Nico Rosberg gave Mercedes-AMG teammate Lewis Hamilton a challenge at the end of the season, winning three races in a row and beating Hamilton by eight seconds in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix finale. But the run didn’t help, because his three-straight wins came after Hamilton won the championship in Texas.
Finding out that the future of the United States Grand Prix is in jeopardy due to monetary concerns—well, it’s really a shame. I mean, when else do we get to welcome foreign driving legends like Sebastian Vettel to this land? Not often.
The Brazilian Grand Prix qualifying results look about like everyone expected them to, with Nico Rosberg, Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel topping the charts. But no one would know by just looking at the top-three (or two-ish?) photo after qualifying, because Hamilton skipped out on it.
Oh, what’s that you say? Lewis Hamilton is the 2015 Formula One world champion? He amassed the most “points?” Good for him, I suppose, let him enjoy the finest dish ware in all the land. This year’s real champ is Sebastian Vettel, who won by completely freeing himself of any fucks to give, and decided to just be…
For the first time since the Australian Grand Prix in 2006, neither Ferrari Formula One car will be classified in a race. Räikkönen retired early after colliding with Williams’ Valtteri Bottas, and now Sebastian Vettel broadsided a barrier.
I’m talking, of course, about the humble taco. Putting delicious edibles in an easy to hold tortilla is clearly the pinnacle of human invention. Mexican Ferrari test driver Esteban Gutiérrez sat down to teach his teammates key facts about his country (such as “tacos rule”) ahead of the Mexican Grand Prix.
Mathematically, Mercedes Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton could clinch a third world driver’s championship this weekend. Because one of the key players in that equation will take a grid penalty for this weekend’s United States Grand Prix, Hamilton’s job just got a bit easier. Here’s why you should watch anyway.
There’s good reason why safety cars often come out to aid with the recovery of hard to reach pieces of debris on track. If we just let marshals go out into the middle of the race track with no warning, things like this tend to happen.
Scoring the first Formula One pole position for Ferrari in more than three years, Sebastian Vettel will lead the field in Sunday’s Singapore Grand Prix. Perhaps equally as newsworthy, it won’t be Lewis Hamilton out front again — at least, he won’t be when the race starts.
“If you take Monza away from the calendar for any shitty money reasons, you are basically ripping our hearts out,” Vettel said after the Italian Grand Prix. Can I get an amen? Aaaaaaamen. Preach it, Brother Vettel. Preach.
Ferrari tried a single-pit-stop strategy with Sebastian Vettel’s car for the Formula One Belgian Grand Prix today that didn’t ultimately work out, as you can see. One of Vettel’s Pirellis popped in spectacular fashion on the next to last lap.
The real battle at the Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix wasn’t for first per se, although if you ask Kimi Räikkönen, he could have made it happen if he had been given more time. No, it was for the rest of the podium. Here’s the flub and subsequent pass that gave Räikkönen second place over Nico Rosberg.
Pour a little Advil and Whataburger out for our homeboy in the comically oversized racing suit. After claiming his fourth win at Sepang International Circuit and his first win for Ferrari, Sebastian Vettel told Eddie Jordan point-blank how he planned to celebrate: "I wanna get pissed probably tonight."
Sebastian Vettel isn't just following in the steps of Schumacher and driving for his dream team this year. Oh, no. He's the man who finally broke up the streak of "which Mercedes is going to win today?" Give this Ferrari-driving pointy-finger enthusiast a hug for me, will ya?
[F1's weekend in Malaysia is underway. Here's Sebastian Vettel wheeling his Ferrari in the sun. Photo Credit: Getty Images]
For some reason unbeknownst to non-marketing mankind, this photo of Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Räikkönen sharing a Fiat 500X is the top news story on Scuderia Ferrari's website right now. Ferrari claims that heavy snow has given its drivers the change to have fun in the car, but I don't see evidence of snow or fun.
Sebastian Vettel took his first laps in a Ferrari Formula One car last week, and now Ferrari has released an onboard highlight video of that test. Vettel not only takes the car around the track, but runs several tests with it to get used to how the Ferraris work.
Take prominent race car driver. Disguise as an everyday user of vehicles, if not a bit of a rube. Put in car. Put "unknowing" passengers in car. Terrify passengers. We've seen this before, haven't we?
Red Bull Racing wouldn't release Sebastian Vettel from his 2014 contract in time to make the Formula One tests for Ferrari earlier this week at Abu Dhabi, so he's doing the next best thing: piloting the F2012 car around Fiorano today.