The Most Tragic-Yet-Hilarious Moment In Motorsports History

This is Taki Inoue, among the worst F1 drivers of all time, getting hit by the track ambulance while he tries to put out the smoldering wreck of his car and his career. It's like watching a dozing puppy tumble off a couch. » 12/05/12 5:20pm 12/05/12 5:20pm

Your Ridiculously Awesome Sebastian Vettel F1 Wallpaper Is Here

I'm probably not spoiling anything for you at this point by telling you that after last week's Brazilian Grand Prix, Sebastian Vettel won this year's Formula One Championship. (And if you haven't seen it yet, what's wrong with you?) » 12/01/12 5:00pm 12/01/12 5:00pm

The 2012 Formula One Season’s Awesomeness In One Animated Chart

Twenty races, eight different winners, six world champions on the grid, lots of new blood on podiums: 2012 will be a Formula One season to remember. Here’s how it all unfolded, turning from a topsy-turvy first half into a grand showdown between double world champions Sebastian Vettel and Fernando Alonso, the former … » 11/29/12 5:30pm 11/29/12 5:30pm

Ask A Playboy Playmate, Author, And Car Enthusiast Anything You Want

Pilar Lastra is a Playboy Playmate. She was a model on Deal or No Deal. She's a successful radio host. She's also the author of a book called Treat Me Like Your Car, which is a man's guide to treating a lady as well as his car. » 11/27/12 2:00pm 11/27/12 2:00pm

How I Got To Drive A Real McLaren Formula One Car

On a bitterly cold December morning in 2004, a slightly spottier version of me sporting a ridiculous haircut was readying to pilot a 980+ horsepower McLaren Formula One car at the legendary Silverstone racetrack. It would be my first time driving such a machine and I remember the emotions exceptionally well. » 11/27/12 12:00pm 11/27/12 12:00pm

Infiniti To Pay Red Bull Millions Of Dollars To Help Sell More Red Bull…

Yesterday, Sebastian Vettel of Red Bull Racing won his third straight Formula One Driver's Championship. Red Bull also just won its third straight Formula One Constructor's Championship a week earlier. » 11/26/12 3:00pm 11/26/12 3:00pm

Watch A Formula One Driver Get Lost In The Middle Of A Race

Our current favorite driver, 2007 world champion and inveterate no-shit-giver Kimi Räikkönen, got lost at the Brazilian Grand Prix over the weekend, taking an escape road that was gated shut. That's the drive of a champion right there. » 11/26/12 9:30am 11/26/12 9:30am

Watch A Drunk Lady Interrupt A Local Austin F1 News Broadcast

Formula One: it's not just the most prestigious series of motorsports, it's the classiest. Wait, what's this drunk lady doing interrupting this local Austin news broadcast on the race weekend? » 11/20/12 3:30pm 11/20/12 3:30pm

What’s The Coolest Car You Saw At The Austin Grand Prix?

At every F1 race, car enthusiasts come out of the woodwork to show off their coolest rides. You end up with all kinds of parking lot car shows and highway parades all weekend long. Nothing was different at this weekend's inaugural U.S. Grand Prix at Austin. » 11/19/12 2:45pm 11/19/12 2:45pm

Racing’s Worst High Five Caught On Camera

What might be the worst high five in history was recorded on international television at this weekend's Formula One race in Austin. It is worthy of your shame. » 11/19/12 1:30pm 11/19/12 1:30pm

117,429 People Attended Austin's First F1 United States Grand Prix

Americans won't watch Formula One. Why the hell are you having a race in Texas? Who would schedule an F1 race opposite football? Who would schedule an F1 race on the same weekend as the big NASCAR race? There are no Americans. Texans have no one to root for. Who would possibly show up? » 11/18/12 6:24pm 11/18/12 6:24pm

In Austin, F1 Fans Swept Up In "Checomania" For Mexico's Sergio Perez

During Saturday's qualifying rounds, I could hear the crowd chanting as I walked through the grandstands even with the earplugs in my ears to dampen the sound of the screaming Formula One engines. » 11/18/12 1:00pm 11/18/12 1:00pm

Everything You Need To Know For Today's Formula One United States Grand…

After years of waiting and expecting it to never happen, it's here: Today is race day at the Circuit of the Americas for the first United States Grand Prix since 2007. » 11/18/12 10:00am 11/18/12 10:00am

An Animated GIF Guide To Selecting Your Favorite F1 Driver

Unbelievably, Formula One is here in America and cars are already screaming around the circuit the Austin F1 circuit. Who are all these little foreign dudes in the weird cars, and which one should you, as an American, be rooting for? » 11/16/12 3:30pm 11/16/12 3:30pm

NBC Hires Kickass Commentators For Its F1 Coverage

The commentator's box for NBC's coverage of Formula One next year will be led by Leigh Diffey, David Hobbs and Steve Matchett. This is a good thing. » 11/15/12 2:15pm 11/15/12 2:15pm

The Greatest Formula One Drivers Of All Time

Formula One is the top series in motorsports, with the greatest drivers in the world. Who then, is the greatest of the great? Jalopnik readers think they know. » 11/15/12 11:00am 11/15/12 11:00am

This Chart Explains Why Formula One Cars Are So Damn Fast

Formula One racing is really two races happening at once, one fast and one slow. The fast race is the one you'll watch on TV or in person, and the slow one is the race between technological development and the rules. » 11/14/12 3:30pm 11/14/12 3:30pm

This Is The Westboro Baptist Church's Bizarro Reason For Protesting In…

The Westboro Baptist Church are the sensible folks best known for their controversial and basically hateful treatment of the homosexual community, dead soldiers, Jewish institutions, and we assume sunlight and happiness. » 11/14/12 3:00pm 11/14/12 3:00pm