The Singapore Grand Prix Was Great For Ferrari And Pretty Much Nobody Else 

As the Sky Sports announcers said themselves, this season of Formula One has often been a game of who can finish third behind the Mercedes cars. Not so in Singapore this evening, where a chaotic race gave Ferrari their first double podium of the season and plenty of memorable moments. »9/20/15 11:47am9/20/15 11:47am

Sebastian Vettel Ends Pole Position Dry Spell for Ferrari, Tops Singapore Qualifying

Scoring the first Formula One pole position for Ferrari in more than three years, Sebastian Vettel will lead the field in Sunday’s Singapore Grand Prix. Perhaps equally as newsworthy, it won’t be Lewis Hamilton out front again — at least, he won’t be when the race starts. »9/19/15 10:49am9/19/15 10:49am

Pirelli To Formula One After Tire Explosions: We Told You So

When Sebastian Vettel’s tire exploded at the Belgian Grand Prix this weekend, there was much fuming from darker corners of the Internet. Why couldn’t Pirelli make a better tire? And if the tires had a habit of exploding, as they have for a while now, why didn’t Pirelli tell anyone? It turns out they did, according to… »8/25/15 6:08pm8/25/15 6:08pm

Kelsey MC2: The Road Legal, Homebuilt Rally Car That's Too Fast for the WRC

You wouldn’t believe it at first look, but this is not a Peugeot 206 207 WRC car. This car was built from the chassis on up, from scratch, by a 22 year old rally driver named Alex Kelsey. It weighs just 1,000 KG (2,200 lbs) and makes 450 HP to all four wheels from a Renaultsport V6 out of a Formula 2 car. Only the… »8/17/15 2:54pm8/17/15 2:54pm

French Police Are Downplaying The Possible Use Of Gas In Button Burglary

It’s understandable for the police around Saint-Tropez to have a healthy amount of skepticism about a gassing claim before an investigation is finalized. Draguignan city prosecutor Phillippe Guemas telling Reuters, “It is absolutely not a phenomenon found in Saint-Tropez,” however...um, what? »8/11/15 7:15pm8/11/15 7:15pm

Jenson Button And Wife Gassed In Home, Robbed Of $465K Worth Of Stuff

In a crime that sounds as if it was from a James Bond film instead of real life, F1 driver Jenson Button and wife Jessica Michibata were robbed in a vacation home in the south of France. Burglars pumped anesthetic gas through the home to knock the couple out before stealing over $465,000 worth of items.
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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 2:37pm7/30/15 2:37pm

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.
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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.
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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 4:24pm7/15/15 4:24pm

Juan Manuel Fangio's Body To Be Dug Up For Paternity Suit

Juan Manuel Fangio, widely considered to be one of the greatest Formula One drivers of all time, died damn near 20 years ago at the ripe old age of 84. He never married, and didn’t have any children – supposedly. Now a man going by the name of “Oscar Espinosa Fangio” is claiming Juan is his father, and his body is… »7/15/15 9:30am7/15/15 9:30am