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 11:21am 6/24/15 11:21am

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 12:06pm 5/23/15 12:06pm

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 9:20pm 4/09/15 9:20pm

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 10:40am 1/03/15 10:40am

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 12:00pm 11/20/14 12:00pm

Oops! F1's 16-Year-Old Whiz Kid Crashes First F1 Car Doing Donuts

There's been a bit of a fight over 16-year-old Dutch wunderkind Max Verstappen, who will be Formula One's youngest driver at 17 next year. Everyone wants a piece of the super talented young driver... although maybe the losers will feel better after seeing this video of him crashing his first F1 car. » 8/31/14 1:00pm 8/31/14 1:00pm

Lotus Formula 1 PR Guy Says He Was Fired For 'Supporting Gay Athletes'

Back in February, the Lotus F1 team's often irreverent Twitter account shot out a tweet pronouncing its support of gay athletes at the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia. The tweet was deleted, and Lotus apologized for the "unauthorised" tweet. Now its former brand director is saying he was fired for it. » 6/15/14 4:46pm 6/15/14 4:46pm

F1 Driver Jean-Éric Vergne Was Hospitalized After Starving Himself

The powers that govern Formula One changed its minimum weight limit for drivers and cars this season, and that small change has already claimed its first victim. Scuderia Toro Rosso driver Jean-Éric Vergne was hospitalized a few weeks ago after attempting an extreme diet for just a few tenths of a second on the track. » 4/06/14 10:26am 4/06/14 10:26am