Raikkonen, Ferrari complete one-year contract extension

/ Aug 22, 2017

Raikkonen, Ferrari complete one-year contract extension

Kimi Raikkonen has signed a one-year contract extension with Ferrari for the 2018 season, the Formula One team announced on Tuesday. "Ferrari announces that Scuderia Ferrari has renewed its technical and racing agreement with Kimi Raikkonen," a team statement read. "The Finnish driver will therefore race ...

Mar 28, 2017

Italian police foil plot to steal Ferrari founder's body

Italian investigators said on Tuesday they had foiled a plot to steal the body of legendary Formula One racing pioneer Enzo Ferrari and demand a ransom. Ferrari, founder of the company that produces some of the world's fastest and most expensive cars, died in 1988 ...

/ Jan 19, 2017

FIA approves sale of Formula One to Liberty Media

Formula One's governing body, the International Automobile Federation (FIA), said Wednesday it had approved Liberty Media's $8 billion takeover of the sport. "The World Motor Sport Council has unanimously approved the change of control of Delta Topco Limited (the holding company of the Formula One ...

/ 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 to ...

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 seconds ...

/ Sep 1, 2016

Ferrari's Massa to retire after season

Brazilian Felipe Massa announced on Thursday that he will retire from Formula One at the end of the season. The 35-year-old Williams driver, who won 11 races for Ferrari between 2006 and 2008 and finished overall runner-up to Lewis Hamilton in the 2008 world championship, ...