In 66 seasons of the Formula One World Championship, just 95 different drivers have won a grand prix (10 others won the Indianapolis 500 when it counted towards the championship). Improbably, Pastor Maldonado is one of them, and it is...Show More Summary
Bernie Ecclestone, the chief executive of Formula One auto racing, has confirmed to Forbes that the owners of Silverstone, the home of the British Grand Prix, would need his consent to sell the historic circuit. Silverstone is owned by the British Racing Drivers Club (BRDC), a group of 850 racing luminaries, [...]
Hotels in Mexico City got an uplift of nearly 130% in their average daily takings when Formula One auto racing came to town last year according to data from industry analyst STR Global. The Mexican Grand Prix returned to the F1 calendar on 1 November, after a 23-year absence, with a [...]
Formula One is having some tyre troubles—but not the kind that plagued the 2013 British Grand Prix. Last summer, F1 CEO Bernie Ecclestone agreed to a new deal with Pirelli to continue supplying the series with tyres from 2017 to 2019. Show More Summary
Grand Prix Drivers’ Association chairman Alexander Wurz told the BBC that its drivers unanimously agreed that now is the time to implement better head protection in the cars, and that F1 is in a position to do so by 2017. Read more....
Since arriving at Mercedes at the beginning of the 2013 season, Lewis Hamilton has cemented his status as a legend of Formula One. In the last two seasons alone, he has claimed 18 pole positions, 21 grand prix victories and, of course, world championships in 2014 and 2015. Show More Summary
Jolyon Palmer's lifelong dream will finally come to fruition on March 20 when he makes his Formula One debut at the 2016 Australian Grand Prix. The 24-year-old Brit will partner Pastor Maldonado at the Renault team, having served asShow More Summary
In 2007, Lewis Hamilton exploded into Formula One with McLaren, finishing on the podium at his first nine races (at the time, tied for the third-longest podium streak in F1 history) and taking victory in just his sixth grand prix. In...Show More Summary
One of the most iconic names in the history of Formula One, McLaren -Honda were brought to their knees over the course of the 2015 season. A team synonymous with grand prix victories and title triumphs with Ayrton Senna and Alain Prost...Show More Summary
The 2015 Formula One season could best be described as mixed. There were moments of excitement and drama, some great overtaking and a handful of fantastic wheel-to-wheel duels. The Hungarian and United States Grand Prix were the biggest...Show More Summary
[It used to be a little easier to tell when Formula One cars were loaded up in a turn. Here’s Juan Manuel Fangio driving a Maserati during the 1957 Italian Grand Prix. Photo credit: Central Press/Getty Images] Read more...
In this series of photographs from Pascal Rondeau for Getty Images, we can see Mauricio Gugelmin in the Leyton House March Judd CG891 crashing at the start of the 1989 French Grand Prix. It’s a rare high-resolution view of a crash from Formula One’s past. Read more...
As the United States Grand Prix looks increasingly in doubt for 2016 in the wake of a wavering commitment form the State of Texas, race-watchers have pointed to one recently-resurfaced letter from 2010 as proof that the state can’t shake its commitment. But will it have any sway with Texas’ new state officials? Read more...
The chances of the United States Grand Prix remaining on the Formula One calendar appear to have been given a boost after it came to light that the state of Texas has committed to paying the full $25 million hosting fee for the race. The commitment has been uncovered in a [...]
Toro Rosso memorably scored their first Formula One victory at the Italian Grand Prix in September 2008 and then finished the season 10 points ahead of their parent team, Red Bull (the first and only time that has happened). At the end...Show More Summary
'Tis the season to be jolly and for Lewis Hamilton, Christmas 2015 will be a particularly cheerful occasion. As the most successful year of his Formula One career draws to a close, Hamilton, now with 43 grand prix victories and three...Show More Summary
Formula One team bosses are the motor-racing equivalent of football managers. It is mostly left to the drivers, the stars of the show, to receive plaudits when a team performs strongly and claims podiums, grand prix victories and world...Show More Summary
Cover: Patrick Depailler’s Tyrell P34 at the 1976 Dutch Grand Prix. Photos courtesy of McKlein Publishing. Do you have a passion for racing in the 1950s through the 1970s? An interest in Formula One, sports cars, touring cars and rally cars? Do you subscribe to the theory that when it comes to art, bigger is […]
Max Verstappen " will be (in) a world championship-winning team before he is 20," mused Martin Brundle, the former grand prix driver, as the teenager announced his arrival in Formula One in the early weeks of 2015, per Sky Sports' James...Show More Summary
Sebastian Vettel 's victory at the 2015 Malaysian Grand Prix was one of the most significant moments in recent Formula One history. That it was the German on top of the podium meant very little, and a 222nd win for the Ferrari team would...Show More Summary