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  • Bianchi remains in 'critical but stable condition'

    Updated: Wed, Oct 15, 2014

    SUZUKA, Japan (AP) — Formula One team Marussia has hit back at claims it contributed to Jules Bianchi's life-threatening crash at the Japanese Grand Prix by urging him to ignore yellow warning flags. Marussia refuted news reports that Bianchi had been told to ignore the yellow flags and keep...

  • Lewis Hamilton wins inaugural Russian GP

    Updated: Sun, Oct 12, 2014

    SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Lewis Hamilton cruised to victory in the inaugural Russian Grand Prix on Sunday, leading a 1-2 finish for Mercedes that clinched its first Formula One constructors' title and stretched his lead in the championship. Nico Rosberg placed second despite having to pit early in...

  • F1 drivers send support to injured driver Bianchi

    Updated: Sun, Oct 12, 2014

    SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Formula One drivers united Sunday to send a message of support to their injured colleague Jules Bianchi, who is fighting for his life following an accident at the Japanese Grand Prix one week ago. The 21 drivers gathered together shortly before the start of the inaugural...

  • More F1 disappointment for Red Bull in Sochi

    Updated: Sat, Oct 11, 2014

    SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Sebastian Vettel's last season with Red Bull failed to improve Saturday, with the four-time defending F1 champion enduring another poor qualifying session at the inaugural Russian Grand Prix. Vettel failed to make it into the final of the three qualifying sessions but will...

  • Lewis Hamilton takes pole for Russian GP

    Updated: Sat, Oct 11, 2014

    SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Formula One championship leader Lewis Hamilton, bidding for his fourth consecutive race victory, will start from pole position at the inaugural Russian Grand Prix. Hamilton earned his seventh pole of the season by beating Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg by two-tenths of a...

  • Marussia to run only 1 car at Russian GP

    Updated: Fri, Oct 10, 2014

    SOCHI, Russia (AP) — The Marussia Formula One team is running only one car at the inaugural Russian Grand Prix this weekend as a sign of respect for injured driver Jules Bianchi. The 25-year-old Bianchi suffered a severe head injury at last Sunday's Japanese Grand Prix in Suzuka and remains in...

  • F1 leader Hamilton practices fastest at Russian GP

    Updated: Fri, Oct 10, 2014

    SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Formula One leader Lewis Hamilton had the fastest time in practice for the inaugural Russian Grand Prix on Friday, while drivers and teams showed their support for injured colleague Jules Bianchi. Hamilton was second in the morning session behind Mercedes teammate Nico...

  • Jules Bianchi remains in critical condition

    Updated: Fri, Oct 10, 2014

    PARIS (AP) — The father of Jules Bianchi says the Formula One driver remains in critical condition following his crash at the Japanese Grand Prix. Bianchi's father, Philippe, is at his son's bedside at Mie General Medical Center in Japan. Philippe Bianchi told local newspaper Nice Matin that...

  • Closed cockpit could be an option in future

    Updated: Thu, Oct 9, 2014

    SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Formula One drivers have reacted lukewarmly to suggestions of a closed cockpit in the wake of Jules Bianchi's serious accident, saying a measure of risk is why they like traveling at high speeds. While not excluding a closed cockpit as an option in the future, some drivers...

  • F1 drivers dedicate Russia race to Jules Bianchi

    Updated: Thu, Oct 9, 2014

    SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Formula One drivers say they will race this weekend's Russian Grand Prix for Jules Bianchi, who was seriously injured in an accident last week in Japan. Still trying to cope with Bianchi's accident, some of the leading drivers said Thursday they had to be professional and...

  • Williams chief: F1 should consider closed cockpits

    Updated: Wed, Oct 8, 2014

    LONDON (AP) — Formula One should consider introducing closed cockpits after Jules Bianchi's crash at the Japanese Grand Prix, according to the Williams team leadership. The Frenchman, who drives for Marussia, is in a critical but stable condition in hospital after sustaining a head injury when...

  • Family: Bianchi in critical but stable condition

    Updated: Tue, Oct 7, 2014

    TOKYO (AP) — Formula One driver Jules Bianchi remains in critical but stable condition, the Frenchman's family said Tuesday as FIA launched an investigation into his accident at the Japanese Grand Prix. The 25-year-old Bianchi had emergency surgery for a severe head injury on Sunday after his...



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