In our second podcast we discuss the drivers entering the 2016 Formula 1 season before pre-season testing beings, sidetracking on the 2016 power units, and crushing on Stoffel Vandoorne.
The offseason has been surprisingly dull this year, with no movements within the top teams and midfield teams, such as Sauber, Force India, and Toro Rosso, keeping their lineup. Only Manor was still left to confirm who’d drive their 2016 car. One of the rumored named was confirmed just now: Pascal Wehrlein.
The new Renault F1 car looks very much like the old 2015 Lotus E23 (because it is...). The livery looks terrific with blocks of yellow splashed around and matte geometrical shapes growing at the rear, yet this has been confirmed an interim livery to be swapped by Melbourne.
Sergio Perez is officially registered for this year’s 24 Hours of Daytona and will be piloting an Aston Martin for TRG. The Aston Sergio is driving under the fireworks will be branded the historical 007. Update: Sergio Perez will not be driving.
From the same folks who brought us the amazing 4K Nissan GTR video, comes a hill climb video of a JPS-liveried Lotus and turbocharged Benetton taking a toll road by storm and flooding the woods with their turbo aura, only to be followed by a few more racing legends and modern machines.
The 2016 Formula 1 season is finally upon us, and that realization is met with great euphoria for some. The chassis reveal dates and links for each respective team is listed below, so that you wont be the last to see the tides turn. Updates will also follow as each new chassis is revealed.
Jenson Button turned 36 today, making him the oldest driver on the grid after Kimi Räikkönen. Traditionally, Button makes an entertaining appearance at the Goodwood Festival of Speed each year, and to honor the loyalty and commitment to automotive entertainment of today’s birthday boy Goodwood Road & Racing put…
Contracts running out at the end of December often result in coveted personnel in motorsports switching employers. Of course, some of the F1 teams used that opportunity to increase their human capital.
In a series of tweets involving a dark warehouse with a vast amount of fancy screens, something I’d expect from some hip, alternativ talkshow on a cable network, Ferrari promoted an online reveal of some kind. It turns out they wanted to reveal the way you can watch the actual reveal. And the way happens to be to spam…
Red Bull provided a much needed dose of F1 action when they let Max Verstappen drive around a ski slope in Kitzbühel, Austria, which is usually famous for old rich people pretending to ski. Max did fine and his team produced some fantastic pictures of the old RB7. It’s not the first time an F1 team went through all…
Here is an artist’s rendition, and a very good few at that, of the 2016 Force India - Aston Martin VJM09, Williams FW38, Renault E24, Ferrari F16, and Mercedes W07 Formula 1 cars. This only hypes me up more for the forthcoming 2015 chassis reveals.
The AutoSport International Show is open to the public today and tomorrow in Birmingham, England. This show features classic racing cars, new engineering ideas and products, and display areas for specific types of racing like karting and oval track competition. They also have neato events such as passenger drift…
From the well-connected German motorsport magazine, AMuS, comes a story about the 2017 chassis regulations getting messier than an Italian toddler eating spaghetti for the first time, probably because there are about 483³ interest groups trying to bend those regulations to their favor.
The stormtrooper meets the pilot: John Boyega meets Lewis Hamilton. How great was The Force Awakens?
Alex Lynn’s career is building up to a dynamic Formula 1 start. Lynn won the Monaco-of-the-East, the Macau Grand Prix, in 2013 and followed by winning his debut GP3 season for Carlin the next year. Alex moved on to GP2 in 2015, finishing 6th, and joined Williams F1 as a development driver.
If you wondered what a best-of-F1 car would look like, Matt Sommerfield has got you covered: this is his take on the most interesting design solutions, all mashed up in one car. Obviously, big teams such as Mercedes, Ferrari and Red Bull are present, but even the smallest team, Manor, makes an appearance. Find out why…
The 2015 DTM Champion has been eyeing Formula 1 for quite some time, but the close fight between Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg is keeping Mercedes-backed Pascal Wehrlein from racing in Formula 1, but for how long?
McLaren-Honda’s next World Drivers’ Champion won’t be Fernando Alonso or Jenson Button, but Stoffel Vandoorne; his immense speed and utter domination of the 2015 GP2 competition should be proof enough.