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Stories with subject: Formula One
  • Vettel hoping for resurgence at Chinese GP 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 7:17 am
  • SHANGHAI - Given how he finished last season, Sebastian Vettel's start to the 2014 F1 campaign has been humbling, to say the least.

  • Hamilton takes pole at Chinese Grand Prix 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 6:20 am
  • SHANGHAI - Lewis Hamilton maintained Mercedes' perfect record in qualifying this season, holding off the two Red Bulls to capture his third pole position of the campaign on Saturday at the rainy Chinese Grand Prix.

  • Ferrari introduces new team principal in Shanghai 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 7:36 am
  • SHANGHAI - Ferrari's new team principal, Marco Mattiacci, arrived at the Chinese Grand Prix on Friday wearing large sunglasses - on an overcast day.

  • Column: Fuel-careful F1 less of a guilty pleasure 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 5:20 am
  • PARIS - As Earth's atmosphere warms alarmingly and fills with heat-trapping gases, and the writing on the wall - "People, we're in trouble!" - looms ever larger, Formula One has steadily become a guilty pleasure, the motorsport equivalent of blue whale burger or wearing panda fur.

  • Court rejects Red Bull appeal for Ricciardo 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 6:26 am
  • PARIS - Red Bull is "disappointed" but now focused on the upcoming Chinese Grand Prix after a court on Tuesday rejected its appeal against the disqualification of driver Daniel Ricciardo at the season-opening race in Australia.

  • Haas plans to field Formula 1 team in next 2 years 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 2:09 pm
  • CONCORD, North Carolina - NASCAR team owner Gene Haas is out to prove that an American-based team can succeed in the Formula One racing series.

  • Mercedes pushes for Red Bull sanction in dispute 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 12:02 pm
  • PARIS - Mercedes tore into Formula One rival Red Bull at an appeals court hearing Monday over the disqualification of Daniel Ricciardo at the Australian Grand Prix, saying the team flouted rules and must be put on notice to stop it from becoming a repeat offender.

  • Mercedes technical director leaving after season 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 9:50 am
  • BRACKLEY, England - Mercedes says its technical director will leave the Formula One team at the team of the 2014 season and will not be replaced.

  • Prosecutors: Ecclestone was afraid of losing grip 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 8:50 am
  • MUNICH - Munich prosecutors believe Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone allegedly bribed a German banker because he was afraid of losing his grip on the racing series.

  • Stefano Domenicali quits as Ferrari team principal 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 7:44 am
  • MARANELLO, Italy - Stefano Domenicali resigned as Ferrari team principal on Monday and will be replaced by Marco Mattiacci, president of Ferrari North America.

  • NASCAR's Kurt Busch says Haas serious about F1 
    Updated: Apr-13-14 12:59 pm
  • AUSTIN, Texas - NASCAR driver Kurt Busch said team owner Gene Haas is serious about making a strong entry into Formula One, a move that could expand the series' footprint in the U.S.

  • NASCAR owner Gene Haas granted F1 license 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 8:42 pm
  • DARLINGTON, South Carolina - NASCAR team owner Gene Haas said Friday he has been granted a license from Formula One's governing body to start a U.S.-based entry in the series, perhaps as early as next season.

  • April starts with a bang for Formula One 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 5:27 pm
  • Everybody expected April to be a crucial time for Formula One.

  • Team Penske can look toward Chase after Logano win 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 4:12 pm
  • As he chased Joey Logano around Texas Motor Speedway, more than a few people wondered if Brad Keselowski was letting off the gas just a little bit to help his teammate to a win.

  • US team among 2 new entrants set for F1 in 2015 
    Updated: Apr-06-14 5:24 pm
  • SAKHIR, Bahrain - Formula One chief Bernie Ecclestone says a U.S.-backed team led by NASCAR's Gene Haas is among two new teams likely to join the series next season.

  • Gutierrez uninjured after scary crash 
    Updated: Apr-06-14 3:44 pm
  • SAKHIR, Bahrain - Medical tests have shown Sauber driver Esteban Gutierrez escaped without injuries after his frightening accident in Sunday's Bahrain Grand Prix, when his car flipped over in a collision.

  • Ecclestone expects F1 engine rules change 
    Updated: Apr-06-14 2:08 pm
  • SAKHIR, Bahrain - Formula One commercial chief Bernie Ecclestone said he expects to get the required unanimous agreement from teams to change the sport's "unacceptable" engine rules, despite leading team Mercedes opposing any alteration.

  • Hamilton edges Rosberg to win Bahrain GP 
    Updated: Apr-06-14 1:50 pm
  • SAKHIR, Bahrain - Lewis Hamilton edged Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg after an intense race-long duel to take victory by just one second at the Bahrain Grand Prix on Sunday.

  • Manager: Schumacher has 'moments of consciousness' 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 6:39 am
  • GRENOBLE, France - Michael Schumacher is now showing "moments of consciousness and awakening," more than three months after suffering serious head injuries in a skiing accident, the retired Formula One star's manager said Friday.

  • Lotus re-emerges as F1 points contender 
    Updated: Mar-30-14 8:02 am
  • SEPANG, Malaysia - Lotus showed it is ready to be a regular Formula One points contender, as it shook off a dismal start to the season with an encouraging performance at Sunday's Malaysian Grand Prix.

  • Massa stands by decision to ignore team orders 
    Updated: Mar-30-14 7:24 am
  • SEPANG, Malaysia - Williams driver Felipe Massa is standing by his decision to ignore team orders to let teammate Valtteri Bottas pass him in the closing stages of Sunday's Formula One Malaysian Grand Prix, saying the team should recognize he has his own interests to pursue in the drivers' championship.

  • Vettel slams Rosberg at Malaysian GP 
    Updated: Mar-29-14 10:02 am
  • SEPANG, Malaysia - Red Bull drivers Sebastian Vettel and Daniel Ricciardo both emerged angry from a wet and incident-strewn qualifying session at the Malaysian Grand Prix on Saturday.

  • Mercedes' Hamilton takes pole at Malaysian GP 
    Updated: Mar-29-14 6:54 am
  • SEPANG, Malaysia - Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton took pole position for the Malaysian Grand Prix on Saturday to tie the record for most qualifying wins by a British driver in Formula One.

  • Red Bull has more fuel dramas at Malaysian GP 
    Updated: Mar-28-14 6:47 am
  • SEPANG, Malaysia - Red Bull experienced more issues with the contentious fuel-flow sensors during practice at the Malaysian Grand Prix on Friday, raising the prospect of another showdown with Formula One officials similar to the one that resulted in the team's disqualification in Australia.

  • Ecclestone softens stance on quieter F1 engines 
    Updated: Mar-28-14 4:42 am
  • SEPANG, Malaysia - Formula One commercial chief Bernie Ecclestone has slightly softened his opposition to the new muted sounds of the sport's engines, but still believes more needs to be done to improve it for fans.