Formula One

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain in the pits after winning the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at the Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain, Sunday, March 31, 2019. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
March 31, 2019 - 4:59 pm
SAKHIR, Bahrain (AP) — Lewis Hamilton's surprise win for Mercedes at the Bahrain Grand Prix on Sunday was the latest present from rival Ferrari, served on a silver plate and wrapped with a red ribbon. Hamilton won at a canter despite the Silver Arrows lagging behind the red Ferraris for most of the...
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Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc of Monaco, center, celebrates his pole position with runner up Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany, left and Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain after the qualifying session at the Formula One Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain, Saturday, March 30, 2019. The Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix will take place on Sunday. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
March 30, 2019 - 6:54 pm
SAKHIR, Bahrain (AP) — Tipped to reach the very top in Formula One, Charles Leclerc received praise from the highest level back home after clinching the first ever pole position at the Bahrain Grand Prix on Saturday. In only his second race with Ferrari, Leclerc showed supreme confidence and skill...
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Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas of Finland celebrates after winning the Australian Formula 1 Grand Prix in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, March 17, 2019. Bottas won ahead of teammate Lewis Hamilton of Britain while Red Bull driver Max Verstappen of the Netherlands placed third. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)
March 17, 2019 - 5:00 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Valterri Bottas can't really explain how he got from playing the loyal lieutenant to Lewis Hamilton and failing to win a race last season, to upstaging his Mercedes teammate for victory in Formula One's season-opening Australian Grand Prix. A lot of soul-searching over...
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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain puts his hands together after qualifying on pole for the Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne, Australia, Saturday, March 16, 2019. The first race of the year is Sunday. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)
March 16, 2019 - 5:39 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Lewis Hamilton produced the fastest lap ever at the Australian Grand Prix to take pole position at the Formula One season opener for the sixth consecutive year . The five-time world champion edged Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas' leading time with seconds remaining to...
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FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2014, file photo, Charlie Whiting, International Automobile Federation, or FIA, Race Director, gestures answering a question during a news conference at the 'Sochi Autodrom' Formula One circuit , in Sochi, Russia. The governing body for international auto racing says its Formula One director Whiting has died from a pulmonary embolism. He was 66. The FIA issued a statement Thursday, March 14, saying Whiting died in Melbourne, where the season-opening Australian Grand Prix will be raced on Sunday. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin, File)
March 14, 2019 - 2:12 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Five-time world champion Lewis Hamilton described Charlie Whiting as a pillar of Formula One and an icon of the sport. Four-time champion Sebastian Vettel recalled the veteran race director being a "driver's man" and a diplomat. Drivers, team bosses and fans expressed...
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Team Penske driver Josef Newgarden (2), of the United States, celebrates after winning the IndyCar Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg (Fla.) auto race Sunday, March 10, 2019, in St Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Jason Behnken)
March 10, 2019 - 5:34 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Team Penske's hot start to the motorsports season continued Sunday with a Josef Newgarden victory in the IndyCar season opener — the fourth win for a Penske car in seven days spanning three series. Newgarden crossed the finish line on the downtown streets of St...
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Chip Ganassi Racing driver Felix Rosenqvist (10) of Sweden drives through turn two during the warm up at IndyCar Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg Sunday, March 10, 2019, in St Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Jason Behnken)
March 10, 2019 - 3:48 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the IndyCar season-opening race at St. Petersburg (all times local): 3:45 p.m. Josef Newgarden has won the IndyCar season-opening race to continue Team Penske's strong start to the motorsports season. Team Penske drivers have combined to win two NASCAR...
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FILE - In this March 9, 2018, file photo, the City of St. Petersburg is pictured in the background as IndyCar driver Simon Pagenaud makes his way through turn 10 during the first IndyCar practice on the first day of the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, Fla. The IndyCar season opens Sunday, March 10, 2019, in St. Petersburg. (Dirk Shadd/The Tampa Bay Times via AP, File)
March 06, 2019 - 8:22 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — IndyCar is ready to go racing again after six long months spent solidifying the business side of the series as it executes a five-year plan aimed at continued growth. Scott Dixon wrapped up his fifth IndyCar championship last September. The months since have seen IndyCar...
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Denny Hamlin, left, and Kyle Busch talk in pit lane before qualifying for the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Friday, March 1, 2019, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
March 02, 2019 - 5:34 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Ty Dillon and his fellow NASCAR Cup Series drivers are eager to see what the whole package can do. The world gets its first real look at a new vision of NASCAR racing Sunday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway when its new rules package is fully implemented for the first time. The cars...
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Cars from the IMSA 24-hour race sit idle on pit road after the race was red-flagged because of rain at Daytona International Speedway, Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
January 27, 2019 - 3:53 pm
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Fernando Alonso deftly maneuvered through some of the most dangerous driving conditions of his career to grab another victory in a bucket-list event. Alonso drove a Cadillac DPi to the front of the field in each of his three stints in the Rolex 24 at Daytona, including...
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