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Verstappen holds off Sainz to win in F1's return to Canada

Jun. 19, 2022 17:51 PM EDT

MONTREAL (AP) — Max Verstappen maintained his hold on the Formula One championship fight by holding off a late challenge from Carlos Sainz Jr. to earn his sixth win of the season in a fairly easy Sunday drive in the Canadian Grand Prix. Verstappen won from the pole at Circuit...

Perez wins chaotic Monaco GP, Ferrari blows it for Leclerc

May. 29, 2022 15:52 PM EDT

MONACO (AP) — Red Bull denied Sergio Perez a chance to race for the win in Spain with team orders that left the Mexican star unsettled. Assured that he'd be allowed to race for wins this season, Perez moved on to the Monaco Grand Prix with Red Bull's disappointing decision in his...

Verstappen leads Red Bull 1-2 in Spain, Leclerc abandons

May. 22, 2022 13:48 PM EDT

MONTMELÓ, Spain (AP) — Nothing was going right for Max Verstappen at the Spanish Grand Prix: the wind had blown his car off course, his Red Bull was struggling, and top rival Charles Leclerc seemed headed for a sure victory. His fortunes turned when Leclerc lost power and his...

Ferrari locks up front row for inaugural Miami Grand Prix

May. 07, 2022 17:52 PM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Ferrari stormed to the front of the grid for the inaugural Miami Grand Prix as Formula One championship leader Charles Leclerc and teammate Carlos Sainz Jr. locked up the front row in Saturday qualifying. It's the first time Ferrari will lead the field...

Verstappen and Red Bull embarrass Ferrari at Imola

Apr. 24, 2022 12:47 PM EDT

IMOLA, Italy (AP) — Formula One champion Max Verstappen dominated Sunday in a Red Bull rout of Ferrari at the Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix, much to the dismay of the sea of red-clad “tifosi.” Verstappen won from the pole, logged the fastest lap and picked up his second win of the...

Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc wins Formula 1 Australian GP

Apr. 10, 2022 08:08 AM EDT

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Riding high after a decisive victory for Ferrari in the Australian Grand Prix on Sunday, Charles Leclerc’s belief in the team's prospects are growing by the race. A grand prix billed as a showdown between Leclerc’s Ferrari and the Red Bulls of Max...