Hamilton dominates Bahrain GP

Apr 20, 2015

Hamilton dominates Bahrain GP

Lewis Hamilton’s bid for a third Formula One title is gathering momentum after another convincing win in Sunday’s Bahrain Grand Prix, while his Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg’s status as his main challenger is under threat from a resurgent Ferrari team. Hamilton won the race ...

Apr 11, 2015

Hamilton claims pole at Chinese GP

Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton edged out teammate Nico Rosberg for pole position as Mercedes locked down the front row of the grid for the Chinese Grand Prix on Saturday. The Briton lapped the 5.451-km Shanghai International Circuit in one minute, 35.782 seconds ...

Apr 10, 2015

Hamilton quickest during Chinese GP practice sessions

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton topped the leaderboard as expected during both practice sessions at the Chinese Grand Prix on Friday, though Ferrari showed it had the pace to possibly challenge the silver cars over the weekend. Hamilton set the fastest time of the day ...

Vettel wins Malaysian GP to end Mercedes streak

Mar 29, 2015

Vettel wins Malaysian GP to end Mercedes streak

Fears that Mercedes would dominate the 2015 Formula One season were swept aside in a flash of Ferrari red on Sunday as a tearful Sebastian Vettel won the Malaysian Grand Prix and announced himself as a genuine title contender. Most observers were gloomily predicting ...

Hamilton wins season-opening Australian GP

Mar 15, 2015

Hamilton wins season-opening Australian GP

Lewis Hamilton joined Arnold Schwarzenegger on the top step of the podium at the Australian Grand Prix on Sunday and in unison they repeated the actor’s trademark phrase: “I’ll be back.” Hamilton was back as the reigning world champion, back as a race winner, ...

Japan's automakers returning to major racing events

Feb 17, 2015

Japan's automakers returning to major racing events

Honda Motor Co. and other Japanese automakers are returning to major international racing events as their earnings, dented by the fallout of the Lehman Brothers collapse in 2008, are back into overdrive thanks to the yen’s fall and cost reductions. This year, Honda will ...

Hamilton claims F1 title, silences Mercedes rival Rosberg

Nov 24, 2014

Hamilton claims F1 title, silences Mercedes rival Rosberg

Lewis Hamilton answered Nico Rosberg’s pre-race goading in defiant style, winning the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Sunday as he clinched a second Formula One title and denied his brash-talking Mercedes teammate his first. The days leading up to the race saw an upbeat ...

Oct 11, 2014

Formula One to impose speed limit

Formula One officials are preparing to impose a speed limit to slow down cars during dangerous situations on the track, following the Japanese Grand Prix accident that left driver Jules Bianchi fighting for his life. Formula One race director Charlie Whiting said Friday it ...

Vettel to bolt team

Oct 4, 2014

Vettel to bolt team

Four-time defending Formula One champion Sebastian Vettel will leave Red Bull at the end of the season and is expected to soon announce a deal with Ferrari. Vettel told Red Bull chief Christian Horner on Friday night that he intended to leave, and the ...

Rosberg claims pole at Suzuka

Oct 4, 2014

Rosberg claims pole at Suzuka

Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg claimed pole position on Saturday for the Japanese Grand Prix, beating teammate Lewis Hamilton and putting himself in good position to regain the Formula One championship lead. Rosberg claimed his eighth pole of the season with a time of 1 ...