Just a few days ago we all enjoyed watching Dutch F1 racer Max Verstappen charge up Kitzbühel’s ski slopes and do donuts in the snow with his 800 horsepower race car. Austrian authorities were less apparently enthusiastic though, and want to fine Red Bull almost $33,000 over the stunt.
Toro Rosso driver Max Verstappen took his Formula One car to the ski slopes of Kitzbühel, Austria to drift and rip donuts. The resulting video is what dreams are made of.
In this series of photographs from Pascal Rondeau for Getty Images, we can see Mauricio Gugelmin in the Leyton House March Judd CG891 crashing at the start of the 1989 French Grand Prix. It’s a rare high-resolution view of a crash from Formula One’s past.
Infiniti and Red Bull Racing will discontinue their partnership at the end of the 2015 season, one year before their contract was supposed to end. While the F1 team will continue to use Renault engines, the new power units will wear TAG Heuer badges.
Following the Brazilian Grand Prix qualifying session in which he failed to post a time on Saturday, McLaren Formula One driver Fernando Alonso took a seat and basked in the sun a bit. Little did he know that it would lead to a (hilarious) photoshopping frenzy of “#PlacesAlonsoWouldRatherBe” on Twitter.
The Grand Prix Masters - featuring some legendary single-seater drivers in equal cars - was a racing series that was destined for massive success but then ultimately went down the drain as most of the start-up initiatives in the motor racing community. Here’s the story of it all from those involved.
I saw more former F1 drivers walking around the paddocks at the Mexican Grand Prix than current ones, but only a single soul with the fashion sense of Juan Pablo Montoya.
While Formula One Mercedes AMG teammates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg are busy throwing hats at each other and upping their rivalry on track, boss Toto Wolff is basically sitting back to enjoy the show.
Aston Martin is settling a deal with Force India to put its name back in Formula One for the first time in over 50 years, better positioning the British brand against rivals like McLaren and Ferrari.
The businessman running F1 known as Bernie Ecclestone held an impromptu roundtable for journalists at the rain-soaked U.S. Grand Prix yesterday. There are still no solid plans for more racing in America, and the Red Bull team might not even run next year.
After the most exciting thing we saw on track at Circuit of the Americas yesterday was a couple of school buses due to rain, Formula One finally got most of a qualifying session in and Mercedes is on top with Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton.
Seems like everybody knew this was coming but now it’s official; the Formula One sanctioning body is bumping qualifying for the 2015 United States Grand Prix to 9AM CDT Sunday, October 25th. This will be the first time F1 has qualifying and racing on the same day since 2013.
I stepped into Sir Frank Williams’ complex expecting to see Felipe Massa’s Formula One car in bits and pieces, but my visit revealed that their engineering department would make Tony Stark run for his money.
Much like IndyCar, Formula One has also threatened to split multiple times, but for one crucial moment - ahead of it American counterpart - it did go separate ways for a few races. This is the story of the F1 series that never was.
Jenson Button just confirmed what Ron Dennis already told the press last weekend. Instead of retiring, he will indeed stay with McLaren-Honda alongside Fernando Alonso for the 2016 season.
F1 legend Niki Lauda has never sugar-coated his opinions on modern racing, so you know when he’s giving praise, it’s legit. The most recent target of Lauda’s goodwill is current world champ Lewis Hamilton.
Kimi Raikkönen is almost as excited about the upcoming Hungarian Grand Prix as I am, which might as well be his last one here in an F1 car since Ferrari is rumored to sign Valtteri Bottas this weekend for the next season.
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…
This isn’t a story about a big-budget Ferrari or McLaren. This is the inside look of a car designed in a bedroom, built in a shed, and paid for with beer money. It is the greatest F1 story you’ve never, ever, ever heard.