Lewis Hamilton Wins Most Drama-Filled U.S. Grand Prix Yet

Two years ago in Austin, Lewis Hamilton took home the checkered flag at Circuit of the Americas' first-ever Formula One race. Today, driving for a different team and continuing a dominant streak he's displayed all season, Hamilton won again. But the race was full of drama, on the track and off. » 11/02/14 4:45pm 11/02/14 4:45pm

Of Course Bernie Ecclestone Is The Only One Cool With A Smaller F1 Grid

With Caterham and Marussia bowing out of the next two races due to financial struggles and other smaller teams becoming vocal about costs being an issue, Formula One overlord Bernie Ecclestone would like to let everyone know that he's fine with the idea of tiny, lame 14-car grids. I'm pretty sure he's the only one. » 11/01/14 4:29pm 11/01/14 4:29pm

F1 Tests 'Virtual Safety Car' That Forces Drivers To Slow Down

In the event of a crash or some other dangerous situation on the track, many forms of motorsport deploy a safety car that leads the race cars around at a safer speed. But in the wake of Formula One driver Jules Bianchi's terrifying crash at the Japanese Grand Prix, F1 officials are testing a system that could make… » 11/01/14 1:01pm 11/01/14 1:01pm

Caterham And Marussia Won't Face Penalty For Being Too Broke To Race

The Formula One grid is a lot smaller than normal in Austin this weekend because the Marussia and Caterham teams are both too cash-strapped to run the race. Adding insult to injury, the teams could technically face penalties from the FIA for not showing up, but race stewards have decided otherwise. » 10/31/14 6:37pm 10/31/14 6:37pm

Heikki Kovalainen’s USGP Race Ruined By Garbage, Because America

Heikki Kovalainen, eccentric mumbler Kimi Räikkönen's last-minute Lotus replacement, was running in the points at last week's Formula One United States Grand Prix before he dropped off the face of the Earth, never to be heard from the podium again. It turns out that his race was possibly ruined by the most… » 11/21/13 4:00pm 11/21/13 4:00pm

I Met Romain Grosjean And Had An Epic Time At My First F1 Race

When you're a car enthusiast, your first trip to a Formula One race is kind of a magical experience. OppositeLock's JonathonW8 and his wife had an amazing time at Circuit of the Americas this weekend, and the highlight of the trip was meeting up-and-coming Lotus driver Romain Grosjean. Here's the story of their trip. » 11/19/13 8:56am 11/19/13 8:56am

How Racing Legend Jackie Stewart Made This Fan's Dream Come True

When James W. Edge bought a white racing helmet at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, it wasn't for racing. His goal was to get it signed by every Indy Car driver he could find. Life made him abandon his project for 16 years, but he finally finished it on Friday thanks to the one big name he had been missing: Legendary… » 11/18/13 2:00pm 11/18/13 2:00pm