Formula One

Hamilton leads close first session in Monaco

Lewis Hamilton lapped quicker than last year’s pole position time in first practice at Monaco but the top five were covered by less than half a …

Monaco Grand Prix

Monger crash lessons prompt F1 car changes

An FIA investigation into Billy Monger’s horrific F4 accident has led to F1 teams being told to modify their rear jacking points.<p>The FIA's safety …

Monaco Grand Prix

Motor racing - F1 drivers wary of new Monaco kerbs

MONACO (Reuters) - Formula One drivers expressed concern on Wednesday that new kerbs installed at the Monaco Grand Prix could send their cars flying if they make a mistake.<p>The kerb at the right-left chicane exiting the harbourside swimming pool complex has been beefed up to prevent drivers gaining …

Romain Grosjean

Indy 500 champion shares differences between IndyCar, Formula One

Defending Indy 500 champion Alexander Rossi and IndyCar rookie Fernando Alonso share what it's like to transition from Formula One. Time_Sports

Sports

Button sets the Champagne aside for Monaco return

MONACO (Reuters) - Jenson Button had a choice between quaffing champagne and entertaining McLaren team sponsors or racing in Sunday's Monaco Formula One Grand Prix.<p>He indicated it was not a difficult decision to make.<p>"I was going to be here anyway, and instead of sitting around drinking champagne I …

Monaco Grand Prix

No change in tyre choices for Hungarian GP

Formula One’s official tyre supplier Pirelli will bring the same tyre selections to this year’s Hungarian Grand Prix that were used in 2016.<p>While …

Hungarian Grand Prix

Anachronism in Action: Shooting Formula One Racing With a Century-Old Camera

Most of the time, when photographers are buying equipment, they choose the piece of gear that will accomplish their goal using some set of typical …

Cameras

Williams F1 rookie Stroll's PlayStation woes carried into practice

Share this article on Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+ Email<p>Williams Formula 1 rookie Lance Stroll says he is struggling with the same parts of the …

Williams F1

Aggressive new kerb fitted at Monaco's Swimming Pool

Monaco Grand Prix organisers have installed a major new kerb on the exit of the Swimming Pool complex in a bid to deter drivers from cutting the …

Monaco Grand Prix

The Indy 500: A Primer on What a Shocking Percentage of America Will Be Attending on Sunday

<b>What is it?</b><p>The Indianapolis 500! It’s Indianapolis’s biggest event, the sports pride of the state (pipe down, Paul George, you know it’s true), and a very good excuse for most of here to sit in 1978-era folding chairs and drink room-temperature Hamm’s cans starting at 7 a.m. on the Lord’s Day.<p><b>Is</b> …

Monaco Grand Prix

Rosberg: This year the whole team is supporting Hamilton

On three occasions, from 2013 to 2015, Nico Rosberg stood on the top step of Monaco’s royal podium as a winner, but this year he will watch his home …

Monaco Grand Prix

Monaco Grand Prix: Jenson Button feeling no pressure on Formula 1 return

<b>Jenson Button says he is feeling no pressure going into his one-off return to Formula 1 at Monaco this weekend.</b><p>The 2009 world champion is substituting at McLaren for Fernando Alonso, who is racing in the Indianapolis 500.<p>Button said: "I am very relaxed. Very excited, actually. It is interesting …

Auto Racing

This Photographer Shoots 200 MPH Formula One Cars On A Camera From 1913

In a sport known for cars that top out at 225 mph, it’s hard to catch one on a modern smartphone camera without it being a blur. But one photographer …

Monaco Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton finding 2017 Mercedes F1 car difficult to drive

Share this article on Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+ Email<p>Lewis Hamilton has admitted that his Mercedes Formula 1 car is difficult to drive, and …

Auto Racing

McLaren discussing return to IndyCar

INDIANAPOLIS (Reuters) - Fernando Alonso's Indy 500 adventure could herald McLaren's return to IndyCar racing and kick start talk about bringing Formula One back to the Brickyard, McLaren executive director Zak Brown said on Wednesday.<p>What was widely viewed as a one-off by Spaniard Alonso and his …

