Formula One

January 14, 2020 - 9:26 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A hot chocolate company led by Hollywood stuntman and occasional racer Stanton Barrett has signed as primary sponsor for Swedish driver Marcus Ericsson at Chip Ganassi Racing. This is the first entry into IndyCar for Huski Chocolate, a company headquartered in Stockholm that...
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FILE - In this Monday, Sept. 2, 2013 file photo, Tamara Ecclestone arrives for the World Premiere of the film Rush, at a central London cinema in Leicester Square. London police are investigating the theft of a large cache of “high value jewelry” reported stolen from the palatial home of heiress Tamara Ecclestone, the daughter of former Formula 1 chief Bernie Ecclestone. The Sun newspaper said the stolen jewelry was worth about 50 million pounds ($66 million) and included rings, earrings and a Cartier bangle Ecclestone received as a wedding present. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP, File)
December 16, 2019 - 7:41 am
LONDON (AP) — London police are investigating the theft of a large cache of “high value jewelry” reported stolen from the palatial home of heiress Tamara Ecclestone, the daughter of former Formula 1 chief Bernie Ecclestone. The Sun newspaper said the stolen jewelry was worth about 50 million pounds...
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FILE - In this Feb. 18, 2014, file photo, a Russian skating fan holds the country's national flag over the Olympic rings before the start of the men's 10,000-meter speedskating race at Adler Arena Skating Center during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. The World Anti-Doping Agency banned Russia on Monday Dec. 9, 2019 from the Olympics and other major sporting events for four years, though many athletes will likely be allowed to compete as neutral athletes. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
December 09, 2019 - 10:01 am
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Russia was slapped Monday with a four-year ban from international sports events, including next summer's Tokyo Olympics, over a longstanding doping scandal, although its athletes will still be able to compete if they can show they are clean competitors. The ruling by...
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Red Bull driver Max Verstappen, of the Netherlands,center, celebrates at the podium after winning the Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix at the Interlagos race track in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Nelson Antoine)
November 17, 2019 - 4:44 pm
SAO PAULO (AP) — Red Bull’s Max Verstappen won Formula One’s Brazilian Grand Prix on Sunday for his eighth career victory in a race which ended badly for both Ferrari drivers. It also finished poorly for six-time world champion Lewis Hamilton, who caused Red Bull’s Alexander Albon to spin near the...
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Penske Corporation Chairman Rodger Penske, left, responds to a question as Hulman & Co. Chairman Tony Hulman George looks on during a news conference at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis Monday, Nov. 4, 2019. Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the IndyCar Series were sold to Penske Entertainment Corp. in a stunning move Monday that relinquishes control of the iconic speedway from the Hulman family after 74 years. (AP Photo/AJ Mast)
November 04, 2019 - 9:04 pm
Roger Penske was a car-loving, 14-year-old who regularly listened to the Indianapolis 500 on the radio when his father landed tickets to the 1951 race. They made the trek from Cleveland, and Penske fell in love when he saw the cars zipping around Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Now he owns the iconic...
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Formula One chairman Chase Carey speaks during a news conference at the Formula One U.S. Grand Prix auto race at the Circuit of the Americas, Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
October 31, 2019 - 4:30 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Closer racing and smaller budgets. Formula One hopes it has found the formula to close the gap between teams fighting for championships and the cars bringing up the rear of the grid to create better and more compelling racing. Series officials unveiled their long-awaited rules...
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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton, of Britain, celebrates after his victory in the Formula One Mexico Grand Prix auto race at the Hermanos Rodriguez racetrack in Mexico City, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)
October 27, 2019 - 4:31 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Lewis Hamilton overcame Ferrari's front-row start to win the Mexican Grand Prix on Sunday, moving the Mercedes driver closer to a sixth career Formula One championship. Only Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas' third-place finish denied Hamilton the championship by the slimmest of...
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October 23, 2019 - 4:38 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Formula One disqualified Renault from the Oct. 13 Japanese Grand Prix on Wednesday, knocking both of the team's cars out of the points for that race because of an illegal driver aid. Daniel Ricciardo was sixth and Nico Hulkenberg 10th in Suzuka. Rival team Racing Point protested...
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Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas of Finland steers his car during the second practice session for the Japanese Formula One Grand Prix at Suzuka Circuit in Suzuka, central Japan, Friday, Oct. 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Toru Takahashi)
October 11, 2019 - 3:33 am
SUZUKA, Japan (AP) — Valtteri Bottas led the second and final practice session for the Japanese Grand Prix on Friday, edging teammate Lewis Hamilton in what could be the starting grid for Sunday's typhoon-hit Formula One race. Organizers canceled Saturday's usual qualifying session with Typhoon...
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FILE - In this March 12, 2010 file photo Mercedes Grand Prix driver Michael Schumacher of Germany is pictured in the pits during the first practice session at the Formula One Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain. A Paris newspaper says seven-time Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher is being treated with a cutting-edge stem-cell therapy in one of the French capital's hospitals. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis, File)
September 10, 2019 - 2:59 am
PARIS (AP) — Seven-time Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher has been admitted under great secrecy to a Paris hospital to be treated Tuesday with a cutting-edge stem-cell therapy, according to a French newspaper. The Paris hospitals authority, citing France's strict medical privacy rules,...
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