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Haas driver Kevin Magnussen of Denmark participates in a media conference prior to the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at the Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain, Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020. The Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix will take place on Sunday. (Rudy Carezzevoli, Pool via AP)
December 03, 2020 - 9:15 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Formula One driver Kevin Magnussen will move to the IMSA sports car series in 2021 driving for Chip Ganassi Racing. The Danish driver will be paired with Renger van der Zande in a Cadillac DPi-V.R, the team said Thursday. Ganassi is returning to the sports car series after a...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020 file photo Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain gestures after taking the pole position after the qualifying session at the Formula One Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain. World champion Lewis Hamilton tested positive for COVID-19 and will miss the Sakhir Grand Prix this weekend, his Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team said Tuesday Dec. 1, 2020. (Hamad Mohammed, Pool via AP, File)
December 01, 2020 - 1:00 pm
SAKHIR, Bahrain (AP) — Seven-time Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton has tested positive for COVID-19 and will miss this weekend's Sakhir Grand Prix. Hamilton was tested three times last week and returned a negative result each time, the last on Sunday afternoon at the Bahrain International...
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December 01, 2020 - 12:47 pm
KANNAPOLIS, North Carolina (AP) — Russian driver Nikita Mazepin will drive for Formula One team Haas after signing a multi-year deal on Tuesday. The 21-year-old Mazepin currently drives in the F2 championship and is in third place overall, having won two races. He previously tested with the Force...
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Flames seen from the crash scene after Haas driver Romain Grosjean of France crashed out at the start of the race during the Formula One race in Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020. (Brynn Lennon, Pool via AP)
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November 29, 2020 - 4:09 pm
It was like a scene from an action movie, except totally unscripted and genuinely life-threatening, involving a stunning escape that Harry Houdini would have struggled to match. Formula One driver Romain Grosjean was trapped in a burning car after it sliced in half and exploded into a fireball,...
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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain steers his car during the qualifying session at the Formula One Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain, Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020. (Brynn Lennon, Pool via AP)
November 28, 2020 - 11:04 am
SAKHIR, Bahrain (AP) — Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton set a track record at the Bahrain Grand Prix on his way to a record-extending 98th career pole position on Saturday. The seven-time F1 champion looked in total control as he set a time of 1 minute, 27.264 seconds under the floodlights. “We...
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Medical staffer Ruggero Gariboldi, right, measures oxygen level in the blood of a suspected Covid patient inside his home during a shift with the emergency White Cross in Monza, Italy, Friday, Nov. 20, 2020. The city of Monza north of Milan is best known for its Formula 1 racetrack. In 2020, it has been the ambulance service that has been doing most of the racing. Over three days that an Associated Press photographer traveled on night calls with an ambulance service, the Monza-Brianza province of some 875,000 bordering Milan added 2,500 new cases, part of Italy’s new epicenter in the Lombardy region. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
November 26, 2020 - 9:42 am
MONZA, Italy (AP) — This Italian city north of Milan is best known for its Formula 1 racetrack. But in 2020, ambulances have been doing most of the racing in Monza. Over two days that an Associated Press photographer traveled on night calls with an ambulance service, the Monza-Brianza province of...
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FILE - In this July 18, 2020 file photo, Tony Kanaan, of Brazil, puts on his helmet before the start of the IndyCar Series auto race at Iowa Speedway in Newton, Iowa. Kanaan has another shot at a proper IndyCar farewell tour as the co-driver with Jimmie Johnson the next two years at Chip Ganassi Racing. The seven-time NASCAR champion signed on for the road and street course events, and Ganassi announced Monday, Nov. 23, that Kanaan will complete the season in the No. 48 Honda. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
November 23, 2020 - 9:48 am
Tony Kanaan will have another chance for a proper IndyCar farewell tour with a two-year deal to partner with Jimmie Johnson at Chip Ganassi Racing. Kanaan will compete in the four oval events on IndyCar's 2021 schedule that Johnson does not plan to run. The seven-time NASCAR champion signed on for...
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FILE - In this Oct. 5, 2019, file photo, driver B.J. McLeod, waits to get into their cars before qualifying for the NASCAR Xfinity Series auto race in Dover, Del. NASCAR will have another new team in 2021 — bringing the total to three new ownership groups in the Cup Series — with the formation of Live Fast Motorsports. The team formally announced Friday, Nov. 20, 2020, is owned by drivers Matt Tifft and B.J. McLeod. (AP Photo/Brien Aho, File)
November 20, 2020 - 3:21 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR will have another new team in 2021 — bringing the total to three new ownership groups in the Cup Series — with the formation of Live Fast Motorsports. The team formally announced Friday is owned by drivers Matt Tifft and B.J. McLeod. McLeod will drive the No. 78 Ford...
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Third placed Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany, left, pours champagne of race winner Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain, as Racing Point driver Sergio Perez, right, of Mexico who finished second looks on the podium of the Formula One Turkish Grand Prix at the Istanbul Park circuit racetrack in Istanbul, Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020. (AP Photo/Kenan Asyali, Pool)
November 15, 2020 - 9:18 am
After winning a difficult race to equal Michael Schumacher's record of seven Formula One championships on Sunday, the hardest thing for Lewis Hamilton was containing his emotions. His voice could be heard breaking as he thanked his team over the radio moments after crossing the line at the Turkish...
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Racing Point driver Lance Stroll of Canada, front, celebrates his pole position with his team's mechanics after the qualifying session at the Istanbul Park circuit racetrack in Istanbul, Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020. The Formula One Turkish Grand Prix will take place on Sunday. (Clive Mason/Pool via AP)
November 14, 2020 - 12:36 pm
A rare sight in Formula One qualifying saw record-breaking Lewis Hamilton struggle and Lance Stroll tame a treacherous track to claim his first pole position on Saturday. Not only did Hamilton miss out on a 98th career pole, the championship leader qualified only sixth at the Turkish Grand Prix as...
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