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Cricket, Tennis, F1: An epic day of sports in London

Jul. 15, 2019 4:21 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — An epic day of sports in London came down to two unprecedented endings a few minutes — and miles — apart. Novak Djokovic won the Wimbledon title in a brand new fifth-set tiebreaker just as England played the first Super Over in history to win the Cricket World Cup . Djokovic...

Lewis Hamilton wins record 6th British GP, extends F1 lead

Jul. 14, 2019 3:46 PM EDT

SILVERSTONE, England (AP) — A day of dramatic English sporting glory began with a far more fortuitous — but still record-breaking — victory for Lewis Hamilton on the nation's Formula One track. A sixth British Grand Prix success was sealed not with a thrilling overtaking move but by a canny...

For Formula E teams, winning is almost secondary

Jul. 14, 2019 12:14 PM EDT

Sure, Formula E teams want to win and make money. That's a given. The big automobile manufacturers who fund the open-wheel electric cars that whir around tracks all over the world also have a bigger goal in mind: research and development. Brand named automakers — from BMW to Audi to Jaguar — compete...

Hamilton denied Brit GP pole by Bottas, takes on negativity

Jul. 13, 2019 8:02 PM EDT

SILVERSTONE, England (AP) — By only six milliseconds - 0.006 seconds - Lewis Hamilton was left in an unusual position on Saturday: Missing out on pole for the British Grand Prix. The pause was a lot longer when the Formula One leader was later surprised to be asked why "people question your Britishness" in...

Mercedes 1-2 in British GP practice, Bottas edges Hamilton

Jul. 12, 2019 4:13 PM EDT

SILVERSTONE, England (AP) — Lewis Hamilton was spending Friday night figuring out how to get his Mercedes in a better position to challenge in qualifying as he pursues a record sixth British Grand Prix win. The Formula One leader was outpaced by Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas in both practice sessions....

Hamilton vexed home race clashes with cricket, tennis finals

Jul. 11, 2019 1:24 PM EDT

SILVERSTONE, England (AP) — In a season of often mundane racing, the one time Lewis Hamilton can hope to grab the attention of home Formula One fans is the British Grand Prix. On Sunday, that will be a whole lot harder. Down in London, England's cricketers will be contesting their first men's World Cup...

New 5-year deal for British Grand Prix at Silverstone agreed

Jul. 10, 2019 10:25 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Silverstone will continue to host the British Grand Prix until at least 2024 following the announcement of a new five-year deal on Wednesday. Formula 1 chairman Chase Carey says: "We are thrilled to have this in place. Silverstone is a signature race on the calendar and a special event." The...

Former Spelling mansion sells for nearly $120 million

Jul. 3, 2019 2:46 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A gigantic Los Angeles mansion built in 1991 for the late producer Aaron Spelling and his widow has been sold for $119.75 million. The Los Angeles Times says the sale that closed Tuesday is the highest home price ever in Los Angeles County. Set on 4.7 acres (1.9 hectares) in Holmby...

Ferrucci showing skill, rebuilding reputation in IndyCar

Jul. 3, 2019 3:48 AM EDT

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Santino Ferrucci knows better than most drivers that one bad moment behind the wheel can lead to a long-lasting trail of Google results. After a recent string of strong finishes in IndyCar, Ferrucci is showing off the driving skill that was never really in doubt — and,...

Verstappen wins Austrian GP to end Mercedes' unbeaten streak

Jun. 30, 2019 2:13 PM EDT

SPIELBERG, Austria (AP) — Max Verstappen showed off his risky racing style Sunday to win the Austrian Grand Prix for a second straight year and end Mercedes' unbeaten streak this season. Chasing the leading trio, the Red Bull driver used all of his overtaking skills to get past Sebastian Vettel and...