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  • Lewis Hamilton seeks 5th victory in Hungary

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Lewis Hamilton will be aiming to win his third straight Hungarian Grand Prix on Sunday and fifth overall as he chases Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg for the championship lead in the last race before the summer break. Mercedes has won nine of the season's first 10...

  • Mercedes chief breaks bones in biking crash

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Mercedes says its motorsport chief Toto Wolff will attend the Hungarian Grand Prix this week despite breaking several bones in a cycling crash in his native Austria. The Formula One team says Wolff has fractures in his shoulder, collarbone, an elbow and a wrist after...

  • F1 championship leader Rosberg wins German GP

    Updated: Sun, Jul 20, 2014

    HOCKENHEIM, Germany (AP) — Nico Rosberg won the German Grand Prix on Sunday to stretch his lead in the Formula One drivers' championship over Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton, who finished third after starting 20th. "It's an amazing feeling to win at home. It's a very special day," said...

  • Rosberg claims pole position for German GP

    Updated: Sat, Jul 19, 2014

    HOCKENHEIM, Germany (AP) — Formula One leader Nico Rosberg earned pole position for the German Grand Prix as Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton crashed out in qualifying on Saturday and will start 15th on the grid. Rosberg completed the fastest lap on the Hockenheimring in 1 minute, 16.540...

  • Organizers: Russian Grand Prix to go ahead

    Updated: Fri, Jul 18, 2014

    MOSCOW (AP) — Organizers insist Russia's first Formula One Grand Prix will go ahead as planned despite an airliner being shot down in the conflict zone in eastern Ukraine. Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur crashed Thursday in eastern Ukraine. All 298 people on board...

  • Hamilton fastest in 2nd practice for German GP

    Updated: Fri, Jul 18, 2014

    HOCKENHEIM, Germany (AP) — Lewis Hamilton beat teammate Nico Rosberg to the fastest time in the second practice session at the German Grand Prix as Mercedes set the pace on Friday. Hamilton completed his best lap on the Hockenheimring in 1 minute, 18.341 seconds, edging Rosberg by 0.024...

  • F1 teams remove interconnected suspension systems

    Updated: Fri, Jul 18, 2014

    HOCKENHEIM, Germany (AP) — All Formula One teams have removed the front and rear interconnected suspension from their cars before the German Grand Prix after FIA said the system could be illegal. FIA technical delegate Jo Bauer says, "I can confirm that no car is fitted with a front to rear...

  • Rosberg changes World Cup helmet on FIFA complaint

    Updated: Thu, Jul 17, 2014

    HOCKENHEIM, Germany (AP) — Formula One leader Nico Rosberg ditched plans to put an image of the World Cup trophy on his helmet for the upcoming German Grand Prix following a complaint from FIFA. The German driver wanted to commemorate his country's World Cup win with a specially designed...

  • Raikkonen 'fine' after Silverstone crash

    Updated: Thu, Jul 17, 2014

    HOCKENHEIM, Germany (AP) — Ferrari driver Kimi Raikkonen says he is feeling no ill effects from his spectacular crash at the British Grand Prix. The Silverstone race two weeks ago was held up for an hour after Raikkonen lost control, spun, hit the barriers and collided with Felipe Massa's...

  • German drivers eying rare success in home GP

    Updated: Thu, Jul 17, 2014

    HOCKENHEIM, Germany (AP) — None of the Germans competing in Formula One this season have won the German Grand Prix at Hockenheim, giving Nico Rosberg another incentive on Sunday. Four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel's win on the Nurburgring circuit last year was his first German GP...

  • 5 things to know before the German Grand Prix

    Updated: Thu, Jul 17, 2014

    HOCKENHEIM, Germany (AP) — The 10th round of the Formula 1 season takes place at the Hockenheimring on Sunday. It's the 61st German Grand Prix, the 34th at Hockenheim. Ferrari has the most wins at 21 but finds itself third in the constructors' championship behind Red Bull and runaway leader...

  • Ricciardo happy with 'best third'

    Updated: Sun, Jul 6, 2014

    SILVERSTONE, England (AP) — Australian Daniel Ricciardo celebrated the "best third place" of his career on Sunday after grabbing a podium finish at the British Grand Prix. The 25-year-old Red Bull driver produced an outstanding drive to prove his worth. He said: "I'm not normally ecstatic...



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