United States Grand Prix

  • Ferrari's Kimi Räikkönen at the 2018 Formula 1 United States Grand Prix

    Ferrari's Kimi Räikkönen returned to the top podium spot Sunday by winning the 2018 Formula 1 United States Grand Prix held at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas. Second place went to Aston Martin Red Bull Racing's Max Verstappen while third went to Mercedes-AMG's Lewis Hamilton. It was Räikkönen's first victory since the 2013 Australian Grand Prix, and also means he's broken Michael Schumacher’s record for the longest gap between the first win of a career and the last. There are 15 years and 212 days since the Finn secured his first win, in a McLaren at...

  • Circuit of the Americas, home of the Formula 1 United States Grand Prix
    2018 Formula 1 United States Grand Prix preview

    Round 18 of the 2018 Formula 1 World Championship sees the focus switch from Eastern to Western hemispheres as teams descend upon the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas for this weekend's United States Grand Prix. Despite being one of the newer locations on the F1 calendar, COTA has already...

  • Mercedes-AMG’s Lewis Hamilton at the 2017 Formula 1 United States Grand Prix
    Hamilton passes Vettel to win 2017 Formula 1 United States Grand Prix

    Mercedes-AMG’s Lewis Hamilton raced to his 62nd career victory on Sunday at the 2017 Formula 1 United States Grand Prix, and his fifth at the Circuit of The Americas where the race is held. Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel claimed second spot after crossing the line 10.143 seconds behind...

  • Circuit of the Americas, home of the Formula 1 United States Grand Prix
    2017 Formula 1 United States Grand Prix preview

    Four rounds and 100 points. That’s all that’s left in the 2017 Formula 1 World Championship. Mercedes-AMG’s Lewis Hamilton leads the Drivers’ Championship, and right now nothing short of a miracle will see Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel return to the top spot since a...

  • Brendon Hartley
    Le Mans-winner Brendon Hartley to make Formula 1 debut

    Brendon Hartley is only 27 but he’s already a 24 Hours of Le Mans winner and World Endurance Championship title holder. Now the New Zealander is about to get his first taste at Formula 1. Toro Rosso has confirmed that Hartley will replace Pierre Gasly at this weekend’s United States...

  • Mercedes AMG's Lewis Hamilton at the 2016 Formula One United States Grand Prix
    2016 Formula One title fight alive with Hamilton win at USGP

    Mercedes AMG’s Lewis Hamilton led from pole to claim victory on Sunday at the 2016 Formula One United States Grand Prix, held at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas. It was his 50th career win but more importantly it helped reduce the points gap with teammate Nico Rosberg in the 2016...

  • Circuit of the Americas, home of the Formula 1 United States Grand Prix

    Formula One has made several attempts in past decades to regain a successful foothold in the United States, but it seems to have finally struck gold with the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas. And with F1 now under the control of American media giant Liberty Media, it’s likely there will be many more United States Grands Prix to come. The 2016 race is on this Sunday and serves as round 18 of the Formula One World Championship. The fight for the title is very much alive, albeit with only Mercedes AMG drivers Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg left in contention. Rosberg has the edge...

  • Mercedes AMG's Lewis Hamilton at the 2015 Formula One United States Grand Prix
    Mercedes AMG’s Lewis Hamilton Secures Third F1 Title After U.S. GP Win

    Mercedes AMG’s Lewis Hamilton secured his third Formula One World Drivers’ Championship after winning yesterday’s United States Grand Prix at Austin’s Circuit of the Americas and boosting his points tally to an unbeatable 327. The race turned out to be quite the spectacle...

  • Circuit of the Americas, home of the Formula 1 United States Grand Prix
    2015 Formula One United States Grand Prix Weather Forecast

    Round 16 of the 2015 Formula One World Championship is being held at Austin's Circuit of the Americas this weekend, but unfortunately the weather isn’t looking too good, with rain predicted for both Saturday and Sunday and even some stormy conditions possible. For Sunday’s race...

  • Circuit of the Americas, home of the Formula 1 United States Grand Prix
    2015 Formula One United States Grand Prix Preview

    The 2015 Formula One World Championship this weekend heads to local soil for round sixteen, the United States Grand Prix. The race is once again taking place at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas, a track designed to combine the best corners from various circuits around the globe and...

  • 2014 F1 United States Grand Prix, Circuit of the Americas
    2014 F1 United States Grand Prix: A Talk With Mercedes AMG Petronas Chief Toto Wolff

    The race is over, the trophies handed out, the trucks packed, the crowds gone home. The full grid couldn’t even make the trip to America this year. But despite controversy and hyperbole, F1 in the U.S. is still going strong—and growing stronger. CHECK OUT: 2015 Ford Mustang RTR...

  • 2014 Formula One United States Grand Prix
    2014 Formula One United States Grand Prix Results

    Mercedes AMG’s Lewis Hamilton edged closer to securing his second Formula One World Championship by winning yesterday’s United States Grand Prix at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas. His teammate Nico Rosberg finished second, 4.3 seconds behind the leader. Rosberg started the...

