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Kimi questions strategy as Ferrari's winless run continues

SINGAPORE (AP) Kimi Raikkonen questioned Ferrari's race strategy after a fourth-place finish at the Singapore Grand Prix on Sunday as the Italian team looks down the barrel of another winless season.

Raikkonen was running in third place when Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton in fourth pitted for fresh tires with 16 laps to go. That put Ferrari in a dilemma. Should it bring the Finn into the pits the next lap, fit him with the same ultra-soft tires as Hamilton's and hope Raikkonen gets out of the pits still ahead? Or should it let Raikkonen stay out with a lead of around 30 seconds and hope Hamilton can't catch up? Read More...

Rosberg takes Singapore GP pole ahead of Ricciardo

SINGAPORE (AP) Locked in an intense fight for the Formula One championship, and preparing for his 200th career start, Nico Rosberg pulled out a stunning lap to snatch pole position for the Singapore Grand Prix on Saturday.

Rosberg, who trails championship leader and Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton by two points, put himself in the best possible position for a third consecutive race victory by qualifying more than half a second faster than Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo in second. Read More...

F1 teams say new owners need time to develop strategy

SINGAPORE (AP) Formula One teams have welcomed the commercial takeover of the sport by American company Liberty Media and the prospects of improving the product on and off the track, while cautioning that such changes won't come any time soon.

This weekend's Singapore Grand Prix is the first since Liberty struck an agreement for an $8 billion staged takeover of the sport, with controlling shareholder CVC Capital selling out and minority shareholders to follow. Read More...

Rosberg tops Singapore practice as Hamilton struggles

SINGAPORE (AP) Nico Rosberg set the fastest time in practice Friday for the Singapore Grand Prix, while Mercedes teammate and title rival Lewis Hamilton could manage only seventh after being hampered by a hydraulics failure.

Rosberg, who has won the past two races and trails Hamilton by only two points, recovered from a crash into a tire barrier in the first session at the Marina Bay street circuit. Read More...

Perez on brink of new F1 deal for 2017

SINGAPORE (AP) Mexican driver Sergio Perez expects to announce his 2017 Formula One plans before the month is out, with a new contract at his Force India team the likely scenario.

Perez had been ready to announce a deal at the Singapore Grand Prix this week, but contractual details were not finalized. Read More...

Mercedes faces genuine challenge at Singapore GP

SINGAPORE (AP) For every grand prix this season, the only question before the race has been which of the two Mercedes drivers would win.

At this weekend's Singapore GP, there is a refreshing prospect of a genuine challenge in the night race to the Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg duopoly. Read More...

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