New F1 owners plan U.S. street race

Jan 25, 2017

New F1 owners plan U.S. street race

Formula One’s new owners plan to add a street race in the United States in an attempt to improve a sport which they feel stagnated under Bernie Ecclestone’s control. Chase Carey, who ended Ecclestone’s four-decade reign as F1’s chief executive, told The Associated Press ...

Jan 19, 2017

FIA approves sale of Formula One to Liberty Media

Formula One’s governing body, the International Automobile Federation (FIA), said Wednesday it had approved Liberty Media’s $8 billion takeover of the sport. “The World Motor Sport Council has unanimously approved the change of control of Delta Topco Limited (the holding company of the Formula ...

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 ...

Rosberg wins Chinese GP for sixth straight victory

Apr 17, 2016

Rosberg wins Chinese GP for sixth straight victory

Nico Rosberg of Mercedes escaped unscathed from a wild first lap at the Chinese Grand Prix on Sunday, and then showed why he’s the driver to beat this year in Formula One. Rosberg started on pole position and led nearly the entire race by ...

Mercedes' Rosberg triumphs in Bahrain

Apr 4, 2016

Mercedes' Rosberg triumphs in Bahrain

Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg became the eighth man in Formula One history to win five consecutive races with a victory at the Bahrain Grand Prix on Sunday, and will now aim to do what all the other seven did: Go on to capture the ...