Hamilton Avoids Chaos, Increases Points Lead With Win In Singapore

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MARINA BAY, Singapore — After championship contender Sebastian Vettel crashed on the first lap, Lewis Hamilton drove a methodical, metronomic race to dominate Sunday’s Singapore Grand Prix. Hamilton led every lap, helping him to pad his Championship lead. The win was Hamilton’s 60th win, and he said he hadn’t registered the milestone. “Oh jeez, I hadn’t even realised,” Hamilton said. …

After Struggles, Vettel Wins Pole In Singapore

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MARINA BAY, Singapore — Despite the best efforts of Red Bull’s Max Verstappen, Sebastian Vettel won his 49th pole position on Saturday for the Singapore Grand Prix. “Yeah, it’s a long lap,” Vettel said. “There are a lot of corner – a lot of things to get right, and equally a lot of things you can get wrong. No, I’m …

F1: Santino Ferrucci to Test for Haas at Silverstone Following British Grand Prix

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Haas F1 Team has tabbed its development driver, American Santino Ferrucci, to pilot its VF-16 race car during the Formula One test July 12-13 at Silverstone Circuit following the British Grand Prix.

F1: LeClerc to Get Taste of Formula 1 With Haas Team During Multiple FP1 Sessions

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Charles Leclerc, a 2016 member of the Ferrari Driver Academy who is currently competing in the GP3 Series for ART Grand Prix, will get his first taste of a Formula One car when he drives the VF-16 for Haas F1 Team on July 8 during the first practice session for the British Grand Prix at Silverstone.

F1: Grosjean Lauds Haas F1’s Sixth-Place Australian Debut; Says “This Feels Like a Win”

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MELBOURNE, Australia — Story by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Sam Bloxham/LAT for Haas F1 photo — For the first time in 30 years, American motorsports fans had cause for celebration when Formula One cars rolled to the grid for the season-opening Australian Grand Prix Sunday at Albert Park. The Stars and Stripes were back on the grid …

F1: Haas F1 Team Signs 17-Year-Old American Development Driver Santino Ferrucci

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KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – official team release — Haas F1 Team photo — Haas F1 Team has signed 17-year-old Santino Ferrucci as its development driver. The American from Woodbury, Connecticut, will be embedded with Haas F1 Team at every opportunity, attending races and tests throughout the year while also participating in the team’s simulator program. Ferrucci is campaigning the full GP3 …

F1: Despite Front Wing Issue, Haas F1 Team Encouraged by Testing Speed So Far in Spain

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BARCELONA, Spain — Story by Race Chaser Online Mid-Atlantic Correspondent Marshall Gabell — Clive Mason/Getty Images North America photo — After bringing an American team back to Formula One for the first time since 1986, Gene Haas is gunning for success with his Haas F1 Team — even if it is their first season in the paddock. Haas, the part-owner …

F1: Haas F1 Team Gearing Up for Pair of Preseason Formula One Test Sessions in Spain

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KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – official team release — Haas F1 photo — It is not the season-opening race of the 2016 FIA Formula One World Championship, but the upcoming F1 tests on Feb. 22-25 and March 1-4 at the Circuit de Barcelona – Catalunya carry with them much of the expectation of a season opener as the Haas F1 Team makes …

F1: Romain Grosjean Announced as Lead Driver for Haas F1 Team in 2016

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KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – official team release — Haas F1 photo — When Haas F1 Team makes its debut in the Formula One World Championship in 2016, it will do so with an experienced racer in Romain Grosjean. The 29-year-old Grosjean has competed in 78 Formula One races and scored 10 podium finishes, with the most recent being a third-place result …

AUDIO/FEATURE: Rossi Reaching for the Stars; Chasing F1 Dreams and Seat With Haas in 2016

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NEVADA CITY, Calif. — Audio and story by Race Chaser Online Open Wheel Correspondent Joel Sebastianelli — Alexander Rossi Racing photo — Home to innovation and immortal racing legacies, the Formula One paddock has always housed many homelands. F1 has long been considered the pinnacle of motorsports, but national pride elevates sport to spectacle. You can see it in the …