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Pietro Fittipaldi thought he would be preparing for his Indianapolis 500 debut this week. Instead, he is recovering from multiple leg fractures and watching someone else drive his race car. Fittipaldi was injured in a crash during a qualifying session for the 6 Hours of Spa Francorchamps in Belgium earlier this month. The 21-year-old grandson …

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BARCELONA, Spain (AP) Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas had the fastest lap on the final day of Formula One testing in Barcelona on Wednesday. Bottas had a time of 1 minute, 16.904 seconds at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, just ahead of Ferrari reserve driver Antonio Giovinazzi. McLaren’s young reserve driver Lando Norris was third fastest. …

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BARCELONA, Spain (AP) Gene Haas had a lot to learn when he decided to venture into Europe with a new Formula One team. One adjustment as a team owner was adapting his standard for success. In F1, winning has a different meaning if you are not Ferrari, Mercedes or Red Bull. Being the fourth-best team …

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BARCELONA, Spain (AP) Mercedes got the commanding victory it had been seeking all season. Lewis Hamilton put on a strong performance at the Spanish Grand Prix on Sunday, showing his team was back in business after a struggling start to the 2018. It was the first time Mercedes showed the type of dominance many fans …

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BARCELONA, Spain (AP) It was another rough start for Fernando Alonso, and again another points-finish for the two-time world champion. Alonso needed to come from behind at the Spanish Grand Prix on Sunday to earn a top 10 finish for the fifth straight time this season. Two weeks ago the Spaniard had to make his …

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BARCELONA, Spain (AP) Sebastian Vettel’s poor form continued at the Spanish Grand Prix on Sunday. Vettel finished fourth at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, extending his winless run to three races and seeing Lewis Hamilton increase his lead to 17 points in the drivers’ championship. ”Today we just didn’t have the right pace, Mercedes was faster …

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BARCELONA, Spain (AP) Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton won the Spanish Grand Prix on Sunday by 20 seconds for his second straight Formula One victory, increasing his championship lead over Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel. Valtteri Bottas secured a one-two for Mercedes at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, while Max Verstappen completed the podium despite finishing the race with …

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BARCELONA, Spain (AP) Drivers are getting tired of having no voice in Formula One. F1’s top drivers are calling for those in charge of the series to start paying attention to what they have to say when it comes to improving the sport. A few days after defending champion Lewis Hamilton complained that nobody asked …

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) The final warmup session for the IndyCar Grand Prix was stopped twice because of smoke from an engine and geese. Scott Dixon posted the fastest lap of the session. He completed the 2.439-mile, 14-turn course in 1 minute, 10.8157 seconds. Pole winner Will Power was second at 1:10.8371. The first red flag waved …

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BARCELONA, Spain (AP) Lewis Hamilton set a track record on Saturday to take pole position for the Spanish Grand Prix. Hamilton clocked 1 minute, 16.173 seconds at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya. Valtteri Bottas will start second after finishing less than a tenth of a second behind his Mercedes teammate. Sebastian Vettel was third with …

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