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Report: Schumacher treated in secrecy in Paris hospital

Sep. 10, 2019 4:57 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Seven-time Formula One champion Michael Schumacher has been admitted to a Paris hospital to be treated Tuesday with cutting-edge stem-cell therapy, according to a French newspaper. The Paris hospitals authority, citing France's strict medical privacy rules, said it could not comment on the...

Leclerc's rise contrasts with Vettel's miserable season

Sep. 9, 2019 10:47 AM EDT

MONZA, Italy (AP) — Charles Leclerc was supposed to be Ferrari's future star. Standing aloft on Monza's iconic podium, above a sea of fans dressed in red, he was acclaimed as its current one. Ferrari's nine-year wait for a win at its home race was finally ended on Sunday, but not by four-time world...

Hamilton would take flag for risky move to gain position

Sep. 8, 2019 3:53 PM EDT

MONZA, Italy (AP) — Championship leader Lewis Hamilton said he would be willing to get a warning flag for a risky move if it meant potentially winning a race. Hamilton finished third in Sunday's Italian Grand Prix, behind Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas and race winner Charles Leclerc, who ended...

Leclerc ends Ferrari's 9-year wait for Italian GP win

Sep. 8, 2019 3:12 PM EDT

MONZA, Italy (AP) — Charles Leclerc hadn't even reached his teens the last time Ferrari won the Italian Grand Prix. Only a week after achieving a first Formula One victory in Spa, Leclerc ended the storied team's lengthy wait for victory at its home circuit. The noise from the passionate Ferrari "tifosi"...

Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc wins Formula One's Italian Grand Prix

Sep. 8, 2019 10:29 AM EDT
MONZA, Italy (AP) — Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc wins Formula One's Italian Grand Prix.

Jimmie Johnson looking for win at Indy to get into playoffs

Sep. 7, 2019 5:22 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Jimmie Johnson wants to keep things simple this weekend. Win and he's back in the playoffs. Anything else complicates his strategy. The seven-time NASCAR champion heads into Sunday's regular-season finale two spots and 18 points out of the 16-car playoff, putting him in danger of...

Leclerc takes pole position for Italian GP

Sep. 7, 2019 1:43 PM EDT

MONZA, Italy (AP) — A mess. An absurdity. Dangerous. Idiots. These were just some of the terms were used to describe the farcical end to qualifying for the Italian Grand Prix on Saturday. Charles Leclerc rose above it all to secure a second straight pole position and give Ferrari encouragement it can end a...

Correa in induced coma after Hubert fatal crash

Sep. 7, 2019 7:09 AM EDT

MONZA, Italy (AP) — Juan Manuel Correa, the American driver injured in a Formula Two crash which claimed the life of Anthoine Hubert at the Belgian GP last weekend, has been placed in an induced coma at a London hospital. The 20-year-old Correa is in a critical but stable condition after being diagnosed...

Leclerc fastest in both practice sessions for Italian GP

Sep. 6, 2019 1:05 PM EDT

MONZA, Italy (AP) — Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc posted the fastest time in both practices for the Italian Grand Prix on Friday, giving the team hope it can end a nine-year wait for victory on home soil. Having already led the morning session, Leclerc was .068 seconds ahead of championship leader Lewis...

Drivers pay tribute to Hubert at Italian GP

Sep. 6, 2019 12:43 PM EDT

MONZA, Italy (AP) — Charles Leclerc had a tribute to Anthoine Hubert on his helmet, Lewis Hamilton emblazoned one on his car. As the Italian Grand Prix ramped into gear at Monza — the fastest track on the calendar — racing was still mourning the death of Formula Two driver Hubert last...