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'Grid kids' replace 'grid girls' in Formula 1

'Grid kids' replace 'grid girls' in Formula 1

PARIS (AP) ''Grid kids'' are replacing ''grid girls'' in Formula One as the motorsport series continues to change ahead of the new season.F1 says youngsters from motorsport clubs, who for example are
F1 makes changes to this year's time schedule

F1 makes changes to this year's time schedule

LONDON (AP) Formula One has made two changes to the weekend time schedule for its 21 races this season.The races will all start at 10 minutes past the hour, with most of the European events beginning
F1 to end long-standing practice of using 'grid girls'

F1 to end long-standing practice of using 'grid girls'

PARIS (AP) There will be no more ''grid girls'' before Formula One races and no more ''podium girls'' celebrating with the drivers after them.F1 said Wednesday it will end the long-standing practice
Watch: Lewis Hamilton talks signature shoe plans while 'Sneaker Shopping'

Watch: Lewis Hamilton talks signature shoe plans while 'Sneaker Shopping'

After being tapped as the face of Puma's new "24/7" campaign in November, Lewis Hamilton now has his sights set on releasing a signature lifestyle shoe with the sportswear brand. The four-time Formula
Bottas beats Hamilton to win season-ending Abu Dhabi GP

Bottas beats Hamilton to win season-ending Abu Dhabi GP

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) Performing celebratory spins around the track was about as emotional as it got for Valtteri Bottas, after he beat his Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton to win the
3 drivers who deserve championship-level cars in 2018

3 drivers who deserve championship-level cars in 2018

The Formula One season, which promised to be competitive, is about to end the same way it has each of the past four years: with Mercedes at the top.Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel looked like a genuine
Red Bull's Verstappen tops practice at Mexican Grand Prix

Red Bull's Verstappen tops practice at Mexican Grand Prix

MEXICO CITY (AP) Red Bull's Max Verstappen edged Mercedes's Lewis Hamilton in the final practice before qualifying at the Mexican Grand Prix on Saturday.Red Bull has been fastest in two of the three
Watch: Lewis Hamilton takes Usain Bolt for a spin at US Grand Prix

Watch: Lewis Hamilton takes Usain Bolt for a spin at US Grand Prix

The fastest man in the world was left feeling a little queasy after joining Lewis Hamilton for a few laps around the Circuit of the Americas prior to Sunday's U.S. Grand Prix."I genuinely was not
Hamilton fastest again in US Grand Prix practice

Hamilton fastest again in US Grand Prix practice

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Lewis Hamilton again posted the fastest lap in the final practice ahead of qualifying for the U.S. Grand Prix with Sebastian Vettel close behind.Hamilton has dominated practice over
Feuding Force India teammates Perez and Ocon promise peace

Feuding Force India teammates Perez and Ocon promise peace

MONZA, Italy (AP) Force India teammates Sergio Perez and Esteban Ocon have promised peace after a season full of heated incidents between the drivers.''We had a talk this morning, just us two. It's
Hamilton equals Schumacher's pole position record

Hamilton equals Schumacher's pole position record

A phenomenal lap in the third round of qualifying Saturday at Spa-Francorchamps rewarded Lewis Hamilton with a joint-record 68th pole position, tying him with Formula 1 legend Michael Schumacher.The
Watch: Ricciardo flips off Red Bull teammate Verstappen after crash

Watch: Ricciardo flips off Red Bull teammate Verstappen after crash

This isn't what Red Bull had in mind for the Hungarian Grand Prix. Teammates Daniel Ricciardo and Max Verstappen were lined up at No. 5 and 6 on the starting grid Sunday, but collided on the second
Ricciardo wins chaotic Azerbaijan GP; Vettel leads overall

Ricciardo wins chaotic Azerbaijan GP; Vettel leads overall

BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo profited from the chaos to win the Azerbaijan Grand Prix on Sunday, while Sebastian Vettel extended his championship lead over Lewis Hamilton.The
Hamilton wins Canadian GP for 3rd straight year

Hamilton wins Canadian GP for 3rd straight year

MONTREAL (AP) Lewis Hamilton won the Formula One Canadian Grand Prix on Sunday for the sixth time and the third year in a row.Valtteri Bottas was second, 19.7 seconds behind, to give Mercedes a sweep
Hamilton wins Spanish GP ahead of Vettel

Hamilton wins Spanish GP ahead of Vettel

MONTMELO, Spain - Lewis Hamilton beat Sebastian Vettel to win the Spanish Grand Prix on Sunday, tightening Formula One's intense title fight.Vettel edged past the pole-sitting Hamilton at the first
Bottas wins Russian GP for 1st career F1 victory

Bottas wins Russian GP for 1st career F1 victory

SOCHI, Russia - Valtteri Bottas claimed his first Formula One win on Sunday after holding off a late charge from Sebastian Vettel in the Russian Grand Prix.Mercedes driver Bottas, who started third
Vettel takes pole position for Russian Grand Prix

Vettel takes pole position for Russian Grand Prix

SOCHI, Russia - Sebastian Vettel stormed to pole position for the Russian Grand Prix on Saturday, ending a run of 18 poles for Mercedes.Vettel, the Formula One leader, shaved 0.059 seconds off his
Lewis Hamilton coasts to 5th title at Chinese Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton coasts to 5th title at Chinese Grand Prix

SHANGHAI - With Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel starting side-by-side on the front row at the Chinese Grand Prix on Sunday, the stage was set for a wheel-to-wheel duel between long-dominant
More races, more friction in the future for F1

More races, more friction in the future for F1

MELBOURNE, Australia - The new owners of Formula One are planning to have more races and a greater presence in North America, and wouldn't mind revving up the ratings with some extra friction among
Hamilton expects Mercedes to continue success amid rule changes

Hamilton expects Mercedes to continue success amid rule changes

MELBOURNE, Australia - Faster cars and fiercer competition are the great expectations of the new regulations in Formula One, yet the championship outlook hasn't altered much ahead of the