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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
Worth watching despite the absence of Mercedes and Ferrari
Ahead of 2019's first Formula 1 race in Australia next week, Netflix has released Formula 1: Drive to Survive, a 10-part documentary that looks back on the previous season's biggest talking points-except for the championship battle between Mercedes
“I could custom-design each one, with whoever ends up buying the car”
Lewis Hamilton wants to create a very special edition of Mercedes-AMG's incoming hypercar-the car formerly known as Project One. Get ready, then, for a potential One 'LH Edition.'Speaking to Top Gear, the five-time world champion confirmed that
KERS in a big, seven-seat Swedish SUV? You’d better believe it
Ladies and gents, feast your eyes on the facelifted Volvo XC90. Looks pretty much exactly the same as the current one, doesn't it? Given how much we love Volvo's design language at the moment, though, that's no bad thing
The new season kicks off next month. Keep an eye out for these mini-battles
Ferrari's protégé Charles Leclerc replaces Kimi Raikkonen. Big shoes to fill, but if any of the new young guns can do it, Leclerc's the one. His stunning drive in Baku to sixth place in a Sauber was the making
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