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 ...

Rosberg triumphs at Australian Grand Prix

Mar 16, 2014

Rosberg triumphs at Australian Grand Prix

Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg comfortably won the Formula One season-opening Australian Grand Prix on Sunday after pole sitter Lewis Hamilton and world champion Sebastian Vettel retired early with mechanical failures. Vettel’s Red Bull teammate Daniel Ricciardo finished second, becoming the first Australian to finish ...

Jan 21, 2014

Kobayashi back in F1 with Caterham

Race driver Kamui Kobayashi will be back in Formula One this year with British-based Caterham F1, the team said Tuesday. Kobayashi, who was out of F1 last season, was listed as one of the team’s two regular drivers along with rookie Marcus Ericsson. Kobayashi’s ...

Dec 31, 2013

Small improvement for Schumacher after second surgery

by Graham Dunbar

Michael Schumacher underwent surgery for a second time after a brain scan showed small, “surprising” signs of improvement, but grim doctors said Tuesday they could offer no insight into the prognosis for the Formula One champion. Schumacher, who turns 45 on Friday, suffered critical ...

Doctors taking Schumacher's condition 'hour by hour'

Dec 30, 2013

Doctors taking Schumacher's condition 'hour by hour'

Doctors treating Michael Schumacher refused Monday to predict an outcome for the former Formula One driver, saying they were taking his very critical head injury “hour by hour” following a skiing accident. Chief anesthesiologist Jean-Francois Payen told reporters the seven-time racing champion is still ...

Nov 25, 2013

Vettel ends year in style at Interlagos

Sebastian Vettel won Formula One’s season-ending Brazilian Grand Prix on Sunday, matching Michael Schumacher’s record of 13 victories in a year and equaling the nine consecutive wins of Alberto Ascari. Vettel’s Red Bull teammate Mark Webber was second in his final F1 race and ...

Dominant Vettel sets F1 record with eighth straight win

Nov 18, 2013

Dominant Vettel sets F1 record with eighth straight win

Sebastian Vettel climbed out of his Red Bull car, pumped his right fist then held up eight fingers, one for each of his consecutive victories. Formula One’s German dominator just keeps on winning. The four-time world champion won the U.S. Grand Prix in easy ...