F1 Racing Legend Niki Lauda Has 'Improved Continuously' in the Hospital Since Lung Transplant

Three-time Formula One champion Niki Lauda, who turned 69 earlier this year, was hospitalized in Austria for a “severe cough” recently and wound up getting a lung transplant. He’s recovering, according to a statement from the hospital, which also said he’s “improved continuously” since the surgery.

Daniel Ricciardo to Leave Red Bull F1 After 2018 for Renault (Updated)

Daniel Ricciardo, the Australian shoe-champagne-guzzling star of Red Bull’s Formula One team and objectively one of Earth’s best humans, surprised the racing world this morning with an announcement that he won’t be on the team past the end of this year. And if multiple reports are to be believed, he’s headed to…

Force India's Formula One Team Has Gone Into Administration Because They Haven't Been Paying Their Bills (or Sponsors)

Everyone knows that Formula One isn’t cheap. My eyes kind of glaze over when they start talking about how much a single component of the car costs because I can’t quantify that much money even existing in one place, let alone being tossed around willy-nilly at engine replacements. I do know, though, that if you owe…

Lewis Hamilton’s New Contract Is Reportedly Worth $13 Million More Than LeBron James’ per Year

Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton just signed another two years of his career to Mercedes, which hasn’t been as dominant as usual lately but evidently isn’t hurting financially because of it. Reports say Hamilton will make up to $51.9 million per year through 2020, or way more than LeBron James’ contract.

F1 Development Driver Who Wrecked Teammate, Drove With a Phone in His Hand Gets Cut by Team

Formula 2 driver Santino Ferrucci was once America’s next great hope for a Formula One driver, but it only took him a few days to tank that by driving a race car with a phone in his hand and crashing into his teammate after a race. His former team has now kicked him out because of that and, the team claims, not making…