November 14, 2019 - 9:37 pm
SAO PAULO (AP) — Six-time Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton said Thursday he hopes to sort out his next contract soon, but he’s not in any rush. The 34-year-old British driver’s deal with Mercedes is valid until the end of 2020. Speaking before the Brazilian Grand Prix, Hamilton said he doesn’t...
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Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas, of Finland, speaks during a press conference ahead of Sunday's Formula One Brazilian Grand Prix, at the Interlagos racetrack in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Nelson Antoine)
November 14, 2019 - 3:20 pm
SAO PAULO (AP) — Finnish driver Valtteri Bottas has a plan to beat Formula One champion and Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton next season, but will not share it. Bottas is assured of second place in the championship, his best finish yet, but recognizes he needs more consistency even after winning...
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In this Nov. 7, 2019 photo, a mural depicts legendary Brazilian F1 driver Ayrton Senna on a business front near the Interlagos racetrack in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Many bars on busy streets like Avenida Paulista are open 24 hours a day during the Brazil F1 GP race, and hotels prepare feasts at early hours so fans don't need to refuel at the track. (AP Photo/Nelson Antoine)
November 14, 2019 - 1:08 pm
SAO PAULO (AP) — Once a year, racing fans across South America flock to the region’s only Formula One Grand Prix in the Brazilian metropolis of Sao Paulo. But the drizzly hometown of legendary driver Ayrton Senna risks losing that opportunity to shine. This week’s Brazilian GP at Interlagos will be...
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Mercedes' driver Lewis Hamilton, of Britain, smiles during a news conference in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019. The Brazilian F1 GP will take place on NOv. 17. (AP Photo/Nelson Antoine)
November 13, 2019 - 3:22 pm
SAO PAULO (AP) — Six-time Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton believes new rules in place for the 2021 season onward could give the racing series its best era for a long time. The 34-year-old Mercedes driver, who spoke on Wednesday ahead of this weekend’s Brazilian Grand Prix, hopes the rule...
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Penske Corporation Chairman Rodger Penske, left, and Hulman & Co. Chairman Tony Hulman George speak after a press conference at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Monday, Nov. 4, 2019. Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the IndyCar Series were sold to Penske Entertainment Corp. in a stunning move Monday that relinquishes control of the iconic speedway from the Hulman family after 74 years. (AP Photo/AJ Mast)
November 06, 2019 - 11:36 am
Roger Penske spent part of Tuesday walking Indianapolis Motor Speedway, using a cool, sunny day to look over the historic venue that will soon be his. There is work to be done at the speedway, lots of work before it can be the entertainment mecca he envisions. But more than that, there is a legacy...
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