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More Sports / Auto Racing Nov 28, 2015

Rosberg edges Hamilton in Abu Dhabi practice

Nico Rosberg set the fastest time in Friday's practice for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix ahead of Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton. Hamilton has already secured the Formula One title but Rosberg has won the past two races and will target a sixth straight pole position ...

Hamilton grabs easy win at Japanese GP

More Sports / Auto Racing 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 ...

More Sports / Auto Racing Sep 7, 2015

Hamilton triumphs at Italian Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton cruised to his seventh win of the season at the Italian Grand Prix on Sunday, and nearly doubled his Formula One lead over Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg, whose engine caught fire with two laps remaining. About 3½ hours after taking the checkered flag, ...

More Sports / Auto Racing Sep 5, 2015

Hamilton takes charge

Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton set the pace in practice for the Italian Grand Prix on Friday with dominant Mercedes turning on the power and leaving its rivals trailing. The Briton, who will be chasing his 11th pole position in 12 races on Saturday, ...

More Sports / Auto Racing Apr 11, 2015

Hamilton claims pole at Chinese GP

Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton edged out teammate Nico Rosberg for pole position as Mercedes locked down the front row of the grid for the Chinese Grand Prix on Saturday. The Briton lapped the 5.451-km Shanghai International Circuit in one minute, 35.782 seconds to ...

Hot cars at the Detroit auto show

Business Jan 13, 2015

Hot cars at the Detroit auto show

The North American International Auto Show begins this week in Detroit with media and industry previews. It opens to the public Jan. 17. Here are some of the new cars and experimental concept vehicles unveiled at the show: — FORD GT: Ford stunned the crowd with ...

Robbers ambush Saudi prince's convoy in Paris

World / Crime & Legal Aug 19, 2014

Robbers ambush Saudi prince's convoy in Paris

Armed robbers ambushed a car in a Saudi prince's diplomatic convoy on its way to a Paris airport commonly used for private jets, raiding the Mercedes for valuables then torching and abandoning the vehicle, police and prosecutors said Monday. Five to eight assailants flashed handguns ...