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 1:12pm 8/31/14 1:12pm

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 5:02pm 6/15/14 5:02pm

F1 Team Owner Thinks Danica Patrick Is 'Great Candidate' For Seat

Racing bigwig Gene Haas is getting all his ducks in a row in preparation for the 2016 launch of his new Formula One team. One of those ducks he needs in a row is two drivers. And to that end, he just said he thinks Danica Patrick is a "great candidate" for one of the two seats. » 6/08/14 10:51am 6/08/14 10:51am

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 10:57am 4/06/14 10:57am

F1 Star Michael Schumacher In Critical Condition After Skiing Accident

Michael Schumacher is in critical condition after he suffered a traumatic head injury yesterday while skiing in the French Alps. He's currently being treated at Grenoble University Hospital Center, but doctors said today that it's still too early to tell if Schumacher will survive, or what the extent of his brain… » 12/30/13 11:06am 12/30/13 11:06am

Everything You Need To Know For This Year's Formula One US Grand Prix

Formula One is the pinnacle in all of motorsports. America is the pinnacle of all the countries. Texas likes to think it's the pinnacle of all the states (but don't tell Matt and Patrick it isn't.) Today brings us the Formula One United States Grand Prix straight from Texas, and you better watch it. » 11/17/13 12:26pm 11/17/13 12:26pm

Red Bull May Have Invented A Secret New Hybrid Technology

At the Singapore Grand Prix two weekends ago, Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel won by an unbelievable 32 second margin over his closest rival. Seriously, it's unbelievable. Now F1 experts believe that Red Bull Racing's F1 engineers may have invented a new kind of traction control that links the car's hybrid engine to… » 10/08/13 3:59pm 10/08/13 3:59pm

The James Hunt You Don't See In RUSH Was An Anti-Apartheid Crusader

James Hunt is a man who is remembered for his passions. He is revered for his competitive spirit, his immense skill behind the wheel, his devil may care attitude, and his hard-partying, womanizing ways away from the track (and sometimes right before a race.) But Hunt also had a passion for social justice that isn't… » 9/24/13 1:16pm 9/24/13 1:16pm