United States Grand Prix

Monaco Grand Prix preview: Super-yachts, gaudy glamour & raw racing

<b>No matter how many times you have seen it, the sheer preposterousness of it never fails to strike you.</b><p>Here are the racing cars that less than two weeks ago were rounding Barcelona's Turn Three at 160mph, and soon will be swooping through Eau Rouge at Spa at close to 200mph, being driven on the …

Auto Racing

Hamilton feels no pressure to match Senna's pole tally in Monaco

Lewis Hamilton feels there is no pressure to match Ayrton Senna's tally of 65 Formula 1 pole positions in Monaco this weekend, but admits being so …

Auto Racing

Sebastian Vettel: Ferrari could have won all five races in 2017

MONTE CARLO, Monaco -- Sebastian Vettel says Ferrari had the pace to win at all five races this season but insists he is not worried about his missed …

Sebastian Vettel

Daniel Ricciardo gives us the lowdown on the Monaco Grand Prix

It's about to be the busiest week of the year with Monaco this weekend, which is why I'm spending some time now just cruising, chilling at home in my …

Motorsport

Raikkonen doubts wider cars will change much at Monaco

Kimi Raikkonen doesn't think the wider 2017 Formula 1 cars will make Monaco a more challenging grand prix, saying he hasn't noticed too much …

Auto Racing

Wednesday press conference – part 2

<b>Daniel Ricciardo, Felipe Massa and Pascal Wehrlein faced the media in part 2 of Wednesday’s FIA press conference in Monaco.</b><p><i>PRESS CONFERENCE</i><p><b>Q: Felipe,</b> …

Auto Racing

Mercedes F1's Bottas 'could have done better' at Barcelona Turn 1

Share this article on Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+ Email<p>Valtteri Bottas has admitted he "could have done a better job" in the build-up to his …

Auto Racing

Motor racing: F1 plans Monaco tribute to Manchester victims

MONACO (Reuters) - Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton and other drivers will race in Sunday's Monaco Grand Prix with tributes to those who were killed and injured in the Manchester bomb attack.<p>The sport's organizers are also planning a minute's silence before the showcase race, a source told …

Monaco Grand Prix

Indy 500: Fernando Alonso ready to improvise at 'unpredictable' race

<b>Fernando Alonso says he expects to find the Indianapolis 500 "difficult" as he attempts to win the prestigious race for the first time on Sunday.</b><p>The McLaren Formula 1 driver is missing the Monaco Grand Prix to race in the US and has qualified fifth on the grid.<p>"Anyone can win the Indy 500 of the 33 …

Auto Racing

Stroll laughs off criticism – ‘I find it funny’

Lance Stroll says he doesn't listen to 'people who try to put him down when he loses' after failing to secure a points' finish in his first five …

Auto Racing

FIA press conference schedule - Monaco

The line-ups in full…<p><b>Wednesday, May 24, 1500 hours local time (1300 GMT)</b><p><b>Part 1:</b> Jenson Button (McLaren), Nico Hulkenberg (Renault), Esteban Ocon …

Sahara Force India

Grosjean unimpressed with new Monaco kerb

<b>Romain Grosjean has raised concerns about the new Swimming Pool kerb in Monaco, saying if a driver hits it they could “fly straight into the wall.”</b><p>On …

Romain Grosjean

Alonso: F1 needs America and America needs more F1

Two-times world champion Fernando Alonso said his racing in this Sunday’s Indy 500 spurred great interest in Spain and that other Formula One drivers …

Auto Racing

Stevie Wonder to headline alongside Justin Timberlake at Austin

Wonder has amassed 49 Top Forty singles, 32 #1 singles and achieved more than 100 million sales worldwide during a career that also includes 25 …

Music

Verstappen keen to stay out of the wall after '16 Monaco disaster

Max Verstappen is keen to make it third time lucky as he attempts to reach the end of the Monaco Grand Prix unscathed for the first time

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