Red Bull demotes Pierre Gasly, promotes Alexander Albon
MILTON KEYNES, England (AP) — Red Bull Racing has demoted Pierre Gasly after just 12 races of the Formula One season and promoted Alexander Albon to race alongside Max Verstappen.
F1 to race Mexican Grand Prix through 2022
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Formula One has extended the Mexican Grand Prix through 2022, keeping a race that draws some of the season's biggest crowds on the calendar.
Hamilton’s dominance continues as new main rival emerges
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — As Lewis Hamilton moves ever closer to Michael Schumacher's Formula One record of 91 Grand Prix wins, a younger and equally ambitious driver is emerging as his main...
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — More used to other drivers chasing him, Lewis Hamilton turned predator on Sunday to hunt down Max Verstappen and win the Hungarian Grand Prix.
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — After his brilliant win at the rain-soaked German Grand Prix last weekend, Max Verstappen had a near-perfect lap at the Hungarian GP to take the first pole position of his...
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Since engine failure forced an exasperated Max Verstappen out of last year's Hungarian Grand Prix, he has 11 podium finishes among 20 consecutive Formula One races in the...
Gasly and Verstappen lead Hungarian GP 2nd practice
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Red Bull driver Pierre Gasly finished ahead of teammate Max Verstappen in a rain-affected second practice session for the Hungarian Grand Prix on Friday.
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Mercedes has a point to prove at this weekend's Hungarian Grand Prix, especially Valtteri Bottas.
His future at Mercedes will be settled during Formula One's summer...
HOCKENHEIM, Germany (AP) — The wetter and wilder the German Grand Prix became, the more it suited Max Verstappen's nerveless driving.
The 21-year-old Red Bull driver's brilliant performance...
HOCKENHEIM, Germany (AP) — Mercedes will decide next month whether to give Valtteri Bottas a new contract for 2020, with Esteban Ocon competing for the coveted seat alongside five-time world...
SPIELBERG, Austria (AP) — Max Verstappen showed off his risky racing style Sunday to win the Austrian Grand Prix for a second straight year and end Mercedes' unbeaten streak this...
SPIELBERG, Austria (AP) — Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc took pole position for the Austrian Grand Prix, edging Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton and last year's winner Max Verstappen in a Red Bull in...
SPIELBERG, Austria (AP) — Valtteri Bottas and Max Verstappen both crashed and seriously damaged their cars during the second practice ahead of the Austrian Grand Prix as the high-altitude track in...
LE CASTELLET, France (AP) — Valtteri Bottas topped the leaderboard ahead of Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton in the second practice for the French Grand Prix on Friday.
MONACO (AP) — Lewis Hamilton's stressful win at Sunday's Monaco Grand Prix extended his championship lead to 17 points after six races, yet perhaps more importantly it reminded him just why he...
ZANDVOORT, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch Grand Prix will return to the Formula One calendar next year for the first time since 1985.
The Zandvoort track on the Dutch coast, which hosted 30 F1...
MONTMELO, Spain (AP) — Ferrari has a fight on its hands. Just not the one it wants.
Red Bull is threatening to replace it as Formula One's next-best team behind a dominant Mercedes after Max...
Mercedes’ Bottas, Hamilton qualify 1-2 for Chinese GP
SHANGHAI (AP) — Valtteri Bottas claimed the pole for Sunday's Chinese Grand Prix with Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton taking the second spot on the grid after Saturday's qualifying.
Bottas, Vettel lead Chinese GP practice sessions
SHANGHAI (AP) — Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas and Ferrari rival Sebastian Vettel led Friday's practice sessions ahead of the Chinese Grand Prix.
SAKHIR, Bahrain (AP) — More than 12 years after Formula One great Michael Schumacher drove his last race for Ferrari, his son showed he might be ready to carry on the family legacy.
Max power: Verstappen gets podium for Red Bull and Honda
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — With one overtaking maneuver and consistent speed, Red Bull driver Max Verstappen showed that the 2019 Formula One season is unlikely to descend into another two-team...
Ferrari misses out on a podium place at F1 Australian GP
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Ferraris were touted as the fastest cars on the F1 circuit when Sebastian Vettel arrived with the intention of winning his third consecutive Australian Grand Prix...
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Lewis Hamilton got incrementally faster across three practice sessions in a propitious precursor for qualifying Saturday, where he's aiming to secure pole position for...
PARIS (AP) — If Max Verstappen carries on where he left off, this season's Formula One title race could be a thrilling three-way tussle.
Whether the Dutchman is competitive against Lewis...
PARIS (AP) — After collapsing under pressure in the past two seasons, this may be Sebastian Vettel's last chance to show he can deliver a long-awaited Formula One title for...
