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F1 title fight could take big swing in U.S and Mexico

Oct. 21, 2021 18:08 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The U.S. Grand Prix is not a must-win race for Lewis Hamilton, and the seven-time champion brushed off such a suggestion Thursday even as he trails Max Verstappen in the title fight and his rival should be favored at Mexico City in the next round. ...

Hamilton mitigates grid penalty with strong qualifying run

Oct. 09, 2021 16:33 PM EDT

Lewis Hamilton mitigated the damage from his 10-place grid penalty at the Turkish Grand Prix by posting the fastest time in Saturday qualifying. It should have given the world champion his record-extending 102nd Formula One pole, but it didn't count in the record books. ...

Hamilton wins 100th F1 race to take lead over Verstappen

Sep. 26, 2021 10:48 AM EDT

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Lewis Hamilton became the first Formula One driver to win 100 races with victory in the Russian Grand Prix on Sunday to retake the championship lead from Max Verstappen. Hamilton dropped to seventh place when he was boxed in at the first corner but...

F1 rivals Verstappen, Hamilton crash again at Italian GP

Sep. 12, 2021 14:12 PM EDT

A simmering battle in Formula One erupted in spectacular fashion on Sunday as championship leader Max Verstappen and defending champion Lewis Hamilton crashed out of the Italian Grand Prix, which was won by McLaren’s Daniel Ricciardo. As both Hamilton and Verstappen...

Verstappen wins rain-marred Belgian GP after short restart

Aug. 29, 2021 13:40 PM EDT

SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium (AP) — Max Verstappen won a rain-soaked Belgian Grand Prix when it was finally called off Sunday after it restarted under a safety car nearly three hours later than its scheduled time. The race was shortened to last one hour with only half...