Rocket around Bathurst on Jenson Button's nose cone

Jenson Button's run around Australia's famed Bathurst track last week was captured from every angle — including the nose cone of his McLaren-Mercedes F1 car. It's like a scouting mission for getting Mount Panorama in Gran Turismo 6. » 3/31/11 4:30pm 3/31/11 4:30pm

The 2011 Australian Grand Prix in Crayola

After a winter off-season extended by the cancellation of the Bahrain Grand Prix, Formula One finally returned on a windy autumn afternoon in Melbourne. Four months without a Grand Prix, it would have been a fun race even if it weren’t fun. But it was fun. Warning: spoilers. » 3/28/11 4:00pm 3/28/11 4:00pm

Jenson Button uses the "button" to pass in Australia

If there'd been any question whether the return of KERS energy-recovery and new adjustable rear wing would mean more passing in F1, McLaren's Jenson Button answered it this past weekend in Australia. Yes, Button pushed the button, and it worked. » 3/28/11 12:30pm 3/28/11 12:30pm

Why last year's best F1 pass may be the future

An accidental prelude to the most important change in Formula One for 2011 resulted in the most exquisite pass in the 2010 season. Before Grand Prix racing kicks off for another year this Sunday, come and savor the dismantling of Fernando Alonso by Jenson Button at the 2010 Canadian Grand Prix. » 3/24/11 12:00pm 3/24/11 12:00pm

Jenson Button owns Australia's Bathurst in an F1 car

Earlier today, Jenson Button tackled Australia's famed Bathurst course in a McLaren-Mercedes Formula 1 car — the first time an F1 car had run the mountainous route. Button promptly shaved 18 seconds off its record time. » 3/22/11 12:30pm 3/22/11 12:30pm

The Enigma Of Ayrton Senna's Nephew Bruno

A few months before his death, Ayrton Senna remarked the now-famous line about his sister Viviane's 10-year-old son: "If you think I'm fast, just wait until you see my nephew Bruno." We've now seen him race. But have we really? » 1/12/11 4:45pm 1/12/11 4:45pm

Why Michael Schumacher Needs To Re-Retire

The most successful driver Formula One has ever seen came back from a three-year retirement to drive the successor of last year’s world championship car—and had his worst-ever season amid, arguably, F1's most exciting season. What went wrong? » 12/02/10 1:00pm 12/02/10 1:00pm

When F1 Drivers Were Teen Sitcom Stars

For two years, Jenson Button and Mark Webber have been fierce rivals for the F1 world title. But reverse back to early 2001 and you’ll find awkward-charming photos of two boys doing fitness training on a volcanic island. » 11/23/10 4:00pm 11/23/10 4:00pm

The 2010 F1 Season's Awesomeness In One Chart

Photography and in-car footage may be dramatic, but nothing shows the gripping intensity of this year’s epic F1 season like a chart showing points haul plotted against time. Especially when compared to previous years. » 11/18/10 1:15pm 11/18/10 1:15pm

F1 Champ Jenson Button In Machine-Gun Ambush

Formula 1 world champion Jenson Button was confronted by a gang of six machine-gun-wielding robbers today after qualifying for tomorrow's Brazilian Grand Prix. » 11/06/10 9:29pm 11/06/10 9:29pm

How To Get Jenson Button to Sign Your Race Carrot

Lili is an 8-year-old Hungarian girl who blogs in English (!). She drew a rabbit driving a race carrot and got McLaren’s world champion driver Jenson Button to sign it. This is her ultra-cute story. » 8/03/10 4:00pm 8/03/10 4:00pm

Inside McLaren's Secret Stash Of Formula 1 History

Jenson Button and Lewis Hamilton were recently filmed walking through the McLaren Formula 1 team's warehouse of old cars. This video is rumored to be unscripted. Get ready to geek out on some serious Senna. » 7/02/10 1:30pm 7/02/10 1:30pm

Hamilton And Button Hit The Track In McLaren MP4-12C

Like a couple kids in a very expensive, very fast candy store, Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button hit the track in pre-production McLaren MP4-12C's to have some fun ahead of today's unveiling. Must be a hard life. » 3/18/10 11:00am 3/18/10 11:00am

The 2010 Bahrain Grand Prix

With a rash of new teams, an unretired Michael Schumacher, and a very balanced field, the 61st season of Formula One has kicked off in the sands of Arabia. Spoilers below. » 3/15/10 1:00pm 3/15/10 1:00pm

McLaren Unveils 2010 Formula One Car, We Listen In On Drivers' Chat

The MP4-25 is McLaren's new car for Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button. With the help of our advanced spy microphone, we present some on-stage chitchat between the drivers as they discuss their new ride. » 2/01/10 8:30am 2/01/10 8:30am

BREAKING: Jenson Button Signs With McLaren

Making the dissolution of Brawn GP complete, Formula One world champion Jenson Button has stepped into the fun of being Lewis Hamilton’s teammate at McLaren for 2010. » 11/18/09 1:00pm 11/18/09 1:00pm

Mercedes Buys Brawn: Farewell, Brawn GP—Welcome, Mercedes GP

Mercedes-Benz has announced it has purchased this year’s world champion Brawn GP team and will run it next year as Mercedes Grand Prix. » 11/16/09 2:45pm 11/16/09 2:45pm

Fun in the Sun at Yas Marina Circuit

Formula One returns to Arabia this weekend to perform an encore act to the 2009 season on a brand new circuit. World champion Jenson Button and company are set to pop Yas Marina Circuit’s cherry this Sunday. » 10/30/09 10:30am 10/30/09 10:30am

People to Watch: Kamui Kobayashi

Substituting for an injured Timo Glock at the Brazilian Grand Prix, Toyota’s GP2-racing test driver displayed balls of titanium and mad, scorching speed. » 10/26/09 3:30pm 10/26/09 3:30pm