  • Mercedes AMG at the 2014 Formula One United States Grand Prix

    Nico Rosberg took pole position after the qualifying session for this weekend’s 2014 Formula One United States Grand Prix, with his teammate Lewis Hamilton completing a Mercedes AMG front row lock out at the Circuit of the Americas where the race is being held. The German’s time in Q3 was a brisk 1:36.067, with the Briton close behind with a 1:36.443. Behind them will start the two Williams drivers Valtteri Bottas and Felipe Massa in third and fourth spots, respectively. Position five will be filled by Infiniti Red Bull Racing’s Daniel Ricciardo while Ferrari’s...

  • Infiniti Red Bull Racing at the 2014 Formula One United States Grand Prix
    2014 Formula One United States Grand Prix Weather Forecast

    After a three-week break, Formula One is back on this weekend with the United States Grand Prix. And with just three races left this year, including this Sunday’s run, the tension between the top drivers Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg of Mercedes AMG is likely higher than ever. Hamilton...

  • Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas
    2014 Formula One United States Grand Prix Preview

    Round 17 of the 2014 Formula One World Championship brings us to Austin, Texas for the United States Grand Prix. This will be the third time that an F1 race will be held at the circuit, whose eclectic mix of corners, both fast and slow, makes the event technically demanding for the drivers and...

  • Jay Leno visits McLaren at the Circuit of the Americas
    Jay Leno Visits McLaren F1 At Austin's COTA: Video

    Jay Leno was down in Austin, Texas over the weekend to enjoy the Formula One United States Grand Prix, but since he’s not your average F1 fan he managed to get a much closer look at the action and some of the parties involved. Thankfully, he was kind enough to film it all for his online...

  • Red Bull Racing at the 2013 Formula One United States Grand Prix
    More Records Fall Following Formula One United States GP

    Despite having the 2013 Formula One Wold Championship title already in the bag, Red Bull Racing’s Sebastian Vettel has shown no let-up in his desire to keep winning after breaking yet another record during yesterday’s United States Grand Prix. His victory at the Circuit of the Americas...

  • United States Grand Prix at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas
    Formula One United States Grand Prix Weather Forecast

    Weather conditions are looking good for this weekend’s 2013 Formula One United States Grand Prix at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas. Skies will be partly cloudy, which means there could still be some rain, while the top temperature is expected to reach a warm 81 degrees F (27...

  • Ferrari at the 2013 Formula One United States Grand Prix

    The Formula One United States Grand Prix returns this year, for only the second time at the Circuit of the Americas, in Austin, Texas, and once again the local race is the penultimate event on the 2013 calendar. Unlike last year, however, the championship has already been decided, with Red Bull Racing’s Sebastian Vettel securing his fourth title two races back in India. Still, there should be plenty of excitement in store for this weekend, with most of the drivers set to hit the grid. We say “most” of the drivers as Lotus’ Kimi Räikkönen is sitting out the...

  • Circuit of the Americas first lap ceremony. Photo via COTA.
    Was The U.S. Grand Prix A Financial Success? Video

    By almost all accounts, the inaugural United States Grand Prix at Austin, Texas’ Circuit of the Americas was a success. Those in attendance, from Formula One drivers through F1 fans, praised the track, the venue and the parties involved in making the race a success. Only Jackie Stewart seemed...

  • Austin's Circuit of the Americas - Image courtesy of McLaren
    Will Football Cause The FIA To Reschedule The 2013 U.S. Grand Prix?

    Formula One racing may be the most popular form of motorsports in the world, but when it comes to the United States, Big 12 college football may very well take precedence. With a population of 820,611 residents, Austin is the fourth-largest city in Texas. It’s also home to the University of...

  • F12 Berlinetta is the highlight at Ferrari event surrounding the 2012 Formula 1 USGP
    First Ferrari F12 Berlinetta Delivered To U.S. Sells For $1.125 Million

    A Ferrari-organized charity auction coinciding with this past weekend’s United States Grand Prix saw the star attraction of the event, the very first F12 Berlinetta offered for sale in the U.S., delivered to its new owner Larry Roth of Long Island. All proceeds of the auction, a sum of $1.5...

  • McLaren’s Lewis Hamilton after winning the 2012 Formula One United States Grand Prix
    Formula One championship alive with Hamilton win at USGP

    What a race! Thanks to the efforts of several drivers at yesterday’s United States Grand Prix, the 2012 Formula One World Championship title will now go down to the wire at the final race in Brazil. McLaren’s Lewis Hamilton took out top honors at the USGP’s first race at the newly...

  • Sebastian Vettel
    Sebastian Vettel Qualifies On Pole For United States Grand Prix

    Red Bull Racing’s Sebastian Vettel is in prime position to take out his third world championship in a row thanks to his efforts at today's qualifying session for the 2012 Formula One United States Grand Prix. The German youngster was dominant in practice and now he’s fastest of the...

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