Lotus, Still Queens Of The F1 Hot Take, Comment On Williams' Thumb Nose

Thumb nose? Naw, brah. It's a tongue nose, according to Formula One's Most Amusing Social Media Team. The Lotus F1 Team recently took photos of the leaked Williams to task for being perhaps the most protrudey of the 2015 probosces and won the Internet by comparing it to cute baby animals. » 1/22/15 5:57pm Thursday 5:57pm

This Is The 2015 Sahara Force India Formula One Livery (And Nose?)

2015 will be the year of the "thumb nose" per the teams' new interpretation of the FIA's crash structure rules. Oh, and Force India, I am disappoint. This is their 2015 livery, and gone are the unique green accents that set it apart from all the other black and silver cars on the grid. » 1/21/15 10:45am Wednesday 10:45am

The Revolving Door Of Nürburgring Ownership Just Lost The F1 German GP

For the past few years, Hockenheim and the Nürburgring have agreed to alternate hosting the Formula One German Grand Prix. 2015 should be the Nürburgring's turn, but the new owners don't have a contract with F1, so the grand prix goes to Hockenheim this year instead. » 1/15/15 2:18pm 1/15/15 2:18pm

FIA May Un-Screw Honda And Allow In-Season Development Of All F1 Engines

All the non-Mercedes-powered teams in Formula One breathed a huge sigh of relief over a loophole which allows them to keep developing their 2015 engines throughout the year—except Honda, who actually had a named due date for their design. Now the FIA is looking to let Honda develop their engine all year, too. » 1/14/15 5:50pm 1/14/15 5:50pm

Remember When Formula One Sounded Like God Ate Chipotle For Lunch?

"It just sounded like power." Jacques Lafitte's Ligier-Matra would proudly shout over modern-day Formula One cars with its deep, growling V12. This car is one of the angriest things ever to wear French racing blue, and here's wonderful vintage onboard footage of it running at Monza. » 1/09/15 10:22pm 1/09/15 10:22pm

FIA Releases Tougher F1 Superlicense Rules To Prevent Future Verstappens

Max, baby—uh, wait, that's not what we mean—it's not that we don't love you, it's just that there are some concerns about your age and experience level. The FIA released more stringent criteria for earning a Formula One Superlicense today, which fans have unofficially dubbed the "Verstappen Rule." » 1/06/15 4:42pm 1/06/15 4:42pm

Why Penis Noses Got Banned From F1 In 2015 

Last year's Formula One noses were enough to give you nightmares of being attacked by a phallic object that has absolutely nothing to do with King Missile's body of work. Fortunately, the FIA agrees: no, the Easter Island nose treatment wasn't actually safe, and has been banned in 2015 per the rules. » 1/05/15 11:42am 1/05/15 11:42am

Surprise! FIA Admits Loophole Allows In-Season F1 Engine Development

Bad news if your team is running Mercedes power in Formula One: the FIA admitted that there's no hard date in the rules to submit a final engine design by for homologation, thus allowing mid-season upgrades. Even worse if you're Honda: your date was listed as Feb. 28, so no upgrades for you. » 1/02/15 12:41pm 1/02/15 12:41pm

Injured F1 Driver Jules Bianchi Has Started Rehab, Still Unconscious

Good news from the family of Jules Bianchi today: the Marussia Formula One racer has started a rehabilitation program for injuries sustained in a horrific wreck at the Japanese Grand Prix. While he remains unconscious, we are all hopeful that this means he will recover soon. » 12/30/14 2:11pm 12/30/14 2:11pm

Ferrari's Old F1 Transporters Would Make The Ultimate Party Bus Setup

Most of us just string up a few lights and start grilling, but what if it was possible to make more use of the inside space on a race hauler? Say, if there were some ingenious way to connect two haulers together into a two-level Haus of Party? Say hello the race hauler/party bus combo that we deserve. » 12/27/14 10:03am 12/27/14 10:03am