Dec 6, 2016

French Grand Prix returning to F1 calendar in 2018

The French Grand Prix will return to the Formula One calendar in 2018 after a 10-year absence. Christian Estrosi, the head of the Provence-Alpes-Cote d’Azur region, said Monday that the race will be organized at the Paul Ricard circuit in southern France. The world’s ...

F1 champ Rosberg in shock retirement

Dec 3, 2016

F1 champ Rosberg in shock retirement

Quitting at the top, Formula One champion Nico Rosberg shocked the world of motor racing Friday by announcing he was retiring at the age of 31, five days after earning his first world championship. “I have decided to end my Formula One career. I ...

Dec 1, 2016

Formula One leaves German Grand Prix off 2017 calendar

The 2017 Formula One championship will be run over 20 races, without the German Grand Prix, depriving new champion Nico Rosberg of his home race. Motorsport’s governing body, the FIA, approved the calendar at a meeting Wednesday in Vienna. The dropping of the German ...

Oct 24, 2016

Hamilton claims U.S. Grand Prix title

Lewis Hamilton got the victory he needed to keep his Formula One championship hopes alive, winning the U.S. Grand Prix for the fourth time in five years Sunday. Hamilton cut Mercedes teammate and championship leader Nico Rosberg’s points lead to 26 with three races ...

Title-chasing Rosberg triumphs in Japanese Grand Prix

Oct 9, 2016

Title-chasing Rosberg triumphs in Japanese Grand Prix

Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg capitalized on a slow start by teammate Lewis Hamilton to win the Japanese Grand Prix on Sunday and widen his lead in the Formula One drivers’ championship. Rosberg, who started from pole position, controlled the race throughout and finished 4.9 ...

Sep 1, 2016

Ferrari's Massa to retire after season

Brazilian Felipe Massa announced on Thursday that he will retire from Formula One at the end of the season. The 35-year-old Williams driver, who won 11 races for Ferrari between 2006 and 2008 and finished overall runner-up to Lewis Hamilton in the 2008 world ...

May 16, 2016

Verstappen becomes youngest F1 winner after Mercedes crash

Dutch teenager Max Verstappen stunned Formula One with victory at the Spanish Grand Prix on Sunday, taking advantage of a crash by Mercedes teammates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg to become the sport’s youngest winner only a few days after being promoted by his ...

Rosberg nabs crown at Russian GP

May 2, 2016

Rosberg nabs crown at Russian GP

Nico Rosberg cruised to victory in the Russian Grand Prix on Sunday as his title rival and Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton dodged crashes and battled through the pack for second. Rosberg has won all four of this season’s races — seven in a row ...

Apr 29, 2016

Hamilton fastest in second practice session for Russian GP

Lewis Hamilton set the fastest time in the second practice session for the Russian Grand Prix, while Sebastian Vettel was second despite stopping his Ferrari on the track on Friday. Ahead of qualifying on Saturday, both practice sessions were topped by Mercedes, underlining the ...