A bit of Background on Hamilton's exploding brake rotor

Pictured above is the moment Lewis Hamilton lost the German GP to Nico Rosberg. During Q1, Hamilton's W05 suddenly spun when braking into the banked Sachs corner, and he ended up hitting the tire wall rear first with a force of 21g. Not pretty, but how come? » 7/20/14 1:38pm 7/20/14 1:38pm

Back on the Island... Canadian Grand Prix 2013

I love Circuit Gilles Villeneuve. What an awesome place. For spectators, but also especially for photographers. It's like a playground for us to have fun with. Modern tracks are desolate with their enormous runoffs and empty grandstands. You're miles away from the cars and you need long glass with teleconverters to… » 6/11/13 5:45pm 6/11/13 5:45pm

Where to go to beat F1 drivers

There is a kart track in Milton Keynes (UK) that is frequented occasionally by the odd professional driver... and luckily for us they have a Top Gear Style lap chart. They run 125cc Rotax engined karts, so some fairly serious kit. Alex Brundle (son of Martin) and Sebastien Buemi cheated though - Apparently they had… » 5/14/13 6:22pm 5/14/13 6:22pm

The 2011 Belgian Grand Prix in Crayola

We’re back! After a four-week summer break, Formula One has returned to Spa-Francorchamps. And it was overtake city, crazy qualifying and terribly gorgeous drives. Warning: spoilers. » 8/29/11 3:30pm 8/29/11 3:30pm

Lewis Hamilton's car sports "Hooning is Not a Crime" bumper sticker

A Jalopnik reader spotted a most ironic bumper sticker slapped to the back of F1 star Lewis Hamilton's Mercedes wagon at this month's 2011 Canadian Grand Prix. Damn straight "hooning is not a crime," except for when it is and you get arrested for it or have your license revoked. » 6/16/11 4:35pm 6/16/11 4:35pm

Aussies Charge Lewis Hamilton For Epic Burnout

Melbourne authorities are charging F1 star Lewis Hamilton with "intentionally losing control of a vehicle," the coolest sounding crime ever, because of an epic burnout he did in front of fans before the Australian Grand Prix. » 5/24/10 12:00pm 5/24/10 12:00pm

Portrait Of F1 Star Lewis Hamilton Created From Hole Punch Dots

British artist and Formula One » 10/29/08 2:40pm 10/29/08 2:40pm race fan Nikki Douthwaite has taken Seurat's pointilism to a whole new level, creating an eight-by-five portrait of out of discarded hole-punch dots. Roughly 250,000 individual pieces went into the work, which Douthwaite finished just before Hamilton drives for an F1 title attempt at…

Lewis Hamilton: Child Prodigy Turned F1 Star

As a child, we mean, more of a child than he is now, well before being a superstar of the racetrack, Lewis Hamilton » 10/03/08 3:45pm 10/03/08 3:45pm was already in the limelight. The McLaren-Mercedes driver may be the biggest thing to happen for British F1 fans since claimed the championship 12 years ago, but how has the 23-year-old become so…

Pit Row Crash Knocks Raikkonen, Hamilton Out Of Canadian Grand Prix

Following in the footstops of Daddy Hamilton, Lewis had an unfortunate accident at the Canadian Grand Prix this weekend. Apparently missing the red light as he exited pit row, Hamilton rear-ended Kim Raikkonen just 17 laps into the race. With two of the sport's best drivers out, BMW's Robert Kubica won his first… » 6/09/08 10:40am 6/09/08 10:40am