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Ocon wins in Hungary, Hamilton 8-point lead after Vettel DQ

Aug. 01, 2021 17:30 PM EDT

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Frenchman Esteban Ocon won a chaotic Hungarian Grand Prix on Sunday while an exhausted Lewis Hamilton moved up to second place in the race after Sebastian Vettel's disqualification, increasing his Formula One championship lead over Max Verstappen to eight points...

Hamilton delights home crowd ahead of historic F1 weekend

Jul. 16, 2021 15:33 PM EDT

SILVERSTONE, England (AP) — Lewis Hamilton and George Russell thrilled their home crowd Friday night as the British drivers dazzled in Formula One’s first attempt at a new sprint qualifying format. Hamilton was fastest at Silverstone in a qualifying session that set...

Verstappen pushing Hamilton hard in thrilling F1 title race

Jun. 20, 2021 12:56 PM EDT

Lewis Hamilton's wish for a closer Formula One title fight is coming true. And Max Verstappen looks like a rival who will take some stopping, judging by his impressive win at the French Grand Prix on Sunday. It was Verstappen's second win in three...

Pérez wins Azerbaijan GP after Verstappen crashes from lead

Jun. 06, 2021 11:12 AM EDT

BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) — Sergio Pérez won the Azerbaijan Grand Prix in a two-lap shootout after championship leader Max Verstappen crashed while leading with a tire failure and Lewis Hamilton went off course trying to seize the win on the standing restart. Verstappen...

Leclerc on pole for Azerbaijan after crashes halt qualifying

Jun. 05, 2021 10:14 AM EDT

BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) — Charles Leclerc won his second consecutive pole position, again under the red flag because a crash stopped qualifying, to earn the top starting spot for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix. Leclerc set his time of 1 minute, 41.218 seconds early in...

Red Bull seeking more race pace to stay close to Mercedes

May. 10, 2021 11:37 AM EDT

MADRID (AP) — After coming up short again on Sunday, Red Bull wants to find more race pace to keep contending with Mercedes for the Formula One title. Red Bull driver Max Verstappen had another promising start to the weekend at the Spanish Grand Prix, but again it was...

Hamilton wins Spanish GP ahead of Verstappen

May. 09, 2021 14:26 PM EDT

MONTMELÓ, Spain (AP) — At least Max Verstappen made Mercedes work for the win. Verstappen got a great jump on Lewis Hamilton at the start of the Spanish Grand Prix to take an early lead over the seven-time world champion. But Mercedes stopped a Red Bull runaway by...