• Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany steers his car into pit lane for a tire change during the second free practice at the Monaco racetrack in Monaco, Monaco, Thursday, May 26, 2016. The Formula one race will be held on Sunday. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

    Frustrated Vettel looking over his shoulder at Red Bull

    MONACO (AP) — Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel started the Formula One season with high hopes of challenging dominant Mercedes. Instead, the four-time F1 champion is behind his own teammate Kimi Raikkonen and looking over his shoulder at resurgent Red Bull.

  • Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain steers his car during the first free practice at the Monaco racetrack in Monaco, Monaco, Thursday, May 26, 2016. The Formula one race will be held on Sunday. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)

    Hamilton needs pole in Monaco GP after 8 races without a win

    MONACO (AP) — With pole position so important at the Monaco Grand Prix, the pressure will be firmly on Lewis Hamilton in Saturday’s qualifying as the Formula One champion bids to avoid a ninth race without a win.

  • McLaren driver Jenson Button of Britain waves to the crowd ahead of the second free practice session at the Monaco racetrack in Monaco Thursday, May 26, 2016. The Formula one race will be held on Sunday. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

    Button relieved _ and angry _ as loose drain cover hits car

    MONACO (AP) — Jenson Button was both relieved and angry after a loose drain cover flew up and hit his McLaren during a practice session at the Monaco Grand Prix on Thursday.

  • Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo of Australia waits in his car ahead of the second free practice at the Monaco racetrack in Monaco, Monaco, Thursday, May 26, 2016. The Formula one race will be held on Sunday. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

    Hamilton fastest ahead of Rosberg in 1st Monaco GP practice

    MONACO (AP) — Australian driver Daniel Ricciardo gave improving Red Bull another boost Thursday with the fastest time in the second practice session of the Monaco Grand Prix, ahead of Mercedes pair Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg.

  • In this Sunday Oct. 5, 2014 file photo, Marussia driver Jules Bianchi of France waves during the drivers' parade before the Japanese Formula One Grand Prix at the Suzuka Circuit in Suzuka, central Japan. The family of Jules Bianchi is taking legal action, Thursday May 26, 2016, against motorsport's governing body, the Marussia team and Formula One Management following the French driver's death from head injuries. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi, File)

    Bianchi’s family taking legal action following his death

    MONACO (AP) — The family of Jules Bianchi is taking legal action against motorsport’s governing body, the Marussia team and Formula One Management following the French driver’s death from head injuries.

  • Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg of Germany, left, talks with Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany, during a press conference prior to the Formula One Grand Prix at the Monaco racetrack, in Monaco, Wednesday, May 25, 2016. The Formula One race will be held on Sunday. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)

    Rivals Hamilton and Rosberg at peace despite crash in Spain

    MONACO (AP) — In a rare show of unity so absent during their previous bouts of feuding, Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg brushed aside any talk of tension in the wake of their crash at the Spanish Grand Prix two weeks ago.

  • Form and history against struggling Hamilton at Monaco GP

    MONACO (AP) — Lewis Hamilton heads into this weekend’s Monaco Grand Prix with form and recent history against him as he bids to close the gap on championship leader Nico Rosberg.

  • PSG's Zlatan Ibrahimovic reacts during the French Cup final soccer match between Marseille and PSG at the Stade de France Stadium, in Saint Denis, North of Paris, Saturday, May 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

    PSG faces tough task replacing talisman Zlatan Ibrahimovic

    PARIS (AP) — Famed for his lack of modesty as much as outrageous goals, Zlatan Ibrahimovic ended his Paris Saint-Germain career with a typically brash message.

  • PSG's Zlatan Ibrahimovic, center, reacts, with PSG's Edinson Cavani, right, after scoring his side second goal during the French Cup final soccer match between Marseille and PSG at the Stade de France Stadium, in Saint Denis, North of Paris, Saturday, May 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

    Ibrahimovic scores 2 as PSG beats Marseille 4-2 in Cup final

    PARIS (AP) — Zlatan Ibrahimovic ended his Paris Saint-Germain career in style by reaching 50 goals in an outstanding farewell season as bitter rival Marseille was beaten 4-2 in the French Cup final on Saturday.

  • Britain's Andy Murray returns the ball during a training session of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, Saturday, May 21, 2016 . The French Open starts Sunday May 22. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

    Mauresmo explains coaching split with “complex” Murray

    PARIS (AP) — Amelie Mauresmo has revealed the reasons for her coaching split with Andy Murray, explaining they “reached the end” of what they could achieve and he was a “complex” player to work with.