The (Very) Short List of Potential American Drivers for Gene Haas in…

An American F1 team! Or the next best thing; a rich American with FIA permission to field an F1 team. USF1 taught us those are not the same thing, but if successful Haas Formula will need a pair of (hopefully American) drivers. Like NASA, the F1 skillset required to ride the rocket is extremely specific, leaving… » 4/13/14 5:15pm 4/13/14 5:15pm

David Coulthard talks donuts, breakfast tacos, and F1 in the U.S.

The Texas hill country was alive with the sounds of a Formula One V10 this past weekend as racing superstar and F1 commentator David Coulthard shredded tires of the Red Bull F1 showcar on the streets of Austin. Jalopnik had a chance to talk to Coulthard and get his impressions of F1 in the United States and breakfast… » 8/24/11 4:30pm 8/24/11 4:30pm

Ecclestone wants U.S. Grand Prix moved to November

It's so hot in Austin in June that even I, as a lowly Freshman at the University of Texas, could occasionally convince women to take some of their clothes off for me. Using that same logic, Bernie Ecclestone's desire to move the US Grand Prix from its provisional June date to November is either the worst or best thing… » 7/28/11 4:00pm 7/28/11 4:00pm