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 ...

Hamilton to vie for third Japanese GP title

Oct 2, 2014

Hamilton to vie for third Japanese GP title

by Jim Armstrong

Lewis Hamilton will be aiming to complete a hat trick of wins and extend his narrow Formula One championship lead over Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg at this weekend’s Japanese Grand Prix; a race that has been dominated by Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel in recent ...

Sep 17, 2014

Caterham keeps Kobayashi for Singapore

Japanese Formula One driver Kamui Kobayashi has kept his Caterham seat for Sunday’s Singapore Grand Prix despite lingering uncertainty about his future at the struggling team. The 28-year-old was dropped for German debutant Andre Lotterer at last month’s Belgian Grand Prix but returned for ...

Teen Verstappen shrugs off pressure

Aug 23, 2014

Teen Verstappen shrugs off pressure

Max Verstappen will find himself in a unique position next year: fitting school exams around his debut as the youngest ever Formula One driver. When the 2015 F1 championship starts in Australia in March, Verstappen will be only 17. It will also be his ...

Schumacher leaves French hospital, out of coma

Jun 16, 2014

Schumacher leaves French hospital, out of coma

Formula One great Michael Schumacher is no longer in a coma and has left a French hospital where he had been receiving treatment since a skiing accident in December, his manager said Monday. Schumacher left the hospital in Grenoble “to continue his long phase ...

Hamilton wins third straight race in Shanghai

Apr 20, 2014

Hamilton wins third straight race in Shanghai

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton captured his third straight Formula One race with ease on Sunday, leading from start to finish to win the Chinese Grand Prix. Mercedes showed again that it’s in a different class from its rivals, with Hamilton’s teammate Nico Rosberg taking ...

Kobayashi cleared after Australian GP crash

Mar 16, 2014

Kobayashi cleared after Australian GP crash

Kamui Kobayashi was cleared of any blame over a first-lap crash at the Australian Grand Prix on Sunday after an investigation discovered a brake failure. Kobabayashi, in his first race for Caterham, plowed into the back of Felipe Massa’s Williams at turn one in ...