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  • Mercedes-AMG's Lewis Hamilton at the 2019 Formula 1 Chinese Grand Prix

    It was another strong performance for Mercedes-AMG at the 2019 Formula 1 Chinese Grand Prix, with star driver Lewis Hamilton now leading the points tally.

  • Shanghai International Circuit, home of the Formula 1 Chinese Grand Prix
    2019 Formula 1 Chinese Grand Prix preview

    Round three of the 2019 Formula 1 World Championship is the Chinese Grand Prix, which is on this weekend at the Shanghai International Circuit. The Chinese race will be the 1,000th F1 grand prix since the inaugural race was held at the United Kingdom's Silverstone Circuit in May of 1950. A lot has...

  • Mike Häkkinen, 2019
    Double F1 champion Mika Häkkinen to race a McLaren again

    Mika Häkkinen will find himself behind the wheel of a McLaren race car once again. The two-time Formula 1 champion is confirmed to race the Suzuka 10 Hour in Japan behind the wheel of a McLaren 720S GT3 customer race car. The F1 champion in 1998 and 1999, who drove for McLaren, will race...

  • Ferrari FXX K Evo
    Track-only Ferrari models to invade Laguna Seca for Ferrari Racing Days

    Ferrari fans should pack their bags for WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca this May as the Ferrari Racing Days will storm the track. Fans will be able to see some of the most sought-after Ferrari production cars duke it out on the track. The Italian firm announced Thursday that the Ferrari Racing Days...

  • Modified McLaren 720S runs 8s at drag strip
    Modified McLaren 720S enters the 8s in the quarter-mile

    The McLaren 720S is an incredibly quick car straight from the factory but with some fairly standard mods it can be turned into an insanely quick machine.

  • Mercedes-AMG's Lewis Hamilton and Ferrari's Charles Leclerc at the 2019 Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix
    Hamilton clinches Bahrain F1 victory after reliability issues plague Leclerc

    There was heartbreak for Charles Leclerc on Sunday at the 2019 Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix, with reliability issues stealing a likely first victory for the Ferrari newcomer. Leclerc was the fastest all day but with 15 laps of the Bahrain International Circuit remaining, his car's power unit went...

  • Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, home of the Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix

    Mercedes-AMG's Valtteri Bottas leads the pack as we go into round two of the 2019 Formula 1 World Championship, the Bahrain Grand Prix held at the Bahrain International Circuit.

  • What's inside an F1 tire
    Watch an F1 tire be sliced open in the name of curiosity

    Ever wondered what the inside of a Formula 1 tire looked like? One YouTuber has managed to find out, though only after a lot of painstaking grinding and cutting.

  • Mercedes-AMG's Valtteri Bottas at the 2019 Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix
    Valtteri Bottas brings home the win at 2019 Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix

    It was a one-two finish for Mercedes-AMG at the Australian Grand Prix on Sunday, the opening round of the 2019 Formula 1 World Championship. Star driver Lewis Hamilton started the race on pole but it was his teammate, Valtteri Bottas, who would cross the finish line first. Hamilton, the reigning...

  • Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit, home of the Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix
    2019 Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix preview

    After the long winter break, a new season of the Formula 1 World Championship is finally upon us. As usual, the first race on the calendar is the Australian Grand Prix, which runs this weekend at the Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit, a street circuit in the vicinity of Melbourne's Albert Park. The stop...

  • Hurley Haywood in 'Hurley' documentary
    Hurley Haywood documentary details the racing legend's success, private life

    Motorsport fans will get a closer look at the success and private life of American racing driver Hurley Haywood in a new documentary later this month. The idea for the documentary, simply titled "Hurley," began in 2014 when Haywood's autobiography was in the works. Directed by Derek Dodge, with...

  • Romain Dumas drives the Volkswagen ID R at 2018 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb
    Peugeot calls out VW, says its Pikes Peak record is slow

    French brand Peugeot has fired shots at the current Pikes Peak record holder, Volkswagen. Peugeot believes it can overtake the German brand and set a quicker time at the famed hill climb. Yet, it appears said shots were blank shells because Peugeot doesn't actually have any plans to take the record...

  • Toyota Supra GT4 concept

    Last year in Geneva, Toyota previewed the production 2020 Supra with a race car concept. This year, it will bring a Supra GT4 Concept to the 2019 Geneva Motor Show. The brand announced Friday that it will debut the Toyota Supra GT4 Concept on March 5 in Geneva. The concept previews a race car for small teams and grassroots racers. With its 3.0-liter turbocharged inline-6 engine, balanced chassis, and light weight, the production car provides the bones for the GT4 Concept. Toyota said the relationship between the wheelbase and wide track give the Supra GT4 Concept a "golden ratio" of 1.55...

