Posts Tagged Formula One

Vettel posts fastest time ahead of Rosberg in 3rd practice

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain gets in his car during the third free practice at the Monaco racetrack, in Monaco, Saturday, May 23, 2015. The Formula one race will be held on Sunday. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

MONACO (AP) — Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton clinched his first ever pole at the Monaco Grand Prix after a strong drive Saturday while his Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg will start from second as he bids to win the race for the third straight year.

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French driver Grosjean hit with 5-place Monaco grid penalty

Lotus driver Romain Grosjean of France, steers his car during the third free practice session at the Monaco racetrack, in Monaco, Saturday, May 23 2015. The Formula one race will be held on Sunday. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)

MONACO (AP) — French driver Romain Grosjean has been handed a five-place grid penalty at the Monaco Grand Prix because of an unscheduled gearbox change.

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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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