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…

McLaren Formula One Team Fitting Mock Headlights For Singapore Night…

Look closely at about the 0:17 mark in this video. Those are headlights. On an F1 car. Of course, it's all just a joke — apparently the boys at the McLaren Mercedes F1 team have a sense of humor after all. Granted, we're still waiting to see just how well the lighting system at this weekend's Singapore Grand Prix » 9/25/08 3:48pm 9/25/08 3:48pm will…

Can You Spot What's Wrong With This Picture?

Last year's winner of the Hungarian Grand Prix has been immortalized in bronze at the track's "Park of Fame." Well, at least that's what they were shooting for with this plaque, but to our knowledge, Louis Hamilton was not the winner of the 2007 race. » 8/04/08 4:00pm 8/04/08 4:00pm

Lewis Hamilton Races F1 Car Against Learjet

The age-old battle of car versus airplane has been renewed by Lewis Hamilton, racing his McLaren Mercedes F1 car against a Learjet. Sadly, it's not quite as exciting as Top Gear's Bugatti Veyron versus EuroFighter contest, but then this was just some publicity stunt put on because Hamilton is a "brand ambassador" for… » 7/15/08 1:00pm 7/15/08 1:00pm

McLaren's Heikki Kovalainen's Close Scare

There was a scary moment at yesterday's Spanish Grand Prix that may not have been as scary as Stephane Ortelli's car flying through the air with the greatest of ease, but was scary nonetheless. The fear factor began when some part of the front left tire wheel on Heikki Kovalainen' McLaren Mercedes exploded, sending… » 4/28/08 9:40am 4/28/08 9:40am

Did He or Didn't He: Only Kimi Knows for Sure

Lots of people in F1 are already talking about Kimi Raikkonen's new spot on Scuderia Ferrari as if it's a done deal. Not so, says Raikkonen, who's currently flogging for McLaren-Mercedes, but has been symbolically relegated to the #2 spot since the signing of 2005 champion Fernando Alonzo. Reports from Germany this… » 3/15/06 8:30am 3/15/06 8:30am