1. Picking 5 Fantasy Venues for Formula 1 Races

    The Formula One calendar is never stable, with races added and subtracted nearly every season. This year, for example, instead of India and South Korea, the traveling circus returned ...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 9 months ago 6,467 reads 22 comments

  2. 2014 Belgian Grand Prix Fastest Lap Shows New-Generation F1 Cars Getting Quicker

    They came close in Bahrain. Lewis Hamilton or Nico Rosberg might have done it in Canada, but for Mercedes reliability issues...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 9 months ago 4,770 reads 0 comments

  3. Daniel Ricciardo Can Turn 2014 F1 Season into 3-Way Title Race After Belgian GP

    Daniel Ricciardo took advantage of a collision between the two Mercedes cars on Sunday to steal a shocking victory at the Belgian Grand Prix ...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 9 months ago 1,669 reads 13 comments

  4. What Formula 1 Drivers Did on Their 2014 Summer Holidays

    As the Formula One summer break draws to a close and the drivers and teams reconvene in Belgium, we thought it would be a good idea to check out what the drivers were up to on their holidays...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 9 months ago 3,925 reads 0 comments

  5. Belgian Grand Prix 2014: 10 Key Facts About Spa-Francorchamps

    After a month-long break, Formula One is back! Even better, the first race after the summer break is the fan—and driver—favourite Belgian Grand Prix at Spa-Francorchamps...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 9 months ago 8,764 reads 0 comments

  6. Formula 1 Salaries vs. Points Won: Which Driver Is Best Value for Money in 2014?

    This season, according to Business Book GP (via TomorrowNewsF1.com ), five Formula One drivers have salaries of over £10 million. Meanwhile, Daniel Ricciardo—winner of two grands prix—is making only £600,000...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 10 months ago 8,174 reads 2 comments

  7. Revisiting Predictions at the Start of the F1 Season: Some Right, More Wrong

    There were plenty of unknowns coming into the 2014 Formula One season. With massive changes to the engine regulations promising more retirements and plenty of tantalizing new driver pairings, it seemed like the most wide-open season in recent memory...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 10 months ago 3,678 reads 0 comments

  8. Formula 1 CEO Bernie Ecclestone's Most Memorable Quotes

    Bernie Ecclestone must be celebrating this weekend. The Formula One CEO settled his German court case earlier this week with a $100 million payment. Now he can turn his full attention back to F1...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 10 months ago 5,126 reads 3 comments

  9. Mercedes and Force India Getting Most Value for Their Money in 2014 F1 Season

    Mercedes and Force India are at opposite ends of the Formula One grid in terms of the size of their budgets. This season, however, both teams are getting an excellent return on their investments...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 10 months ago 5,004 reads 1 comments

  10. Is the European Grand Prix Coming to Azerbaijan a Good Thing?

    Rumours of a new grand prix in the former Soviet satellite Azerbaijan were confirmed in the week before the Hungarian Grand Prix...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 10 months ago 1,728 reads 3 comments

  11. Ranking the Top 25 Moments of the 2014 Formula 1 Season so Far

    Formula One is on its summer break. The factories are shutting down, and the teams are on holidays. The season is just past the halfway point and, with that in mind, we are looking back at the top 25 moments so far...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 10 months ago 6,172 reads 4 comments

  12. Fernando Alonso's Hungarian GP Performance Shows His Talent Is Wasted at Ferrari

    Thirty-five years ago this month, Gilles Villeneuve and Rene Arnoux produced one of the greatest moments in Formula One history...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 10 months ago 5,077 reads 12 comments

  13. What Does Daniel Ricciardo's Hungarian GP Win Tell Us About Red Bull's New Star?

    Daniel Ricciardo keeps getting better. Perhaps we shouldn't be surprised—he did just turn 25 and has only started 11 races with a front-running team—but the Australian's ongoing success does feel a bit surprising...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 10 months ago 1,383 reads 0 comments

  14. Formula 1 Data Analysis: Is Williams Improving Relative to Mercedes?

    Williams received a lot of hype during winter testing for the 2014 Formula One season—and not all of it was due to the return of the Martini livery...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 10 months ago 1,588 reads 0 comments

  15. Hungarian GP 2014 Location: 10 Key Facts About the Hungaroring

    The Hungaroring outside Budapest will host its 29th Hungarian Grand Prix this weekend, an unbroken string stretching back to 1986...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 10 months ago 2,446 reads 0 comments

  16. Felipe Massa's German Grand Prix Crash: F1's Safety Record Enhanced Again

    Felipe Massa is becoming the poster child for ever-improving Formula One safety standards after he emerged unscathed from yet another dramatic accident on Sunday at the German Grand Prix ...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 10 months ago 2,326 reads 0 comments

  17. Ranking the Top 10 German Racing Drivers in Formula 1 History

    We are now in the heart of the European part of the Formula One season, and the German Grand Prix takes place this weekend at Hockenheim. There are four German drivers on the grid: Sebastian Vettel, Nico Rosberg, Nico Hulkenberg and Adrian Sutil...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 10 months ago 1,965 reads 2 comments

  18. German Grand Prix 2014: 10 Key Facts About Hockenheim

    This weekend's German Grand Prix will take place at the Hockenheimring in southwestern Germany. It is the 34th time that circuit has hosted the race...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 11 months ago 6,600 reads 0 comments

  19. McLaren Should Be Open to Replacing Jenson Button in 2015

    Jenson Button has been a good soldier for McLaren. Despite arriving at the team just in time for the beginning of Red Bull's four-year dominance of Formula One and his team getting ...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 11 months ago 7,063 reads 1 comments

  20. Kimi Raikkonen Retirement Talk: Finn Risks Quitting F1 with a Whimper in 2015

    Kimi Raikkonen 's return to Ferrari and his battle with Fernando Alonso , his new teammate and fellow world champion, were supposed to be two of the big stories of this Formula One season...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 11 months ago 6,894 reads 1 comments

  21. Breaking Down the Causes of Formula 1 Retirements in 2014 as Grid Penalties Loom

    Remember in the days before this season's Australian Grand Prix , when everyone was asking questions like, "What happens if all 22 cars retire from the race?" Thankfully, ...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 11 months ago 7,360 reads 0 comments

  22. Lewis Hamilton Winning British GP After Nico Rosberg DNF Perfect for Title Race

    Nico Rosberg's gearbox failure midway through Sunday's British Grand Prix handed victory to his teammate and championship rival, Lewis Hamilton ...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 11 months ago 2,585 reads 5 comments

  23. Ranking the Top 10 British Racing Drivers in Formula 1 History

    This weekend is the 50th running of the British Grand Prix at its current home, Silverstone ...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 11 months ago 8,039 reads 0 comments

  24. Assessing Rumours That Lewis Hamilton Could Return to McLaren for 2015

    Lewis Hamilton 's move to Mercedes for 2013 was a great shock after he spent the first six years of his career with McLaren , the team that had nurtured him since boyhood...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 11 months ago 12,219 reads 2 comments

  25. Ferrari's Focus Wrong as Formula 1 Analyses Falling Audience Numbers

    As his team continues to struggle, Ferrari chairman Luca di Montezemolo has kept up his campaign to change Formula One...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 11 months ago 4,202 reads 3 comments