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  • Rosberg locked in F1 title race with Hamilton

    Updated: Wed, Sep 24, 2014

    The failure of Nico Rosberg's Mercedes at the Singapore Grand Prix has given the championship advantage to teammate and race winner Lewis Hamilton — and it raised questions about whether Formula One's proposed new radio bans are a good idea. Hamilton's victory raised him three points above...

  • Hamilton wins in Singapore, takes F1 title lead

    Updated: Sun, Sep 21, 2014

    SINGAPORE (AP) — For Nico Rosberg, early retirement from the Singapore Grand Prix was painful. Seeing his Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton win the race and snatch back the championship lead was agonizing. Hamilton won his seventh race of the season Sunday to move to 241 points, ahead of Rosberg...

  • Hamilton beats Rosberg to Singapore pole

    Updated: Sat, Sep 20, 2014

    SINGAPORE (AP) — The margin was closer than ever, and their rivals a tougher challenge, yet the outcome was the same as usual Saturday as Mercedes locked out the front row for the Singapore Grand Prix, with Lewis Hamilton edging Nico Rosberg by a mere seven thousandths of a second. Hamilton...

  • Hamilton tops Friday practice at Singapore GP

    Updated: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    SINGAPORE (AP) — Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton set the fastest time in practice for the Singapore Grand Prix on Friday, while teammate and title rival Nico Rosberg and defending champion Sebastian Vettel both had setbacks. Hamilton's best time of 1 minute, 47.490 seconds at the Marina Bay...

  • F1 changes radio ban after team concerns

    Updated: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    SINGAPORE (AP) — Formula One has significantly altered its proposed ban on pit-car radio transmissions after teams raised concerns, with information on car performance allowed for the rest of the season. F1 initially proposed drastic rules to prevent most radio messages due to fan disquiet that...

  • F1 enters radio silence era in Singapore

    Updated: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    SINGAPORE (AP) — As the Formula One season exits Europe and heads to Asia for this weekend's Singapore Grand Prix, teams and drivers are preparing for a new challenge, with the sport now banning a large amount of radio messages during races. The change comes in response to fan disquiet about...

  • Mercedes promotes Wehrlein to reserve driver

    Updated: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    BRACKLEY, England (AP) — Mercedes has promoted 19-year-old Pascal Wehrlein to reserve driver, less than a week after the German teenager got behind the wheel of a Formula One car for the first time. Wehrlein has impressed in two seasons in DTM — a German touring-car championship — and completed...

  • 20 races on 2015 F1 calendar as Mexico returns

    Updated: Fri, Sep 12, 2014

    PARIS (AP) — With the return of the Mexican Grand Prix, the 2015 Formula One championship will have 20 races. Mexico last held an F1 race in 1992 at Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez in Mexico City, the venue for next year's race on Nov. 1. The expanded calendar means the season will finish one...

  • FIA restricts radio communication in F1

    Updated: Thu, Sep 11, 2014

    LONDON (AP) — The FIA has decided to ban all radio transmissions that help with car or driver performances at Formula One grands prix. F1 race director Charlie Whiting has sent a letter to all teams to say that messages from drivers asking for advice, or from teams informing their drivers about...

  • Ferrari president Montezemolo to leave the company

    Updated: Wed, Sep 10, 2014

    MARANELLO, Italy (AP) — After more than two decades presiding over one of the biggest and most successful teams in Formula One, Luca Di Montezemolo is stepping down as president of Ferrari. The 67-year-old Montezemolo spent 23 years as president of the Italian car manufacturer, and oversaw...

  • Michael Schumacher heads home from hospital

    Updated: Tue, Sep 9, 2014

    GLAND, Switzerland (AP) — Former Formula One champion Michael Schumacher has left a Swiss hospital and will continue his recovery at home, his manager said Tuesday. The seven-time F1 champion suffered a serious head injury while skiing in France at the end of December. "Considering the severe...

  • Ferrari's fall in F1 causing corporate concern

    Updated: Mon, Sep 8, 2014

    MONZA, Italy (AP) — Ferrari's fall from grace is no longer just a worry on the Formula One track. It's a cause for concern in the corporate boardroom, too. After six years without a title, the events at and around the weekend's Italian Grand Prix appear to have set the stage as a tipping point...



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