Just How Terrible Is Likely 2014 Sauber Driver Sergey Sirotkin?

Thanks to a new round of investors in Formula 1 stalwarts Sauber, it's looking likely that 17 year old Sergey Sirotkin becomes a driver with the team as early as 2014. This is a bad idea. Why? Because Sergey Sirotkin is not exactly a good racing driver. How not good is he? » 7/16/13 8:29am 7/16/13 8:29am

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

KERS Electric Shock Explained; Watch Your Pencil Protectors

According to BMW Sauber, the reason behind the KERS electric-shock incident, seen above, which occurred during testing at the Jerez Speedway, was magic. Or at least, that's what the formal explanation looks like if you don't have a solid knowledge of electrical engineering. We're pretty good at chasing sparks and… » 8/21/08 3:40pm 8/21/08 3:40pm

Nick Heidfeld Shows Us What NOT To Do While Demonstrating The BMW…

BMW thought it would be a good idea to bring out the new Sauber F1 car for a bit of fun at the BMW plant in Munich. Why not halt ze making of ze Bimmers for a few minutes and give the 5,000 or so workers a little entertainment? Well, we can think of a reason. BMW's driver Nick Heidfeld zooms down the strasse and does… » 4/24/08 3:40pm 4/24/08 3:40pm