Posts Tagged Formula One

In Monaco, F1 officials make call stronger leadership

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain listens to  technicians, during the second free practice at the Monaco racetrack, in Monaco, Thursday, May 21 2015. The Formula one race will be held on Sunday. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)

MONACO (AP) — First there were strategy meetings to discuss how to make Formula One more exciting again. Then came a fan survey this week aimed at gathering even more ideas.

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F1 will invite companies to bid to become sole tire supplier

Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany steers his car during the first free practice at the Monaco racetrack, in Monaco, Thursday, May 21 2015. The Formula one race will be held on Sunday. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

MONACO (AP) — Formula One’s governing body has invited companies to bid to become the sole supplier of F1 tires for a three-year period starting in 2017.

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Drivers launch fan survey to make Formula 1 more exciting

McLaren driver Jenson Button of Britain puts on his earplugs during the first practice session at the Monaco racetrack, in Monaco, Thursday, May 21, 2015. The Formula One Grand Prix of Monaco will be held on Sunday. (AP Photo/Gero Breloer)

MONACO (AP) — Formula One drivers launched an extensive survey in 12 languages on Thursday as part of increased efforts to make the sport more exciting by seeking input from alienated fans.

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Hamilton posts fastest time in 1st practice at Monaco GP

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain steers his car, during the first free practice at the Monaco racetrack, in Monaco, Thursday, May 21 2015. The Formula one race will be held on Sunday. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)

MONACO (AP) — Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton posted the fastest times in the first two practice sessions of the Monaco Grand Prix, but it was 17-year-old Max Verstappen who caught the eye with a superb drive in the morning.

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Jules Bianchi’s father says son’s condition “stagnant”

MONACO (AP) — The father of injured Formula One driver Jules Bianchi says his son’s medical condition is “stagnant” as he continues to fight for his life following a horrific crash last year.

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