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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

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 …


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 …


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 …


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

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 …


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 …


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 …


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

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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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. …


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 …


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.


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 …


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. …


Oliver Rowland targets F2 title to further F1 bid

The pressure will be intense but the reward will be immense if British driver Oliver Rowland can make it to Formula One. He has set himself the target of winning …


Lance Stroll hotfoots it to the end of F1 practice

Lance Stroll usually wants to put his foot down and drive fast. On Friday, he wanted to get out of his Williams Formula One car as fast as possible. His …