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A happier Andretti returns to Indy 500 as part-time racer

May. 19, 2022 17:44 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Marco Andretti doesn't want to be at the track if he's not racing. He'll watch on television, though, and offer advice from 650 miles away. Andretti was at home in Nazareth, Pennsylvania, watching Andretti Autosport race the road course at Indianapolis Motor...

Column: Herta's profile elevated as he rolls into Indy 500

May. 16, 2022 14:14 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The stage now belongs to Colton Herta, the young American driver who through both patience and persistence has forced his way into international conversations. Herta effortlessly navigated his way through three days embedded with McLaren at Formula One's Miami...

Vegas tourism board allocates $6.5M a year for Formula One

May. 11, 2022 14:25 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tourism officials have committed $19.5 million over the next three years to sponsor Formula One races on a course that includes the Las Vegas Strip. The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority board voted unanimously Tuesday to spend $6.5 million per year to...

Andretti receives direction on how to proceed with F1 bid

May. 10, 2022 15:01 PM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Michael Andretti walked through the Formula One paddock quite literally going door-to-door. He wants into the most exclusive club in motorsports and figured pleading his case to the current team bosses was his best shot. Andretti carried with him a white...

Column: F1's hyped 1st trip to Miami a money-losing success

May. 09, 2022 16:12 PM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — The Miami Grand Prix was hot, from the party scene to the weather, but it faced nearly impossible expectations. The celebrity watching was top level, certainly for a motorsports event. There was Paris Hilton, using a portable fan to cool herself as she...

Verstappen cruises to win in inaugural Miami Grand Prix

May. 08, 2022 19:18 PM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — His first day racing around the new Formula One circuit in Miami was absolutely horrible. Then he made a mistake in qualifying that cost him a spot on the front row. By the time race day rolled around, Max Verstappen had knocked it all out of his system....

Hamilton visited by Michelle Obama, speaks on Roe v. Wade

May. 08, 2022 10:44 AM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Lewis Hamilton dipped into the Roe v. Wade debate shortly after arriving in the United States. He protested a ban on wearing jewelry while racing by sporting three watches, eight rings and multiple necklaces in Miami. And as the seven-time world champion...

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...

Fake marina with fake water steals show at Miami Grand Prix

May. 07, 2022 15:15 PM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Formula One pictured a race in Miami and envisioned sun, sand, beaches and boats. So when the inaugural Miami Grand Prix landed at Hard Rock Stadium, nowhere near the South Beach backdrop F1 was seeking, the promoter said don't worry. F1...

Formula One unveils its must-see show at Miami Grand Prix

May. 06, 2022 19:18 PM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — DJ’s spinning at the beach. Drinks flowing in the marina. Celebrities roaming the grounds in the shadow of an NFL stadium with fans nearby trying to catch a glimpse of some real Netflix stars. Formula One, the sleek, wealthy globetrotting series that...