Melbourne GP: Your Pre-Race Briefing

After months of build up, the F1 excitement reaches its high right before the start of the first race of the season. All information regarding free practices and qualifying can be found here, plus everything else you need to know so you can watch the big race like the informed gentleman (or woman) you are. » 3/14/15 11:34am 3/14/15 11:34am

F1 2015: Post-Testing Power Ranking

We covered 12 test days over here on Formula Freak. At first, making an educated guess was hopeless - there just was no reference point. And while we don't know the exact amount of fuel the cars are carrying, in some instances such as the race simulations from Barcelona we can get a more or less spot-on idea. So let's… » 3/12/15 11:00pm 3/12/15 11:00pm

Ask F1 Broadcaster And Racing Legend David Hobbs Anything

If you've watched Formula One on American television at anytime in the last 20 years, then you've heard the voice of cantankerous Brit David Hobbs. But he's more than just a TV commentator, he was an F1 driver in his own right. And now he's here to answer any questions you may have on F1 in 2015 and racing in general. » 3/12/15 8:51pm 3/12/15 8:51pm

Giedo van der Garde versus Sauber F1 Team Live Appeals Court Report

Thanks to Adam Cooper's pocket twitter handle, we can watch the Australian Appeals trial unfold over the terminated Sauber Formula 1 contract of Giedo van der Garde. The former test driver already won the initial trial against the Sauber F1 team, but team principal Monisha Kaltenborn has taken it to the next level… » 3/11/15 8:55pm 3/11/15 8:55pm

Van der Garde won trial, gets Sauber into uncomfortable position

Scuderia Ferrari has a boatload of drivers: Seb and Kimi plus development/test drivers like Marc Gene (also Nissan LMP1), Jean-Eric Vergne, Raffaele Marciello and Esteban Gutierez. Sauber signed four drivers last year, but ignored that they only have two cars. Now Guido Van der Garde sued Sauber for alleged breaking… » 3/11/15 1:50pm 3/11/15 1:50pm

The Old Seb is New, Long Live the Seb

Finally dethroned, Sebastian Vettel left his old castle rather quietly. Hoping to leave his 2014 self discreetly behind, Sebastian wasted little time in regrouping. Himself, Raikkonnen, and Ferrari opened F1's return by posting the quickest times throughout the first testing weekend. They then carried that strong… » 3/08/15 1:06pm 3/08/15 1:06pm

McLaren's Rekindled Affair Still Hoping to Crash Merc's Melbourne Party

We're almost there - it's less than one week until the gates are opened to the public as the engines roar and the motor generator units uhh... "whirr"... for Free Practice 1 in round one of the 2015 Formula One season - McLaren's first season without Mercedes-Benz power in over a decade. » 3/06/15 11:30am 3/06/15 11:30am

Mercedes AMG GT S F1 Safety Car: Here It Is

While all of this years' competing F1 cars have already been revealed, Mercedes has just released images of the new AMG GT S Safety Car that will replace the SLS AMG that they have used, in some form, since 2010. The driver will be Bernd Maylander, who has been the F1 Safety Car driver since 2000. The car is identical… » 3/05/15 5:11pm 3/05/15 5:11pm

Lotus, Sauber and Force India receive crucial advanced payments

Formula 1 consists of two classes: the spending-happy, slightly arrogant top teams who are willing to invest more than 300 Million dollars and the small teams, scrambling together a small budget and trying to stay in business. Due to rising costs, the latter found themselves in a precarious situation: they needed a… » 3/02/15 1:10pm 3/02/15 1:10pm