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7 more Russian weightlifters charged with doping offenses

Aug. 16, 2019 11:51 AM EDT

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Seven more top Russian weightlifters have been charged with doping offenses, taking the total charged this week to 12. The International Weightlifting Federation says the seven, including five world and European championship medalists, face allegations stemming from World...

Hamilton's dominance continues as new main rival emerges

Aug. 6, 2019 1:18 AM EDT

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — As Lewis Hamilton moves ever closer to Michael Schumacher's Formula One record of 91 Grand Prix wins, a younger and equally ambitious driver is emerging as his main rival. Red Bull's Max Verstappen is showing the kind of daring and panache now seemingly beyond the reach of...

Bottas faces uncertain summer as Mercedes decides his future

Aug. 4, 2019 3:48 PM EDT

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Valtteri Bottas faces an uncertain summer after two unconvincing races as he waits to find out his Mercedes future. The Finn is fighting to keep his place at the F1 giant, with Mercedes set to decide whether to offer him a new deal during the upcoming midseason break. Now in his...

Predatory Hamilton hunts down Verstappen to win Hungarian GP

Aug. 4, 2019 1:09 PM EDT

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — More used to other drivers chasing him, Lewis Hamilton turned predator on Sunday to hunt down Max Verstappen and win the Hungarian Grand Prix. When Hamilton had tried and failed to get past Verstappen midway through the race on the Hungaroring — one of Formula One's hardest...

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton wins Formula One's Hungarian Grand Prix

Aug. 4, 2019 10:48 AM EDT
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton wins Formula One's Hungarian Grand Prix.

Mick Schumacher wins his first F2 race at the Hungarian GP

Aug. 4, 2019 9:08 AM EDT

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Mick Schumacher won his first Formula Two race at the Hungarian Grand Prix on Sunday. The son of Formula One great Michael Schumacher started from pole position for the Prema Racing team and finished the 28-lap race ahead of Japanese driver Nobuharu Matsushita and Brazilian Sergio...

Leclerc blasts his own performance at Hungarian GP

Aug. 3, 2019 1:10 PM EDT

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Charles Leclerc was in unforgiving mood at the Hungarian Grand Prix on Saturday. With himself. The Ferrari driver spun the car early into qualifying and slid backward into the crash barriers. "I thought I was going to have to pull out," Leclerc said, reflecting on the incident....

Verstappen takes 1st career pole position at Hungarian GP

Aug. 3, 2019 12:32 PM EDT

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — After his brilliant win at the rain-soaked German Grand Prix last weekend, Max Verstappen had a near-perfect lap at the Hungarian GP to take the first pole position of his Formula One career on Saturday. The Red Bull driver set a track record with 1 minute, 14.958 seconds and then...

Max Verstappen the talk of F1 amid Mercedes move speculation

Aug. 2, 2019 1:30 PM EDT

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Since engine failure forced an exasperated Max Verstappen out of last year's Hungarian Grand Prix, he has 11 podium finishes among 20 consecutive Formula One races in the top five. After spectacular recent wins in Austria and Germany, the 21-year-old Dutchman is in the form of his...

Gasly and Verstappen lead Hungarian GP 2nd practice

Aug. 2, 2019 1:20 PM EDT

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Red Bull driver Pierre Gasly finished ahead of teammate Max Verstappen in a rain-affected second practice session for the Hungarian Grand Prix on Friday. After engine problems ended his first session early, Valtteri Bottas was fourth-fastest behind Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton,...