F1 pays last respects to Bianchi

Jul 21, 2015

F1 pays last respects to Bianchi

Formula One turned out in force on Tuesday to pay its last respects to Jules Bianchi at the 25-year-old French driver’s funeral in his hometown. World champion Lewis Hamilton and many of Bianchi’s pitlane colleagues joined family and friends of the talented young Marussia ...

Jul 20, 2015

Bianchi funeral to be held in Nice

Jules Bianchi’s funeral will take place in his hometown of Nice on Tuesday. The French Formula One driver died on Friday from head injuries sustained in a crash at last year’s Japanese Grand Prix. Bianchi, 25, had been in a coma since the crash ...

F1 world, fans pay tribute to Bianchi

Jul 19, 2015

F1 world, fans pay tribute to Bianchi

Tributes poured in for French driver Jules Bianchi, who died on Friday from injuries sustained in a head-on crash during the Japanese Grand Prix last October. The 25-year-old Bianchi died in a hospital in his hometown of Nice, his family said in a statement ...

Oct 11, 2014

Dovizioso claims Japanese GP pole

Italy’s Andrea Dovizioso grabbed his first pole of the season Saturday ahead of the Japanese Grand Prix, while championship leader Marc Marquez will start from the second row as he struggles with mechanical problems. The Ducati man secured his second career pole in dry, ...

Oct 9, 2014

Drivers dedicate Russian Grand Prix to Bianchi

Formula One drivers say they will race this weekend’s Russian Grand Prix for Jules Bianchi, who was seriously injured in an accident last week in Japan. Still trying to cope with Bianchi’s accident, some of the leading drivers said Thursday they had to be ...

Hamilton beats Rosberg to win Japanese GP

Oct 5, 2014

Hamilton beats Rosberg to win Japanese GP

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Lewis Hamilton won a rain-shortened Japanese Grand Prix on Sunday, claiming his third straight Formula One victory and widening his lead over teammate Nico Rosberg in the race for the drivers’ championship. With Hamilton leading Rosberg, a red flag came out on the 44th ...

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 ...

Verstappen makes history

Oct 3, 2014

Verstappen makes history

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Max Verstappen said he was satisfied with his performance at the Japanese Grand Prix on Friday where he became the youngest driver to take part in a Formula One Grand Prix weekend. Having only turned 17 on Tuesday, Verstappen completed 22 laps in a ...

Hamilton to vie for third Japanese GP title

Oct 2, 2014

Hamilton to vie for third Japanese GP title

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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 ...