1. Remembering Jose Carlos Pace and His 1975 Brazilian Grand Prix Triumph

    Successful Brazilians pepper the history of Formula One racing: from world champions such as Emerson Fittipaldi, Ayrton Senna and Nelson Piquet to grand prix winners like Rubens Barrichello and Felipe Massa...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 9 months ago 1,146 reads 0 comments

  2. Susie Wolff's Retirement Highlights Challenges That Remain for Female Drivers

    It may seem counterintuitive , but the retirement of Susie Wolff —the only woman to have driven a Formula One car on a grand prix weekend in the last two decades—does not alter the chances of another female driver starting an F1 race...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 9 months ago 2,558 reads 2 comments

  3. Why Is Lewis Hamilton Trolling His Mercedes Team-Mate, Nico Rosberg?

    Formula One drivers have been using mind games for as long as the sport has existed, attempting to gain an edge over their competitors...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 9 months ago 11,596 reads 17 comments

  4. Nico Rosberg and Valtteri Bottas Score Much-Needed Results at Mexican Grand Prix

    On Sunday, Formula One returned to Mexico City for the first time in 23 years. The race, on a revamped Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, produced a familiar result—a Mercedes victory—but it was not Lewis Hamilton who took the win...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 9 months ago 1,343 reads 1 comments

  5. Mexican Grand Prix 2015: 5 Bold Predictions for Mexico City Race

    It has been more than 23 years since Nigel Mansell won the last Mexican Grand Prix for Williams—his first of five straight victories to open the season, en route to a dominant championship campaign...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 9 months ago 4,943 reads 5 comments

  6. Examining Lewis Hamilton's Legacy After Clinching His Third Title at the USGP

    It was inevitable, Lewis Hamilton clinching the 2015 Formula One world championship. With four races remaining heading into Sunday's United States Grand Prix in Austin, Texas, ...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 9 months ago 2,534 reads 6 comments

  7. B/R Exclusive: Alexander Rossi Talks About His First F1 Race and Plans for 2016

    One month ago in Singapore, 24-year-old Alexander Rossi fulfilled his lifelong dream of racing in a Formula One grand prix ...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 9 months ago 2,464 reads 1 comments

  8. Will Kevin Magnussen Find Another F1 Seat After Being Dumped by McLaren?

    "Proceed with caution." If that disclaimer isn't already a standard line on contracts for young McLaren drivers, perhaps it should be. In an interview with motorsport...

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  9. Is Sergio Perez or Nico Hulkenberg More Attractive to Top F1 Teams?

    Sergio Perez may bring a hefty amount of sponsorship money with him wherever he goes in Formula One, but he is no ordinary pay driver, clinging to his seat thanks to a wealthy benefactor or Venezuelan oil company...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 10 months ago 3,882 reads 1 comments

  10. 2016 F1 Calendar: Will There Be 21 Races on the Schedule or Will Some Disappear?

    On September 30, the FIA announced a new provisional schedule for the 2016 Formula One season. The new draft features several modifications from the previous version, released ...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 10 months ago 4,493 reads 3 comments

  11. Russian Grand Prix 2015: 5 Bold Predictions for Sochi Race

    The inaugural Russian Grand Prix had plenty of drama and excitement on the first lap but then not much else—at least until Russian president Vladimir Putin's mid-race arrival ...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 10 months ago 4,778 reads 3 comments

  12. F1 Shows Implicit Support for Vladimir Putin by Holding the Russian Grand Prix

    At last year's Russian Grand Prix in Sochi , Russian president Vladimir Putin made a fashionably late entrance, with the television broadcast devoting an unusual amount of ...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 10 months ago 3,650 reads 10 comments

  13. Haas F1 Team and Romain Grosjean Are a Good Fit for Each Other

    After more than a year of speculation, the new Haas F1 Team announced their first driver on Tuesday during a press conference at the team's new facility in Kannapolis, North Carolina...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 10 months ago 3,404 reads 26 comments

  14. Nico Rosberg Wastes Another Pole and Loses Japanese Grand Prix to Lewis Hamilton

    Everything seemed to be falling into place for Nico Rosberg at Sunday's Japanese Grand Prix . He started on pole after Daniil Kvyat crashed with less than one minute remaining in qualifying on Saturday, wiping out Lewis Hamilton 's final flying lap...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 10 months ago 2,002 reads 8 comments

  15. Japanese Grand Prix 2015: 5 Bold Predictions for Suzuka Race

    It has been nearly a year since Typhoon Phanfone enveloped the Suzuka Circuit during the Japanese Grand Prix , contributing to Jules Bianchi's fatal accident ...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 10 months ago 4,918 reads 4 comments

  16. Sebastian Vettel's Singapore Victory Keeps Him in the F1 Title Hunt (Barely)

    Sebastian Vettel 's blood-red Ferrari shone brightly in the Singapore night on Sunday, en route to his third victory of the 2015 Formula One season...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 10 months ago 1,439 reads 1 comments

  17. Red Bull and Toro Rosso Are the Teams to Watch at the Singapore Grand Prix

    Red Bull and Toro Rosso have not had many opportunities to shine this season, but this weekend's Singapore Grand Prix will be one of them...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 11 months ago 1,602 reads 0 comments

  18. Why the Singapore Grand Prix Will Make or Break McLaren's Season

    At next weekend's Singapore Grand Prix , it is all supposed to come good for McLaren-Honda. For months, the team has been targeting the street race on a small island at the southern ...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 11 months ago 4,010 reads 5 comments

  19. Formula 1 Needs More Small Teams to Give Young Drivers Experience

    Part of the fun of following Formula One is the parlour game of trying to guess which drivers are heading where for the following season. For 2016, it is shaping up to be an easy game to win...

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  20. Will Nico Rosberg Ever Win an F1 Title with Lewis Hamilton as His Team-Mate?

    On a sunny afternoon at Formula One's "Temple of Speed," the Autodromo Nazionale Monza, Lewis Hamilton staked a strong claim to his second-straight Formula One drivers' championship...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 11 months ago 3,458 reads 8 comments

  21. Jackie Stewart's First F1 Victory: 50 Years Ago at the 1965 Italian Grand Prix

    This weekend, Formula One returns to one of its spiritual homes, the Autodromo Nazionale Monza, for the Italian Grand Prix ...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 11 months ago 1,303 reads 1 comments

  22. Max Verstappen-to-Ferrari Rumours Are (Just a Bit) Premature

    Formula One driver rumours are silly. Sometimes, they are the "ha-ha" kind of silly and, sometimes, the absurd kind...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 11 months ago 3,687 reads 4 comments

  23. Pirelli Should Apologize for F1 Tyre Failures Instead of Shifting Blame to Teams

    During the BBC pre -race show before the Belgian Grand Prix , commentator David Coulthard wittily ended a brief exchange with Pirelli motorsport director Paul Hembery saying, "Congratulations on the win...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 11 months ago 2,630 reads 6 comments

  24. Romain Grosjean Reminds Us of His Potential with Belgian Grand Prix Podium

    Some drivers arrive in Formula One seemingly predestined for success and almost immediately live up to that hype. In recent years, Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel fit that mold...

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  25. F1 Team Budgets: Which Teams Are Getting the Best Value for Their Money in 2015?

    Despite declining sponsorship revenue, the loss of the German Grand Prix (at least for this year) and falling television viewing figures, Formula One team budgets remain quite healthy...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 11 months ago 5,806 reads 0 comments