Formula One

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton, of Britain, makes a victory sign after becoming Formula One Champion at the Mexico Grand Prix auto race at the Hermanos Rodriguez racetrack in Mexico City, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Tomas Stargardter)
October 28, 2018 - 4:25 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Lewis Hamilton won his fifth career Formula One championship with a fourth-place finish Sunday at the Mexican Grand Prix, a race dominated by Red Bull's Max Verstappen. Hamilton's season championship was all but assured, and after a brief bid for the lead off the start and a...
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Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo, of Australia, walks down pit lane after obtaining the pole position dduring the qualifying session of the Formula One Mexico Grand Prix, at the Hermanos Rodriguez race track in Mexico City, Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018. (Alfredo Estrella/Pool via AP)
October 27, 2018 - 5:23 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Daniel Ricciardo's smile beamed its brightest in months, while his Red Bull teammate Max Verstappen steamed. Lewis Hamilton, meanwhile, looked completely comfortable knowing he's in a perfect spot to win his fifth career Formula One championship. Ricciardo snatched the pole...
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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton, left, of Britain, talks wot McLaren driver Fernando Alonso, of Spain, during a news conference for the Formula One U.S. Grand Prix auto race at the Circuit of the Americas, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Darren Abate)
October 18, 2018 - 1:00 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — From New York to Texas, Lewis Hamilton returned to the United States this week with yet another Formula One championship ready for the taking. Finish off Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel once and for all at the U.S. Grand Prix this weekend and the British driver would climb another...
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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain steers his car chased by his teammate Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas of Finland during the third practice session for the Japanese Formula One Grand Prix at the Suzuka Circuit in Suzuka, central Japan, Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Toru Takahashi)
October 06, 2018 - 3:58 am
SUZUKA, Japan (AP) — Championship leader Lewis Hamilton claimed pole position for the Japanese Grand Prix on Saturday, leading a 1-2 finish for Mercedes and taking a step closer to securing his fifth Formula One title. With rain threatening, Hamilton clocked a lap of 1 minute, 27.760 seconds to...
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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain climbs into his car for the first practice session at the Suzuka Circuit ahead of the Japanese Formula One Grand Prix in Suzuka, central Japan Friday, Oct. 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
October 05, 2018 - 3:22 am
SUZUKA, Japan (AP) — Lewis Hamilton dominated practice for the Japanese Grand Prix on Friday, an early indication that the Formula One championship leader will be tough to beat in Sunday's race. After leading the morning practice, Hamilton clocked a time of 1 minute, 28.217 seconds in Friday's...
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In this February 2016 photo, Max Nash takes photos in Bedfordshire. Nash, who covered the conflicts in Southeast Asia and the Middle East and helped nurture a new generation of female photojournalists during more than 40 years with The Associated Press, died Friday, Sept. 28, 2018, after collapsing at home. He was 77. (Tony Margiocchi via AP)
October 01, 2018 - 12:32 pm
LONDON (AP) — Photographer Max Nash, who covered conflicts in Southeast Asia and the Middle East and helped nurture a new generation of female photojournalists during more than 40 years with The Associated Press, died Friday after collapsing at home. He was 77. Known in his youth for a mop of...
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British Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes AMG GP in action at pit line during the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at the Sochi Autodrom circuit, in Sochi, Russia, Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018. (Yuri Kochetkov/Pool Photo via AP)
September 30, 2018 - 8:14 am
SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Lewis Hamilton closed in on his fifth Formula One title with victory in Sunday's Russian Grand Prix after his teammate, Valtteri Bottas, pulled over to let him through halfway into the race. Hamilton now leads Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel by 50 points in the standings with five...
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Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas of Finland smiles during a press conference after setting a pole position at the qualifying session for the Russian Formula One Grand Prix at the Sochi Autodrom circuit in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018. The Formula One race will be held on Sunday. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)
September 29, 2018 - 9:58 am
SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Valtteri Bottas beat championship leader Lewis Hamilton to pole position for the Russian Grand Prix on Saturday, setting a strategy conundrum for their Mercedes team. Bottas was 0.145 ahead of Hamilton and 0.56 ahead of third-placed Sebastian Vettel, who is second in the...
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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain holds his trophy as he celebrates after winning the Singapore Formula One Grand Prix at the Marina Bay City Circuit in Singapore, Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
September 16, 2018 - 10:45 am
SINGAPORE (AP) — Lewis Hamilton won the floodlit Singapore Grand Prix from pole position on Sunday to extend his championship lead over Sebastian Vettel to a commanding 40 points. The Mercedes driver made a clean start and was largely untroubled as he beat Red Bull driver Max Verstappen by nine...
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Ferrari driver Kimi Raikkonen of Finland steers his car during first practice at the Marina Bay City Circuit ahead of the Singapore Formula One Grand Prix in Singapore, Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
September 14, 2018 - 9:11 am
SINGAPORE (AP) — Kimi Raikkonen posted the fastest time Friday in the second practice for the Singapore Grand Prix. Formula One leader Lewis Hamilton stalled his Mercedes early in the session after misjudging the entry into a turn. The British driver drove solidly after that, finishing a fraction...
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