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Are F1 Testing Restrictions Actually Hurting the Development of Young Drivers?

As part of its ongoing (and largely ineffective) attempts to cut costs in Formula One, the FIA is imposing further restrictions on testing for the 2015 season. According to the regulations published by F1's governing body, there will...Show More Summary

5 Questions Formula 1 Fans Would Love to Ask Bernie Ecclestone

Imagine you got stuck in a lift with Bernie Ecclestone — what questions would you ask him? A request for some free money or the hand of one of his daughters might rank quite highly for some. Perhaps you might ask for his secret stash...Show More Summary

Busch vs. Busch: Will Kurt or Kyle Have a Better 2015 NASCAR Season?

It’s rare when you have to say that both Busch brothers, Kyle and Kurt, had off years. But it was true in 2014. Even though they both made the Chase for the Sprint Cup, neither was a factor in the way the championship played out. Now...Show More Summary

Ranking the Top 10 US Drivers in F1 History

The United States of America and Formula One should, in theory, be a match made in heaven, but relations between the two superpowers have rarely been healthy. In its attempts to make it big in America, F1 has traveled to a total of 10...Show More Summary

Formula 1's Latest Rumours and Talk: Red Bull Focus on GP2, Pirelli and More

Red Bull have placed their remaining two Junior Team drivers in the GP2 series for 2015. Alex Lynn and Pierre Gasly will drive for top team DAMS, which has produced three of the last four series champions. Only one of those champions, Romain Grosjean, made it to Formula One. Show More Summary

McLaren's Struggle to Land a Title Sponsor Highlights a Larger Problem for F1

It has now been more than 10 months since McLaren CEO Ron Dennis guaranteed his team would have a new title sponsor early in the 2014 season. Now, racing director Eric Boullier says the team would be fine if it had to go another season without one. "We can afford to run without a title sponsor; that's a privilege," Boullier told ESPN F1. Show More Summary

6 of the Best Formula 1 Car Launches

Force India will reveal their 2015 Formula One car, the VJM08, in a ceremony in Mexico City later this month, according to Sky Sports' Pete Gill. The unveiling, which is scheduled for January 21, promises to take F1 back to a time when...Show More Summary

Ranking the 10 Most Popular Brands in NASCAR History

Fewer things are more synonymous with NASCAR than its branding. Part of the appeal is the message that marketers are trying to tell by slapping on a skin of paint and daring you not to eat M&Ms. The top brands in NASCAR aren ’t justShow More Summary

Sauber's 2015 F1 Driver Line-Up Brings a Combination of Talent and Sponsorship

The Sauber Formula One team has faced financial difficulties in recent years. Along with fellow independent teams like Force India and Lotus, the Swiss outfit has struggled with rising costs while continuing to receive a small piece of the F1 financial pie. For 2015, though, it appears their money troubles may be taken care of. Show More Summary

3 Birthday Wishes for Lewis Hamilton

The wonder kid who took Formula One by storm back in 2007 is a kid no more. Today (Jan. 7) marks Lewis Hamilton's 30th birthday, a milestone that was almost unthinkable when the 2006 GP2 champion, then at the age of 22, surged to a podium...Show More Summary

Why 2015 Formula 1 Testing Will Be Most Important to McLaren

The three pre -season Formula One tests will be critically important to all the teams, but McLaren have far more to gain or lose than anyone else. The Woking squad are taking a step into the unknown in 2015. Fernando Alonso has arrived...Show More Summary

Ranking the 10 Best NASCAR Rivalries of the 2000s

Last week, we ranked what we believed to be the best NASCAR rivalries of all time. Here, we rank the greatest rivalries in the sport from 2000 to the present. Frankly, we had a harder time doing this ranking than the all-time one because...Show More Summary

Dakar Rally Motorcycle Competitor Michal Hernik Dies at Age 39

Michal Hernik, a Polish motorcycle rider competing in the 2015 Dakar Rally, died Tuesday following an incident during the race's third stage. He was 39. According to an official release, a cause of death is not known at this time. Hernik " did not show any external signs of an accident " when his body was found. Show More Summary

Formula 1 Drops Korean Grand Prix from 2015 Schedule

The 2015 Formula 1 calendar has been reduced to 20 races after it was announced the Korean Grand Prix had been dropped from the competition. Korea was only added a surprise 21st destination in December at the request of chief executive...Show More Summary

Formula 1's Latest Rumours and Talk: Honda Anger, Livery Changes and More

The confirmation and subsequent fallout from the engine-development loophole has dominated Formula One headlines this past week. Honda, the only manufacturer which will not benefit from the loophole, are understandably displeased and...Show More Summary

Ranking the Most Polarizing Drivers in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series

There are several drivers in NASCAR who almost immediately draw negative reactions from some fans. Those reactions oftentimes stem from either on-track incidents those drivers have had with others—and oftentimes more than one incident...Show More Summary

NASCAR Drivers Most Likely to Win 1st Career Sprint Cup Title in 2015

What does it take to be a Sprint Cup champion? Well, there are a host of drivers on the circuit who are hoping to find that out in 2015. There are plenty of formidable drivers on the circuit who have already won a title—including Jimmie Johnson, Kevin Harvick and Brad Keselowski—who will be as dangerous as ever this upcoming season. Show More Summary

FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Sweeping Chase Elimination Changes Brought Surprises

Probably a good place to start an evaluation of NASCAR’s changed Chase championship strategy is with the current Sprint Cup champion, a past Super Bowl and NSCS champion owner and a decider--CEO and Chairman of NASCAR. Driver Kevin Harvick,...Show More Summary

Ranking the 5 Most Hotly Anticipated Formula 1 Car Launches of 2015

January is traditionally the month when new Formula One cars are unveiled for the season ahead. Launches offer teams the chance to parade new signings and sponsors and gives the rest of us the chance to see the protagonists of sillyShow More Summary

Winners and Losers of the 'Engine Freeze' Loophole

So after all the wrangling, arguments and whining, it turns out three of the Formula One power unit manufacturers will be able to develop their engines during the season after all. A loophole in the regulations governing engine development has been found. Show More Summary

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