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 12:07pm Thursday 12:07pm

Lewis Hamilton Wins Most Drama-Filled U.S. Grand Prix Yet

Two years ago in Austin, Lewis Hamilton took home the checkered flag at Circuit of the Americas' first-ever Formula One race. Today, driving for a different team and continuing a dominant streak he's displayed all season, Hamilton won again. But the race was full of drama, on the track and off. » 11/02/14 5:07pm 11/02/14 5:07pm

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 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

MH370 Families Reportedly Kicked Out Of Hotel For Ferrari

Holding out hope against hope, the families of the missing passengers of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 are struggling every day to hear new information. Just trying to be optimistic is itself a daily battle. And now they've reportedly been kicked out of their hotel to make way for the Ferrari Formula One team. » 3/22/14 4:05pm 3/22/14 4:05pm

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

Why F1 Supremo Bernie Ecclestone Could Go To Jail: An Explainer

Bernie Ecclestone, the man who holds the keys to Formula One, will reportedly be indicted for bribery in Germany within the next month. If convicted, he could face nearly a decade in jail and be out of Formula One before the end of the year. It's confusing. Here's what you need to know. » 5/15/13 12:27pm 5/15/13 12:27pm

Coming Soon: Lewis Hamilton's 'Off The Hook' Dirty South Rap Album

It's always great whenever athletes start making music! Now, easily hateable Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton seeks to join the pantheon of noted superstars-turned-musicmakers that includes Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O'Neal by putting out his own album, one that his producer says is "off the hook." Seriously. This is… » 3/30/13 4:43pm 3/30/13 4:43pm