Raikkonen wins US Grand Prix as Hamilton F1 title bid denied

Ferrari driver Kimi Raikkonen, of Finland, passes Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton, of Britain, during the Formula One U.S. Grand Prix auto race at the

Ferrari driver Kimi Raikkonen, of Finland, passes Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton, of Britain, during the Formula One U.S. Grand Prix auto race at the

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton, of Britain, drives his car during the Formula One U.S. Grand Prix auto race at the Circuit of the Americas, Sunday, Oc

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton, of Britain, drives his car during the Formula One U.S. Grand Prix auto race at the Circuit of the Americas, Sunday, Oc

Ferrari driver Kimi Raikkonen, of Finland, drives his car during the Formula One U.S. Grand Prix auto race at the Circuit of the Americas, Sunday, Oct

Ferrari driver Kimi Raikkonen, of Finland, drives his car during the Formula One U.S. Grand Prix auto race at the Circuit of the Americas, Sunday, Oct

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Kimi Raikkonen earned his first win since 2013 and a big day from Ferrari at the U.S. Grand Prix on Sunday denied Lewis Hamilton's bid for a fifth career Formula One championship.

The Mercedes driver could have closed out the season title with a result that would have left him eight points clear of Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel. But Hamilton's third-place finish, the first time he hasn't won the U.S. Grand Prix since 2013, and Vettel's fourth, pushed the championship back another week to Mexico City.

Raikkonen, a former world champion, won a race that saw a blistering finish. Hamilton made a late charge for second, only to be denied by Red Bull's Max Verstappen. Vettel make a key move into fourth in the final laps to keep the championship alive.

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