MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Lewis Hamilton got incrementally faster across three practice sessions in a propitious precursor for qualifying Saturday, where he's aiming to secure pole position for...
Haas changes F1 car from gray to black-and-gold for 2019
LONDON (AP) — The Haas Formula One team has changed its livery from a metallic gray to a more dynamic black-and-gold for the upcoming season.
Drivers Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen were present at the unveiling of the 2019 VF-19 car and its new sponsor, pulling off the covers at the Royal Automobile Club on Thursday.
The American-owned Haas team, which uses Ferrari engines, made its debut in the 2016 championship.
World champion Hamilton wins season-ending Abu Dhabi GP
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — World champion Lewis Hamilton coasted to victory from pole position at the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Sunday.
Having already secured a fifth F1 title, the British Mercedes driver beat Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel at the Yas Marina circuit to secure his 11th win of the season and 73rd of his career.
Haas fighting for F1 ‘best of the rest’ in Year 3
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The third season for Haas F1 has been its best, even if it has been a bit bizarre.
Formula One's only U.S.-based team has the most points in its young history and it has overcome some serious bumbles early to compete with — and beat — some of the legacy teams.
Haas heads into this weekend's U.S. Grand Prix in a season-ending fight with Renault for the "best of the rest" title among teams outside of the Big Three of Mercedes, Ferrari and Red Bull.
Haas to keep Grosjean and Magnussen for 2019
SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Formula One team Haas says it is keeping drivers Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen for next year.
Team principal Guenther Steiner says "retaining both drivers was a pretty easy decision" because of their experience and the team's higher points total this season.
Haas driver Grosjean disqualified from Italian GP
MONZA, Italy (AP) — Romain Grosjean has been disqualified from the Italian Grand Prix following a protest from Renault over the legality of the Frenchman's Haas car.
The 32-year-old Grosjean finished Sunday's Grand Prix at Monza in sixth place, moving Haas ahead of Renault in the race for fourth place in the constructors' championship.
MONTMELO, Spain (AP) — Max Verstappen recorded the fastest time through the first day of mid-season Formula One testing on Tuesday.
Verstappen steered his Red Bull to a lap of 1 minute, 17.538 seconds at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, where he finished Sunday's Spanish Grand Prix in third place behind winner Lewis Hamilton and runner-up Valtteri Bottas.
Hamilton had the sixth fastest time and put in the most work of any driver with 151 laps in his Mercedes.
Mercedes blames computer bug for Hamilton glitch
Mercedes blamed a computer bug from an offline software tool for the timing error which cost Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton a chance to win the Australian Grand Prix.
Hamilton looked to be in total control after starting strongly from pole position at Sunday's season-opening race, but he suddenly found himself behind Sebastian Vettel after coming out of the pit lane.
Force India, Toro Rosso, Haas unveil new cars for F1 season
MONTMELO, Spain (AP) — Force India, Toro Rosso and Haas unveiled their new cars for the 2018 Formula One season shortly before preseason testing began on Monday.
Sergio Perez and Esteban Ocon pulled the tarp off Force India's pink-and-white car, dubbed the VJM11.
Perez and Ocon return for Force India after a good 2017, when the team finished fourth in the standings behind Mercedes, Ferrari and Red Bull.
Haas F1 tussling in middle of pack in 2nd season
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — For a second-year Formula One team, Haas F1 should be all smiles.
The only U.S.-based team on the grid has faster cars and has already scored more points this year behind veteran drivers Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen than it did in all of 2016.
Grosjean escapes injury as loose drain causes practice crash
SEPANG, Malaysia (AP) — French driver Romain Grosjean escaped without injury after clipping a loose drain and flying into the crash barriers in the second practice for the Malaysian Grand Prix on Friday.
His tire shredded on impact, catapulting him at full speed from one side of the track to the other. It ended the session with 20 minutes left and, moments later, race director Charlie Whiting and another official from motorsport governing body FIA inspected the damage.
BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) — Romain Grosjean is talking himself up as a future Ferrari driver.
The Frenchman is in his second season with the American-owned Haas team, which uses Ferrari engines, and clearly fancies a shot at something bigger.
Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen is 37 years old and this could be in his last year in F1, meaning a spot might be available next year. Grosjean is certainly not shy putting himself forward for it.