Posts Tagged Formula One

Misery for Mercedes with Hamilton 6th and Rosberg 8th

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain steers his car during the Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix in Budapest, Hungary, Sunday, July 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The crushing dominance of the Mercedes Silver Arrows came to an abrupt halt at the Hungarian Grand Prix on Sunday, the first time since the final race of the 2013 season without either Lewis Hamilton or Nico Rosberg on the podium.

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Vettel wins action-packed Hungarian GP ahead of Red Bulls

Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany steers his car to win the Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix in Budapest, Hungary, Sunday, July 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — On the day he equaled Brazilian great Ayrton Senna’s feat of 41 race wins with a brilliant drive at Sunday’s Hungarian Grand Prix, Sebastian Vettel’s thoughts went to Jules Bianchi and his family.

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Minute’s silence held for Bianchi ahead of Hungarian GP

Mercedes technician cleans part of Germany's Nico Rosberg's car where a sign commemorating late French Formula One driver Jules Bianchi is placed during the free practice at the Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix in Budapest, Hungary, Saturday, July 25, 2015. Bianchi, 25, died Friday July, 17, from head injuries sustained in a crash at last year's Japanese Grand Prix. The Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix will be held on Sunday July, 26. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A poignant minute’s silence was held in honor of Jules Bianchi before the start of the Formula One Hungarian Grand Prix on Sunday, with drivers forming a ring and placing their race helmets on the ground.

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Hamilton fastest again in final practice for Hungarian GP

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain, left and Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany celebrate after the qualifying at the Hungaroring circuit outside Budapest, Hungary, Saturday, July 25, 2015. The Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix will be held on Sunday July, 26. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton is collecting pole positions at such a rate that he is dreaming of emulating his childhood idol Ayrton Senna.

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Hamilton best in 1st practice at Hungarian GP; Perez crashes

The car of Force India driver Sergio Perez of Mexico is removed by a crane after crashing, during the free practice at the Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix in Budapest, Hungary, Friday, July 24, 2015. The Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix will be held on Sunday July, 26. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton looks ominously quick as he bids to win the Hungarian Grand Prix for a fifth time, topping both practices on Friday while his Mercedes teammate and title rival Nico Rosberg struggled for consistency.

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