Mercedes Busted With Low Tire Pressures On Both F1 Cars, But Not Penalized

After tires popped at Spa, Formula One and Pirelli instituted limits on tire pressures. The minimum allowed on any car at Monza was 19.5 psi. To enforce this, an FIA delegate measured left rear tire pressures on the four front cars on the grid and found that both Mercedes’ tires were below the minimum pressure.
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Remembering Justin Wilson, The Gentle Giant Of IndyCar


It’s more than an hour after the checkered flag at this year’s Milwaukee IndyFest. It’s been even longer since Justin Wilson’s engine went up in flames, with a late-race mechanical failure sabotaging what could have been a runner-up finish to old Champ Car sparring partner Sebastien Bourdais at the classic one-mile… »8/25/15 8:18pm8/25/15 8:18pm

Jenson Button And Wife Gassed In Home, Robbed Of $465K Worth Of Stuff

In a crime that sounds as if it was from a James Bond film instead of real life, F1 driver Jenson Button and wife Jessica Michibata were robbed in a vacation home in the south of France. Burglars pumped anesthetic gas through the home to knock the couple out before stealing over $465,000 worth of items.
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There Might Be Another American F1 Team Next Year (Maybe (Maybe) Maybe) 

Rumors and whispers of the Next Great American Formula One Team come and go, often crumbling like bits of Pirelli rubber in the wind. But while the Haas F1 team actually looks like it’s coming to fruition, there’s another murmur, this time dancing through the ears of And this one looks to be based on a… »7/15/15 5:13pm7/15/15 5:13pm

Lewis Hamilton Missed Wimbledon Over English Gentleman Wardrobe Failure

Never mind the random act of hat, or the shirt that may have been borrowed from James May. Formula One driver and SUPPPOSED English gentleman Lewis Hamilton ran afoul of the Royal Box dress code at Wimbledon, causing him to miss the final. The violation? No jacket, tie and shoes that were to the code’s standards.
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Some Of The Worst People In Sports Are Trying To Buy Out Formula One

Strange as it may seem to read it, flop-haired sinister Andy Warhol impersonator Bernie Ecclestone doesn’t actually own Formula One. The group with the biggest stake in the biggest spectacle of motorsports actually belongs to private equity firm CVC Capital Partners. And word on the street is they want out – and… »6/24/15 12:44pm6/24/15 12:44pm

Lewis Hamilton's Pole Lap Shows Just How Insane Monaco Is

How balls-out crazy is the Monaco Grand Prix, exactly? This ride along on Lewis Hamilton’s Mercedes for his pole position-winning lap will show you just how absurdly close all the Formula One cars this weekend have to get to the walls to put down a fast lap of the impossibly narrow, windy street circuit. »5/23/15 8:10pm5/23/15 8:10pm

Ferrari Formula One Car Has A Dick Butt In UPS Logo [Update: It's Gone]

UPS opened up a can of worms when they decided to do a photo mosaic for their logo. The idea was to use fans' Facebook photos as the background. Of course, someone had Dick Butt (which is a doodle of exactly what it sounds like) as their photo. Now Dick Butt will take a glorious ride aboard the Ferrari SF15-T. … »4/09/15 9:50pm4/09/15 9:50pm

Remember Michael Schumacher's Incredible First Win For Ferrari?

Today is Michael Schumacher's 46th birthday. It has to be a better birthday than last year for the seven-time Formula One world champion and his family; he spent that one still in a coma in the wake of his terrible winter skiing accident. As he recovers, let's pause to remember one of the greatest moments of his… »1/03/15 12:05pm1/03/15 12:05pm

How Formula One Actually Works: A Guide For Confused Americans

Cricket is considered to be the most impenetrable game for non-Englishmen to comprehend. Being English I cannot understand why foreigners might struggle to grasp the appeal of sitting on a wooden bench and watching 22 men occasionally move on-and-off a large field for five days, but believe me when I tell you that a… »11/20/14 12:07pm11/20/14 12:07pm