Strategy Group Gives Honda A Break, But Can They Actually Improve F1?

Surprisingly, the often inept and self-interested Formula One Strategy Group has made some constructive decisions. Changes to the power unit penalties which are crippling this season will be rushed through. On the other hand, they’re sticking to plans to overhaul the car design. Let’s look at today’s decisions.
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Formula One's First Extra Engine Penalties Hit The Grid In Canada

So, it begins: Max Verstappen and Jenson Button both received grid penalties for using a fifth power unit for the Canadian Grand Prix. With some teams experiencing reliability on par with a Renault Fuego at a LeMons race, this won’t be the last time we see penalties for using a season’s four-engine allotment too soon. » 6/07/15 3:13pm 6/07/15 3:13pm

McLaren Dumps The Chrome For Badass New Red And Black Livery

Like everyone else, I was pretty amped to see the return of the McLaren Honda partnership in Formula One. But I couldn’t have been the only one disappointed in their chromed-out livery, which looked pretty dull overall and too similar to their 2014 car. Ahead of the Spanish Grand Prix this weekend, McLaren has fixed… » 5/06/15 9:22am 5/06/15 9:22am

It's Worth Getting Up Early For Super Car Sunday

Picked up a new lens for my camera this past week which motivated me to head on up to the weekly pissing contest in Woodland Hills, CA for the first time in a couple months. This week was the Ferrari/Maserati Marque event but every vehicle wearing Rosso Corsa or sporting a trident was upstaged by the spectacular… » 5/04/15 1:00pm 5/04/15 1:00pm

Is The Orange McLaren 650S In Silicon Valley Really A Special Color?

Last night on HBO’s very funny show about Silicon Valley dipshits, Silicon Valley, they introduced a whole new kind of dipshit, and this fascinating one at least has the balls to drive something other than a Prius. It’s a McLaren 650S, and on the show they claim the color is a one-off. Is it? » 4/27/15 1:43pm 4/27/15 1:43pm