1. Belgian Grand Prix 2016 Preview: Start Time, TV Info, Weather, Schedule, Odds

    After a four-week break, Formula One returns this week for the Belgian Grand Prix at Spa-Francorchamps. The fast, undulating circuit south-east of Liege, near the German border, ...

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  2. Esteban Ocon vs. Pascal Wehrlein: A Preview of the 2020 F1 Championship Battle?

    With the announcement that Esteban Ocon will replace Rio Haryanto for the final nine races of the Formula One season, the Manor team is about to host what could be a preview of the 2020 (or so) world championship battle...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 14 days ago 2,099 reads 2 comments

  3. Midseason Value-for-Money Ranking of F1 Driver Salaries

    With the Formula One teams off on their summer holidays, it's time for the midseason instalment of our annual driver value-for-money rankings. By comparing the driver salaries published by Paddock Magazine (h/t F1i...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 16 days ago 7,157 reads 6 comments

  4. Can McLaren Deliver a 3rd F1 Drivers' Championship for Fernando Alonso?

    October will mark 10 years since the Brazilian Grand Prix at which Fernando Alonso clinched the second of his back-to-back Formula One titles with Renault...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 19 days ago 2,688 reads 0 comments

  5. Should Williams Sign Jenson Button, Felipe Massa or Someone Else for 2017?

    With Mercedes, Red Bull and Ferrari already confirming their driver lineups for the 2017 Formula One season, Williams are the best-placed team with possible vacancies for next year...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 23 days ago 3,108 reads 2 comments

  6. Will Nico Rosberg's Aggression Cost Him the 2016 F1 World Championship?

    Everything was falling into place for Nico Rosberg to end Lewis Hamilton 's three-race winning streak at Sunday's German Grand Prix and reclaim the lead in the Formula One drivers' ...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 26 days ago 733 reads 0 comments

  7. German Grand Prix 2016 Preview: Start Time, TV Info, Weather, Schedule, Odds

    After a one-year hiatus, the German Grand Prix is back. Hockenheim, in southwestern Germany, near the French border, hosts the race on Sunday...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 1 month ago 3,073 reads 0 comments

  8. Is Lewis Hamilton's Hungarian Grand Prix Victory His Most Dominant of 2016?

    Like Sasquatch or Kimi Raikkonen's smile, the so-called "hot hand" may or may not exist . One thing we can be certain of, though, following Lewis Hamilton 's victory in Sunday's ...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 1 month ago 3,733 reads 13 comments

  9. Hungarian Grand Prix 2016 Preview: Start Time, TV Info, Weather, Schedule, Odds

    The Hungarian Grand Prix outside Budapest is the beginning of the third set of back-to-back race weekends on the Formula One calendar leading up to the traditional summer break in August...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 1 month ago 2,595 reads 0 comments

  10. Why Formula 1 Tyre Controversies Look Set to Continue into 2017

    Formula One is trapped in some sort of Goldilocks storyline when it comes to tyre durability: First they are too soft, then too hard, then too soft again. The only difference is that F1 never seems to find a level of tyre degradation that is just right...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 1 month ago 2,967 reads 1 comments

  11. Should Formula 1 Fans Boo Drivers for Their Actions on the Race Track?

    Formula One, it seems, is the only professional sport where it is not acceptable for fans to express themselves with boos...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 1 month ago 2,925 reads 24 comments

  12. Safety Car Start Robs British Grand Prix of Potential Drama and Excitement

    After experimenting with standing starts in 2013 and 2014, IndyCar reverted exclusively to safer rolling starts in 2015. Formula One, in contrast, has always used standing starts...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 1 month ago 239 reads 0 comments

  13. British Grand Prix 2016 Preview: Start Time, TV Info, Weather, Schedule, Odds

    Formula One returns to its heartland this weekend for the British Grand Prix at Silverstone. It will be the fourth race in a ridiculous five weekends that have seen the teams crisscross ...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 1 month ago 2,407 reads 0 comments

  14. Mercedes Should Not Implement Team Orders Despite Austrian Grand Prix Crash

    Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton collided on the final lap of Sunday's Austrian Grand Prix , the third incident between the Mercedes team-mates in the last five Formula One races...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 1 month ago 5,639 reads 33 comments

  15. Austrian Grand Prix 2016 Preview: Start Time, TV Info, Weather, Schedule, Odds

    After visiting Baku, Azerbaijan, for the first time, the Formula One circus returns to more familiar territory this weekend for the Austrian Grand Prix at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 1 month ago 2,266 reads 0 comments

  16. Formula 1 Track Walk: Exploring Circuit Gilles Villeneuve with Manor Racing

    MONTREAL — The rhythm and routine of each Formula One race weekend is the same, whether the teams find themselves in Melbourne or Monza, Monaco or Montreal...

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  17. B/R Exclusive: Romain Grosjean on Instagram-Filtered F1 and Love for Gene Haas

    MONTREAL — Romain Grosjean has 10 Formula One podium finishes in his career. It is difficult to tell whether we should be impressed by that number, given he hasn't spent a ...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 2 months ago 2,713 reads 0 comments

  18. A Simple Solution to the Problems with Formula 1's Radio Ban

    The biggest story from the European Grand Prix in Baku, Azerbaijan, was not Nico Rosberg's win , nor Sergio Perez's unlikely podium; it was the backlash against the FIA's ban on radio messages from teams giving advice to their drivers...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 2 months ago 4,556 reads 11 comments

  19. European Grand Prix Shows Large Gap Remaining from Mercedes to Ferrari, Red Bull

    During preparations for the European Grand Prix in Baku, Azerbaijan, Mercedes executive director Toto Wolff said Ferrari and Red Bull were essentially level with Mercedes' performance...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 2 months ago 1,808 reads 0 comments

  20. Hermann Tilke Interview: F1 Circuit Designer on Baku Track and Handling Critics

    Hermann Tilke has a mixed reputation in Formula One circles. The 61-year-old German engineer has designed every new F1 venue since the Sepang International Circuit in Malaysia was introduced in 1999 and also redesigned several older tracks...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 2 months ago 2,572 reads 0 comments

  21. European Grand Prix 2016 Preview: Start Time, TV Info, Weather, Schedule, Odds

    In a most unlikely grand prix double-header, the Formula One circus is leaving an unseasonably cold and dreary Montreal behind this week and racing halfway around the world for the ...

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  22. Lewis Hamilton Retakes Control of the F1 Season with Canadian Grand Prix Victory

    MONTREAL — Lewis Hamilton had a question when he arrived for his post-qualifying media session at the Canadian Grand Prix ...

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  23. Jackie Stewart Tells B/R How He Brought Formula 1 and Heineken Together

    MONTREAL — Formula One officially announced its long-rumoured Heineken sponsorship deal at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve on Thursday with a large press conference/party befitting one of the world's largest breweries...

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  24. How Will Alexander Rossi's Indianapolis 500 Victory Affect His Formula 1 Future?

    By now, you've read all about Alexander Rossi's victory at the 100th Indianapolis 500. After a lifetime of trying—and briefly succeeding—to break into Formula One, the ...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 3 months ago 4,169 reads 3 comments

  25. New 2017 Formula 1 Regulations Risk Spoiling the Decreasing Gap Between Teams

    In the third season of Formula One's V6 hybrid engine era, fans are finally being treated to a taste of the long-promised performance convergence between the teams...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 3 months ago 5,276 reads 5 comments