After six dry races, Formula One was more than ready for a wet Grand Prix in Montréal. What we got was no ordinary wet race. It was the mother of all wet races, a deep sea battle to see if Sebastian Vettel is man or, indeed, machine. Warning: spoilers.
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…
Formula One races at the Circuit de Catalunya have a tendency for tedium. Not this year. The track’s particular layout managed to balance the 2011 season’s runaway emphasis on offense and produced a classic thriller of a GP. Warning: spoilers.
Force India's Adrian Sutil and Renault majority shareholder Eric Lux were apparently involved in fisticuffs following the Chinese Grand Prix at a night club called M1NT. Sutil left with scars, Lux walked out of a VIP room bleeding, and Lewis Hamilton had to be removed by bodyguards.
After a three-week spring break, Formula One returned to within 25 miles of its European heartland to see if there’s anyone stopping Red Bull this year. At Istanbul Park’s swan song Grand Prix, many tried. Warning: spoilers.
A complex, clever, nail-biting race on a dry Shanghai International Circuit brought the F1 season’s first part to a close with terrific racing and laps upon laps of drama. But was it just a bit too dramatic? Warning: spoilers.
It always rains in Malaysia. It didn’t rain in Malaysia yesterday. Never underequipped when it comes to show biz, Formula One bridged the precipitation gap with a flying Russian (above), a jinxed Brit, and an old rivalry rekindled. A fun race—for second place. Warning: spoilers.
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.
The latest racer to get his own Pixar tribute in "Cars 2": Lewis Hamilton, whose character gets a McLaren MP4-12C-like body and British Racing Green. There better be some racing against Jeff Gorvette.
Nascar driver Tony Stewart and Formula 1 racer Lewis Hamilton will swap cars for a day at Watkins Glen later this year. Afterwards, Hamilton will start a fistfight, while Stewart will have to kiss a wax model of Bernie Eccelstone.
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.
Here's Formula One champ Lewis Hamilton enjoying the crunch of his front suspension into a wall at the Suzuka circuit during practice. The dustup was severe enough to require McLaren to fly parts from England to Japan. [Telegraph]
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.
Australian police fined F1 champ Lewis Hamilton and impounded his Mercedes under anti-hoon laws after he ripped a burnout on city streets just two days before the Australian Grand Prix.
Jenson Button and Lewis Hamilton officially unveiled the new McLaren MP4-12C earlier today at the ribbon-cutting of McLaren's new production center.
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.