Stories tagged: Formula 1
Sat., Sept. 30, 2017, 8:08 a.m.
Lewis Hamilton takes pole position for Malaysian GP; Vettel last
Lewis Hamilton took pole position for the Malaysian Grand Prix while title rival Sebastian Vettel’s misery continued as he quit early into the session after losing power on a straight. …
Thu., July 27, 2017, 10:57 a.m.
Drivers divided over F1 halo cockpit device
The “halo” cockpit head protection system that will be mandatory on Formula One cars next season protects drivers from the potentially fatal impact of objects like a loose wheel traveling …
Thu., July 27, 2017, 10:37 a.m.
Valtteri Bottas feels at home at Mercedes as a challenger, not No. 2
Valtteri Bottas feels like he finally belongs at Mercedes, and that is not as a support driver to Lewis Hamilton. The Finnish driver has exceeded expectations since joining from Williams …
UPDATED: Thu., July 27, 2017, 10:32 a.m.
Lewis Hamilton aims to seize momentum in Hungary before F1 break
At the Hungaroring circuit where he secured the first of his many wins for Mercedes, Lewis Hamilton will aim to seize the momentum this weekend heading into the Formula One …
Thu., July 27, 2017, 10:11 a.m.
Sebastian Vettel in no rush on Ferrari future, focusing on Lewis Hamilton
Sebastian Vettel is putting thoughts of his Ferrari future on hold as he prepares to fight back against a resurgent Lewis Hamilton at this weekend’s Hungarian Grand Prix.
UPDATED: Sat., July 15, 2017, 10:14 a.m.
Certainty amid the commotion for Lewis Hamilton: British GP pole
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton took pole position for the fifth time at the British Grand Prix on Saturday, ahead of Ferrari rivals Kimi Raikkonen and Sebastian Vettel in rainy conditions. …
UPDATED: Fri., July 14, 2017, 7:37 a.m.
Sebastian Vettel tests new shield on car to protect Formula 1 drivers
Sebastian Vettel feels “dizzy” after driving behind a transparent screen in first practice for the British Grand Prix on Friday as the Formula One championship leader trialed a new device …
UPDATED: Fri., July 14, 2017, 10:47 a.m.
Valtteri Bottas receives 5-place grid penalty for British GP
After setting the pace in practice for the British Grand Prix, Valtteri Bottas saw his bid for a second successive victory hit by a five-place penalty on the grid for …
UPDATED: Thu., July 13, 2017, 1:13 p.m.
Lewis Hamilton feeling heat after snubbing event before British GP
Britain should be the one stop on the Formula One calendar where Lewis Hamilton is guaranteed a warm welcome but that’s not the case this year. The British Grand Prix …
UPDATED: Fri., July 7, 2017, 5:43 a.m.
Spotlight firmly on Lance Stroll after brilliant podium in Baku
The spotlight is on teenage driver Lance Stroll at this weekend’s Austrian Grand Prix following his brilliant podium finish two weeks ago.
UPDATED: Fri., July 7, 2017, 8:21 a.m.
Lewis Hamilton confident after leading practice runs at Austrian GP
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton feels confident of a repeat pole position after posting the fastest time in both practice sessions for the Austrian Grand Prix on Friday. The British driver …
UPDATED: Sat., June 10, 2017, 2:31 p.m.
Lewis Hamilton wins Canadian GP pole, ties Ayrton Senna on all-time list
Lewis Hamilton has won the pole position at the Canadian Grand Prix for the third year in a row. Hamilton matched his childhood hero Ayrton Senna with his 65th career …
Fri., June 9, 2017, 4:26 p.m.
Formula One extends Canadian GP deal until 2029
The Canadian Grand Prix is staying on the Formula One schedule through 2029. The province of Quebec announced a five-year extension with the circuit. The race had been on the …
Fri., June 9, 2017, 12:58 p.m.
Lance Stroll comes to hometown Canadian GP hoping to focus on race
Gilles and Jacques Villeneuve are just names in a record book to Lance Stroll, who wasn’t born yet when the Canadian father and then his son began their Formula One …
UPDATED: Fri., June 9, 2017, 2:50 p.m.
Kimi Raikkonen fastest in 2nd practice at Canadian GP
Kimi Raikkonen’s Ferrari had the fastest time in the second practice at the Canadian Grand Prix. He was followed by Lewis Hamilton and Sebastien Vettel. The 50th edition of the …
Sat., May 27, 2017, 9:33 a.m.