  • 2019 Mercedes-AMG F1 car sketches
    Learn how an F1 race car is born

    A Formula One race car isn't simply an update of last year's racer. Instead, it takes about a year and a half to develop a car and hone the entire package. Mercedes-AMG has given us an inside look at how involved it is to develop an F1 car. In a YouTube video published earlier this month, the team...

  • 'Formula 1: Drive to Survive' trailer
    "Formula 1: Drive to Survive" premiers on Netflix March 8

    Formula One fans will be treated to a new docuseries this March called "Formula 1: Drive to Survive." The series is a Netflix-exclusive and premieres about a week before the kick off of the 2019 season. In F1's announcement on Wednesday, the league said to expect 10 episodes that dive not only into...

  • Ferrari SF90 F1 race car
    Ferrari unveils latest F1 racer to challenge Mercedes-AMG

    With its last championship-winning driver now behind the wheel of an Alfa Romeo, Ferrari on Friday revealed the SF90 Formula One racer that it'll use to challenge Mercedes-AMG's dominance in the hybrid era. The newest red racer from Maranello sports a matte paint job, smaller barge boards along the...

  • Aston Marin Red Bull Racing RB15 2019 F1 race car
    2019 Red Bull Racing F1 car revealed, fires up Honda engine at Silverstone

    This year marks a major shift for Red Bull Racing and its Formula One team: a switch to Honda engines. On Wednesday, the team unveiled the Aston Martin Red Bull Racing RB15, its race car for the 2019 season. The new car ditches the red, blue, and yellow colors from the past for a more sinister...

  • 2019 Mercedes-AMG W10 Formula 1 race car
    2019 Mercedes-AMG F1 car revealed, laps Silverstone

    The 2019 Formula One season is only weeks away and teams have begun to reveal the cars they've been working on for the past two years. This is Mercedes-AMG's latest pride and joy: the F1 W10 EQ Power+. The new F1 car bowed on Thursday as the team took the car for its first laps around Silverstone...

  • Walter Röhrl driving Porsche 718 Cayman rally car concept

    Porsche plans to return to rally racing for the 2020 season with a new 718 Cayman GT4 Clubsport-based race car and we're excited about what we've seen so far. At the GP Ice Race in Austria, Porsche let legendary racer Walter Röhrl climb behind the wheel to show off the 718 Cayman rally concept car, and boy does the car look good and sound even better. Speaking of the noises, there's a 3.8-liter flat-6 parked in the rear and makes 425 horsepower, according to Porsche. The video shows Röhrl flicking through one corner of the ice track covered in snow with great precision and gives us...

  • Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi-V.R wins 2019 Rolex 24 at Daytona
    F1 champion Alonso wins rain-soaked Rolex 24 at Daytona

    Fernando Alonso's return to the Rolex 24 at Daytona was a successful one, as the two-time Formula One champion won the race and the top DPi class in just his second attempt. Alonso, who retired from F1 at the end of last season, teamed up with drivers Renger van Der Zande, Jordan Taylor, and Kamui...

  • Porsche 911 RSR Brumos racing livery for 2019 Rolex 24 at Daytona
    Porsche goes retro for 24 Hours of Daytona with Brumos livery

    Porsche likes to honor the racing liveries of its past, and the company's racing team is climbing aboard the throwback bandwagon for this weekend's 2019 Rolex 24 at Daytona. The company will run two 911 RSR race cars with historic Brumos Racing Team liveries. The white cars with red and blue...

  • 2019 Formula 1 car design
    F1 in 2019: Teams to pay at least $546K to enter

    It's not cheap to operate a Formula One team, but the actual amounts paid to simply enter a team in the series are shocking. According to a report from Motorsport.com, the minimum cost for a team to compete in the 2019 F1 season is $546,133. The figure increases yearly based on the U.S. Consumer...

  • McLaren 2050 F1 car concept
    McLaren 2050 F1 race car: 300-mph EV that can shape-shift

    McLaren Applied Technologies has peered into its crystal ball and laid out what Formula One could look like three decades from now. It's no surprise that McLaren foresees race cars that will be entirely different machines compared to what we know today. McLaren predicts the F1 car of 2050 will be a...

  • Race of Champions 2019 Mexico City
    Rally driver Benito Guerra victorious at 2019 Race of Champions

    Mexico City played host to the 2019 Race of Champions this past weekend and fittingly, a local hero took home the title. Benito Guerra, a star Mexican rally driver, walked away victorious at the end of the showdown, which brings together the world's elite racing drivers for an epic bracketed...

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