French Grand Prix

  • Mercedes-AMG's Lewis Hamilton at the 2019 Formula One 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.

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    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...

  • Mercedes-AMG's Lewis Hamilton at the 2018 Formula 1 French Grand Prix
    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...

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    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...

  • French Grand Prix canceled as French Motorsports Federation drops backing
    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...

  • Ferrari sweeps French GP, Toyota gets first podium since 2005
    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...

  • French GP likely to move to Paris for 2009

    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...

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