Racing

2018 Formula 1 Italian Grand Prix preview

The 2018 Formula 1 World Championship continues this weekend with the Italian Grand Prix at the legendary Autodromo Nazionale Monza. The Italian event is typically the last of the European rounds, as is the case this year, and it's always a great race to attend, thanks in part to thousands of Tifosi there to celebrate their home team. And then there's the...

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Ferrari reclaims Spa record with F1 race car

Porsche made headlines in April when its 919 Evo tribute/time attack car trekked to Belgium's Spa-Francorchamps in an effort to lay the smack down on the track record. Driver Neel Jani ripped off a 1:41.770, which bested the prior track record of 1:42.553 set by a 2017 Mercedes-AMG Formula 1 race car driven by Lewis Hamilton. Well the F1 world wants its...

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Vettel avoids chaotic start to win 2018 Formula 1 Belgian Grand Prix

Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel executed a brilliant pass of Mercedes-AMG's Lewis Hamilton on the first lap of Sunday's Formula 1 Belgian Grand Prix and didn't look back, winning the race with an 11-second gap to Hamilton. Both drivers were lucky to avoid a major collision in the first corner, caused when Renault's Nico Hulkenberg braked late and ran into the...

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2018 Formula 1 Belgian Grand Prix preview

With the summer break now over, the 2018 Formula 1 World Championship picks up again this weekend with the Belgian Grand Prix. The race is once again being held on the 4.35-mile Spa-Francorchamps circuit in Belgium's Ardennes region. It's an historic circuit that has been the venue of some of the most spectacular races in F1 history. Corners like Eau Rouge...

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First-generation Formula E race cars up for sale

The first-generation Formula E racers have officially been retired after four seasons, but a second life awaits them in private hands. Formula E is now offering the electric race cars for sale after each team returned the racers following the conclusion of the 2017-2018 season. Bloomberg reported last Tuesday that Formula E isn't actively listing the cars...

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Gasly to join Verstappen at Red Bull Racing in 2019

Red Bull Racing late on Monday confirmed that Formula 1 rising star Pierre Gasly will join the team in 2019 as the replacement for Daniel Ricciardo, who is leaving to join Renault. Gasly currently drives for Red Bull feeder team Toro Rosso and his promotion to the top team was largely expected. He will race alongside current Red Bull driver Max Verstappen...

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McLaren confirms Carlos Sainz as Fernando Alonso’s replacement

Formula 1 driver Carlos Sainz will join McLaren for the 2019 season. The Bahraini government-owned team said Thursday it signed a multi-year contract with Sainz, who will fill the seat of Fernando Alonso who announced Tuesday he will step down from F1 after the current season. Sainz currently drives for Renault but was confirmed earlier this month to be...

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Fernando Alonso to quit F1 after 2018 season

Current McLaren driver Fernando Alonso will end his career in Formula 1 after the current season, the double world champion confirmed Tuesday. “After 17 wonderful years in this amazing sport, it's time for me to make a change and move on,” he said. The Spaniard also thanked his loyal fans and hinted that he might end up in a new endeavour...

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Daniel Ricciardo does San Francisco to Vegas in an F1 car

Road trips are almost an essential part of life. You break away and hit the open road leaving your daily stress points in the rearview mirror. Part of what makes a road trip a great trip is having the right car at your disposal. If you're Formula 1 racer Daniel Ricciardo, that car would be built by Red Bull Racing, specifically the team's RB8 from 2012...

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Daniel Ricciardo does San Francisco to Vegas in an F1 car

Road trips are almost an essential part of life. You break away and hit the open road leaving your daily stress points in the rearview mirror. Part of what makes a road trip a great trip is having the right car at your disposal. If you're Formula 1 racer Daniel Ricciardo, that car would be built by Red Bull Racing, specifically the team's RB8 from 2012...

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