Ten-Year-Old GP2 Series May Want To Become The FIA's Formula 2

As GP2 celebrates its tenth birthday, boss Bruno Michel has tossed its name in the hat to become the FIA’s Formula 2 series. The FIA hinted at a Formula 2 when they crafted their new superlicense regulations, and Racer reports that they hope to have the concept in place in the next two months.
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Lewis Hamilton Wants You To Look At His Schlong

In the world of bizarre celebrity Instagram accounts, Mercedes Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton’s is a goldmine. Every shot looks so oddly professionally done, as if his PR handler follows him around with professional photographers—including this shot of Hamilton chillin’ in his boxer briefs.
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Rosberg Gives Räikkönen Second Place On A Silver (Arrows) Platter

The real battle at the Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix wasn’t for first per se, although if you ask Kimi Räikkönen, he could have made it happen if he had been given more time. No, it was for the rest of the podium. Here’s the flub and subsequent pass that gave Räikkönen second place over Nico Rosberg. » 4/19/15 3:29pm 4/19/15 3:29pm

Lewis Hamilton's Champagne Spray Sparks Dumb International Outrage

The latest calls for Lewis Hamilton to be banned from China over spraying a Formula One grid girl just serve as more proof that you should never, ever listen to anything printed in the Daily Mail. Out of the billions of social issues to raise about the Chinese Grand Prix, Hammy's champagne simply isn't one. » 4/15/15 3:22pm 4/15/15 3:22pm

Mercedes' Feuding Drivers Make For An Awkward Post-Race Press Conference

Mercedes Formula One driver Nico Rosberg claims that teammate Lewis Hamilton slowed him down during the Chinese Grand Prix. Hamilton was instructed to pick up the pace, but claims he had to manage his tires, saying "it's not my job to look after Nico's race." The Hatfields and McCoys have nothing on these two. » 4/12/15 8:43pm 4/12/15 8:43pm

Maldonado vs. Button Was The Real Battle Of The Chinese Grand Prix

If you only concentrated on the winner of the Formula One Chinese Grand Prix, you'd hate this race. Lewis Hamilton nabbed pole and ran away with the win from there. Yawn. Only Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg was anywhere close. No, the real battle was this crazy back-and-forth dogfight for thirteenth place. » 4/12/15 11:25am 4/12/15 11:25am

He Drives Both F1 Cars And Le Mans Prototypes. What's THAT Like?

Nico Hülkenberg is the only current Formula One driver who is also slated to race a Le Mans prototype. The Force India driver is competing this weekend in the Chinese Grand Prix. In a couple of months, he'll be behind the wheel of a Porsche 919 at La Sarthe. What's that like? » 4/11/15 9:05am 4/11/15 9:05am

It's Not Really A Brake Failure Unless The System Catches On Fire

The Infiniti Red Bull Racing team hasn't been doing so well this season. After suffering issues due to overheating front brakes at the Formula One Malaysian Grand Prix, the team switched from this year's Hitco brake system back to 2014's Brembo brakes. How did that work out? Not well, if you're Daniil Kvyat. » 4/10/15 7:15pm 4/10/15 7:15pm

Ferrari Formula One Car Has A Dick Butt In UPS Logo [Update: It's Gone]

UPS opened up a can of worms when they decided to do a photo mosaic for their logo. The idea was to use fans' Facebook photos as the background. Of course, someone had Dick Butt (which is a doodle of exactly what it sounds like) as their photo. Now Dick Butt will take a glorious ride aboard the Ferrari SF15-T. … » 4/10/15 4:36pm 4/10/15 4:36pm

Dude Narrowly Avoids Getting Run Over By Formula One Cars In Practice

If there's one place you don't want to hop onto, it's on an active race track. It does not end well. In most battles of Man vs. Car, man will typically lose. If you're going to be a total moron and run out in front of a Formula One car, oh, geez. That's a car that will catch up to your moron body faster than you'd… » 4/10/15 1:24pm 4/10/15 1:24pm

Did Kimi Räikkönen Lose Something En Route To Shanghai?

Formula One fans were abuzz this morning with rumors that Kimi Räikkönen lost his passport. Oh my gosh! Will Kimi miss Free Practice 1? Given the speed at which another one appeared in his hand, we're guessing he just got stuck on a later flight than his teammate. What could be the hold-up? Let's take a look. » 4/09/15 12:21pm 4/09/15 12:21pm

Sauber Really Only Let Giedo Van Der Garde Play Dress-Up In Australia

The Sauber Formula One team was in a lot of trouble at the beginning of the season: they had more drivers under contract than they had seats. While Van der Garde ultimately dropped his case, it's clear from Giedo van der Garde's account of the weekend that they had zero intent to let him drive, anyway. » 4/06/15 12:46pm 4/06/15 12:46pm