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 ...

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 ...

Rosberg takes pole position again

Oct 8, 2016

Rosberg takes pole position again

Nico Rosberg stormed to pole position at the Japanese Grand Prix in a pulsating climax to Saturday’s qualifying, piling yet more pressure on world title holder Lewis Hamilton. The German, who has a 23-point lead over Hamilton in the Formula One championship with five ...

Ricciardo wins Malaysian Grand Prix as Hamilton flames out

Oct 2, 2016

Ricciardo wins Malaysian Grand Prix as Hamilton flames out

Daniel Ricciardo claimed an elusive maiden win of the season at a dramatic Formula One Malaysian Grand Prix on Sunday, the Australian handed victory when a race-leading Lewis Hamilton retired with a blown engine. Ricciardo was shadowed across the line by his 19-year-old Red ...

Hamilton closes gap on Rosberg with win

Jul 11, 2016

Hamilton closes gap on Rosberg with win

Defending champion Lewis Hamilton reeled off his fourth win in five races Sunday to storm to victory in the British Grand Prix. Hamilton now trails Nico Rosberg by one point in the standings. The 31-year-old Englishman came home 6.9 seconds clear of Mercedes teammate ...

Jun 20, 2016

Rosberg wins European GP to extend F1 title lead

Formula One’s pit-to-driver radio restrictions played a decisive role in Sunday’s European Grand Prix as Nico Rosberg got assistance in solving an engine-setting glitch and sailed away to an easy victory, while his Mercedes teammate and title rival Lewis Hamilton was frustrated at getting ...

Jun 18, 2016

Hamilton slams 'moaning' rivals in Baku

Triple Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton has accused some rivals of ‘moaning’ about safety at the Baku street circuit that hosts Azerbaijan’s inaugural grand prix on Sunday. “These drivers, they moan so much about so many things,” the Mercedes driver told reporters after ...

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 ...