1. Can Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen Improve His Qualifying Performances?

    Kimi Raikkonen is not a great qualifier. Despite the Finn's well-earned reputation as a quick driver, turning in that single fast lap on Saturday has never been at the top of his list of skills...

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  2. Sebastian Vettel Will Win the Formula 1 Title with Ferrari in 2016

    It is going to happen at some point, Sebastian Vettel winning a Formula One championship with Ferrari ...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 4 days ago 8,503 reads 6 comments

  3. Lewis Hamilton and 5 Other Formula 1 Defeat-from-the-Jaws-of-Victory Moments

    In terms of pure sporting achievement, Nico Rosberg's victory at the 2015 Monaco Grand Prix last weekend may not rank anywhere near Michael Jordan's jump shot to beat Cleveland ...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 8 days ago 7,553 reads 2 comments

  4. Monaco Grand Prix 2015: Winners and Losers from Monte Carlo Race

    With 15 laps remaining in the 2015 Monaco Grand Prix , everything seemed set for a predictable finish. Championship leader Lewis Hamilton was nearly 20 seconds ahead of his Mercedes ...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 9 days ago 9,151 reads 12 comments

  5. Will the Return of Formula 1 Refuelling Make for Better Racing?

    In-race refuelling in Formula One was banned for the 2010 season in an effort to save costs. Clearly that goal has not been accomplished, as spending continues to spiral out of control and lower-budget teams scramble to pay their bills...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 15 days ago 3,551 reads 7 comments

  6. Realistic 2015 Expectations for Kimi Raikkonen After Spanish Grand Prix

    At the Bahrain Grand Prix last month, Ferrari 's Kimi Raikkonen ended a 25-race streak without a podium finish...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 18 days ago 7,950 reads 1 comments

  7. Imagining a Formula 1 Future Without Red Bull

    It seems we can no longer go a week without some new threat from Red Bull to pull out of Formula One. The latest, at last weekend's Spanish Grand Prix, was vocalized by Helmut Marko, team adviser and talent-spotter extraordinaire ...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 21 days ago 3,478 reads 8 comments

  8. Is Nico Rosberg's Spanish Grand Prix Win a Turning Point in the 2015 F1 Season?

    It took 182 days, but Nico Rosberg finally beat his Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton again in a Formula One race on Sunday at the Spanish Grand Prix ...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 23 days ago 1,995 reads 4 comments

  9. Looming Formula 1 Engine Penalties Could Be Good for Fans, Bad for Teams

    In the 2014 Formula One season, the first grid penalty for exceeding the power unit component limit was not handed out until Daniil Kvyat received one at the Italian Grand Prix , the 13th race of the season...

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  10. The History of Volkswagen Brands in Formula 1

    Last weekend's resignation of Volkswagen Group chairman Ferdinand Piech has potentially opened the door for the company to enter Formula One...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 1 month ago 4,283 reads 5 comments

  11. Can Williams Win a Formula 1 Race in 2015?

    After scoring four podium finishes in the final five races of the 2014 Formula One season, it may seem like Williams have taken a step back this year. So far, through four races in the 2015 season, their best results are two fourth-place finishes...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 1 month ago 1,732 reads 3 comments

  12. Was Mercedes' Television Coverage Intentionally Cut at the Bahrain Grand Prix?

    At last weekend's Bahrain Grand Prix , Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton cruised to his third victory in four races this season...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 1 month ago 5,708 reads 5 comments

  13. F1 Data Analysis: How Quickly Are McLaren-Honda Improving?

    It was always going to be a struggle for McLaren this year, taking on a new engine manufacturer one year after Formula One introduced its new V6 hybrid power units...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 1 month ago 8,463 reads 7 comments

  14. Lewis Hamilton Wins Bahrain GP, but Ferrari's Pace Ominous for Nico Rosberg

    Nico Rosberg was prepared for another wheel-to-wheel battle at Sunday's Bahrain Grand Prix —he just expected it to be with his Mercedes team-mate, Lewis Hamilton , rather than the Ferraris of Kimi Raikkonen and Sebastian Vettel...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 1 month ago 3,597 reads 1 comments

  15. Nico Rosberg Can't Catch Lewis Hamilton in Bahrain Grand Prix Qualifying

    The 2015 Formula One season has barely started, but Nico Rosberg must feel his chances of winning the Drivers' Championship are already slipping away...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 1 month ago 2,965 reads 6 comments

  16. Can Anyone Catch Lewis Hamilton After a Dominant Chinese Grand Prix Weekend?

    After a shocking loss to Sebastian Vettel in Malaysia two weeks ago, Lewis Hamilton quelled any talk of a Ferrari championship challenge with a dominant weekend in Shanghai, capped by a carefully controlled victory in Sunday's Chinese Grand Prix ...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 1 month ago 2,114 reads 4 comments

  17. The Top 5 Moments in Chinese Grand Prix History

    This weekend's Chinese Grand Prix will only mark the 12th running of the race. The Shanghai International Circuit does not have the glamorous, mystical, dangerous history of older Formula One circuits like Monza or Silverstone or Monaco...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 1 month ago 1,532 reads 0 comments

  18. Going Out on Top: The Story of Jim Clark's Final Formula 1 Race

    Just before three o'clock in the afternoon on New Year's Day, 1968, 23 men lined up on the starting grid for the South African Grand Prix, the first race of the new Formula One season...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 1 month ago 8,833 reads 4 comments

  19. Did Red Bull and Renault Really Show Any Improvement at the Malaysian GP?

    Like Seinfeld 's Frank Costanza at Festivus , Red Bull and their engine supplier, Renault, have spent the early part of the 2015 Formula One season publicly airing their grievances with each other...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 1 month ago 1,424 reads 2 comments

  20. Pele and 5 Formula 1 PR Disasters

    Back in 2002, when the Brazilian Grand Prix was still one of the first races in the Formula One season, someone asked Brazilian soccer superstar Pele to wave the chequered flag at the end of the race...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 2 months ago 9,551 reads 3 comments

  21. Can Ferrari and Sebastian Vettel Challenge for F1 Titles After Malaysian GP Win?

    While Pope Francis wore traditional red robes to celebrate the beginning of Holy Week in Vatican City, another red-clad Italian institution, Scuderia Ferrari , pulled off a resurrection ...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 2 months ago 2,745 reads 3 comments

  22. Malaysian Grand Prix 2015: 5 Key Storylines Ahead of Sepang Race

    After an underwhelming start to the season Down Under, the Formula One circus reconvenes this weekend outside Kuala Lumpur for the Malaysian Grand Prix ...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 2 months ago 3,065 reads 2 comments

  23. Valtteri Bottas' Injury Highlights the Struggle to Find a Female F1 Driver

    Despite Bernie Ecclestone's assertion that, "It is inevitable that there will be another female [Formula One] driver," as reported by Luke Smith and Christian Sylt in Forbes ...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 2 months ago 4,385 reads 5 comments

  24. Why Ron Dennis Can Propel McLaren Back to the Top of Formula 1

    Some people are born winners—no matter what they choose to do in life, they find a way to be successful. McLaren CEO Ron Dennis is one of those people...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 3 months ago 4,023 reads 4 comments

  25. Australian GP Shows Ferrari Can Replace Red Bull as Mercedes' Closest Challenger

    Sebastian Vettel scored a third-place finish in his Ferrari debut at the Australian Grand Prix on Sunday, confirming the Italian team's strong preseason showing...

    Matthew Walthert Written by Matthew Walthert about 3 months ago 4,317 reads 5 comments