1. Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2014: Live Lap-by-Lap Updates, Highlights, Report and More

    Lewis Hamilton won the 2014 Formula One drivers' championship in style, taking his 11th victory of the season at Sunday's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix ...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 8 months ago 4,819 reads 2 comments

  2. Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2014: 10 Key Facts About Yas Marina Circuit

    The Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi is hosting the final race of the 2014 Formula One season this weekend...

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  3. Bernie Ecclestone Is Not as Out-of-Touch as He Seems on Social Media

    Formula One CEO Bernie Ecclestone is very good at a few things. His particular skills include making money, growing a business and getting people upset, not necessarily in that order...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 8 months ago 2,688 reads 4 comments

  4. Jolyon Palmer Interview: The GP2 Champ Discusses His Hopes for a Formula 1 Drive

    On October 11, Jolyon Palmer won the GP2 feature race at the Sochi Autodrom, clinching the 2014 GP2 title. Palmer is the first British driver to win the series since current Formula One championship leader Lewis Hamilton did it in 2006...

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  5. 2014 Formula 1 Cars Are Getting Faster and Their Engines More Reliable

    The last two Formula One grands prix, in the United States and Brazil, provided further evidence that the new generation of cars, powered by hybrid V6 engines, are closing in on the performance levels of their V8-powered predecessors...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 8 months ago 3,735 reads 3 comments

  6. Brazilian Grand Prix 2014: Live Lap-by-Lap Updates, Highlights, Report and More

    Nico Rosberg turned in his most complete performance of the season in Sao Paulo on Sunday to win the Brazilian Grand Prix ahead of his teammate and title rival Lewis Hamilton ...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 8 months ago 2,586 reads 2 comments

  7. Brazilian Grand Prix 2014: 10 Key Facts About Interlagos Circuit

    The 2014 Brazilian Grand Prix will be the 32nd time the Formula One world championship visits the Autodromo Jose Carlos Pace—better known as Interlagos—in Sao Paulo...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 8 months ago 2,861 reads 2 comments

  8. Lewis Hamilton Wins Again, but Looming Double Points Could Rob Him of F1 Title

    AUSTIN, Texas — Lewis Hamilton turned in another dominant performance at the U.S. Grand Prix on Sunday , overcoming a brake issue in qualifying that left him starting behind his teammate, Nico Rosberg ...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 8 months ago 4,406 reads 4 comments

  9. Red Bull Junior Team: Creating a Path for Young Drivers to Succeed in Formula 1

    AUSTIN, Texas — When Sebastian Vettel surprised everyone before the Japanese Grand Prix with the news that he was leaving Red Bull at the end of the year, the team wasted no time in confirming his replacement ...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 8 months ago 1,687 reads 0 comments

  10. Riding with F1 World Champion Sebastian Vettel in the Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge

    AUSTIN, Texas—Outside Austin, there is a highway that passes in front of the Circuit of Americas—the host venue for the Formula One U.S. Grand Prix—where the speed limit is 85 mph (137 kph)...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 8 months ago 2,434 reads 1 comments

  11. What Formula 1 Can Learn from the NFL About Fan Engagement

    AUSTIN, Texas — Success in the United States is like the Holy Grail for Formula One—not only because of the value but also because finding either entails a seemingly never-ending quest...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 8 months ago 1,269 reads 2 comments

  12. Daniel Ricciardo Interview: Ready to Take over from Sebastian Vettel at Red Bull

    AUSTIN, Texas — While Sebastian Vettel remains unable or unwilling to confirm his future beyond the next three races— his last with Red Bull —Daniel Ricciardo 's is much clearer...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 8 months ago 1,271 reads 1 comments

  13. United States Grand Prix: Ranking American F1 Venues from Sebring to Austin

    The Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas is the 10th different venue to host a Formula One race in the United States. There have been street races, purpose-built facilities and...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 8 months ago 3,411 reads 6 comments

  14. James Hunt, Mike Hawthorn and F1's Most Famous Hell-Raisers

    From Stirling Moss to James Hunt to Kimi Raikkonen , Formula One has always attracted a certain breed of men who not only wanted to race the fastest cars, but also lived their entire lives in the fast lane...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 9 months ago 9,593 reads 1 comments

  15. Is Nico Hulkenberg Permanently Stuck in the Formula 1 Midfield?

    Earlier this week, Force India announced that Nico Hulkenberg will remain with the team for the 2015 season...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 9 months ago 2,240 reads 3 comments

  16. Does a Formula 1 Race on the Las Vegas Strip Make Sense?

    Formula One CEO Bernie Ecclestone has mentioned Las Vegas as a possibility for a new Formula One race in the United States...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 9 months ago 4,242 reads 5 comments

  17. Realistic Expectations for Sebastian Vettel's First Season with Ferrari

    Just before the Japanese Grand Prix , Red Bull announced that Sebastian Vettel —winner of the last four world championships—would be leaving the team at the end of the year...

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  18. Mercedes Are Right to Oppose a Change to Formula 1 Engine Development Rules

    At times, Formula One seems to lurch from one self-made mini-controversy to the next, with barely enough space in between to actually hold the races...

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  19. Should Red Bull Have Issued Team Orders to Help Daniel Ricciardo at Russian GP?

    Team orders are a controversial subject in Formula One. Some people like them and some don't, but they have always been part of the sport— even from 2003 to 2010 , when they were supposedly banned...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 9 months ago 2,394 reads 6 comments

  20. Why Formula 1 Should Not Be Going to Russia in 2014

    "We are happy, the sponsors appear to be happy, so we carry on," Bernie Ecclestone recently told The Times ' Kevin Eason (subscription required) regarding this weekend's Russian Grand Prix...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 9 months ago 2,314 reads 14 comments

  21. Russian Grand Prix 2014: 6 Key Facts About Sochi Circuit

    Formula One heads to Sochi, Russia this week with Jules Bianchi still in the hospital following his terrifying crash in Japan and the dark cloud of the Russia–Ukraine conflict hanging over Eastern Europe...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 9 months ago 8,492 reads 2 comments

  22. Should 2014 Japanese Grand Prix Have Had Start Time Changed for Rain?

    All week, the chatter coming out of the Suzuka paddock had been about the rain. Specifically, Typhoon Phanfone was making its way across the Pacific Ocean on a crash course with the Japanese archipelago...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 9 months ago 1,857 reads 4 comments

  23. Japan and F1: Why Have Drivers Disappointed with Odds in Their Favour?

    Japan has had more drivers start a Formula One grand prix than Australia, Austria, Canada, Spain, Finland and New Zealand (and plenty of other countries). In fact, there are only 10 countries in the world with more F1 drivers than Japan...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 9 months ago 2,055 reads 2 comments

  24. Max Verstappen Comparisons with Ayrton Senna Hint at Once-in-a-Generation Talent

    Max Verstappen is set to make his Formula One debut for Toro Rosso during the first free practice session at the Japanese Grand Prix on Friday. He also turned 17 on Tuesday...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 9 months ago 2,645 reads 1 comments

  25. Plotting Romain Grosjean's F1 Future After Nightmare 2014 Season at Lotus

    Romain Grosjean has won everywhere he has raced: Formula Renault, Formula Three, GP2, the GT1 sports car series. Everywhere, that is, except Formula One...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 9 months ago 3,592 reads 1 comments