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Red Bull F1 team boss Christian Horner stays in charge after complaint dismissed

Feb. 28, 2024 13:11 PM EST

SAKHIR, Bahrain (AP) — Red Bull dismissed the allegations of misconduct against team principal Christian Horner on Wednesday, closing an investigation that has overshadowed the start of the Formula 1 season. Horner will remain in charge of the champion F1 team after Red Bull's...

F1 great Lewis Hamilton kept his Ferrari move so quiet even his parents didn't know

Feb. 27, 2024 12:16 PM EST

Formula 1 great Lewis Hamilton kept his Ferrari move so closely guarded that he didn't even tell his parents until the day it was announced. The British driver rocked the F1 world when it was announced on Feb. 1 he was joining the Italian manufacturer next year, despite signing a new...

Investigation into Red Bull boss overshadows new F1 season as Verstappen aims for fourth title

Feb. 26, 2024 12:43 PM EST

A still-unresolved investigation into the boss of Formula 1's champion team is overshadowing the start of the new season this week at the Bahrain Grand Prix. It's been three weeks since Red Bull team principal Christian Horner was confirmed to be under investigation over alleged...

Lewis Hamilton will stay focused on increasing diversity in F1 when he joins Ferrari next year

Feb. 23, 2024 11:53 AM EST

SAKHIR, Bahrain (AP) — Lewis Hamilton will continue to push for more diversity within Formula 1 when the seven-time champion moves to Ferrari next year. Hamilton, the only Black driver in F1, said Friday at preseason testing that he was proud of the legacy he would leave with...

Lewis Hamilton says it feels 'surreal' to enter his last season at Mercedes with car launch

Feb. 14, 2024 11:33 AM EST

SILVERSTONE, England (AP) — Seven-time Formula 1 champion Lewis Hamilton said Wednesday it feels “surreal” to be entering his last season with Mercedes before joining Ferrari for 2025. Speaking as Mercedes unveiled its 2024 car at Silverstone, home of the British Grand Prix,...

Ferrari team principal Fred Vasseur looks forward to 'huge opportunity' with Hamilton in 2025

Feb. 13, 2024 14:32 PM EST

MARANELLO, Italy (AP) — Lewis Hamilton's arrival will present “a huge opportunity” for Ferrari next year but signing the seven-time Formula One champion involved some uncomfortable phone calls, team principal Fred Vasseur said Tuesday. Hamilton is joining Ferrari for next...

Motorsports madness: A week of utterly bizarre and shocking developments in global auto racing

Feb. 05, 2024 16:54 PM EST

NASCAR successfully waved the checkered flag on its opening event of the year just before the heavy rains began to drench Los Angeles. That NASCAR crammed the two-day Clash at the Coliseum into a compelling one-day show capped a frenzied week in global motorsports. So many crazy...

Lewis Hamilton says driving for Ferrari will be a 'childhood dream' come true

Feb. 03, 2024 15:16 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Driving for Ferrari next year will be a dream come true for Lewis Hamilton but the seven-time Formula One champion remains “100% committed” to Mercedes until then, he wrote Saturday. The upcoming F1 season will be Hamilton's last with Mercedes before he joins...

Lewis Hamilton's departure was a 'surprise' at breakfast meeting, Mercedes team principal Wolff says

Feb. 02, 2024 08:13 AM EST

Lewis Hamilton surprised Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff when he broke the news over breakfast that he was leaving the F1 team for Ferrari but there is “no grudge” between them, Wolff said Friday. Wolff said he had heard rumors that Hamilton might leave but didn't know for...

Seven-time F1 champion Lewis Hamilton will leave Mercedes at the end of 2024 to join Ferrari

Feb. 01, 2024 15:43 PM EST

Lewis Hamilton shocked the motorsports world Thursday when the seven-time Formula One champion said he will leave Mercedes at the end of the season to join Ferrari, which had tried to land Hamilton before he signed his latest contract extension with the Silver Arrows. Hamilton only...