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 |  Jun 18 2013, 4:01 PM


McLaren has announced that it’ll be bringing a trio of F1s to this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed event, joining past and present Can-Ams that the British automaker revealed previously.

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 |  May 30 2013, 1:02 PM


Starting in the 2014 F1 season, Williams will source its engines from Mercedes’ AMG brand. 

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 |  May 16 2013, 11:13 AM


Honda will return to the world of Formula One racing for the 2015 season in partnership with McLaren, which will source its engines from the Japanese company. 

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 |  Apr 10 2013, 2:15 PM


Despite having a dumb name, the LaFerrari is nothing short of awe inspiring.

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 |  Feb 26 2013, 4:40 PM

McLaren P1

Few car companies are committed to all-out performance quite like McLaren. The boutique British brand is probably best known for its outrageous F1 supercar that set speed records in the 1990s. But the company is far from a one-hit wonder. Over the last decade and a half they’ve been active in racing, worked with other automakers like Mercedes-Benz to deliver some awe-inspiring vehicles and have even developed a successor to the F1 – the elegant looking but awkwardly named MP4-12C.

SEE ALSO: 2013 Geneva Motor Show Coverage

Pushing into the future, McLaren is set to reveal a new supercar at the Geneva Motor Show in just a few days, and believe it or not the P1 as it’s known is actually a hybrid. But don’t worry; it’ll still deliver absolutely crushing performance. Here are the Top 10 things you must know about this exciting new McLaren before it takes the stage next week.

 |  Jan 22 2013, 5:02 PM

Scuderia Ferrari, the brand’s racing division, is teasing its 2013 F1 race car today with a countdown.

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 |  Dec 05 2012, 1:32 PM

Some small changes to the rules are coming to Formula 1 for the 2013 race season, changing up team curfews and how the drivers practice and qualify. 

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 |  Oct 19 2012, 4:04 PM

Back in June, Bernie Ecclestone seemed confident that the Grand Prix of America would not happen in 2013. Despite that, June 16, 2013 was announced as the date for the inaugural Grand Prix of America at Port Imperial. Turns out Ecclestone was right.

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 |  Oct 15 2012, 8:01 AM

In a surprising move, Formula One and Speed will be going their separate ways after this season, ending a 17-year relationship.

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 |  Oct 10 2012, 9:01 AM

Exiting the sport in 2008, Honda has reportedly resumed interest in the pinnacle of motorsports: Formula One.

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 |  Oct 04 2012, 7:46 AM

After a less-than-glorious return to the sport, seven-time Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher has announced his retirement from the pinnacle of motorsports.

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 |  Sep 29 2012, 9:01 AM

After spending his entire career driving for McLaren, Lewis Hamilton will now be behind the wheel for Mercedes Formula One starting next season. Hamilton will replace seven-time Formula One champ Michael Schumacher.

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 |  Sep 28 2012, 12:52 PM

After months of speculation on whether or not a deal could be done to make the Grand Prix of America at Port Imperial a reality, the date has been set for June 16th, 2013, and this time there’s no asterisk next to it.

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 |  Aug 16 2012, 9:32 AM

New still photos of Ron Howard’s upcoming F1 movie, Rush, were just released as teasers for the film, which will debut in a little more than a year on September 20, 2013. 

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 |  Aug 13 2012, 7:33 PM

Would you rather see Tony Stewart drive a Chevrolet Astro van or a World War II tank? If you chose the tank then you’re in the majority, but that isn’t the last vehicle on the list.

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 |  Jul 12 2012, 11:35 AM

The Mclaren MP4-12C Spider debuted last week, and now the company has dropped the first video of the Spider out for a cruise. 

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 |  Jul 06 2012, 3:51 PM


With the British Grand Prix kicking off this weekend, Caterham Formula One drivers Heikki Kovalainen and Vitaly Petrov decided to flex their driving skills in conjunction with the Queen Park Rangers (QPR) football team.

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 |  Jun 12 2012, 2:45 PM

Driving an Infiniti IPL G Coupe, F1 star Sebastian Vettel set tires smoking and caught some serious speed racing around the New Jersey roads that will mark the Grand Prix of America course in 2013. 

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 |  Jun 04 2012, 7:29 AM

Ongoing student protests in Montreal, Canada are starting to impinge upon more than just the sleeping habits of the city’s residents, with organizers of the Canadian Grand Prix announcing the cancellation of festivities on the first day of the race weekend.

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 |  Jun 01 2012, 5:32 PM

Fraught with delays and uncertainty, Texas’ latest race track, the Circuit of the Americas, is still under construction. Despite that, a digital version is ready to go, giving gamers the first crack at the new track.

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 |  May 30 2012, 7:32 PM

If there’s one thing that probably beats being on the drug that is Charlie Sheen, it’s driving an F1 car. For better or worse, the average person has about as much of a shot at piloting one as they would at surviving Sheen’s devil-may-care cocaine habit. 

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 |  May 29 2012, 8:31 AM

Threats of protests threatening a Formula One race are nothing new in far away regions of the world like the Middle-East, but what about here in North America?

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 |  May 28 2012, 9:31 AM

Have you heard the big news in Formula One? No, not that Mark Webber just won the Monaco Grand Prix, but that Red Bull has launched its ‘Racing Spy’ app, bringing plenty of Formula One goodness to your favorite Apple device.

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 |  May 08 2012, 8:31 AM

Formula 1 is a lucrative career no matter how you place. It’s even more so if you’re a seven-time World Champion.

In fact, according to a new list released by the Sunday Times, Michael Schumacher has earned a total of $823 million during his career that has stretched from the Benneton team back in 1991 to the Mercedes-Benz team of today – plus a hugely successful stint in between as the man at Ferrari.

Schumacher’s earnings are not, however, enough to rank him as the sports world’s highest earner; that title goes to Tiger Woods, who edges out the F1 champ by $46 million.

By comparison, Schumacher (and Woods) easily best others in the running, including Michael Jordan at $516 million, Roger Federer at $316 million and David Beckham at “just” $258 million.

As for other Formula 1 starts, both Fernando Alonso and Kimi Raikkonen have billed for roughly $161 million during their careers while World Champions Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button tally $89 million and $85 million respectively.