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

Everything You Need To Know For This Year's Formula One US Grand Prix

Formula One is the pinnacle in all of motorsports. America is the pinnacle of all the countries. Texas likes to think it's the pinnacle of all the states (but don't tell Matt and Patrick it isn't.) Today brings us the Formula One United States Grand Prix straight from Texas, and you better watch it. » 11/17/13 12:08pm 11/17/13 12:08pm

Sebastian Vettel Channels His Inner Ricky Bobby After Qualifying First

Magical race-winning superhero and donut enthusiast qualified first for tomorrow's U.S. Grand Prix in Austin, because of course he did. And after securing the pole following a tight battle with teammate Mark Webber, Vettel celebrated with an appropriately Texas remark: "Shake and bake, baby." » 11/16/13 2:31pm 11/16/13 2:31pm

Take A Virtual Drive Of Circuit Of The Americas On Google Maps

I don't know if you've heard, but there's something of a race going on this weekend in lovely Austin, Texas. While you may not get to drive a Formula One car at 10/10ths on the Circuit of the Americas (unless you're an actual F1 driver, in which case, good for you), you can now experience the track on Google Maps. » 11/14/13 2:20pm 11/14/13 2:20pm

Hang Out With Jalopnik And Neal Pollack At Our Austin F1 Party

Last year's Austin F1 party was a huge success, with over 100 people stopping by and enjoying a beer with their fellow readers and Jalopnik contributors. This year we're doing it even bigger on the Thursday before the race at the Hi Hat Public House with no less than the farewell appearance of The Neal Pollack… » 10/30/13 2:45pm 10/30/13 2:45pm