Posts Tagged Formula One

Hamilton wins Bahrain GP ahead of Raikkonen and Rosberg

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain leads during the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at the Formula One Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain, Sunday, April 19, 2015. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

SAKHIR, Bahrain (AP) — Lewis Hamilton’s bid for a third Formula One title is gathering momentum after another convincing win in Sunday’s Bahrain Grand Prix, while his Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg’s status as his main challenger is under threat from a resurgent Ferrarti team.

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Ecclestone says 2016 Azerbaijan Grand Prix going ahead

Chief executive of the Formula One Bernie Ecclestone, left, talks to Ferrari team principal Maurizio Arrivabene prior to the start of the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at the Formula One Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain, Sunday, April 19, 2015. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

SAKHIR, Bahrain (AP) — Formula One commercial chief Bernie Ecclestone says the Azerbaijan Grand Prix will make its debut next season, despite concerns over the country’s human rights record.

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Daly returning to IndyCar Series at Long Beach

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Conor Daly will return to the IndyCar Series at the Grand Prix of Long Beach after Rocky Moran Jr. broke his thumb in practice.

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Hamilton posts fastest time in 3rd practice at Bahrain GP

Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg of Germany, right, signs autographs to spectators  flanked by his teammate Lewis Hamilton of Britain prior to the the third free practice ahead of the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at the Formula One Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain, Saturday, April 18, 2015. The Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix will take place here on Sunday. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

SAKHIR, Bahrain (AP) — Defending champion Lewis Hamilton will start the Bahrain Grand Prix from pole position for the first time after clinching his fourth straight pole of the season on Saturday, finishing well ahead of Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel.

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Raikkonen leads Ferrari teammate Vettel in 1st practice

Ferrari driver Kimi Raikkonen of Finland steers his car during the first free practice ahead of the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at the Formula One Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain, Friday, April 17, 2015. The Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix will take place on Sunday. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

SAKHIR, Bahrain (AP) — Nico Rosberg posted the fastest time ahead of Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton in the second practice session for the Bahrain Grand Prix on Friday.

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