Malaysia GP: Your Pre-Race Briefing

The Malaysian GP is always good for surprises: completely different track characteristics compared to Melbourne, the heat and the tendency for monsoon-like rainfall. Find out here how Qualifying and the Free Practices went down. » 3/28/15 10:28am Saturday 10:28am

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Mustang Hype in Europe is real

AMS had a look at some statistics of the newly launched European Ford Mustang configurator. The car will be available for the first time in Europe, and since Ford introduced the build-your-own tool on their website, 500.000 people clicked through it. » 3/16/15 11:35am 3/16/15 11:35am

Melbourne GP: Your Pre-Race Briefing

After months of build up, the F1 excitement reaches its high right before the start of the first race of the season. All information regarding free practices and qualifying can be found here, plus everything else you need to know so you can watch the big race like the informed gentleman (or woman) you are. » 3/14/15 11:34am 3/14/15 11:34am

F1 2015: Post-Testing Power Ranking

We covered 12 test days over here on Formula Freak. At first, making an educated guess was hopeless - there just was no reference point. And while we don't know the exact amount of fuel the cars are carrying, in some instances such as the race simulations from Barcelona we can get a more or less spot-on idea. So let's… » 3/12/15 11:00pm 3/12/15 11:00pm

Van der Garde won trial, gets Sauber into uncomfortable position

Scuderia Ferrari has a boatload of drivers: Seb and Kimi plus development/test drivers like Marc Gene (also Nissan LMP1), Jean-Eric Vergne, Raffaele Marciello and Esteban Gutierez. Sauber signed four drivers last year, but ignored that they only have two cars. Now Guido Van der Garde sued Sauber for alleged breaking… » 3/11/15 1:50pm 3/11/15 1:50pm

WRC driver rolls Ford Fiesta into lake

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I just found some of my old DTM photos!

For some reason, my Google+ profile had an album I created in 2009, containing 47 photos I took when I was at my local DTM race back then. » 3/05/15 5:21pm 3/05/15 5:21pm

Lotus, Sauber and Force India receive crucial advanced payments

Formula 1 consists of two classes: the spending-happy, slightly arrogant top teams who are willing to invest more than 300 Million dollars and the small teams, scrambling together a small budget and trying to stay in business. Due to rising costs, the latter found themselves in a precarious situation: they needed a… » 3/02/15 1:10pm 3/02/15 1:10pm

Barcelona Test Day #8: Summary

That's it, we're done with testing. Today was the last chance for the teams to prepare for the long F1 season ahead. Here's how the last day in Barcelona went down. » 3/01/15 12:15pm 3/01/15 12:15pm

My humble dream

I really started liking the facelifted S124 Wagon, and they can be had for around 4k in Germany in E320 guise. The interior is the best part - so classic and neat. » 2/28/15 11:02pm 2/28/15 11:02pm

Barcelona Test Day #7: Summary

The penultimate test day of 2015 is in the history books. We are getting closer and closer to seeing what cars are capable off and how the order in Melbourne could look. Today, Mercedes confirmed their pace and McLaren went back to their old, unreliable self. » 2/28/15 4:45pm 2/28/15 4:45pm

Barcelona Test Day #6: Summary

A wonderful Resurrection and an unbelievable laptime are the most important outcomes of today's Barcelona test day, the sixth in this season. » 2/27/15 2:54pm 2/27/15 2:54pm

Barcelona Test Day #5: Summary

Welcome back to Formula Freak's F1 pre-season test coverage! It's the last 4 days of testing before the first showdown in sunny Melbourne, which means teams bringing big updates for their cars and increasing speeds. Light rain only slightly hindered today's proceedings. » 2/26/15 10:46am 2/26/15 10:46am

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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 2/23/15 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 2/22/15 10:30am