Porsche Gives One Driver a Chance to Race in Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup

Porsche Gives One Driver a Chance to Race in Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup
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Starting next year, Porsche will select one exceptionally talented driver to participate in the Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup, a support event to Formula 1. The driver will be selected from the Porsche one-make race series worldwide, and will cover a majority of the season budget. Continue Reading...

Caterham F1 Team Show off Driving Skills, by Playing Soccer – Video

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  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. Continue Reading...

F1 Needs to Reduce Costs: Ferrari Boss Says

F1 Needs to Reduce Costs: Ferrari Boss Says
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Ferrari’s President, Luca di Montezemolo, recently affirmed his support for the need to cut costs in Formula 1, inline with the FIA which has said essentially that drastic measures are required if the sport is to remain viable over the longer term. Continue Reading...

Sebastian Vettel Tests Grand Prix of America Course

Sebastian Vettel Tests Grand Prix of America Course
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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.  Continue Reading...

Protests Force Cancellation of Canadian GP Opening Day Event

Protests Force Cancellation of Canadian GP Opening Day Event
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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. Continue Reading...

What a Formula 1 Car Looks Like Inside

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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.  Continue Reading...

Michael Schumacher the 2nd Highest Earning Sportsman of All Time

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Michael Schumacher the 2nd Highest Earning Sportsman of All Time
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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… Continue Reading...

Mid-Engine Ferrari Hybrid Flagship Confirmed For 2013 by CEO

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Brace yourselves, the Ferrari hybrid is coming. Having first revealed its mid-engine HY-KERS development at the 2012 Beijing Auto Show, Ferrari CEO Amedeo Felisa confirmed that the future halo mid-engine hybrid supercar will officially debut in 2013. Continue Reading...

Ayrton Senna’s Autographed Formula 1 Steering Wheel Up For Auction

Ayrton Senna’s Autographed Formula 1 Steering Wheel Up For Auction
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Adoration for Ayrton Senna was rekindled after Asif Kapadia’s film “Senna” came out in 2010, creating a new following among younger racing enthusiasts and inspiring a fresh group of Formula 1 fans. Continue Reading...

Anonymous Targets Formula 1 Website in Protest of Bahrain Regime

Anonymous Targets Formula 1 Website in Protest of Bahrain Regime
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Anonymous, famous for wreaking havoc on credit card companies, major financial institutions and other business titans, is now targeting Formula 1 racing.  Its attacks are based on disapproval around how the Bahrain regime is treating its citizens, even while a major sporting event takes place. Certain members of the Force India F1 team have already… Continue Reading...

Force India F1 Team Members Leave after Violence During Bahrain Grand Prix

Force India F1 Team Members Leave after Violence During Bahrain Grand Prix
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Last year, civil unrest and rioting caused the Kingdom of Bahrain to withdraw from hosting the 2011 Bahrain Grand Prix. One year later, Formula 1 returns to Bahrain despite remaining political instability. Authorities gave their word to assure the safety of the visiting Formula 1 community, promising to provide an enormous security presence for the event. Unfortunately,… Continue Reading...

Formula 1 Braking Technology Explained by Brembo in Video

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To see the latest in car technology, be sure to check out the advancements in Formula 1 cars. They have engines with incredible amounts of power, superb aerodynamics that keep these little things on the ground and safety features that keep their drivers safe in the case of a high-speed crash. There’s still an untold… Continue Reading...

Ferrari Hybrid System Detailed by Patent Applications

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Ferrari Hybrid System Detailed by Patent Applications
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Patent applications from Ferrari have revealed some details on a new hybrid system for its performance road cars. Ever since the FIA motorsport governing body permitted the application of a KERS (Kinetic Energy Recovery System) in Formula 1, Ferrari had intended to trickle down its latest racing technology and apply it to its line of… Continue Reading...

Nico Rosberg Delivers First Mercedes F1 Win Since 1955

Nico Rosberg Delivers First Mercedes F1 Win Since 1955
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This Formula 1 Chinese Grand Prix race weekend enjoyed many firsts. Mercedes GP driver Nico Rosberg scored his maiden Formula 1 pole position and succeeded in taking the momentum from his strong qualifying performance over to race day, earning his first ever F1 GP victory. Controlling the race from start to finish, Rosberg commented, “It’s… Continue Reading...

Michael Schumacher Explains Formula 1 Steering Wheel in Video

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When it comes to the pinnacle of motorsports, things get very expensive and very complicated at Formula 1. A Formula 1 steering wheel, a tiny carbon fiber control panel that places every electronically adjustable parameter of a Formula 1 race car into the palm of the driver’s hands, can cost $50,000 alone. With more buttons, toggle… Continue Reading...

Niki Lauda’s Horrific Nurburgring Crash Recreated – Video

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It was a miracle that no one died at the Nurburgring Grand Prix of 1976. On lap two of the race, Niki Lauda, who drove for Ferrari F1 had a terrible crash that sent his car bouncing between the barriers and bursting into flames. Lauda’s burning car was then struck by Brett Lunger’s Surtees-Ford, who… Continue Reading...

Gilles Villeneuve Tribute to be Held at Fiorano Test Track

Gilles Villeneuve Tribute to be Held at Fiorano Test Track
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Formula 1 and Indy Series champion Jacques Villeneuve will drive his father Gilles’s 1979 Ferrari 312 T4 Formula 1 car at the Fiorano test track on May 8 in tribute to the 30th anniversary of his father’s death. In 1982, Formula 1 witnessed the talents of the Canadian race car driver. Regarded as the fastest… Continue Reading...

Lotus Exits F1, But Lotus Name Remains

Lotus Exits F1, But Lotus Name Remains
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Despite terminating its title sponsorship deal with Group Lotus, Lotus is committed to keeping its name in Formula 1 for the imminent feature. Confused? You should be. Group Lotus was recently sold by Proton to Malaysian automotive corporation DRB-Hicom, causing Lotus F1’s team owner Genii Capital to end its formal relationship with Lotus. Just a… Continue Reading...

Proton May Purchase Team Lotus F1

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Proton May Purchase Team Lotus F1
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 For the first two races of the 2012 Formula 1 season, Team Lotus has received a mixed bag of results. Formula 1 World Champion Kimi Raikkonen finished both races in the points despite mediocre qualifying. Meanwhile, GP2 champion Romain Grosjean displayed rapid pace during qualifying but suffered a DNF for both races. Such is the mix… Continue Reading...