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Ganassi adds another Kiwi in Armstrong to IndyCar lineup

Dec. 02, 2022 11:54 AM EST

Marcus Armstrong was a Scott Dixon fan his entire life and when he was 8, the aspiring young racer asked his fellow New Zealander to autograph a helmet visor that he hung on his bedroom wall. Next year, Armstrong will be Dixon's teammate. Armstrong on Friday was named...

McLaren name Alex Palou reserve driver for F1 team

Dec. 01, 2022 09:26 AM EST

Alex Palou was named a Formula One reserve driver for McLaren Racing on Thursday, confirming the end of a prolonged battle for the IndyCar champion and the F1 team. The Spaniard, who won the 2021 IndyCar championship for Chip Ganassi Racing, last July said he was declining to return...

Champion Max Verstappen ends F1 season with 15th win

Nov. 20, 2022 12:41 PM EST

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A year after one of the most controversial finishes in the history of Formula One, Sunday’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix was anything but. Max Verstappen, as usual this season, was far ahead of the rest on his way to a record-extending 15th win of...

F1 champion, activist Vettel bids farewell after final race

Nov. 20, 2022 11:11 AM EST

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Ahead of his final race in Formula One, Sebastian Vettel lined up for the national anthem wearing a T-shirt with a picture of Earth, a nod to his environmental activism. Then eight jets flew overhead trailing colorful smoke. It was a moment...

US driver Logan Sargeant set to race in F1 in 2023

Nov. 20, 2022 05:58 AM EST

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Logan Sargeant earned the Super License he needed to race for Williams in Formula One and will become the first American on the grid since 2015 when he makes his debut next season. Sargeant needed to finish at least sixth in the season...

Formula One to launch new racing series for women

Nov. 18, 2022 08:04 AM EST

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Formula One is launching a new racing series for female drivers that will start next year. The series, to be known as the F1 Academy, will be subsidized by F1 and is likely to be a support series for one weekend of the F1 season. ...

Perez, Leclerc battle for 2nd in F1, Vettel in last race

Nov. 18, 2022 03:10 AM EST

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Two drivers are level on points ahead of the Formula One season finale in Abu Dhabi. This time it's only for second place. Charles Leclerc and Sergio Perez are both on 290 points going into the final race Sunday at the Yas Marina circuit. It's...

Haas cuts Mick Schumacher and replaces him with Hulkenberg

Nov. 17, 2022 01:41 AM EST

Mick Schumacher, son of seven-time Formula One champion Michael Schumacher, is out at Haas and Nico Hulkenberg will return to the grid fulltime next season in his place. “I would like to thank Mick Schumacher for his contribution to the team over the past couple of years,” Haas...

Column: Verstappen shows crack in relationship with Perez

Nov. 14, 2022 15:14 PM EST

Max Verstappen needed only four words for Sergio Perez after his Red Bull Racing teammate dutifully held up Lewis Hamilton in last year's Formula One season finale. “Checo is a legend,” Verstappen radioed last December. The phrase made its way onto merchandise, and...

Russell wins his 1st F1 race in Mercedes 1-2 at Brazilian GP

Nov. 13, 2022 18:39 PM EST

SAO PAULO (AP) — Chased to the end by Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton, a tearful George Russell won his first race in Formula One on Sunday by 1 1/2 seconds at the Brazilian Grand Prix. It was also Mercedes' first GP win of an otherwise disappointing season with Hamilton making...