Stories tagged: Formula One
MONDAY, JAN. 23, 2017, 11 P.M.
Liberty completes F1 takeover; Bernie Ecclestone replaced by Chase Carey
Bernie Ecclestone’s long-standing governance of Formula One ended after Liberty Media officially completed its takeover of the series on Monday, and named American Chase Carey as the new chief executive.
TUESDAY, NOV. 29, 2016, 12:15 A.M.
2017 F1 championship set to showcase young talent
Next year’s Formula One championship promises to showcase young driving talent keen to emulate 19-year-old rising star Max Verstappen.
THURSDAY, NOV. 24, 2016, 6:31 P.M.
Felipe Massa waves goodbye to Formula One; Jenson Button has no plans to return
Brazilian Felipe Massa is definitely retiring after the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix this weekend and British driver Jenson Button has no plans to come back.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 16, 2016, 3 A.M.
Veteran McLaren boss Ron Dennis forced out of F1 team
Ron Dennis, the veteran head of the McLaren Formula One team, has been forced out following a boardroom dispute.
SUNDAY, NOV. 13, 2016, 7:05 P.M.
Auto racing: Logano wins Phoenix as he and Kyle Busch complete final 4
After more than three hours of racing, NASCAR’s championship field was decided over two frenzied overtime restarts.
TUESDAY, NOV. 1, 2016, 7:03 P.M.
Gophers dismiss WR Brian Smith for violating team rules
Suspended Two-time Olympic silver medalist Louis Smith was suspended for two months by the British gymnastics federation on Tuesday after appearing to mock Islam in a video. Dismissed Minnesota has …
SUNDAY, OCT. 30, 2016, 9:10 P.M.
Auto racing: Jimmie Johnson wins at Martinsville, reaches final four
Jimmie Johnson earned one of four spots in next month’s title-deciding season finale Sunday with his ninth career victory at Martinsville Speedway in Virginia. The six-time NASCAR champion will race …
SUNDAY, OCT. 23, 2016, 6:47 P.M.
Lewis Hamilton wins U.S. Grand Prix to stay in F1 title chase
Lewis Hamilton got the victory he needed to keep his Formula One championship hopes alive. Now he needs more, and he needs Mercedes teammate and rival Nico Rosberg to make …
FRIDAY, OCT. 21, 2016, 9:01 P.M.
In Brief: Blue Jackets pick up first win, beat Blackhawks 3-2
Rookie defenseman Zach Werenski had a goal and an assist, and teammates Nick Foligno and William Karlsson picked up their first goals of the season as the Columbus Blue Jackets …
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 19, 2016, 7:46 P.M.
A dose of Taylor Swift, title chase spice up U.S. Grand Prix
With the promise of blue skies and some sizzling pop from Taylor Swift, the U.S. Grand Prix is back after all those worries about its demise.
SUNDAY, OCT. 9, 2016, 9:31 P.M.
Auto racing roundup: Jimmie Johnson moves into 3rd round of NASCAR’s playoffs
Stuck in the longest losing streak of his career, Jimmie Johnson had a chance for a critical win that could salvage this ho-hum season for Hendrick Motorsports.
SUNDAY, SEPT. 18, 2016, 7:47 P.M.
Auto racing roundup: Truex wins Chase playoff opener
Martin Truex Jr. went from a completely unraveled tire that left him a lap down to the NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup championship lead for the first time in …
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 7, 2016, 7:55 P.M.
Digest: After let call, Andy Murray loses to Kei Nishikori at Open
Andy Murray dropped seven consecutive games after a let call caused by a loud noise in the arena’s speaker system during a fourth-set point and lost to Kei Nishikori 1-6, …
SATURDAY, SEPT. 3, 2016, 8:55 P.M.
Auto racing: Elliot Sadler holds off Denny Hamlin for first Darlington win
Dale Earnhardt Jr. surely needed a break from his unsettled future in racing. Elliott Sadler provided the perfect distraction Saturday with his Xfinity Series win at Darlington (South Carolina) Raceway.
SUNDAY, AUG. 28, 2016, 7:50 P.M.
