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Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc during qualifying for the Las Vegas Grand Prix on Saturday.
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Nov 18, 2023
Charles Leclerc on a roll with pole for Ferrari in Las Vegas
Leclerc was fastest in all three qualifying phases down the floodlit Strip, with its neon backdrop of landmark hotels and casinos.
Red Bull's Max Verstappen drives during a practice session at the Las Vegas Strip Circuit on Thursday.
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Nov 17, 2023
Lewis Hamilton defends Vegas race after Max Verstappen's criticism
Hamilton offered his thoughts about the Las Vegas Grand Prix after Max Verstappen called it "99% show and 1% sporting event."
Red Bull's Sergio Perez drives on the track during the Formula One Las Vegas Grand Prix Launch Party in Las Vegas on Nov. 5, 2022.
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Nov 14, 2023
Las Vegas Grand Prix expected to 'shatter' F1 betting records
Red Bull's Max Verstappen, who has been an outspoken skeptic of the event, is the heavy prerace favorite at -300 at the book.
Red Bull Racing's Dutch driver Max Verstappen celebrates after winning the Formula One Brazil Grand Prix in Sao Paulo on Sunday.
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Nov 7, 2023
Three things we learned from the Brazilian Grand Prix
Only McLaren, with a strong second half of the season, has lifted itself into a position to maintain a challenge.
Red Bull's Max Verstappen in action during qualifying on Friday ahead of the Brazilian Grand Prix.
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Nov 4, 2023
Max Verstappen on pole after 'insane' Brazil qualifying
Ferrari's Charles Leclerc joined Verstappen on the front row as qualifying was cut short by inclement weather.
Red Bull's Max Verstappen drives ahead of McLaren's Lando Norris during the United States Grand Prix in Austin, Texas, on Sunday.
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Oct 23, 2023
Dominant Max Verstappen earns 50th career win
Yuki Tsunoda finished 10th for Alpha Tauri and secured an extra point for the fastest lap.
Mercedes' George Russell said the new amount drivers can be fined "seems obscene."
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Oct 20, 2023
Formula One drivers stunned by threat of increased fines
The sport's governing body quadrupled the amount that stewards can fine drivers.
Max Verstappen won his third straight Formula One title in Qatar on Oct. 8.
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Oct 20, 2023
Max Verstappen keeping foot on gas with more milestones in sight
Max Verstappen will be racing for pride, points and records this weekend at the United States Grand Prix.
Alpine is currently sixth in the Formula One constructors' standings.
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Oct 18, 2023
Patrick Mahomes and Rory McIlroy join investors in F1's Alpine
The announcement comes ahead of the U.S. Grand Prix in Austin, Texas.
Temperatures at Sunday's Qatar Grand Prix in Lusail never dropped below 36 degrees Celsius, challenging many drivers.
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Oct 10, 2023
FIA to take action after 'extreme weather' at Qatar Grand Prix
Formula One's Middle Eastern grands prix are usually scheduled at the beginning and end of the calendar to avoid the hottest months.
Red Bull's Max Verstappen drives ahead of McLaren's Oscar Piastri during the Qatar Grand Prix in Doha on Sunday.
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Oct 9, 2023
F1 drivers speak out about grueling conditions at Qatar GP
Formula One drivers declared the Qatar Grand Prix as the toughest physical test of their career.
Red Bull's Max Verstappen (center) celebrates with his team after winning the Formula One driver's championship in Lusail, Qatar, on Saturday.
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Oct 8, 2023
Max Verstappen says third F1 title is his best
Red Bull's star Dutchman is the 11th driver overall to win three drivers' titles and one of only five to win three in succession.
Max Verstappen (right) celebrates with Red Bull's team principal, Christian Horner, after the Dutch star won the Japanese Grand Prix on Sept. 24 to clinch the constructors' title for the team.
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Oct 6, 2023
Lewis Hamilton says 'phenomenal' Max Verstappen raised bar in F1
Verstappen needs just three points to secure another F1 title.
Michael Andretti, the son of 1978 Formula One champion Mario, first applied for his team to join Formula One in early 2022.
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Oct 3, 2023
FIA approval moves Michael Andretti a step closer to Formula One
The son of 1978 Formula One world champion Mario had been seen as the clear frontrunner from as many as seven initial expressions of interest.
Alpha Tauri's Yuki Tsunoda is the first Japanese driver in Formula One since 2014.
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Sep 30, 2023
Foul-mouthed Yuki Tsunoda becoming cult star in Formula One
Tsunoda's foul mouth and devil-may-care attitude have inspired a cult following and an international appeal.
Fans shoot Friday's second practice session at Suzuka Circuit.
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Sep 25, 2023
Amateur race photographers thrive at Suzuka Circuit
The famed Japanese speedway's "cameraman seats" were launched 10 years ago as a way to accommodate both hobbyist shooters and regular race fans.
Max Verstappen celebrates leading team Red Bull to their second consecutive constructors’ title at the Japanese Grand Prix at Suzuka Circuit in Mie Prefecture on Sunday.
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Sep 24, 2023
Tsunoda fails to score points in Japan GP as Red Bull clinch title
Max Verstappen took the chequered flag for the Honda-powered Red Bull, clinching the team’s second consecutive constructors’ title.
AlphaTauri's Yuki Tsunoda waves to the crowd prior to the start of the Japanese Grand Prix.
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Sep 24, 2023
In pictures: Race day at the Japanese Grand Prix
Here's a selection of photos from around Suzuka Circuit as Formula One roars into Japan.
Ayrton Senna (center) of Brazil talks with his McLaren team member during the final practice session for the Japanese Grand Prix at Suzuka Circut in Mie Prefecture on Oct. 29, 1988.
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Sep 24, 2023
The Japanese GP: Often the scene of title deciders — and controversy
For an event often defined by drama, the stakes won’t be quite as high starting next year as the race settles into its spring date.
Yuki Tsunoda in action during qualifying for the Japanese Grand Prix on Saturday at Suzuka Circuit.
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Sep 23, 2023
Tsunoda thrills home fans in qualifying ninth for Japanese GP
Still, it was Max Verstappen’s day, as the Red Bull ace wowed the 79,000 fans at the racetrack on his way to pole position in 1:28.877.

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