1. Which Formula 1 Rookie Class Is the Best Ever?

    There have been plenty of memorable rookie seasons in Formula One history, from Jackie Stewart's five podiums in 1965 to Jacques Villeneuve pushing Damon Hill to the wire in 1996 ...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 2 minutes ago 1 reads 0 comments

  2. Could Fuel Be the Key to McLaren-Honda's Revival in Formula 1?

    In the end, it was simply just too good to be true. The upcoming 2016 Formula One season looked set to become very interesting in late January when it was reported McLaren ...

    Oliver Harden Written by Oliver Harden about 1 day ago 8,437 reads 0 comments

  3. Why Mercedes' Pascal Wehrlein Was the Right Choice for Manor in 2016

    It has been a relatively quiet Formula One offseason, at least in terms of driver movement, with eight of the 10 teams from last year opting to retain their 2015 race lineups...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 2 days ago 1,718 reads 2 comments

  4. Formula 1 2016 Head-to-Head: Daniil Kvyat vs Daniel Ricciardo at Red Bull

    Daniel Ricciardo and Daniil Kvyat will once again battle for supremacy within Red Bull when the 2016 Formula One season kicks off in March — and both will be hoping for a better year than the one just gone...

    Neil James Written by Neil James about 3 days ago 1,557 reads 0 comments

  5. Formula 1's Latest Rumours, Talk: Manor's Pascal Wehrlein, Carmen Jorda and More

    Pascal Wehrlein will make his grand prix debut in the 2016 Formula One season after joining the new-look Manor Racing team...

    Oliver Harden Written by Oliver Harden about 3 days ago 3,367 reads 3 comments

  6. Fernando Alonso and Formula 1's Worst Career Moves

    By moving from Ferrari to McLaren , Fernando Alonso might have made a terrible career move. If he has, he'll be in good company — Formula One history is filled with tales of drivers who ended up at the wrong team at the wrong time...

    Neil James Written by Neil James about 4 days ago 7,338 reads 4 comments

  7. Realistic Expectations for Red Bull in 2016 Formula 1 Season

    One of his staunchest allies may be helping to turn Red Bull Racing 's fortunes around, but chief technical officer  Adrian Newey isn't expecting any miracles ahead of the 2016 Formula One season...

    Oliver Harden Written by Oliver Harden about 5 days ago 2,459 reads 0 comments

  8. 4 Things Ex-Ferrari Engineer Pat Fry Will Bring to Manor Formula 1 Team in 2016

    The Manor Formula One team are yet to name either of their drivers for the 2016 season, but they've been busy behind the scenes building up a formidable backroom staff...

    Neil James Written by Neil James about 6 days ago 1,444 reads 2 comments

  9. Formula 1's Latest Rumours and Talk: Valtteri Bottas, Mercedes and More

    Most Formula One drivers would be delighted to be linked to Ferrari, the most successful team in the sport's history, but Valtteri Bottas found such rumours a nuisance in the 2015 season...

    Oliver Harden Written by Oliver Harden about 6 days ago 5,347 reads 2 comments

  10. Examining Pastor Maldonado's F1 Legacy of Crashes, Penalties and 1 Magical Win

    In 66 seasons of the Formula One World Championship, just 95 different drivers have won a grand prix (10 others won the Indianapolis 500 when it counted towards the championship)...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 7 days ago 2,766 reads 2 comments

  11. Robert Kubica's Rally Crash, 5 Years On: What Could He Have Achieved in F1?

    Perhaps he simply lacked the global appeal of the sport's biggest names. Perhaps he was just denied the time, the opportunities and the good fortune to ensure his quality was indisputable...

    Oliver Harden Written by Oliver Harden about 8 days ago 5,267 reads 3 comments

  12. The Top 5 Renault Formula 1 Liveries

    Over nearly 20 years in Formula One, the Renault team has produced several beautiful (and a few not-so-beautiful) liveries...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 9 days ago 2,704 reads 2 comments

  13. F1 2016 Head-to-Head: Valtteri Bottas vs. Felipe Massa at Williams

    Williams will field an unchanged lineup for the 2016 Formula One season, with veteran Felipe Massa once again partnered by rising star Valtteri Bottas ...

