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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain, right, celebrates on the podium after wining the Emirates Formula One Grand Prix, with second place Red Bull driver Max Verstappen of the Netherland's at the Yas Marina racetrack in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Sunday, Dec.1, 2019. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

Hamilton seals easy 11th victory of F1 championship season

Dec. 1, 2019 1:37 PM EST

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — World champion Lewis Hamilton’s 11th victory of another dominant season proved so easy that the driver who finished way back in second place at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix joked that he should have eased up a bit. Hamilton’s 84th career win saw him...

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain celebrates pole position during the qualifying session at the Yas Marina racetrack in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019. The Emirates Formula One Grand Prix will take place on Sunday. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

Hamilton says he’s flattered by Ferrari’s praise

Nov. 30, 2019 11:46 AM EST

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A laughing Lewis Hamilton did little to quash rumors of a potential move from Mercedes to Ferrari by acknowledging he was flattered by comments from the Italian team principal. Mattia Binotto called the six-time world champion “an outstanding driver” on...

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain celebrates pole position during the qualifying session at the Yas Marina racetrack in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019. The Emirates Formula One Grand Prix will take place on Sunday. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

F1: World champion Hamilton takes pole at Abu Dhabi GP

Nov. 30, 2019 10:18 AM EST

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — World champion Lewis Hamilton took pole position for the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Saturday. It was the six-time Formula One champion’s record-extending 88th pole of his career and ended a surprising run of 10 races without pole since the German GP...

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain during the first free practice at the Yas Marina racetrack in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Friday, Nov. 29, 2019. The Emirates Formula One Grand Prix will take place on Sunday. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

Ferrari chief happy to consider possibility of Hamilton move

Nov. 29, 2019 4:04 PM EST

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The prospect of six-time Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton driving for Ferrari in the future may not be as far-fetched as it once seemed. Hamilton is one of several F1 drivers whose contracts expire at the end of next year, and Ferrari team principal Mattia Binotto...

Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas of Finland at the end of the second free practice at the Yas Marina racetrack in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Friday, Nov. 29, 2019. The Emirates Formula One Grand Prix will take place on Sunday. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

Bottas best in 2nd practice for Abu Dhabi GP then crashes

Nov. 29, 2019 11:21 AM EST

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas was fastest in the second practice for the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix and was also involved in a crash on Friday. The Finnish driver swerved into the side of Romain Grosjean’s car as the Frenchman was passing Bottas down...

Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc of Monaco attends a news conference at the Yas Marina racetrack in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019. The Emirates Formula One Grand Prix will take place on Sunday. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

Ferrari’s Leclerc pledges to behave better at Abu Dhabi GP

Nov. 28, 2019 10:07 AM EST

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Charles Leclerc pledges to behave better at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix this weekend, vowing there will be no repeat of the crash which sent both Ferraris spinning out of the last race. Leclerc wants to end an impressive first season with Ferrari on a high in the last...