Leclerc not feeling the pressure ahead of Ferrari move
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Pressure does not seem to affect Charles Leclerc, which is just as well given where his career is taking him.
The 21-year-old driver from Monaco has earned a prestigious move to Ferrari following strong performances for unheralded Sauber in his debut Formula One season.
World champion Hamilton wins season-ending Abu Dhabi GP
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — World champion Lewis Hamilton coasted to victory from pole position at the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Sunday.
Having already secured a fifth F1 title, the British Mercedes driver beat Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel at the Yas Marina circuit to secure his 11th win of the season and 73rd of his career.
Bottas fastest in 2nd practice; Hamilton struggles with grip
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Eyeing his first win in a year in which he has taken a back seat to Lewis Hamilton, teammate Valtteri Bottas was fastest in the second practice for the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Friday.
Hamilton has nothing to prove after winning 10 races on the way to his fifth Formula One championship. However, he had an awkward time on Friday as he struggled with the grip on his tires in both sessions.
Verstappen unrepentant over Ocon altercation
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Not only is Max Verstappen unrepentant over his altercation with Esteban Ocon at the Brazilian Grand Prix, he suggests the French driver got away lightly with a few shoves to the chest.
Although he had already been lapped and had little to fight for, Ocon refused to let race leader Verstappen past him two weeks ago. The pair tangled, sending the Dutch driver spinning back to second place and pushing Lewis Hamilton up to first at Interlagos.
Verstappen’s recent form bodes well for 2019 F1 championship
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The way Max Verstappen has driven recently offers encouragement of a more open Formula One title race next year.
Verstappen has been in typically daredevil form, with some overtaking moves of the highest class, and the Red Bull driver is aiming to sign off the season in style at this weekend's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
F1 needs him to carry over his form into 2019, too.
Verstappen, Ocon clash on and off track at Brazilian GP
SAO PAULO (AP) — Max Verstappen pushed Force India's Esteban Ocon after the Brazilian Grand Prix on Sunday following a collision on the track when the Red Bull driver was leading the race. Verstappen was later ordered to perform two days of public service at the direction of motorsport governing body FIA within six months.
Verstappen finished second in the race, which was won by Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton.
Hamilton wins in Brazil, Mercedes takes constructors’ title
SAO PAULO (AP) — Ten years after securing his first Formula One title at Interlagos, five-time world champion Lewis Hamilton won the Brazilian Grand Prix on Sunday and helped his Mercedes team take the Formula One constructors' title for the fifth straight year.
It was Hamilton's 10th victory of the season, finishing 1.4 seconds ahead of Red Bull's Max Verstappen.
Verstappen goes from fast to furious to winner in Mexico
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Red Bull's Max Verstappen went from fast to furious to winner. Daniel Ricciardo went from pole position to yet another disaster as engine failure doomed his car yet again.
The Mexican Grand Prix was a wild ride for Red Bull.
The team came to the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez expecting to challenge Mercedes and Ferrari for the win in the high altitude of Mexico City.
Hamilton wins F1 title, Verstappen wins Mexican Grand Prix
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Lewis Hamilton keeps climbing his way up the list of Formula One's greatest drivers.
The top now looks very much in sight.
The British driver won his fifth career F1 championship with a fourth-place finish Sunday at the Mexican Grand Prix. It was a race dominated by Red Bull's Max Verstappen, but one that will be remembered for Hamilton tying the late Juan Manuel Fangio of Argentina for the second-most championships in F1 history.
Ricciardo beats Verstappen to pole at Mexican Grand Prix
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Daniel Ricciardo's smile beamed its brightest in months, while his Red Bull teammate Max Verstappen steamed.
Lewis Hamilton, meanwhile, looked completely comfortable knowing he's in a perfect spot to win his fifth career Formula One championship.
Red Bull 1-2 in 1st practice at Mexican Grand Prix
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Everything was running perfect for Red Bull and Max Verstappen.
Until it wasn't.
Verstappen and Red Bull teammate Daniel Ricciardo were dominating Friday's practice sessions at the Mexican Grand Prix, posting laps ahead of Mercedes and Ferrari. Then Verstappen's car shut down with a hydraulic problem late in the afternoon and his day ended early with him climbing out of the cockpit for a puzzled look at the engine.
Hamilton gets 2nd crack at F1 championship in Mexico
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Lewis Hamilton has a second chance to secure the Formula One season championship. And he doesn't have to finish anywhere near the front at the Mexican Grand Prix to do it.
The British driver needs only to finish seventh on Sunday to kill off Ferrari's fading hopes that Sebastian Vettel can keep chasing him to the end of the season. Hamilton leads Vettel by 70 points and can wrap up his fifth career championship with two races left.