You've spent countless hours on your favorite Formula 1, NASCAR, or IndyCar website refreshing the page, waiting for the latest scoop to appear.
It seems that over the years, silly season just get sillier and sillier. Perhaps it only appears that way; the Internet has served as a virtual garage pass for even the most unconnected fans in the world. There may be more rumors out there today, but there certainly was no lack of crazy ones in the past.
For a look back on some gossip, speculation, and misinformation in car racing of years gone by, here is "Old Rumors Revisted."
(Note: I'm not entirely sure why, but this slideshow is not working particularly well. Although it suggests that the previous and next slides are exactly the same, they are not. Also, there are only 15 slides, not 16. Sorry about this)!