By JILL LAWLESSLONDON - Lewis Hamilton is now a "Sir" as well as a seven-time Formula One champion.Hamilton received a knighthood on Wednesday as part of Queen Elizabeth II's New Year's honors list, which also recognized British ...
Dec 31, 2020
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 - Mick Schumacher celebrated his impending move into Formula One by clinching the F2 title on Sunday.He is the son of F1 great Michael Schumacher, who won seven F1 titles and 91 races in a glittering career.The 21-year- ...
Dec 7, 2020
SAKHIR, Bahrain - Seven-time Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton has tested positive for COVID-19 and will miss this weekend's Sakhir Grand Prix.The Mercedes team said in a statement on Tuesday that Hamilton was tested three times last week ...
Dec 1, 2020
ISTANBUL - Lewis Hamilton clinched a record-equaling seventh Formula One title after winning a wet and gloomy Turkish Grand Prix for a record-extending 94th victory on Sunday.Hamilton now stands alongside F1 great Michael Schumacher on seven titles, having replaced the ...
Nov 15, 2020
SOCHI, Russia - Valtteri Bottas won the Russian Grand Prix on Sunday after his Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton's race was ruined by penalties, in front of the largest crowd of the pandemic-hit season.Hamilton had been looking to match Michael ...
Sep 27, 2020
SPIELBERG, Austria - Lewis Hamilton won the Styrian Grand Prix from pole position on Sunday to clinch an 85th career win and move within six of Michael Schumacher's Formula One record.Most of Schumacher's wins were during a dominant ...
Jul 13, 2020
SPIELBERG, Austria - Lewis Hamilton showed why he's one of Formula One's best ever in wet conditions, dominating on a rain-drenched track to take pole position for the Styrian Grand Prix on Saturday.It was the Mercedes driver&# ...
Jul 12, 2020
SPIELBERG, Austria - Although Fernando Alonso will be 39 when he returns to Formula One next season with Renault he feels his reflexes and racing craft will not weaken with age.His widely anticipated F1 return was became official on Wednesday, when the ...
Jul 9, 2020
SPIELBERG, Austria - Valtteri Bottas upstaged Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton on Saturday to take pole position for Formula One's season-opening Austrian Grand Prix.The Finnish driver edged out the world champion by .012 seconds at the Red Bull Ring in ...
Jul 5, 2020
SPIELBERG, Austria - Red Bull has lost an appeal it lodged against the dual assistant steering system unveiled by Formula One rival Mercedes during winter testing in February.The DAS helps the Mercedes car's cornering and reduces its tire wear. On- ...
Jul 4, 2020
SPIELBERG, Austria - Four months after the opening race was called off at the last minute, the Formula One season finally gets underway this weekend on another continent and in a different-looking world.There will be no fans on hand at the ...
Jul 2, 2020
PARIS - Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton has criticized "ignorant and uneducated" comments by former F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone.Hamilton, a six-time world champion and the only Black driver in F1, was shocked by Ecclestone's claim during an interview with ...
Jun 28, 2020
LONDON - Six-time Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton is to set up a commission to increase diversity in motorsport.The Mercedes driver said the aim of the Hamilton Commission would be to make the sport "become as diverse as the complex ...
Jun 22, 2020
LONDON - Formula One races won't be canceled if a driver tests positive for the coronavirus or if a team withdraws, CEO Chase Carey says.F1 wants to avoid a repeat of the season opener in Australia in March, which was ...
Jun 4, 2020
PARIS - Formula One will finally get underway with back-to-back races at the Austrian Grand Prix in July as part of an eight-race European swing.The Red Bull Ring in Spielberg will host races on July 5 and 12, governing ...
Jun 3, 2020
VIENNA - The Austrian Health Ministry has approved safety conditions for Austria to host two Formula One Grand Prix races in July.The first 10 races of the season have either been postponed or canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic, but F1 could ...
May 31, 2020
BRUSSELS - The Belgian Grand Prix can go ahead at its original August date, but with no fans, local authorities in the Walloon region said on Friday.After Belgium last month banned all mass events in the country until August 31 because of ...
May 16, 2020
PARIS - With Sebastian Vettel's stint at Ferrari coming to an end, speculation has already started about where he will go next and who will replace him.The four-time Formula One champion announced on Tuesday that he is leaving the ...
May 13, 2020
MARANELLO, Italy - Four-time Formula One champion Sebastian Vettel will leave Ferrari at the end of the year, the Italian team said on Tuesday.Ferrari said the decision was by mutual consent."In order to get the best possible results in this ...
May 12, 2020
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