What If Formula One Was Raced Like Mario Kart?

Overly serious car nerds can criticize games like Super Mario Kart for not being "authentic" or "representational of actual physics in any way," but sometimes life imitates art. The crash-bang-boom Australian Grand Prix this year doesn't look very different done up like the Nintendo classic. » 7/05/12 2:00pm 7/05/12 2:00pm

Yeah, Sebastian Vettel Totally Can’t Overtake

It wasn’t until his wheels-on-grass outside pass on Fernando Alonso at the 2011 Italian Grand Prix, which paved the way to his 18th victory, that people kind of shut up about Sebastian Vettel’s lack of overtaking abilities. In Melbourne, at the 2012 season’s first race, he provided further proof that he’s not a… » 3/26/12 10:00am 3/26/12 10:00am

The 2011 Australian Grand Prix in Crayola

After a winter off-season extended by the cancellation of the Bahrain Grand Prix, Formula One finally returned on a windy autumn afternoon in Melbourne. Four months without a Grand Prix, it would have been a fun race even if it weren’t fun. But it was fun. Warning: spoilers. » 3/28/11 4:00pm 3/28/11 4:00pm

Aussies Charge Lewis Hamilton For Epic Burnout

Melbourne authorities are charging F1 star Lewis Hamilton with "intentionally losing control of a vehicle," the coolest sounding crime ever, because of an epic burnout he did in front of fans before the Australian Grand Prix. » 5/24/10 12:00pm 5/24/10 12:00pm

Another One Bites the Dust: BMW to Quit F1 at End of Season

Barely eight months after Honda called it quits, another manufacturer of white cars is out of Formula One as BMW throws in the towel at the end of this season. What will this mean for the all-conquering Brawn GP? » 7/29/09 8:30am 7/29/09 8:30am