1. Lewis Hamilton Does Not Deserve Criticism, Punishment for Ignoring Team Orders

    There was plenty of handwringing and questioning after Sunday's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix about whether Lewis Hamilton 's tactics were on the up-and-up...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 10 days ago 6,886 reads 32 comments

  2. Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2016 Preview: Start Time, TV Info, Weather, Schedule, Odds

    So it all comes down to this. After the longest season in Formula One history, the 21st and final race will decide the world championship between Mercedes team-mates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg ...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 14 days ago 1,627 reads 1 comments

  3. Formula 1 Must Address Financial Inequalities Before Expanding Race Calendar

    Quick show of hands: Who wishes this Formula One season had an extra three or four races? What, you don't want to see a few more near-guaranteed Mercedes victories? But that may be exactly where we are headed...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 17 days ago 3,062 reads 3 comments

  4. Reasons for Hope at McLaren After the Ouster of CEO Ron Dennis

    McLaren 's boardroom may be in turmoil, with the team announcing the ouster of Ron Dennis as chief executive, but their on-track results, while not near McLaren 's historical levels, are starting to show promise...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 21 days ago 2,409 reads 3 comments

  5. Max Verstappen Channels Ayrton Senna with Magical, Wet Brazilian GP Performance

    Nico Rosberg might win the 2016 Formula One drivers' championship, but even if he does dethrone Mercedes team-mate  Lewis Hamilton , the German will only be keeping the seat warm for the heir apparent: Max Verstappen ...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 24 days ago 4,577 reads 10 comments

  6. Brazilian Grand Prix 2016 Preview: Start Time, TV Info, Weather, Schedule, Odds

    Nico Rosberg has won the last two Brazilian Grands Prix and, with Formula One descending on Sao Paulo again this weekend, he can wrap up his first world championship with a victory...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 28 days ago 3,155 reads 0 comments

  7. Lewis Hamilton Interview: Distractions, Social Media and His Approach to Racing

    Lewis Hamilton is an easy target. He is young, rich, successful, attractive and, it must be said, he seems to enjoy showing it all off...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 1 month ago 2,182 reads 3 comments

  8. Formula 1 Book Review: 'What Doesn't Kill You...' by Johnny Herbert

    I bet you didn't know that Johnny Herbert once (jokingly) tried to climb into a bathtub with future Formula One world champion Mika Hakkinen while they were sharing a hotel room as Lotus team-mates...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 1 month ago 1,526 reads 0 comments

  9. Biggest Late-Season Comebacks in Formula 1 History

    Lewis Hamilton is in the midst of what would be a historic comeback, should he be able to catch his Mercedes team-mate, Nico Rosberg , for the Formula One drivers' title. Historic, but not altogether unprecedented...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 1 month ago 3,885 reads 0 comments

  10. Formula 1 Must Put a Time Limit on Post-Race Investigations and Penalties

    Imagine turning off the television after watching your favourite football club celebrate a victory only to see in the newspaper the next morning that they actually lost...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 1 month ago 3,650 reads 8 comments

  11. Mexican Grand Prix 2016 Preview: Start Time, TV Info, Weather, Schedule, Odds

    The return of the Mexican Grand Prix in 2015 was welcomed both by local fans and the wider Formula One world. The grandstands at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez were packed last autumn, with an attendance of 336,000 over the weekend...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 1 month ago 3,601 reads 0 comments

  12. Would Nico Rosberg Make a Deserving Formula 1 Champion in 2016?

    Back in 2014, there was a worry that, assisted by the ridiculous double-points rule , Nico Rosberg could win the Formula One title despite being overshadowed for most of the season by his Mercedes team-mate, Lewis Hamilton ...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 1 month ago 3,438 reads 5 comments

  13. United States GP 2016 Preview: Start Time, TV Info, Weather, Schedule, Odds

    Sandwiched around a Taylor Swift concert this weekend is the fifth running of the United States Grand Prix at the Circuit of the Americas (COTA) in Austin, Texas...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 1 month ago 2,949 reads 1 comments

  14. Remaining F1 Constructors' Championship Battles Have Big Financial Implications

    Mercedes may have locked up their third straight Formula One constructors' title with four races remaining, but there are still several important battles raging lower down in the standings...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 1 month ago 2,744 reads 2 comments

  15. Why Nico Hulkenberg Must Move to Renault from Force India

    Despite his talent behind the wheel, Nico Hulkenberg has spent his entire Formula One career making lateral move after lateral move—from Williams to Force India , to Sauber and back to Force India...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 1 month ago 3,998 reads 1 comments

  16. Poor Starts, Not Engine Problems, Will Cost Lewis Hamilton the F1 Championship

    Lewis Hamilton 's poor start—yes, another one—at Sunday's Japanese Grand Prix may end up being one too many for the defending champion to handle...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 1 month ago 3,066 reads 10 comments

  17. Japanese Grand Prix 2016 Preview: Start Time, TV Info, Weather, Schedule, Odds

    The jam-packed Formula One calendar is not giving us any time to breathe. A week after Daniel Ricciardo's first win of the season and Lewis Hamilton maybe (or maybe not) accused ...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 2 months ago 2,593 reads 0 comments

  18. Early-Morning Formula 1 Watch Party in New York Shows Passion of American Fans

    NEW YORK — It isn't easy being a Formula One fan in the Western Hemisphere. Race start times are set to maximise European television audiences, leading to some awkward viewing slots for fans in North and South America...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 2 months ago 4,587 reads 1 comments

  19. Malaysian Grand Prix 2016 Preview: Start Time, TV Info, Weather, Schedule, Odds

    Following an exciting race in Singapore, the Formula One circus reconvenes south of Kuala Lumpur for the Malaysian Grand Prix ...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 2 months ago 2,747 reads 0 comments

  20. Why Stoffel Vandoorne Will Succeed Where McLaren's Previous Young Drivers Failed

    McLaren have a recent history of chewing up and spitting out young Formula One drivers. With 24-year-old rookie Stoffel Vandoorne taking over Jenson Button's race seat in 2017, ...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 2 months ago 2,118 reads 0 comments

  21. Jackie Stewart Is Wrong About Lewis Hamilton's Lifestyle Affecting His Form

    Here we go again. Lewis Hamilton has a disappointing result or two and all of a sudden, the two-time defending Formula One world champion is letting his personal life distract him from winning races...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 3 months ago 8,003 reads 9 comments

  22. Daniel Ricciardo's Continued Success Could Cause Problems for Red Bull in 2017

    Red Bull have a problem simmering. It is only on the back burner for now, but it could become a full-blown grease fire next year...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 3 months ago 7,908 reads 4 comments

  23. Singapore Grand Prix 2016 Preview: Start Time, TV Info, Weather, Schedule, Odds

    The Formula One world will take a short break from the breathless coverage of the sport's sale to Liberty Media for the Singapore Grand Prix ...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 3 months ago 2,999 reads 0 comments

  24. Does Daniil Kvyat Deserve Another Season in Formula 1?

    Daniil Kvyat 's Formula One career is on life support, and you get the feeling the good doctor, in this case Helmut Marko , the de facto head of Red Bull's young driver programme, already has one hand on the plug, ready to pull it out...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 3 months ago 3,465 reads 4 comments

  25. Why the Retirements of Jenson Button and Felipe Massa Are Actually Good for F1

    Jenson Button and Felipe Massa , two of the most likeable and popular drivers in Formula One, announced their upcoming retirements over the Italian Grand Prix weekend ...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 3 months ago 3,287 reads 1 comments