Renault and Audi to Formula 1 – why, how and really?

MercedesGP is in a unique position: they are the only worksteam of a mass production car company. It surely is nice to drop this fact during negotiations with Mr. E. There have been talks of two other companies joining over the last few days though: Renault and Audi. Let's have a look. » 2/23/15 11:00am Monday 11:00am

Barcelona Test Day #4: Summary

Another week of F1 testing comes to a close. The final day did offer some noteworthy developments and one of the strangest F1 accidents of recent years. » 2/22/15 10:30am Sunday 10:30am

Why buy a Ferrari FXX K if you can have a proper F1 car for less?

You've made it. You're officially rich. But being in the shady import/export/real estate business isn't what you really wanted to do. You wanted to be a racing driver. Which is why you buy a Ferrari FXX K, because it's as close as you'll get. Wrong. Be reasonable, buy this BMW F1 car instead! » 2/19/15 1:34pm 2/19/15 1:34pm

Spoiler alert: Daniel Ricciardo on Top Gear (including video)

Daniel Ricciardo, the man who's smile makes me put on my sunglasses because it's as bright and warm as the sun, paid a visit to Top Gear. He now is officially big in F1. Spoiler alert ahead of course, do not click if you don't want to know how he did against Hamilton, Vettel and Webber. » 2/08/15 4:53pm 2/08/15 4:53pm

German Doctor being sued for reckless driving while trying to save child

Yay, you just saved a child's life! We'll see you in court, champ! A German doctor is experiencing pretty much this exact paradox. In April 2014 Mr. Hartz was notified of an emergency case: a two year old girl accidentally swallowed instant adhesive and was about to suffocate. The 51-year old doctor rushed to the case… » 2/06/15 10:48am 2/06/15 10:48am

1000hp engines valid 2017 option, so is aggressive tires & chassis

Yesterday's Strategy Group meeting wasn't all about how to kill of a team and grab the 58 Million Dollars it was entitled to. Another topic was the future of F1 regulations. Mind you, doing something good never is as productive as collectively putting someone out of business.… » 2/06/15 10:11am 2/06/15 10:11am

F1 strategy group kills Marussia, is great example of F1 mistakes

All teams are equal, but some are more equal than others. F1 has its own little elite group of teams: it's called the strategy group. It's the point of parity between FIA and FIFA: douchebag ethics. Bernie writes the FIA a yearly check of 40 Million dollars so that he could establish this group. It consists of… » 2/05/15 3:42pm 2/05/15 3:42pm

Jerez Test Day #4: Summary

New daddy Kimi Räikkönen quick, Red Bull and McLaren plagued with issues and Mercedes sandbagging the hell out of their cars - Jerez' last day went just how the days before did. You'll find a summary after the jump. » 2/04/15 11:37am 2/04/15 11:37am