Formula One

Michael Schumacher of Germany after a test drive prior to the Race Of Champions at Rajamangala national stadium in Bangkok, Thailand on Dec. 16, 2012. (AP Photo/Apichart Weerawong, File)

Schumacher stable but brain injury still critical

GRENOBLE, France (AP) — Formula One great Michael Schumacher’s condition was stable but still critical overnight as he remained unconscious following a brain injury suffered in a skiing accident, his manager said Wednesday. Sabine Kehm […]

01/01/2014

Mercedes Grand Prix driver Michael Schumacher of Germany. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno, File)

Schumacher critical, outlook uncertain after fall

GRENOBLE, France (AP) — Doctors treating Michael Schumacher refused Monday to predict an outcome for the seven-time Formula One champion, saying they were taking his critical head injury “hour by hour” following a skiing accident. […]

12/30/2013

Spanish former F1 driver Maria De Villota in the paddock at the Catalunya racetrack in Montmelo, near Barcelona, Spain, May 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno, File)

Ex-F1 test driver Maria de Villota dies at 33

Maria de Villota, a pioneering Formula One test driver who lost an eye and nearly died in a crash last year, was found dead Friday in a hotel room in Seville, Spain. She was 33. […]

10/11/2013

Ex-race car driver Zanardi wins gold in handcycle

LONDON (AP) – Former Formula One driver Alex Zanardi of Italy has won the gold medal in the 16-kilometer (10-mile) handcycling time trial at the 2012 London Paralympics. The two-time CART champion who lost both […]

09/05/2012