• Formula 1 chief’s mother-in-law missing in Brazil

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian police say they are investigating the apparent disappearance of the mother-in-law of Formula 1 chief Bernie Ecclestone.

  • Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany steers his car during the Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix, at the Hungaroring racetrack, in Budapest, Hungary, Sunday, July 24, 2016. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

    Ferrari replaces chief technical officer halfway into season

    MARANELLO, Italy (AP) — Ferrari’s technical director James Allison has left the team in what was described as a joint decision following a disappointing first half of the Formula One season during which Ferrari failed to win a race.

  • Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team's British driver Lewis Hamilton crosses the finish line to win the Formula One Hungarian Grand Prix at the Hungaroring circuit in Mogyorod near Budapest, Hungary, on Sunday, July 24, 2016. (ANDREJ ISAKOVIC/AFP pool via AP)

    Hamilton wins Hungarian GP to take overall lead from Rosberg

    BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton won the Hungarian Grand Prix for a record fifth time on Sunday to take the championship lead from teammate Nico Rosberg, who finished second.

  • Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg, of Germany, steers his car during the third practice session for Sunday's Formula One Hungary Grand Prix, at the Hungaroring racetrack, in Budapest, Hungary, Saturday, July 23, 2016. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)

    F1 leader Rosberg quickest in last practice for Hungarian GP

    BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Nico Rosberg of Mercedes will start from pole position at the Hungarian Grand Prix, ahead of teammate Lewis Hamilton and Daniel Ricciardo of Red Bull.

  • Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain steers his car during the first free practice at Hungaroring racetrack near Budapest, Hungary, Friday, July 22, 2016. The Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix will be held on Sunday July, 24. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)

    Hamilton fastest at 1st Hungarian GP practice, Rosberg next

    BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Nico Rosberg of Mercedes posted by far the fastest lap during the second practice session for the Hungarian Grand Prix on Friday.

  • Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg of Sweden signs autographs at the Hungaroring racetrack, in Budapest, Hungary, Thursday, July 21, 2016. The Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix will be held on Sunday July, 24. (Janos Marjai/MTI via AP)

    Nico Rosberg extends contract with Mercedes through 2018

    BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Nico Rosberg has signed a contract extension with Mercedes that will take the current championship leader through the 2018 season, the Formula One team said Friday.

  • Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg of Germany during a news conference at Hungaroring racetrack near Budapest, Hungary, Thursday, July 21, 2016. The Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix will be held on Sunday July, 24. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)

    Rosberg imperturbable even as lead shrinks against Hamilton

    BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Nico Rosberg’s lead over Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton may be down to a single point midway through the Formula One championship, but the German driver appeared as relaxed as ever on Thursday.