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Formula 1 2014 Season in Numbers

The 2014 Formula One season was among the best of recent years. The two-horse title race between Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg may not have been to everyone's taste, but there was always action going on further down the field, too....Show More Summary

Ranking the Top 5 Overtakes of the 2014 Formula 1 Season

If you were to ask a group of Formula One enthusiasts what they enjoy most about the sport, their answers will vary. Some may like it when their favourite driver wins, while others—usually the shallower ones—might admit that they take...Show More Summary

Ranking the Formula 1 Drivers on How Many Points They Beat Their Team-Mates By

Thanks in part to the awarding of double points at the final race of the season, Lewis Hamilton beat Nico Rosberg to the Formula One drivers' championship by 67 points. The gap between the pair ended up larger than it had been at any...Show More Summary

Top 10 Moments from 2014 F1 Season

In the years to come, the history books will suggest that the 2014 Formula One season was one to forget. The runaway constructors' champions, Mercedes, won all but three of the 19 races, with Lewis Hamilton claiming 11 grand prix victories...Show More Summary

Mark Webber in Hospital After Horror WEC Crash: Latest Details and Comment

Mark Webber escaped any serious injury but remains in hospital as a precautionary measure following a horrific crash during the last race of this season's World Endurance Championship in Brazil. The former Formula 1 driver's PorscheShow More Summary

5 NASCAR Drivers Set to Breakout in 2015 Sprint Cup Series

What does it take to make the big statement? What kind of season does a NASCAR driver need to have in order to get the fans, the media and his or her fellow competitors to take notice? These five not-often-mentioned drivers all figure to be in a situation in 2015 that should prove beneficial to their careers. Show More Summary

Formula 1 Salaries vs. Points Won: Which Driver Provided the Best Value in 2014?

From the end of the Australian Grand Prix —the first race of the season—the 2014 Formula One titles were never really in doubt. Mercedes built a dominant car and easily won the constructors' championship with three races to spare. Their...Show More Summary

10 Burning Questions for the 2014 NASCAR Offseason

It wasn ’t difficult to come up with 10 questions for the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup season. How disruptive is it to change crew chiefs on a team? Is it OK for the Chase rules to have a path to the championship without a race win? And how...Show More Summary

10 Bold Suggestions to Make F1 Competitive at All Levels

The 2014 Formula One season was one of the most exciting, tense campaigns in recent memory—but one could never describe it as unpredictable. In the end, only two teams and three drivers—Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg, andShow More Summary

Formula 1's Latest Rumours and Talk: Hulkenberg at Le Mans, Button, More

Nico Hulkenberg will become the first full-time Formula One driver since Sebastien Bourdais to compete in the 24 Hours of Le Mans. He will line up in a Porsche for his debut at the event on June 13 next year. Jenson Button may join him if McLaren choose to dispense with his services. Show More Summary

The Biggest Surprises from the 2014 NASCAR Season

Every NASCAR season has its share of change and surprises. This year was no exception. New competition rules, a new Chase format, a new driver and a hot August night were just a few of the unexpected twists and turns that made the 2014...Show More Summary

Mercedes and Williams Were the Most Efficient Teams in the 2014 Formula 1 Season

In Formula One, like other professional sports, having a larger budget than your rivals can give you an advantage on the field of play or, in this case, the race track. However, outspending the competition is not a guarantee of success. Show More Summary

Power Ranking the Formula 1 Teams After 2014 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton's victory at the season-ending 2014 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix gave Mercedes their 16th win of the year. They should have won the other three too, but a combination of reliability and less-than-sensible driving conspired against them. Show More Summary

Stock Watch for NASCAR's Sprint Cup Team in 2014

With the 2014 Sprint Cup season fading in the rearview mirror and the start of the 2015 season still nearly three months away, it's time to take stock in the top organizations in NASCAR's premier division. Can 2014 champion Kevin Harvick...Show More Summary

Ranking the Top 10 Moments from the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Chase

Before the start of the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup season, the new Chase format, with its elimination rounds, looked pretty good on paper. It turned out to be better than anyone could have imagined. It turned each race into an all-out battle. Show More Summary

McLaren Would Be Cruel to Partner Kevin Magnussen with Fernando Alonso in 2015

Forget Lewis Hamilton versus Nico Rosberg at Mercedes. And, for that matter, forget the battle of the Red Bulls between Sebastian Vettel and Daniel Ricciardo. Prior to the 2014 Formula One season, there was only one inter-team scrapShow More Summary

Can Williams Continue Their 2014 Success Through the 2015 Formula 1 Season?

Last Sunday in Abu Dhabi, the Williams Formula One team capped their best season in more than a decade with their first double-podium finish since 2005. With Felipe Massa hunting down Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton in the final laps, it looked...Show More Summary

Identifying the Turning Point in Lewis Hamilton-Nico Rosberg F1 Title Battle

In the end, Lewis Hamilton won the 2014 Formula One World Championship with ease. A run of six wins in the final seven races of the season in a period which saw Nico Rosberg, his Mercedes team-mate and title rival, suffer two crippling...Show More Summary

Formula 1's Latest Rumours and Talk: Lewis Hamilton, Red Bull, Ferrari, More

Lewis Hamilton is keen to sign a new contract with Mercedes, and the team want to retain him. But nothing will be rushed. With all manner of options, clauses and assurances to consider — and the small matter of salary — there's plenty...Show More Summary

Can Nico Rosberg Recover from 2014 Formula 1 Title Defeat to Lewis Hamilton?

It was on Lap 45 of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix that Nico Rosberg knew the game was up. The previous lap, the German—hindered by a motor generator unit failure which left him significantly short of engine power—had asked his race engineer,...Show More Summary

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