    Neil James Written by Neil James about 10 days ago 922 reads 0 comments

  14. Formula 1's Latest Rumours and Talk: Renault Launch, Kevin Magnussen and More

    The car on show may only have been a 2015-style chassis with a lifeless (albeit interim) livery, but Renault's return to the Formula One grid felt close enough to touch in Paris on Wednesday...

    Oliver Harden Written by Oliver Harden about 10 days ago 3,538 reads 2 comments

  15. Is Formula 1 Missing an Opportunity with Boring Car Launches in 2016?

    The first Formula One pre -season test is less than a month away, and we're entering "launch season" — the time when the teams show off their cars for the year ahead...

    Neil James Written by Neil James about 11 days ago 1,991 reads 1 comments

  16. Realistic Expectations for Mercedes in 2016 Formula 1 Season

    It was soon after Lewis Hamilton 's victory in the Belgian Grand Prix on August 23 last year when Mercedes' 2016 season began...

    Oliver Harden Written by Oliver Harden about 12 days ago 3,368 reads 2 comments

  17. Daniel Ricciardo's Formula 1 Car Takes On Bath Rugby Team in Scrum

    The 2016 Formula One season kicks off in Melbourne, Australia, next month, and Daniel Ricciardo has been putting in some unusual preparation...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 13 days ago 15,643 reads 18 comments

  18. F1's Latest Rumours, Talk: Kevin Magnussen at Renault, Esteban Gutierrez, More

    Renault's return to Formula One will move a step closer this week when the French manufacturer stages a team-launch event in Paris. As chief executive officer Carlos Ghosn told French publication Le Figaro (h/t Motorsport ...

    Oliver Harden Written by Oliver Harden about 13 days ago 3,004 reads 2 comments

  19. 4 Things We Learned from Paul Ricard Wet-Weather Formula 1 Tyre Test

    The first on-track Formula One action of 2016 took place at the Paul Ricard Circuit in southern France, as three of the teams tested Pirelli 's new wet-weather tyres...

    Neil James Written by Neil James about 13 days ago 757 reads 0 comments

  20. Will American Formula 1 Fans Accept Haas as a Truly 'American' Team?

    Speaking with Haas Formula One team principal Guenther Steiner in Montreal last summer, I made the mistake of asking how important it was for Haas to be seen as an American team...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 14 days ago 5,331 reads 32 comments

  21. Kevin Magnussen Replacing Pastor Maldonado Will Change Tone of Renault F1 Return

    Whenever a leading car manufacturer arrives on the scene in Formula One, it doesn't take them long to begin their pursuit of a leading driver...

    Oliver Harden Written by Oliver Harden about 15 days ago 8,180 reads 0 comments

  22. Tyres Are Not the Only Thing Keeping Formula 1 Drivers from Racing Flat-out

    Formula One is having some tyre troubles—but not the kind that plagued the 2013 British Grand Prix . Last summer, F1 CEO Bernie Ecclestone agreed to a new deal with Pirelli to continue supplying the series with tyres from 2017 to 2019...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 16 days ago 3,857 reads 7 comments

  23. Why the Return of Refuelling Would Be Bad for Formula 1

    Refuelling appears to have once again fallen off the agenda for 2017. A return was proposed at a meeting of the Formula One Strategy Group last May, as part of a series of measures aimed at " improving the show ...

    Neil James Written by Neil James about 17 days ago 2,772 reads 14 comments

  24. Formula 1's Latest Rumours and Talk: Sebastian Vettel, Kimi Raikkonen and More

    Formula One's 2016 schedule began this week as Ferrari, Red Bull Racing and McLaren -Honda helped Pirelli evaluate a range of prototypes in a wet-tyre test at the Paul Ricard circuit...

    Oliver Harden Written by Oliver Harden about 17 days ago 5,610 reads 3 comments

  25. Sebastian Vettel and Formula 1's Great Career Moves

    Sebastian Vettel is probably feeling pretty good about life as he prepares for the 2016 Formula One season. When he signed for Ferrari toward the end of 2014, the Scuderia were nowhere...

    Neil James Written by Neil James about 18 days ago 4,884 reads 11 comments