Ferrari continues to improve, Mercedes now looks vulnerable
While resurgent Ferrari continues to improve Mercedes is at a loss to explain the difference in performance between its two cars. Ferrari will start Sunday’s Monaco Grand Prix with Kimi …
Sat., May 27, 2017, 7:54 a.m.
Returning Jenson Button will start last at Monaco GP
Jenson Button’s one-off return to Formula One at the Monaco Grand Prix is proving problematic. Even though the veteran British driver qualified in ninth place on Saturday he will start …
Sat., May 13, 2017, 9:21 a.m.
Fernando Alonso and McLaren’s troubled F1 car finally shows progress
It’s only seventh place in qualifying, but Fernando Alonso will take it. Take it, and cling to it, in hope that his season may have hit bottom and be looking …
UPDATED: Sat., May 13, 2017, 10:25 a.m.
Lewis Hamilton takes pole at Spanish GP ahead of Sebastian Vettel
Lewis Hamilton took pole position ahead of Sebastian Vettel at the Spanish Grand Prix to restore Mercedes’ dominance in Formula One qualifying on Saturday. Hamilton gave Mercedes its 19th pole …
Fri., May 12, 2017, 9:44 a.m.
Fernando Alonso’s McLaren breaks again, Mercedes soars in practice
Just when McLaren had nowhere to go but up, it sunk to a new low Friday when Fernando Alonso’s first lap of practice for the Spanish Grand Prix ended in …
Fri., May 12, 2017, 8 a.m.
Lewis Hamilton challenged on several fronts in exciting F1 season
His pet bulldog in tow and sparkling gold chains draped over his Mercedes shirt, Lewis Hamilton struck a confident pose the day before practice starts at Formula One’s Spanish Grand …
Wed., May 10, 2017, 8:01 a.m.
Revamped F1 returns to Europe with no clear favorite
It’s been a while since there’s been this kind of excitement early on in a Formula One season. There hadn’t been three different winners in the first four races since …
Sat., April 29, 2017, 11:19 a.m.
Red Bull’s Max Verstappen, Daniel Ricciardo see season slipping away
For Red Bull’s Max Verstappen and Daniel Ricciardo, the podium is starting to look a long way off. Mercedes and Ferrari’s tussle for wins in Formula One has left Verstappen …
Sat., April 29, 2017, 11:03 a.m.
Once-dominant Mercedes gets used to resurgent Ferrari
Ferrari has come roaring back into contention this year as Sebastian Vettel won two of the first three races to take the standings lead ahead of Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton. But …
Sat., April 29, 2017, 9:15 a.m.
Sebastian Vettel takes pole position for Russian Grand Prix
Sebastian Vettel stormed to pole position for the Russian Grand Prix on Saturday, ending a run of 18 poles for Mercedes. Vettel, the Formula One leader, shaved 0.059 seconds off …
Fri., April 28, 2017, 8:17 a.m.
Sebastian Vettel and Ferrari fastest in practice for Russian GP
Formula One leader Sebastian Vettel recovered after a spin in the first practice session Friday and set the fastest time of the day ahead of this weekend’s Russian Grand Prix. …
Thu., April 27, 2017, 9:24 a.m.
Sebastian Vettel tips Mercedes to strike back at Ferrari in Russia
Sebastian Vettel and Ferrari have had the upper hand so far this season in Formula One, but they’re expecting a resurgent Lewis Hamilton in Russia. The long straights in Sochi …
Mon., April 17, 2017, 2:25 p.m.
Fryer: So what that Fernando Alonso is racing the Indy 500?
During the last race at Long Beach, there was buzz that IndyCar officials wanted a superstar to commit to the Indianapolis 500 and make the 101st running a must-watch race.
Sat., April 15, 2017, 1:21 p.m.
More McLaren woes as Fernando Alonso’s engine fails at Bahrain GP
Fernando Alonso must already be counting down the days until the Indianapolis 500, given how frustrating Formula One is becoming. The two-time F1 champion is making his IndyCar debut on …
Sat., April 15, 2017, 9:21 a.m.
Valtteri Bottas beats Lewis Hamilton to take pole position at Bahrain GP
Valtteri Bottas beat Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton right at the end of qualifying to take pole position for the Bahrain Grand Prix. It was the first pole in Bottas’ career. …