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Verstappen sets new lap record in second German GP practice

HOCKENHEIM, Germany (AP) Max Verstappen set a new lap record in leading the second practice for the German Grand Prix on Friday.

The 20-year-old Dutch driver clocked 1 minute, 13.085 seconds to eclipse veteran Kimi Raikkonen's time of 1:13.78 from 2004. Read More...

F1 opens tender process for next tire supplier from 2020-23

HOCKENHEIM, Germany (AP) Formula One has opened the tender process for its next tire supplier from 2020-23, when it will move toward narrower front tires and scrap warming blankets.

The current model of tires would be kept in place for 2020, motorsport's governing body FIA said on its website, with proposed changes only effective from 2021. Potential suppliers have until Aug. 31 to bid, after which F1 owners Liberty will need their choice approved by FIA. Read More...

Mercedes gives Valtteri Bottas 1-year contract extension

HOCKENHEIM, Germany (AP) Mercedes has given Formula One driver Valtteri Bottas only moderate backing by offering him a new one-year contract.

Although Bottas has the option for an extra year in 2020, the Finnish driver will have to prove he deserves it with strong performances in 2019. Read More...

Ricciardo's German GP hopes all but ended by grid penalty

HOCKENHEIM, Germany (AP) Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo's hopes of winning the German Grand Prix have been rocked by a grid penalty for using too many engine parts.

The Australian driver, who has won twice this season, will start Sunday's race at Hockenheim from the back of the grid. Read More...

Hamilton thanks Mercedes for being patient over his new deal

HOCKENHEIM, Germany (AP) Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton thanked Mercedes for indulging him as he finally signed a new contract, ending months of stalling and growing speculation over his future.

With his previous contract set to expire at the end of this year, the four-time world champion penned a new agreement until 2020, when the current set of F1 regulations end. No figures were given, but the bumper deal is reportedly estimated at 40 million pounds ($52 million) per year. Read More...

Vettel needs to keep pressure on Hamilton in Germany

HOCKENHEIM, Germany (AP) Sebastian Vettel needs to keep the pressure on Lewis Hamilton at this weekend's German Grand Prix.

At the midway point of the Formula One season - the 11th of 21 races - Vettel holds an eight-point lead over Hamilton. Read More...

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