How Formula One Actually Works: A Guide For Confused Americans

Cricket is considered to be the most impenetrable game for non-Englishmen to comprehend. Being English I cannot understand why foreigners might struggle to grasp the appeal of sitting on a wooden bench and watching 22 men occasionally move on-and-off a large field for five days, but believe me when I tell you that a… » 11/20/14 12:00pm Today 12:00pm

Watch Fernando Alonso Squirm When Asked A Seriously Awkward Question

Today, the worst kept secret in Formula One was confirmed: Fernando Alonso will be leaving Ferrari at the end of the season, to be replaced by Sebastian Vettel. At today's pre-race press conference, Alonso was asked if he'd want Jenson Button as his teammate... while Button was sitting next to him. » 11/20/14 9:48am Today 9:48am

Jules Bianchi Breathing On His Own, Moved To France Per Family Statement

The family of injured Formula One driver Jules Bianchi released a statement today explaining that Bianchi has been taken out of the artificial coma he was placed in after the wreck. He is breathing on his own and has moved to Nice, France, to continue his recovery closer to his family and friends. » 11/19/14 12:21pm Yesterday 12:21pm

Leaked Letter Shows How Bad Formula One's Finance Problem Really Is

A letter to Bernie Ecclestone cosigned by smaller Formula One teams Force India, Sauber and Lotus explains just how lopsided the sport's distribution of commercial revenue is along with other key facts, such as how none of the smaller teams voted to move to the new V6 turbo engine. » 11/17/14 4:19pm Monday 4:19pm

Mercedes In Urgent Contract Talks With Lewis Hamilton

Per Motorsport.com, Mercedes Formula One boss Toto Wolff wants to get into contract talks as soon as possible to keep both Lewis Hamilton as well as Nico Rosberg on the team for the forseeable future. This would shut the door on a Fernando Alonso to Mercedes move as well for Hamilton going back to McLaren. » 11/17/14 1:02pm Monday 1:02pm

​Bernie Ecclestone Doesn't Care About You If You're Not Old And Rich

We all know Bernie Ecclestone is a money-grubbing, chauvinistic asshat, but the crusty supreme leader of F1 just upped his Mr. Burns quotient by 1,000 in a recent interview, pointing out that 15-year-olds don't buy Rolexes and comparing Marussia and Caterham to "ladies with credit cards." Then it gets worse. » 11/14/14 2:40pm 11/14/14 2:40pm

Could Formula One Return To Screaming V8 Engines?

As we near the end of the 2014 Formula One season, one thing has become readily apparent: almost everyone hates these supposedly amazing new turbo hybrid V6 engines. Most teams despise their hefty costs, and fans and drivers alike bemoan their underwhelming noise. Could there be a return to V8 power? » 11/11/14 10:15am 11/11/14 10:15am