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  • Ecclestone defense seeks deal to end bribery trial

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    MUNICH (AP) — Prosecutors and lawyers for Bernie Ecclestone are in talks about a possible deal to end the Formula One boss's bribery trial in Germany. The 83-year-old Ecclestone went on trial in Munich in April, charged with bribery and incitement to breach of trust. The charges involve a $44...

  • Red Bull's Ricciardo wins Hungarian Grand Prix

    Updated: Sun, Jul 27, 2014

    BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Daniel Ricciardo of Red Bull overtook Ferrari's Fernando Alonso near the end of the race to win a thrilling Hungarian Grand Prix on Sunday for his second Formula One victory of the season and his career. Lewis Hamilton, who started from the pit lane after his engine...

  • Ferrari gamble puts Raikkonen near back of grid

    Updated: Sat, Jul 26, 2014

    BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Kimi Raikkonen has had little to celebrate in this Formula One season and an unsuccessful gamble in qualifying at the Hungarian Grand Prix on Saturday will likely extend his cheerless run. With the Finnish driver in 14th place near the end of the first part of...

  • Rosberg pole, Hamilton at the back for Hungary GP

    Updated: Sat, Jul 26, 2014

    BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Formula One championship leader Nico Rosberg claimed pole position on Saturday for the Hungarian Grand Prix while Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton will start at the back of the race grid as an engine fire prevented him from setting a qualifying time. Rosberg's time of...

  • Mercedes drivers fastest in Hungarian GP practice

    Updated: Fri, Jul 25, 2014

    BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Lewis Hamilton posted the fastest time in the first and second practices for the Hungarian Grand Prix on Friday, with Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg second. Hamilton's best lap of 1 minute, 24.482 seconds was 0.238 seconds faster than Rosberg's in the second session....

  • Azerbaijan set to host F1 race in Baku in 2016

    Updated: Fri, Jul 25, 2014

    Azerbaijan is set to host a Formula One race in 2016. Azeri officials say they have signed a contract with F1 to stage the Grand Prix of Europe in the capital city of Baku. Sports Minister Azad Rahimov says "our location at the crossroads of eastern Europe and western Asia is a new frontier...

  • US driver Rossi joins F1's Marussia as reserve

    Updated: Thu, Jul 24, 2014

    BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Marussia says Alexander Rossi of the U.S. has joined the Formula One team as its new reserve driver. Rossi was in the same role with the Caterham team for two years, and also competed in the GP2 development series. The Russian team has been competing in F1 since 2012...

  • Sergio Perez excited about home Mexico GP in 2015

    Updated: Thu, Jul 24, 2014

    BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Formula One driver Sergio Perez is confident preparations will be completed in time so his Mexico homeland will be able to host a grand prix in 2015, its first since 1992. Perez said on Thursday he was "proud and excited," and the Force India driver expected the race...

  • Hamilton hoping to extend Mercedes contract

    Updated: Thu, Jul 24, 2014

    BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Lewis Hamilton says he and Mercedes would like to extend his contract with the Formula One team beyond next year, although they have yet to hold formal talks about a new deal. A win in Sunday's Hungarian Grand Prix would give Hamilton three straight victories and five...

  • Lewis Hamilton seeks 5th victory in Hungary

    Updated: Wed, Jul 23, 2014

    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: Wed, Jul 23, 2014

    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...



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