Used by real Formula 1 drivers
If you're deadly serious about sim racing, like Lando Norris, a 'direct drive' wheel is essential. Rather than belt-driven, the rim is bolted directly to the motor, offering stronger force feedback, but also more detailed and immediate response.Up until
A cornerstone of F1 has been preserved
Good news! Silverstone will continue to host the British Grand Prix until at least 2024, after a new five-year deal was signed securing the circuit's future.The British Racing Drivers' Club has been running Silverstone for 70 years-indeed, Silverstone
This marks its 73rd all-time win
We bore witness to another thrilling finish in motorsports with the conclusion of the Austrian GP last June 30, 2019. For the 73rd time in its history, Honda has finally tasted Formula 1 glory again.Aston Martin Red Bull Racing's Max
The drama of career mode is also entertaining
Every year, we hear claims that this is the year someone will step up to challenge Mercedes' current run of dominance in Formula 1. And every year, Mercedes proceeds to mercilessly crush the competition like a runaway monster truck. Fool me once?
Niki Lauda talks about his 'reel' world portrayal
NOTE: This interview was originally published in 2012.There are many great moments in Rush, but although the film is a cocktail of fast racing, faster women, old-school male bravado, and general chicanery, Niki Lauda's fiery crash during the 1976
We lost an icon
If we are sometimes too eager to describe sporting figures as 'legends,' Niki Lauda, who has died aged 70, more than qualifies. A triple Formula 1 champion, he was a passionate, clever, and often inspired racer, in the fullest sense of the
He was one of the sport’s fiercest, most outspoken competitors
Niki Lauda has passed away, aged 70.His impact on the world of motorsport has been immeasurable. On the one hand there are his three Formula 1 championships, a feat matched by Ayrton Senna and bettered only by five other drivers.But
Good news for Verstappen fans, but is Zandvoort the kind of track that F1 needs?
Formula 1 is never far from controversy these days, but the latest debate may have surprised a few. With most fans calling for the sport to look backwards and revisit its glory days, you'd expect the return of the Dutch Grand
Featuring exclusive interviews and previously unseen archive footage
Following the success of documentaries like Senna and Formula 1: Drive to Survive, a documentary film about seven-time Formula 1 champion Michael Schumacher is set to be released in December 2019.At the helm of the documentary, officially titled Schumacher, are
Located in Rio de Janeiro
Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro, who was elected toward the end of last year, has tweeted news that the country's grand prix will move to a newly built track in Rio.Interlagos, pictured below, has been a well-loved circuit on the
Honda’s hot hatch is now the fastest FWD production car around that circuit
Honda has deployed the Civic Type R to set a new front-wheel-drive, production-car lap record at the iconic Mount Panorama circuit in Bathurst, Australia. Not the most exciting news, you may think, but the driver was a certain Jenson
The perks of being a Formula 1 driver
Carlos Sainz Jr. is one of the McLaren F1 team's drivers. Being a Formula 1 driver comes with a few perks-like a decent company car.Because, it's not a given. Sure, if you drive for Ferrari or Mercedes, you'
Helmet and HANS device not included
Catchy name, huh? In fairness, most great Formula 1 cars pinched names from dishwashers (MP4/4, FW16, W09 EQ Power+, I could go on).Like most 'F1 cars for the road,' the OX99 came about as a sort of road-going billboard
At the Suzuka 10 Hours, behind the wheel of a McLaren 720S GT3
Two-time Formula 1 world champion Mika Hakkinen is set to return to racing later this year. Yep, that's the very same Mika Hakkinen who can also be described as a 50-year-old father-of-five. Please be our dad,
On driving old race cars, the best part of his job, life after F1, and more
Last weekend, Mercedes celebrated its 125th anniversary in motorsport at Silverstone. Yep, 125 years. Yikes.Unsurprisingly, its current Formula 1 world championand one of its greatest-ever drivers-Lewis Hamilton was in attendance. A superb opportunity to catch up with him, then,
“It felt like home in the garage from the very first moment”
From the time he joined the Ferrari Driver Academy early this year, Mick Schumacher has become the program's most high-profile member. And the Scuderia seems keen to see him follow on the footsteps of his seven-time Formula 1 champion
An interview with McLaren's Lando Norris
Interview by Dan ReadWhen the lights go out for F1's curtain raiser in Melbourne this weekend, 19-year-old Lando Norris will become the youngest British driver ever to start a Grand Prix. He's also the youngest driver on this
Check out Mercedes-AMG’s unit
If either of the Mercedes-AMG F1 drivers crash this year, and lob their detachable steering wheel out of the car in frustration, then spare a thought for the intricate piece of space-age equipment that's just been petulantly wanged into
“Now it will no longer be only a matter of record and prestige”
Formula 1 returns this weekend, and now it's been confirmed that points will be awarded for the fastest lap at each race.Which means there's an additional 21 points on offer that contribute to both drivers' and constructors' championships. The
Ahead of the 2019 Formula 1 season opener in Australia
Sad news from Melbourne: Charlie Whiting, longtime Formula 1 race director, passed away on the morning of March 14, 2019, as a result of a pulmonary embolism. He was 66 years old.Whiting was already in Melbourne for the the season-opening
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