French Grand Prix
Mercedes-AMG's Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas secured a one-two finish on Sunday at the Circuit Paul Ricard, the team's sixth this season.
2019 Formula One French Grand Prix preview
Following a previous stint in Canada, the Formula One World Championship has returned to Europe. This weekend is the French Grand Prix, and teams are in preparation at Circuit Paul Ricard, located between the cities of Marseille and Toulon on the French Riviera. It's the eighth round of the current...Viknesh Vijayenthiran
Hamilton wins revived Formula 1 French Grand Prix
Mercedes-AMG's Lewis Hamilton claimed his 65th career win on Sunday at a revived Formula 1 French Grand Prix, held at the Circuit Paul Ricard located near Marseille. It's the first time in 10 years that the French race has been held. The Mercedes driver finished a full 7.0 seconds ahead of...Viknesh Vijayenthiran
Formula One returns to France in 2018
The Formula One World Championship will return to France in 2018 after a 10-year hiatus. The return of the French Grand Prix was confirmed on Monday during a press conference organized by the Automobile Club de France. Organizers have managed to secure a five-year contract for the race, which will...Viknesh Vijayenthiran
French Grand Prix canceled as organizer drops backing
When the FIA released the 2009 Formula 1 calendar, the only notorious absence was the Canadian Grand Prix. Now, financial circumstances have forced the Federation Francaise du Sport Automobile (FFSA) to issue a statement dropping its support for and sponsorship of the 2009 French Grand Prix...Kenneth Hall
Ferrari sweeps French GP, Toyota gets first podium since 2005
Grid penalties and mechanical setbacks were the story of this weekend’s French GP at Magny-Cours. Felipe Massa took the win after pole-sitter and race leader Kimi Raikkonnen's exhaust broke just before the midpoint, though he managed to hang on for second. Toyota driver Jarno Trulli brought...Viknesh Vijayenthiran
Bernie Ecclestone insists that formula one will not be returning to Magny Cours after this year's race. The F1 chief executive told Germany's SID news agency that he is busily trying to arrange for an event in Paris so that there can be a French grand prix in 2008. "I hope we can put something together," he said. "We need a place for the French grand prix because we are not going back to Magny Cours. "The government understands this," Ecclestone said. Ecclestone actually dropped Magny Cours for the 2008 calendar, but agreed to reinstate the race because a viable alternative had not yet been...