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 ...

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 races ...

Hamilton grabs easy win at Japanese GP

/ Sep 27, 2015

Hamilton grabs easy win at Japanese GP

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton pulled off an aggressive passing move on teammate Nico Rosberg and went on to win the Japanese Grand Prix on Sunday, moving a step closer to claiming his second straight Formula One title. Hamilton, who had his first retirement of the ...

Rosberg claims pole position for Japanese Grand Prix

/ Sep 26, 2015

Rosberg claims pole position for Japanese Grand Prix

Nico Rosberg secured pole position in Japanese Grand Prix qualifying on Saturday, posting a 1-minute, 32.584-second lap to head his teammate Lewis Hamilton, who completed an all-Mercedes front row. Daniil Kvyat brought the final portion of qualifying to an early end when he destroyed his ...

Button staying tight-lipped about future plans

/ Sep 24, 2015

Button staying tight-lipped about future plans

Jenson Button refused to comment on Thursday about his future in Formula One amid reports he would retire at the end of 2015, as preparations continue for Sunday's Japanese Grand Prix at the Suzuka circuit. Button, the 2009 world drivers champion, spoke about his disillusionment ...

/ 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 on ...

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 released ...

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 professional ...

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 of ...