Hamilton wins in Brazil, Mercedes takes constructors’ title

AP Updated 8:38 PM EST Nov 11, 2018 SAO PAULO (AP) — Ten years after securing his first Formula One title at Interlagos, five-time world champion Lewis Hamilton won the Brazilian Grand Prix on Sunday and helped his Mercedes team take the Formula One constructors’ title for the fifth straight year. It was Hamilton’s 10th […]

Vietnam Grand Prix: Hanoi to host new F1 grand prix in 2020

Hanoi promoter Vingroup has signed a multi-year deal to host the race, which will start as “a thrilling street race” in Vietnam’s capital around a 5.565 kilometer track. “We are really looking forward to seeing Formula One cars speeding around the streets of this fantastic city from 2020,” said F1’s chairman and chief executive Chase […]

Lewis Hamilton hints at F1 exit ahead of Brazilian Grand Prix

“I am not going to be here if it gets to 25 races, that’s for sure,” Hamilton told reporters. “It already feels like we are on race 25 this year, so I don’t think that’s a good thing. I think 18 was probably the best back in the day.” Despite next year also featuring 21 […]

Kevin Harvick stripped of berth in NASCAR championship race – The Denver Post

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Kevin Harvick has been stripped of his berth in NASCAR’s championship race because his winning car failed inspection after Texas Motor Speedway. NASCAR said Wednesday the discovery made after Harvick’s win negates the automatic berth he earned into the finale. The No. 4 had an illegal spoiler. The rule in question states […]

Brazilian Grand Prix: Reliving Lewis Hamilton’s first world title 10 years on

In 2008, the Brazilian Grand Prix was the 18th and final race of the season and, in theory, should have been a victory procession for the Briton who needed only to finish fifth. It turned out to be anything but and is now remembered as an enthralling, nail-biting title decider. ‘);$vidEndSlate.removeClass(‘video__end-slate–inactive’).addClass(‘video__end-slate–active’);}};CNN.autoPlayVideoExist = (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist === true) […]

Martin Truex Jr. moving to Joe Gibbs Racing with crew chief

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — NASCAR champion Martin Truex Jr. and his crew chief will move to Joe Gibbs Racing next season to remain in the Toyota organization after their race team folds in two weeks. Truex won his first Cup title last year driving for Furniture Row Racing. Barney Visser had funded the team out of […]

Hanoi GP set to join Formula One circuit in 2020

AP Updated 5:36 AM EST Nov 7, 2018 HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — A Grand Prix in Hanoi will be added to the Formula One calendar in 2020 as part of the sport’s expansion in Asia. F1 chairman Chase Carey and Nguyen Duc Chung, the Mayor of Hanoi, made the announcement on Wednesday. A 5.556-kilometer circuit […]

Formula One: Charles Leclerc, Lando Norris – F1’s next generation

From the teenager set to become the youngest F1 driver in British history, to Ferrari’s youngest racer in over half a century, we take a look at the prodigious talents who could make a big impact on the circuit. George Russell — ‘I emailed Toto and he replied 15 minutes later’ Age: 20 Team: Williams […]

Jimmie Johnson and Fernando Alonso will swap NASCAR, Formula 1 cars

Michelle R. Martinelli For The Win Published 5:30 PM EDT Nov 2, 2018 Two of the biggest names worldwide in racing – NASCAR’s Jimmie Johnson and Formula 1’s Fernando Alonso – finally let everyone else in on the secret they’ve been teasing for months. The seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion and the two-time F1 world […]

Lewis Hamilton is ‘the differentiator,’ says Mercedes boss Toto Wolff

The 33-year-old has showcased his talent throughout the year, pushing himself and the Mercedes car to the limit to win a fifth world championship. Hamilton’s unlikely victories in Monza and Singapore — two tracks the faster Ferraris should have dominated at — were the standout performances in arguably his best ever season in Formula One. […]