How Formula One Actually Works: A Guide For Confused Americans

Cricket is considered to be the most impenetrable game for non-Englishmen to comprehend. Being English I cannot understand why foreigners might struggle to grasp the appeal of sitting on a wooden bench and watching 22 men occasionally move on-and-off a large field for five days, but believe me when I tell you that a… » 11/22/14 5:56pm Yesterday 5:56pm

Watch Seb Vettel totally copy the fake Jeff Gordon Testdrive

Making a good commercial is hard, especially if you try to promote your product by associating with celebrities. If they don't happen to be professional actors, most videos seem awkward, stale and... fake. Like the new Tirendo (a german copy of tire rack) promotion staring Sebastian Vettel in disguise. » 11/21/14 10:30am Friday 10:30am

The time to boycott F1 is now

Just before the Austin GP, the remaining small teams Force India, Sauber and Lotus discussed the option of boycotting the race. While I like the idea, the US is the worst place for it. Remember Indy 2005 and how it cracked the fans' relation to Formula 1 forever? There's no need to do the same thing just after Austin… » 11/16/14 1:06pm 11/16/14 1:06pm

Formula Oppo: The Delta Topco Grand Prix of Tatooine

Welcome to the 19th and final round of this year's inaugural season of Formula Oppo, the only official F1 guessing game of Gulf-Martini Oppositelock.jalopnik.gawkermedia.kinja.timecube.com! For our final podracing event, we travel to the desert planet of Tatooine a long, long time ago in a galaxy far, far away. » 11/15/14 4:00pm 11/15/14 4:00pm

Schumacher's first F1 podium car is for sale

This beautiful machine pictured above is a Benetton B191. It's powered by a 3.5 liter Ford HB V8, and it had two F1 legends behind the wheel: Nelson Piquet and Michael Schumacher, the later took the colorful and very elegant car to his first podium finish during the 1992 Mexican Grand Prix. » 11/13/14 10:28pm 11/13/14 10:28pm

Brazilian Grand Prix - Post Race Analysis

This is an open discussion, summary, and statistics listing following the 2014 Brazilian Grand Prix at Interlagos. Obvious spoilers below... » 11/09/14 2:29pm 11/09/14 2:29pm

Craig Scarborough Explains the Mercedes 2014 Power Unit

Mercedes have recently won the Dewar Trophy for their PU106A Hybrid Power Unit, and have released near-as-we're-ever-going-to-get pictures in celebration. Craig Scarborough walks us through their innovations of the 2014 internal combustion engine, MGUs, and batteries. » 11/08/14 9:24am 11/08/14 9:24am

Technically Formula 1 - Brazilian Grand Prix

Technical innovation is what makes Formula 1 so different from any other form of racing. The on track action is as much played out by the engineers and aerodynamicists as it is the drivers. We are here to admire, study, and discuss this beauty that exists on the ragged edge of what we think is possible, or at least… » 11/08/14 12:41am 11/08/14 12:41am

The Money Dance: Trying to Understand F1's money schemes

What a great race we had in Texas. The US GP became a thriller, as the mid pack battled for positions to the very end (I'm looking at you Crashtor). Now after all the joy and champagne has been drank, lets try and make an understanding of some of the more somber news that came from around the paddock. » 11/03/14 8:47pm 11/03/14 8:47pm

Formula Oppo: The Chiquita Grand Prix of Portugal Jr.

This is the 18th round of Formula Oppo, the second to last round of the only Oppositelock ran random guessing F1 competition. I don't have time to type up a cheeky intro, and the number of people who actually read these things are dwindling, just like F1's viewership. » 11/03/14 6:32pm 11/03/14 6:32pm

American Grand Prix - Post Race Analysis

This is an open discussion, summary, and statistics listing following the 2014 United States Grand Prix at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin Texas. Obvious spoilers below... » 11/02/14 11:27pm 11/02/14 11:27pm