Hamilton closing on F1 title at Japanese GP

AP Updated 5:29 AM EDT Oct 4, 2018 Lewis Hamilton has won five of the last six Formula One races. This week the series is in Suzuka, where Hamilton has won three of the last four Japanese Grand Prix. With five races to go, his fifth world championship is almost in the bag. “Lewis is […]

F1: Pierre Gasly on ‘really, really scary’ debris hit at Russian Grand Prix

The carbon fragment bypassed the titanium ‘Halo’ device — introduced to F1 for the first time this season — which is built around the cockpit to protect drivers from small pieces of debris. The Halo has already proved its worth once this season, saving Suber’s Charles Leclerc from a potentially serious injury after Fernando Alonso’s […]

Toro Rosso confirms Kvyat to return to F1 in 2019

AP Updated 6:46 AM EDT Sep 29, 2018 SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Daniil Kvyat will be hoping it’s third time lucky at Toro Rosso. The Russian driver is making a surprise return to Formula One in 2019 with the team which dropped him last year for Pierre Gasly, who in turn moves up to the […]

Lewis Hamilton aims to continue Mercedes dominance in Sochi

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Valtteri Bottas: ‘The goal was to be a world champion … and it still is’

Despite its modest size and population of just 5.5 million, the harsh and varied terrain makes Finland’s roads the perfect breeding ground for elite drivers. Keke Rosberg, Mika Häkkinen and Kimi Räikkönen have won four F1 titles between them to make the nation the joint fifth most successful in history. And it’s not just F1 […]