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Champion Max Verstappen ends F1 season with 15th win

Nov. 20, 2022 12:41 PM EST

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...

F1 champion, activist Vettel bids farewell after final race

Nov. 20, 2022 11:11 AM EST

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. Then eight jets flew overhead trailing colorful smoke. It was a moment...

Perez, Leclerc battle for 2nd in F1, Vettel in last race

Nov. 18, 2022 03:10 AM EST

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Two drivers are level on points ahead of the Formula One season finale in Abu Dhabi. This time it's only for second place. Charles Leclerc and Sergio Perez are both on 290 points going into the final race Sunday at the Yas Marina circuit. It's...

Haas cuts Mick Schumacher and replaces him with Hulkenberg

Nov. 17, 2022 01:41 AM EST

Mick Schumacher, son of seven-time Formula One champion Michael Schumacher, is out at Haas and Nico Hulkenberg will return to the grid fulltime next season in his place. “I would like to thank Mick Schumacher for his contribution to the team over the past couple of years,” Haas...

IndyCar's Palou left 'super happy' by F1 practice session

Oct. 21, 2022 19:47 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Former IndyCar champion Alex Palou had barely started his first live grand prix session behind the wheel of a Formula One car when he declared the feel and speed of the McLaren “insane.” Moments later, Williams' Logan Sargeant was complaining of losing tire...

Austin and its booming crowds an F1 favorite for drivers

Oct. 21, 2022 19:08 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Fernando Alonso remembers the quiet times in Austin. Back when the two-time Formula One champion could jog the city streets without being noticed, move through a hotel lobby with ease and drive to the Circuit of the Americas for the United States Grand Prix...

Steiner to Ricciardo: "Call me up" if he wants seat at Haas

Oct. 17, 2022 16:02 PM EDT

Daniel Ricciardo must decide what he wants to do with his Formula One future. If he wants to race next season, the bosses at Haas said it is up to the driver to call the team. McLaren bought out the final season of Ricciardo's contract after two underwhelming seasons. The popular...

Palou, O'Ward to run upcoming F1 practices for McLaren

Oct. 14, 2022 08:51 AM EDT

McLaren Racing will run IndyCar stars Alex Palou and Pato O'Ward in a pair of upcoming Formula One practice sessions. McLaren said Friday that Palou, the 2021 IndyCar champion, will run next Friday's first practice session at Circuit of the Americas in Texas. The Spaniard will drive...

F1: Verstappen's title on hold after Perez wins in Singapore

Oct. 02, 2022 15:00 PM EDT

SINGAPORE (AP) — Max Verstappen's Formula One title celebrations were put on hold after the Red Bull driver placed seventh at a chaotic Singapore Grand Prix, won by his teammate Sergio Perez on Sunday. Perez's second win of the season saw him crossing the line 7.6 seconds ahead of...

McLaren hires Barnhart, considering Kyle Busch for Indy 500

Sep. 22, 2022 12:16 PM EDT

The head of McLaren Racing held a town hall Thursday at its IndyCar shop to introduce new hire Brian Barnhart and quell any concerns over this week's sudden departure of the team president. Zak Brown did not give a title for Barnhart, an industry veteran who spent the past season as...