Valtteri Bottas
Eight years after emailing Toto Wolff as an audacious teen keen to showcase his driving talent, George Russell has a chance to show the head of the Mercedes F1 team exactly what he can do on the track.
JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Lewis Hamilton may not feel comfortable racing at the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix but his reluctance to compete in the country hasn’t shown on the track: The seven-time world champion was fastest in both of Friday’s practice sessions at Formula One’s newest circuit.
HINWIL, Switzerland (AP) — Zhou Guanyu will become the first Formula One driver from China after signing with Alfa Romeo on Tuesday.
SAO PAULO (AP) — Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton ended “the hardest weekend I’ve had” with a stunning victory at the Brazilian Grand Prix on Sunday, and gained momentum in his Formula One title fight with Red Bull driver Max Verstappen.
Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas has won the sprint race to take pole position for the Brazilian Grand Prix.
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Brazilian Grand Prix

Site: Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Schedule: Friday, practice, 10:30 a.m., and qualifying, 2 p.m.; Saturday, practice, 10 a.m., and sprint, 2:30 p.m.; Sunday, race, Noon (ESPN).
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Red Bull earned itself one heck of a Formula One fiesta.

Max Verstappen won the Mexico City Grand Prix with a dominant race Sunday to stretch his season championship lead over Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton.
Valtteri Bottas has won pole position for the Mexico City Grand Prix and Mercedes earned its first front-row lockout of the season as Lewis Hamilton will start second.
Formula One championship leader Max Verstappen dominated the second practice for Mexican Grand Prix with enough speed that he should be the race favorite.
Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas won the Turkish Grand Prix for his first victory of the season while Max Verstappen finished second to reclaim the overall lead from title rival Lewis Hamilton.
Lewis Hamilton had the fastest qualifying time at the Turkish Grand Prix but a 10-place grid penalty prevented him from extending his record pole streak.
SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Formula One leader Max Verstappen will start at the back of the grid at the Russian Grand Prix after the team confirmed Friday he would use a new engine and accept the resulting penalty.
MONZA, Italy (AP) — Valtteri Bottas continued a fantastic weekend as he won the sprint at the Italian Grand Prix on a miserable Saturday afternoon for Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton, who saw title rival Max Verstappen take pole position and extend his lead in the standings.
MONZA, Italy (AP) — Valtteri Bottas edged out Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton and championship leader Max Verstappen at the Temple of Speed on Friday night in the return of sprint qualifying for the Italian Grand Prix.
George Russell was confirmed as Lewis Hamilton’s Formula One teammate from 2022 by Mercedes on Tuesday.
AMSTERDAM (AP) — Formula One driver Valtteri Bottas is leaving Mercedes at the end of the season and replacing the retiring Kimi Raikkonen at Alfa Romeo.
Max Verstappen thrilled his home crowd by winning the Netherlands Grand Prix in style to reclaim the Formula One championship lead from Lewis Hamilton.
ZANDVOORT, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch driver Max Verstappen took a brilliant pole position for the Netherlands Grand Prix and sent his Orange Army of fans into raptures on Saturday.
ZANDVOORT, Netherlands (AP) — Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton’s Mercedes broke down Friday during the second practice session for the Netherlands Grand Prix, while Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc set the fastest time ahead of teammate Carlos Sainz Jr.
SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium (AP) — Max Verstappen produced a brilliant last lap in the rain to take pole position for the Belgian Grand Prix and deny George Russell a stunning first career pole in Formula One on Saturday.
SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium (AP) — Red Bull driver Max Verstappen led the second practice for the Belgian Grand Prix on Friday.
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Red Bull driver Max Verstappen was quick to express his frustration after being taken out on the first lap of a Formula One race for the second straight time and losing the championship lead.
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Valtteri Bottas likened the sweltering heat in his Formula One car to taking a sauna back home in Finland after completing the fastest second practice ahead of Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton at the Hungarian Grand Prix on Friday.
Formula One championship leader Max Verstappen won the Austrian Grand Prix from pole position to clinch a third straight victory and extend his lead over title rival Lewis Hamilton to 32 points after nine races.
SPIELBERG, Austria (AP) — Mercedes found welcome speed in the rain at the Austrian Grand Prix on Friday, with Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton leading a damp second practice ahead of teammate Valtteri Bottas.
SPIELBERG, Austria (AP) — Red Bull driver Max Verstappen has won half of the races this Formula One season.
SPIELBERG, Austria (AP) — Formula One championship leader Max Verstappen maintained his momentum over rival Lewis Hamilton by taking pole position for the Styrian Grand Prix on Saturday.
SPIELBERG, Austria (AP) — If Valtteri Bottas wants to turn around his below-par season while his future at Mercedes is in doubt, Sunday’s Styrian Grand Prix on a track that suits him seems a good starting point.
SPIELBERG, Austria (AP) — Formula One leader Max Verstappen was fastest in both practices at the Styrian Grand Prix on Friday, with defending champion Lewis Hamilton finishing nearly four-tenths of a second off the pace in fourth place.
LE CASTELLET, France (AP) — Formula One championship leader Max Verstappen led the second practice for the French Grand Prix on Friday.