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Rare sight in F1 as both Mercedes struggle at German GP

Jul. 28, 2019 4:10 PM EDT

HOCKENHEIM, Germany (AP) — On what was supposed to be a day of celebration, the rarest of sights in Formula One saw both Mercedes drivers struggling badly at Sunday's dramatic German Grand Prix. World champion Lewis Hamilton crossed the line in 11th — despite starting from pole position — and...

Nerveless Verstappen excels in the rain; Mercedes struggles

Jul. 28, 2019 3:15 PM EDT

HOCKENHEIM, Germany (AP) — The wetter and wilder the German Grand Prix became, the more it suited Max Verstappen's nerveless driving. The 21-year-old Red Bull driver's brilliant performance came alongside a rare collapse from Mercedes. Verstappen mastered Sunday's treacherous conditions on a rain-soaked...

Vettel under increasing pressure heading into German GP

Jul. 25, 2019 10:04 AM EDT

HOCKENHEIM, Germany (AP) — Given Sebastian Vettel's lack of form, the last place he might want to race this weekend is his home grand prix in Germany. Hockenheim serves as a painful reminder to Vettel because his title bid started to unravel at the track last year. He was leading Lewis Hamilton in the...

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...

Leclerc takes Austrian GP pole, Hamilton 5th after penalty

Jun. 29, 2019 1:04 PM EDT

SPIELBERG, Austria (AP) — Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc won the pole position for the Austrian Grand Prix on Saturday, while Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton drew a three-place grid penalty and will start in fifth position. It is Leclerc's second career pole following the one at the Bahrain GP in March. He missed...