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Hamilton wins his 6th Chinese GP, Mercedes 1-2 for 3rd time

Apr. 14, 2019 12:33 PM EDT

SHANGHAI (AP) — Mercedes has gone 1-2, 1-2, 1-2 in the first three races of the new Formula One season, a great start for the sport's dominating team. Lewis Hamilton and teammate Valtteri Bottas completed their third straight double in Sunday's Chinese Grand Prix. That kind of start has not happened since...

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton wins Formula One's Chinese Grand Prix.

Apr. 14, 2019 3:50 AM EDT
SHANGHAI (AP) — Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton wins Formula One's Chinese Grand Prix. .

Marquez again wins pole position at MotoGP in Austin

Apr. 13, 2019 6:57 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A bump here, a wobble there, a gust of wind. Nothing was going to keep Marc Marquez from taking the pole position yet again at a race he's dominated the past six years. Repsol Honda's Spanish rider will start from the front once again as he chases a seventh consecutive victory at the...

Mercedes' Bottas, Hamilton qualify 1-2 for Chinese GP

Apr. 13, 2019 4:52 AM EDT

SHANGHAI (AP) — Valtteri Bottas claimed the pole for Sunday's Chinese Grand Prix with Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton taking the second spot on the grid after Saturday's qualifying. Bottas topped qualifying in 1 minute, 31.547 seconds with Hamilton second in 1:31.570. The teammates are the leaders after...

Alexander Albon survives stunning crash in Chinese practice

Apr. 13, 2019 1:28 AM EDT

SHANGHAI (AP) — Alexander Albon of Red Bull Toro Rosso walked away from a stunning crash on Saturday in the final practice session ahead of the Chinese Grand Prix. Albon hit the wall on the final turn as fans sat in silence until with only his still head visible in the cockpit. He broke the silence after...

Bottas, Vettel lead Chinese GP practice sessions

Apr. 12, 2019 8:36 AM EDT

SHANGHAI (AP) — Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas and Ferrari rival Sebastian Vettel led Friday's practice sessions ahead of the Chinese Grand Prix. Off the track, Formula One prepared to celebrate its 1,000th race on Sunday. The first F1 race took place in 1950 at Silverstone, a converted World War II...

Raikkonen closes in on 40, still racing in F1

Apr. 11, 2019 5:47 AM EDT

SHANGHAI (AP) — What's Kimi Raikkonen's secret to Formula One longevity? He started in F1 in 2001, won the season championship in 2007 and has driven for the sport's biggest names in Ferrari and McLaren. His name is spread all around the F1 record books. He'll be 40 before this season ends, and he's still...

Japan's Takuma Sato wins at Indy Grand Prix of Alabama

Apr. 7, 2019 9:00 PM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Takuma Sato had one "little moment" when his car went into the grass late in the race. Other than that, the Japanese driver didn't have too many worrisome moments at Sunday's Indy Grand Prix of Alabama on his way to a fourth career IndyCar victory. Sato, the 2017 Indianapolis 500...

Mick Schumacher 2nd fastest in F1 test debut for Ferrari

Apr. 2, 2019 12:47 PM EDT

SAKHIR, Bahrain (AP) — More than 12 years after Formula One great Michael Schumacher drove his last race for Ferrari, his son showed he might be ready to carry on the family legacy. Mick Schumacher drove in his first F1 test for Ferrari on Tuesday and set the second fastest time. Shortly before the end of...

Ferrari gifts Hamilton another win after Bahrain GP blunder

Mar. 31, 2019 5:00 PM EDT

SAKHIR, Bahrain (AP) — Lewis Hamilton's surprise win for Mercedes at the Bahrain Grand Prix on Sunday was the latest present from rival Ferrari, served on a silver plate and wrapped with a red ribbon. Hamilton won at a canter despite the Silver Arrows lagging behind the red Ferraris for most of the race....