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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...

Hamilton sympathy for fans as French GP win looks too easy

Jun. 23, 2019 1:33 PM EDT

LE CASTELLET, France (AP) — Lewis Hamilton needed only a few seconds to take control of the French Grand Prix on Sunday. Once he accelerated away from pole position, leaving Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas trailing, Hamilton was not challenged over 53 laps. His fourth straight win, sixth overall this...

Ferrari's team principal laments decision against Vettel

Jun. 21, 2019 12:54 PM EDT

LE CASTELLET, France (AP) — After a request to review the time penalty given against Sebastian Vettel at the Canadian Grand Prix got thrown out, dejected Ferrari team principal Mattia Binotto expressed how "very unhappy and disappointed" he was by the decision. Vettel looked on course to win the race in...

Sign of the times: Vettel furious as Hamilton wins in Canada

Jun. 9, 2019 6:24 PM EDT

Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel was red with rage at being stripped of a much-needed win at the Canadian Grand Prix on Sunday. So the four-time Formula One world champion took matters into his own hands — literally. After getting out of his car with his helmet still on and stomping back to his garage,...

Vettel's 13-race run without a win reflects Ferrari struggle

May. 24, 2019 1:18 PM EDT

MONACO (AP) — Sebastian Vettel's barren spell with Ferrari stretches to a dismal 13 Formula One races without a win, dating back to the Belgian Grand Prix last August. The veteran driver still holds No. 1 status at Ferrari mainly because of his experience. At times this season he has been slower than...

Hamilton on song in Monaco as he tops both practice sessions

May. 23, 2019 1:06 PM EDT

MONACO (AP) — A quick hug from another sporting great and then it was back to business for Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton at the Monaco Grand Prix. Hamilton looked every bit the championship leader as he topped both practice sessions on Thursday. Before going out for the second run in the afternoon,...