WHILE Valtteri Bottas enjoyed the fastest time in the second practice for the Formula One season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Friday, the ice-cool Kimi Raikkonen was busy putting out flames.Bottas was .2 seconds ahead of Mercedes teammate Lewis ...
Dec 12, 2020
SAKHIR, Bahrain - The Ferrari mechanic who was hospitalized with a broken leg after being struck by Kimi Raikkonen's car said he is "OK" following surgery.On Instagram, Francesco Cigarini wrote "Surgery ok. I have to thank all the people worried ...
Apr 9, 2018
SAKHIR, Bahrain - Sebastian Vettel just held on to win a dramatic Bahrain Grand Prix from pole position on Sunday (Monday, Manila time), while his Ferrari teammate Kimi Raikkonen accidentally broke a team mechanic's leg after a botched tire change cost ...
Apr 9, 2018
MELBOURNE, Australia - Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel captured his third Australian Grand Prix on Sunday, taking advantage of a well-timed, mid-race safety car to take the lead and holding off his hard-charging Mercedes rival Lewis Hamilton in a dramatic start ...
Mar 25, 2018
SOCHI, Russia - Formula One has a new Finnish iceman on top of the podium.Valtteri Bottas kept his cool under pressure in Sunday's Russian Grand Prix to claim his first F1 victory, swooping past Sebastian Vettel for the lead on ...
May 1, 2017
SAKHIR, Bahrain - Sebastian Vettel is back on top of the Formula One standings and his Ferrari team is bursting with ambition again.A couple of hours after Vettel had held off his Mercedes rival Lewis Hamilton to win an exciting Bahrain Grand ...
Apr 17, 2017
SHANGHAI - The opening practice session at the Chinese Grand Prix was a near-washout on Friday as rain and fog prevented drivers from making it out of the garage for much of the session.Red Bull's Max Verstappen had the ...
Apr 7, 2017
MELBOURNE, Australia - Lewis Hamilton delivered the faster speeds that Formula One rule changes had promised Friday, going under the racing lap record in the second practice session for the season-opening Australian Grand Prix.The three-time world champion had the fastest ...
Mar 24, 2017
MONTMELO, Spain - While Ferrari soars into the new Formula One season with high hopes of challenging Mercedes' three-year dominance of the series, McLaren is barely able to get its car rolling.The two teams concluded eight days of preseason testing ...
Mar 11, 2017
BARCELONA, Spain - Mercedes and Ferrari set the pace in the first week of preseason testing in Formula One.Kimi Raikkonen was fastest with Ferrari on Thursday (Friday, Manila time) as the teams completed a four-day session outside Barcelona, while Valtteri Bottas ...
Mar 3, 2017
MONTMELO, Spain - Kimi Raikkonen edged Lewis Hamilton for the fastest time in preseason testing on Tuesday, a sign that Formula One could be regaining its competitive edge.Raikkonen pushed his Ferrari through a flying lap of 1 minute, 20.960 seconds on ...
Mar 1, 2017
SUZUKA, Japan - Nico Rosberg edged his Mercedes teammate and Formula One title rival Lewis Hamilton and set the fastest time in Friday's practice for the Japanese Grand Prix.Rosberg set the quickest lap in both sessions, with his best being ...
Oct 7, 2016
SEPANG, Malaysia - Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg edged his teammate and Formula One title rival Lewis Hamilton in Friday's opening practice session at the Malaysian Grand Prix.Rosberg, who leads Hamilton by eight points in the championship following three successive GP ...
Sep 30, 2016
BARCELONA, Spain - Lewis Hamilton really hopes his run of bad luck is over.After struggling in all four Formula One races with mechanical issues or misfortune, the world champion has come to the Spanish Grand Prix believing his Mercedes team has done ...
May 13, 2016
SOCHI, Russia - With the gap widening, Lewis Hamilton faces an increasingly tense Formula One title defense as his Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg grows more confident by the race.Heading into this weekend's Russian Grand Prix, the three-time world champion ...
Apr 29, 2016
SHANGHAI - Reigning Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton will have to make up considerable ground in the Chinese Grand Prix on Sunday if he's going to capture his first race of the season and close the gap with Mercedes teammate Nico ...
Apr 15, 2016
BARCELONA, Spain - While Ferrari driver Kimi Raikkonen posted the fastest time so far in Formula One testing, using the new ultra-soft tire on Thursday (Friday, Manila time), world champion Lewis Hamilton spoke of his boredom accumulating laps.Raikkonen raced around the ...
Mar 4, 2016
SAKHIR, Bahrain - Lewis Hamilton's bid for a third Formula One title is gathering momentum after another convincing win in Sunday's Bahrain Grand Prix, while his Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg's status as his main challenger is under ...
Apr 20, 2015
MARANELLO, Italy - Ferrari replaced Marco Mattiacci with Maurizio Arrivabene as team principal Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) in the latest shakeup to the struggling Formula One team.Mattiacci lasted only seven months on the job after being hired in April to replace Stefano ...
Nov 25, 2014
MONTMELO, Spain - Ferrari drivers and staff gathered on Sunday to send a message of hope to Michael Schumacher and commemorate his first Formula One victory at the Spanish Grand Prix with the team he led to five world championships.Drivers Fernando Alonso ...
May 11, 2014
FELIPE said Tuesday that he will leave Ferrari at the end of the Formula One season.The move opens a path for Kimi Raikkonen to rejoin the Italian team as the new partner for Fernando Alonso.Massa used his Twitter account to ...
Sep 11, 2013
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