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Hamilton turns up the heat on Vettel after Singapore F1 win

SINGAPORE (AP) In the sweltering heat of the Singapore Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton turned up the heat on Sebastian Vettel a notch further.

Hamilton won comfortably from pole position on Sunday, extending his Formula One championship lead over Vettel to 40 points. Read More...

Vettel concerned by Ferrari after losing pole to Hamilton

SINGAPORE (AP) Asked what Mercedes is doing better than his Ferrari team, Sebastian Vettel chose not to go into detail.

It was late Saturday in sweltering Singapore and archrival Lewis Hamilton had just driven brilliantly to secure pole position for Mercedes. Read More...

Hamilton surprises himself in taking Singapore GP pole

SINGAPORE (AP) Lewis Hamilton surprised himself by finding perfect lines to take pole position at the Singapore Grand Prix, while title rival Sebastian Vettel had to settle for third on Saturday.

Hamilton produced something special to set a blistering time in his Mercedes and beat Red Bull's Max Verstappen by .3 seconds and Vettel by .6. In doing so, Hamilton secured a record-extending 79th pole in Formula One and 200th for a British driver. Read More...

Ferrari team principal explains decision to drop Raikkonen

SINGAPORE (AP) Ferrari's decision not to keep Kimi Raikkonen next season was based on the team's long-term future rather than the driver's current form.

The 38-year-old Raikkonen, the 2007 Formula One champion, is being replaced next season by 20-year-old Charles Leclerc. Read More...

Hamilton predicting 3-way fight for pole at Singapore GP

LAS VEGAS (AP) The Latest on the NASCAR playoff opener at Las Vegas (all times local):

2:22 p.m. Read More...

t .011 seconds behind Kimi Raikkonen's Ferrari in Friday's second practice session under floodlights, with Red Bull drivers Max Verstappen and Daniel Ricciardo behind them in third and fourth. Read More...

NASCAR promotes Phelps to president

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) NASCAR promoted Steve Phelps to president on Thursday in the latest leadership change for the slumping motorsports series.

Phelps will replace Brent Dewar on Oct. 1. Dewar is stepping down and transitioning to an advisory role next year. Read More...

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