Guy Martin: a new host for a new Top Gear

When the Christmas book rankings were released in 2014, it came as a shock to many that a certain truck mechanic from Grimsby had outsold Hilary Clinton’s greatly anticipated memoir ‘Hard Choices’. Bookshops all across London were asking, “who is this Guy Martin?”, “where has he come from?” and, “was he the bloke on… » 5/19/15 7:22am 5/19/15 7:22am

There Is No Way In Fiery Hell Iran Is Getting An F1 Race Anytime Soon

Formula One nerds were all a-twittering this weekend over a report from Iranian state news agency IRNA saying that the Middle Eastern dictatorship has plans to construct a “Formula 1 circuit.” But here’s the thing. Iran can build an F1-capable circuit all they want, but it ain’t happening anytime soon. » 5/04/15 10:32am 5/04/15 10:32am

10 Liveries That Would Have Been More Interesting on a McLaren P1

I've got nothing against the fabled Gulf Racing livery, but on a McLaren P1 it seems kinda dull, and in this case, not particularly well-executed (Gulf blue is pale, powder blue, not this cartoonish Cerulean hue). I feel like perhaps this car was spec'd by someone who knows nothing about McLaren, and just enough about… » 12/23/14 10:54am 12/23/14 10:54am

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 9:38am 11/20/14 9:38am