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Taylor Swift helps U.S. Grand Prix to a record crowd

AUSTIN, Texas Sunday's U.S. Formula One Grand Prix reversed a trend of declining audiences with its biggest crowd yet, according to organisers who said 269,889 attended over the three days at the Circuit of the Americas.


Rosberg blocks out reliability fears as 'match point' looms 24 Oct 2016

AUSTIN, Texas Formula One championship leader Nico Rosberg is refusing to be rattled by reliability concerns as he prepares for his first 'match point' of the season in Mexico this weekend.


Malaysia mulls scrapping Formula One race amid falling ticket sales, viewership 24 Oct 2016

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia is considering halting the annual Formula One Grand Prix race after its contract ends in 2018 due to declining ticket sales and TV viewership.


Ecclestone stands up for McLaren boss Dennis 24 Oct 2016

AUSTIN, Texas Formula One's commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone has spoken out in support of Ron Dennis amid continuing speculation that shareholders are seeking to replace the McLaren boss.

Team by team analysis of U.S. Grand Prix 24 Oct 2016

AUSTIN, Texas Team by team analysis of Sunday's U.S. Formula One Grand Prix (listed in championship order):


Hamilton haunted by failure even in triumph 24 Oct 2016

AUSTIN, Texas Fear and failure haunted Lewis Hamilton at the U.S. Grand Prix on Sunday, even as he sped towards victory and membership of Formula One's super-elite club of 50 race winners.


Hamilton beats title rival Rosberg to pole 23 Oct 2016

AUSTIN, Texas Triple Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton won a qualifying battle with Mercedes team mate and title rival Nico Rosberg on Saturday to secure pole position for the U.S. Grand Prix.


Verstappen shrugs off braking rule clarification 23 Oct 2016

AUSTIN, Texas Dutch driver Max Verstappen said he had no plans to change his style after Formula One's governing body outlawed a defensive manoeuvre that the Red Bull youngster has used to keep his rivals behind him.