Bernie Ecclestone, billionaire Formula 1 overlord and Muppet, has given the parties behind the troubled 2012 United States Grand Prix at Austin's Circuit of the Americas exactly one week to fix everything before the race is finally cancelled.
The Formula Drift Qatar race is going on right now and is streaming live right here. Something else to distract you from working today.
There are two lessons here: One, looking through the corner is important. Two, there's nothing like a helmet cam to make in-car footage more interesting. It's bumpy. It's choppy. It's wet. His head gets knocked around. Manly!
We'll give you a hint: It goes in a racing car that helped a certain Argentinean win two F1 championships. Four words: direct injection and desmo. (If you know your history, that last bit should clinch it.)
The bloom is officially off the new Lotus F1 effort — ex-McLaren F1 driver Heikki Kovalainen smacked his green and yellow T127 into a tire wall at Jerez during testing today. Lots Of Trouble, Usually... Scandanavian?
The first Formula One test of 2010 took place this week in Spain. It concluded yesterday, but Sebastien Buemi's steely gaze is already piercing deep into the heart of our wire service. Eye-popping gallery time!
We made it over to the Shanghai Grand Prix again yesterday for some F1 action, but the weather was most definitely not on our side. We'll put it this way, we got wet. Spoilers below.
We don't know what the hell this F1 steering wheel/clock thing is, but we do know that we did NOT alter this image in Photoshop in any way.
The short was created primarily to show off Red Bull Racing's 2009 RB5 F1 car, but it also demonstrates and compares many of the new changes imposed on the F1 series as a whole. We especially like the transformation that occurs from the 2008 car to the 2009 RB5. Thanks to Spencer for the tip!
Red Bull Racing took the wraps off of its new 2009 F1 car, the RB5, at Jerez on Monday. We wonder if they'll try to add additional power to it with the little energy drink.
According to GrandPrix.com, Honda may be attempting to sell their F1 team before Christmas. If the sale does not take place before then the team could be dismantled. It's still 4:00 am in Japan so there's no official comment.
The F1 Paddock Club is the seating area where the Formula One uber-rich go to wine, dine, converse and oh yes, watch some cars do something or the other. Although most invitees to this exclusive club have an income level rivaling some small nations, it must be so bothersome to actually attend the races when they could…
With all the buzz over Danica Patrick wiping the floor at Twin Ring Motegi in Japan last weekend, it's easy to forget there's other talented females engaged in various forms of motorsport across the world. Just look at Michèle Mouton's rally career — multiple wins in her Audi Quattro and finishing a close second place…
When we first showed you a rendering of the Geely formula car, details were unavailable on what exactly it would be. We scoffed and expected nothing more than a semi-functional fiberglass F1-wannabe. But it turns out Geely actually turned up to the Beijing Motor Show with a relatively impressive machine. While it's…