Auto racing: Kyle Larson outduels Chase Elliott for first Sprint Cup win
Kyle Larson took the lead on a restart with nine laps remaining and held off Chase Elliott at Michigan International Speedway on Sunday in a duel between two of NASCAR’s …
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 3, 2016, 6:43 P.M.
Newsmakers: NZ Formula One driver Chris Amon dead at 73
New Zealand motor racing driver
SUNDAY, JULY 24, 2016, 11:13 P.M.
Kyle Busch completes weekend sweep at Indianapolis
Kyle Busch won the Brickyard 400 on Sunday to make it a clean sweep at Indianapolis.
SATURDAY, JULY 23, 2016, 9:08 P.M.
Stewart puts winning ahead of nostalgia in Indianapolis farewell
When Tony Stewart dreamed about winning at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, he never contemplated saying goodbye.
FRIDAY, JULY 22, 2016, 8:44 P.M.
Jeff Gordon makes his surprising return to Brickyard
One week after Jeff Gordon asked his publicist to delay a long-planned announcement that he would drive the pace car before a race he won five times, the four-time Cup …
SATURDAY, JULY 9, 2016, 9:38 P.M.
Auto racing: Brad Keselowski wins for 3rd time at Kentucky Speedway
Brad Keselowski became the first three-time winner at Kentucky Speedway on Saturday night in Sparta, Kentucky, overtaking Kevin Harvick on lap 201 and holding on for the Sprint Cup Series …
FRIDAY, JULY 8, 2016, 5:54 P.M.
Harvick takes pole position on points after rain hits
Storms washed out qualifying at Kentucky Speedway on Friday, putting Kevin Harvick on the pole for Saturday night’s Sprint Cup Series race based on owner points.
SUNDAY, JUNE 12, 2016, 4:07 P.M.
Lewis Hamilton dedicates Canadian Grand Prix F1 victory to Muhammad Ali
Lewis Hamilton had something on his mind before he was ready to ascend to the top step of the Formula One podium for the second week in a row.
SUNDAY, MAY 29, 2016, 10:34 P.M.
Jubilant Hamilton celebrates after rain-soaked Monaco GP win
After crashes, engine problems and eight races without a win, the jubilation was evident as Lewis Hamilton threw himself into the arms of his Mercedes team after winning Sunday’s rainy, …
SUNDAY, MAY 15, 2016, 10:25 P.M.
Kenseth holds off Larson for thrilling victory at Dover
Matt Kenseth had eluded the wreckage that turned Dover into a junkyard. He never felt he could escape the pressure that Kyle Larson put on him – the anointed future …
SUNDAY, MAY 1, 2016, 7:24 P.M.
Auto racing roundup: Keselowski wins crazy crash-fest at Talladega
Two cars went airborne, 35 were involved in an accident of some kind, and Danica Patrick had the wind knocked out of her in a vicious crash into the wall.
SUNDAY, APRIL 17, 2016, 6:47 P.M.
Rosberg wins Chinese GP for sixth straight F1 victory
Nico Rosberg of Mercedes captured the Chinese Grand Prix with ease on Sunday to extend his perfect start to the Formula One season and become just the fourth driver in …
FRIDAY, APRIL 1, 2016, 9:05 P.M.
Auto notes: Castroneves leads way in Phoenix
Helio Castroneves had the fastest qualifying lap during a day of records in IndyCar’s return to Phoenix International Raceway in Avondale, Arizona, on Friday.
TUESDAY, SEPT. 29, 2015
Newsmakers: Toronto Raptors sign former NBA No. 1 pick Anthony Bennett
Signed Former No. 1 pick Anthony Bennett signed with the Toronto Raptors on Monday, and the Canadian forward is looking toward a new start in his hometown. Bennett has had …
MONDAY, SEPT. 28, 2015
Lewis Hamilton powers to dominant win at Japanese GP
SUZUKA, Japan – Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton won the Japanese Grand Prix on Sunday to widen his lead in the Formula One title race. Hamilton capitalized on a strong start …
MONDAY, SEPT. 21, 2015
Hamlin overcomes obstacles to take victory
Denny Hamlin vowed to make it to the championship round of NASCAR’s playoffs, and nothing so far is getting in his way. Not a torn anterior cruciate ligament suffered playing …