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Rumor: F1's Jenson Button May Become The Most Dapper Man On Top Gear

Fair warning: this rumor comes via The Daily Mail, which is about as reliable a source as that guy at the music festival who did too much and needs a moment alone with the voices—particularly on all matters Top Gear. Behold: those voices say we might get Jenson Button as a Top Gear host! » 7/30/15 2:37pm Thursday 2:37pm

FIA Retires Number 17 From Formula One In Honor Of Jules Bianchi

FIA president Jean Todt announced this morning that the number 17 will be retired from the Formula One World Championship in honor of the last driver to use it, Jules Bianchi. Bianchi passed away Friday following severe head injuries sustained at last year’s Japanese Grand Prix. » 7/20/15 10:41am 7/20/15 10:41am

Motorsports Mourns The Loss Of Formula One Driver Jules Bianchi

The entire world of motorsports is in mourning today, as young Formula One driver Jules Bianchi passed away last night from injuries sustained at last year’s Japanese Grand Prix. Here are some of the condolences and memories shared by friends, competitors and other figures in motorsport.
» 7/18/15 12:27pm 7/18/15 12:27pm

Why Danger Isn't The Key To Making Formula One More Exciting

In light of recent attempts to make F1 more exciting again, some have called for a return to the high stakes, womanizing days of yore, where F1 didn’t apologize for what it was and a simple off would certainly end your race. Here’s why Hooniverse’s Patrick Hoffstetter doesn’t think that’s the answer to F1’s woes.
» 7/16/15 3:17pm 7/16/15 3:17pm

There Might Be Another American F1 Team Next Year (Maybe (Maybe) Maybe) 

Rumors and whispers of the Next Great American Formula One Team come and go, often crumbling like bits of Pirelli rubber in the wind. But while the Haas F1 team actually looks like it’s coming to fruition, there’s another murmur, this time dancing through the ears of Motorsport.com. And this one looks to be based on a… » 7/15/15 4:24pm 7/15/15 4:24pm

Lewis Hamilton Missed Wimbledon Over English Gentleman Wardrobe Failure

Never mind the random act of hat, or the shirt that may have been borrowed from James May. Formula One driver and SUPPPOSED English gentleman Lewis Hamilton ran afoul of the Royal Box dress code at Wimbledon, causing him to miss the final. The violation? No jacket, tie and shoes that were to the code’s standards.
» 7/13/15 9:50am 7/13/15 9:50am

Formula One Adds Race In Azerbaijan, Simplifies Grid Penalties

The FIA World Motor Sport Council decided on many issues related to racing all over the world today, but all eyes were on Formula One. Today, they not only approved many of the F1 Strategy Group’s proposed changes, but they released the 2016 race calendar. Welcome back, Germany, and say hello to Baku. » 7/10/15 7:00pm 7/10/15 7:00pm

Formula One Puts The Smack Down On Instructions Teams Can Give Drivers

Formula One said they were going to crack down on driver coaching and other aids to ensure that the driver has more control of the car, and now we know exactly what that will entail. Here’s why Kimi Räikkönen is probably smiling somewhere next to a bowl of ice cream because of the rules released today.
» 7/09/15 7:15pm 7/09/15 7:15pm

Rumor: Aston Martin To Bring Mercedes Power Units To Red Bull F1 Team

Oh, rumor mill, we love you so. Either a deal with Aston Martin will finally bring Formula One’s Red Bull Racing a functional power unit, or it’s a rumor so crazy that it will allow us to indulge in a time-honored Independence Day tradition: having a chuckle at Britain’s expense.
» 7/04/15 8:15pm 7/04/15 8:15pm

Strategy Group Gives Honda A Break, But Can They Actually Improve F1?

Surprisingly, the often inept and self-interested Formula One Strategy Group has made some constructive decisions. Changes to the power unit penalties which are crippling this season will be rushed through. On the other hand, they’re sticking to plans to overhaul the car design. Let’s look at today’s decisions.
» 7/02/15 9:00pm 7/02/15 9:00pm