Formula 1 news from NewsOK

  • Carlos Sainz Jr to drive for Toro Rosso in 2015

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    FAENZA, Italy (AP) — Spanish driver Carlos Sainz Jr. will pair with Max Verstappen for the Formula One team in 2015, the team said Friday. The 20-year-old driver, who is the son of former two-time world rally champion Carlos Sainz, became the youngest winner of the World Series by Renault 3.5...

  • Wolff promoted to test driver at F1 team Williams

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    LONDON (AP) — Susie Wolff has been promoted to official test driver for Williams for the 2015 Formula One season, increasing her chances of becoming the first female racer on the grid since 1976. Wolff will build on her three seasons as the team's development driver by taking part in the first...

  • Mercedes reserve driver Wehrlein best in testing

    Updated: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Reserve driver Pascal Wehrlein had the fastest time for Mercedes on the second day of Formula One post-season testing on Wednesday. The 20-year-old German clocked a best lap of 1 minute, 42.62 seconds, completing 96 laps on the Yas Marina circuit, where...

  • Ferrari names new team principal in latest shakeup

    Updated: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    MARANELLO, Italy (AP) — Ferrari replaced Marco Mattiacci with Maurizio Arrivabene as team principal Monday in the latest shakeup to the struggling Formula One team. Mattiacci lasted only seven months on the job after being hired in April to replace Stefano Domenicali, who resigned. On Sunday,...

  • F1 champ Hamilton vows to go even faster next year

    Updated: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — British driver Lewis Hamilton vows to race even faster next year when he defends his Formula One title. Hamilton sealed his second F1 title in style on Sunday, winning the 11th race of his campaign at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix to finally get the better of...

  • Vettel and Ferrari face tough future rebuilding

    Updated: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Sebastian Vettel's move to Ferrari seems a fitting one, bringing together motor sport's most prestigious team and the most successful driver in the current era. The pleasant symmetry stops there. The harsh reality is that both Ferrari and Vettel have lost...

  • Schumacher making progress but faces long recovery

    Updated: Sun, Nov 23, 2014

    BERLIN (AP) — Former Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher continues to make progress as he recovers at home from last December's skiing accident. Schumacher's manager, Sabine Kehm, tells German TV station RTL that the seven-time champion is "making progress considering the severity of...

  • Button's F1 future unclear after difficult season

    Updated: Sun, Nov 23, 2014

    ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Former champion Jenson Button's future in Formula One remains uncertain, and his fifth-place finish at Sunday's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix could yet prove the final race of a distinguished career. Button faces an anxious wait before McLaren announces its driver...

  • Hamilton answers Rosberg in style to clinch title

    Updated: Sun, Nov 23, 2014

    ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Lewis Hamilton answered Nico Rosberg's pre-race goading in defiant style, winning the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Sunday as he clinched a second Formula One title and denied his brash-talking Mercedes teammate his first. The days leading up to the race saw an...

  • Rosberg misses out on F1 title after poor race

    Updated: Sun, Nov 23, 2014

    ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Nico Rosberg's bid to overtake teammate Lewis Hamilton in the standings for his first title on the final day of a gripping Formula One season lasted three seconds. That was the time it took Hamilton to shoot past him as he coasted to victory at the Abu...

  • Rosberg takes Abu Dhabi pole to pressure Hamilton

    Updated: Sat, Nov 22, 2014

    ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Nico Rosberg has pole position for the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Now he just needs someone to get in the way of title rival Lewis Hamilton. The Formula One world championship will go to one of the two Mercedes rivals on Sunday, and Rosberg put...

  • Red Bull to start Abu Dhabi GP from back of grid

    Updated: Sat, Nov 22, 2014

    ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Red Bull drivers Daniel Ricciardo and Sebastian Vettel will start Sunday's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix from the back of the grid after race stewards nullified their qualifying results because of an illegal aerodynamic influence on both cars. Ricciardo and Vettel...



Racing Series

Advertisement