The Dirty Math of F1 is Screwing Jenson Button

I'm wondering if the air in Woking this Fall is feeling foreignly thick or simply faintly familiar and not missed. I wonder how the followers and leaders in the house of the flying kiwi are coping with this kind of unseasonable heat as the McLaren kingdom delves deeper in to one of Ron Dennis' inner-most circles of… » 10/19/14 2:32pm Sunday 2:32pm

Jenson Button and Mika Häkkinen do endless burnouts in scotch ad

This has got to be the weirdest and most awesome ad for scotch ever filmed. Johnnie Walker have signed up Jenson Button and Mika Häkkinen for an anti-drink-and-drive spot where they take big maroon C63 AMG’s and donut their initials into the asphalt. There is smoke. Lots of smoke. God I miss Mika Häkkinen. » 12/20/11 9:30am 12/20/11 9:30am

The 2011 Hungarian Grand Prix in Crayola

There really is nothing like the glory of changing weather conditions for sprinkling fairy dust on a Grand Prix. A shot of rain on a cool day was enough to turn the tedium of the Hungaroring into a sparkling race to remember. It also didn’t hurt to have the sultan of capricious weather on the grid, hungry for a win. … » 8/01/11 4:00pm 8/01/11 4:00pm

The 2011 Monaco Grand Prix in Crayola

A third of the way into the season, and here’s Monaco. It takes brains to win at Monaco. It also takes luck. And more luck. This year’s race was a showcase of what’s awesome about this antediluvian Grand Prix, and also of what makes Monaco so terribly irritating, for 2011 was a teeth-gnashing coitus interruptus of a… » 5/30/11 4:00pm 5/30/11 4:00pm