ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A year after one of the most controversial finishes in the history of Formula One, Sunday’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix was anything but.
Max Verstappen, as usual this season, was far ahead of the rest on his way to a record-extending 15th win of the season.
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Ahead of his final race in Formula One, Sebastian Vettel lined up for the national anthem wearing a T-shirt with a picture of Earth, a nod to his environmental activism.
Formula 1: Verstappen takes pole in Abu Dhabi, as Zhou Guanyu and Alfa Romeo fall behind Aston Martin in race for sixth
Alfa Romeo have their work cut out if they are to finish the season sixth in the constructors' championship, after Valtteri Bottas and Zhou Guanyu struggled in qualifying at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Saturday.
SAO PAULO (AP) — When members of Formula One team Haas gathered at the Interlagos paddock on Friday evening to celebrate Kevin Magnussen's unexpected pole position for the next day's sprint race, his teammate Mick Schumacher may not have been in the mood to party.
SAO PAULO (AP) — Seven-time Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton is sad to see Sebastian Vettel leaving the sport after his one-time rival turned into an unexpected friend.
Vettel, a four-time F1 champion with Red Bull, is retiring after this season following two unsuccessful years with Aston Martin.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Max Verstappen set the Formula One record for wins in a season Sunday at the Mexico City Grand Prix, where he scored his 14th victory to break the record shared with Michael Schumacher and Sebastian Vettel.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Max Verstappen inched closer to a record 14th victory of the Formula One season by holding off a pair of Mercedes and Mexican favorite Sergio Perez to win the pole Saturday for the Mexico City Grand Prix.
MONZA, Italy (AP) — Nyck De Vries will make his Formula One race debut at the Italian Grand Prix after Williams driver Alex Albon was ruled out with appendicitis on Saturday.
Williams announced the news ahead of the third and final practice session at Monza, with qualifying to come later Saturday.
Fernando Alonso wanted a long-term deal at Alpine that the team was not offering. So when Sebastian Vettel announced his retirement and Aston Martin needed a new driver, the Spaniard made a quick decision to switch teams.
LONDON (AP) — Two-time world champion Fernando Alonso will extend his Formula One career by joining Aston Martin next season.
The 41-year-old Spaniard will replace Sebastian Vettel, who announced his retirement last week.
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Sebastian Vettel considered retiring from Formula One for quite some time before finally announcing Thursday this season will be his last.
The German, who joined Instagram on Wednesday, used the platform one day later to announce he plans to spend more time with his family and work on causes close to his heart.
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Seven-time Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton protested the FIA's crackdown on body piercings Friday by showing up at the Miami Grand Prix wearing every piece of jewelry he could fit on his body and suggesting he was willing to sit out races over the issue.
IMOLA, Italy (AP) — Formula One champion Max Verstappen earned his first pole position of the season after an incident-packed qualifying session for the sprint race at the Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix on Friday.
SILVERSTONE, England (AP) — Aston Martin driver Sebastian Vettel is “fit to race” after recovering from COVID-19, the Formula One team said Thursday.
The four-time world champion will make his season debut at the Australian Grand Prix on April 10.
JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Nico Hulkenberg will again deputize for Sebastian Vettel at the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix as the four-time F1 champion continues his recovery from the coronavirus.
Aston Martin said Friday it expects Vettel will be well enough to race at the Australian GP on April 10.
SAKHIR, Bahrain (AP) — Sebastian Vettel will miss the season-opening Formula One race in Bahrain after testing positive for the coronavirus and will be replaced by Nico Hulkenberg, the Aston Martin team said Thursday.
SAKHIR, Bahrain (AP) — AlphaTauri driver Pierre Gasly had the fastest time in Formula One pre-season testing on Thursday, where much focus was on the new-look Mercedes car and American team Haas missing the morning start after some of its equipment didn't arrive on time.
LONDON (AP) — Formula One has terminated its contract with the Russian Grand Prix following the country’s invasion of Ukraine, saying Thursday that Russia “will not have a race” in the future.
F1 already canceled this year's race, which had been scheduled to be held in Sochi on Sept.
LONDON (AP) — Formula One has pulled its race from Russia following the country's invasion of Ukraine, saying Friday it would be “impossible” to hold the race in Sochi under the current circumstances.
Sebastian Vettel said Thursday he will not race in the Russian Grand Prix following Russia’s attack on Ukraine, and the Haas F1 team removed the logos of its Russian sponsor from its cars.
Formula One is in Barcelona this week for preseason testing and Vettel, the four time champion, said he woke up “shocked” by the news that President Vladimir Putin had launched a military operation against neighboring Ukraine.
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc had the fastest time in Formula One preseason testing on Thursday as drivers and teams weighed in on the Russian attack on Ukraine and the possible repercussions for the sport.
ENSTONE, England (AP) — The Alpine Formula One team hired Otmar Szafnauer as its new team principal on Thursday as part of an ongoing restructuring process.
The 57-year-old Szafnauer has more than 30 years experience in F1.
SPIELBERG, Austria (AP) — It's already the pits for Ferrari, just two races into the new Formula One season.
Four-time F1 champion Sebastian Vettel and rising star Charles Leclerc are off the pace, and crashed with each other on the track Sunday for the second time in the space of four races.
Sebastian Vettel may walk away from Ferrari having never delivered the Formula One title the proud Italian team so desperately wants.
The four-time world champion is leaving at the end of the year by mutual consent.
SAO PAULO (AP) — Ferrari hoped the Brazilian Grand Prix would bring some relief after poor performances and even accusations of cheating from opponents.
Instead, the Formula 1 team ended the weekend with a collision involving its two drivers as they fought for only fourth place at Interlagos.
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.
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Lewis Hamilton won the Hungarian Grand Prix from pole position on Sunday to clinch his first victory of a frustrating season.
Kimi Raikkonen was second after holding off a strong late challenge from Sebastian Vettel, who was third ahead of Red Bull teammate Mark Webber.