Hamilton says Mercedes will have earned F1 title

AP Updated 6:04 PM EDT Oct 25, 2018 MEXICO CITY (AP) — Lewis Hamilton said Thursday that another Formula One championship would be one earned by him and Mercedes — not one thrown away by Ferrari. Sebastian Vettel won the first two races of 2018 to set up what promised to be a dramatic chase […]

F1: Nico Rosberg reveals what it takes to beat Lewis Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton’s arch rival is “too self-confident” and “wants too much in the moment” says former Formula One champion Nico Rosberg as he delivered a withering assessment of his fellow German’s 2018 title challenge. “He’s been all over the place really in the last few months — he and the team both together.” READ: “Perfect” […]

F1: Fernando Alonso blasts fellow drivers for racing like they’re in ‘rental cars’

Which is why the two-time world champion was left particularly angry after his US Grand Prix was ended prematurely after just one lap. As Lance Stroll tried to pass Alonso on turn four, the pair collided and left the Spaniard’s McLaren with irreparable damage, forcing him to abandon the race. ‘);$vidEndSlate.removeClass(‘video__end-slate–inactive’).addClass(‘video__end-slate–active’);}};CNN.autoPlayVideoExist = (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist === true) […]

US Grand Prix: Kimi Raikkonen wins for Ferrari

Race winner Kimi Raikkonen is flanked by second-placed Max Verstappen (far left) and Lewis Hamilton, who finished third after a thrilling US Grand Prix. Hamilton increased his title lead to 70 points over Sebastian Vettel ahead of the final three rounds of the championship. Race winner Lewis Hamilton had plenty to celebrate after claiming victory […]

Lewis Hamilton laments Mercedes’ tactics as he misses out on title at US Grand Prix

Hamilton needed to beat his now distant championship rival Sebastian Vettel by eight points, but the German overtook Mercedes’ other driver Valtteri Bottas on the penultimate lap to take fourth place and keep the title race alive heading into this weekend’s Mexico Grand Prix. Although Hamilton’s celebrations were postponed, a title triumph for the British […]

Haas fighting for F1 ‘best of the rest’ in Year 3

AP Updated 2:21 PM EDT Oct 19, 2018 AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The third season for Haas F1 has been its best, even if it has been a bit bizarre. Formula One’s only U.S.-based team has the most points in its young history and it has overcome some serious bumbles early to compete with — […]

2-time F1 champ Alonso hints Indy 500 return possible

AP Updated 5:31 PM EDT Oct 18, 2018 AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Fernando Alonso hinted that he could return to race the Indianapolis 500 again in 2019 after he retires from Formula One. The McLaren driver raced at Indianapolis in 2017. He led 27 laps and was in contention to win until his engine failed […]

Lewis Hamilton on the verge of joining elite club of Formula One greats

With no other driver on the grid seemingly able to match the Brit’s relentless excellence — teammate Valtteri Bottas recently told CNN’s The Circuit that Hamilton is the “perfect reference in F1” — or any other manufacturer able to match Mercedes’ reliability, people are beginning to ask: How many? Can Hamilton surpass the five titles […]

Deep in heart of Texas is heart of Formula 1 in US

AP Updated 3:02 AM EDT Oct 17, 2018 AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Circuit of the Americas was cut out of the rocky soil just outside of the state capital of Texas. Getting there requires a drive from Austin’s glowing and growing urban core past trailer parks, a landfill, flea markets and miles of rolling […]