Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone’s mother-in-law has reportedly been kidnapped in Brazil and held for a ransom demand of roughly $36.5 million, according to Brazilian magazine Veja.
♫ When you’re here / There’s nothing I fear. ♫
This story is one of the strangest and most debatable in Ferrari’s history. It’s not clear if Ferrari was once about to dump Formula One in favor of America’s greatest race, or if the company was so petty that they built an entire car for a bluff.
Formula 1 is a strange sport, strange enough that the number of engines in the cars themselves could be a matter of debate.
This week on Top Gear, Chris Harris called the V12 engine the heart and soul of Ferrari. Listen to this engine and you will not disagree.
The unfiltered sound. The re-contextualized speed. The seagulls.
McLaren has been designing its Formula 1 racing efforts and sports cars using a virtual reality simulator, and now it’d like to think it could market this to the rest of the automotive industry. That doesn’t mean your next car will drive like a McLaren, though.
McLaren just fixed the clown-faced 570S with its vintage 1966 Formula 1 racing livery.
Good morning! It’s Memorial Day, a holiday for everyone else at Jalopnik so I’m running the show. This past weekend was full of exciting endurance racing, disappointing (if unsurprising) Formula 1 results, and a 100th Indy 500 that truly deserved a special note in the history books. So, here’s your Memorial Day…
As you likely know, the 100th running of the Indy 500 is just about to happen, and that’s a big deal. Even if we all solemnly agree that this centennial is indeed a Big Deal, there’s still many upstanding gearheads who may be confused about the differences between the two best-known open-wheel racing series. Let’s see…
For the past few years, Formula 1 has had some random old person interview the top three drivers of the race as they stand on the podium. It should come as little surprise that this is a terrible and great idea.
There are few clearer examples of a country basing its entire economy off of oil than Venezuela, which is a bad sign for petrostates because Venezuela is going to shit right now.
Red Bull Racing will replace Daniil Kvyat with Max Verstappen from Torro Rosso as Daniel Ricciardo’s teammate starting with the Spanish Grand Prix next weekend, the team announced today.
What Red Bull Racing has been toying around since March is finally here in the flesh, with Daniel Ricciardo testing the new windshield safety device this Friday at the Russian Grand Prix.
When you pit a Formula One car against a race-spec 1,000 cc superbike, the F1 car walks all over the bike. But, add in an extra lap for the car, and you have yourselves a great race and an even better video. This one surprised everyone.
It seems strange that ultra advanced Formula 1 cars have tires with big sidewalls like your grandpa’s Plymouth. But there’s a reason why there’s so much rubber; these tires function as much of an F1 car’s suspension.
F1 testing has begun in Barcelona and here’s a huge gallery of our first look at 2016's new turbo F1 cars.