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  • Mercedes-AMG's Lewis Hamilton at the 2018 Formula 1 Japanese Grand Prix

    There was plenty of action on Sunday at the 2018 Formula 1 Japanese Grand Prix though not at the front of the pack were Mercedes-AMG cemented another one-two finish, with star driver Lewis Hamilton claiming the win and teammate Valtteri Bottas crossing the line 12.919 seconds later. Hamilton started the race on pole and was never really challenged from there. The same couldn't be said for the only other title contender, Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel, whose tough weekend started during Saturday's qualifying and continued into Sunday's race where he suffered a spin early which was then followed...

  • Suzuka Circuit, home of the Formula One Japanese Grand Prix
    2018 Formula 1 Japanese Grand Prix preview

    Round 17 of the 2018 Formula 1 World Championship, the Japanese Grand Prix, takes place at the iconic Suzuka Circuit. Ask any driver to list their three favourite tracks, and 99 percent of them will include this one. It was designed in 1962 by Dutch car and racetrack designer John Hugenholz...

  • Mercedes-AMG at the 2018 Formula 1 Russian Grand Prix
    Bottas cedes Formula 1 Russian Grand Prix win to Hamilton on team orders

    It was a sad day for motorsport fans on Sunday at the 2018 Formula 1 Russian Grand Prix. Mercedes-AMG's Valtteri Bottas ceded his leading position to teammate Lewis Hamilton on team orders, thus denying the Finn a second win in the race where he made his maiden victory one year ago. Bottas ended...

  • Sochi Autodrom, home of the Formula One Russian Grand Prix
    2018 Formula 1 Russian Grand Prix preview

    The 2018 Formula 1 World Championship heads to the shores of the Black Sea this weekend for round 16, the Russian Grand Prix, at the Sochi Autodrom. Designed by German architect Herman Tilke, Sochi is a street circuit with some permanent sections, and at 3.63 miles in length it is one of the...

  • Mercedes-AMG's Lewis Hamilton at the 2018 Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix
    Hamilton unstoppable at 2018 Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix, Verstappen makes podium

    Mercedes-AMG's Lewis Hamilton secured his 69th Formula 1 victory with a win on Sunday at the 2018 Singapore Grand Prix. The Briton started on pole and was never really challenged, despite the long race being one where Mercedes' cars have struggled in the past. Aston Martin Red Bull Racing's Max...

  • 2021 F1 racer renderings
    2021 F1 car design proposals focus on aerodynamics for better racing

    Formula One organizers noticed something about the current F1 car design: the cars don't race very well together on the track. Therefore, the latest design proposals for the 2021 F1 racer focus on aerodynamics. “When we started looking at the 2021 car, the primary objective was to enable the...

  • Marina Bay Circuit, home of the Formula One Singapore Grand Prix

    Round 15 of the 2018 Formula 1 World Championship takes us to Singapore, specifically the street circuit known as Marina Bay Circuit. It's been 10 years since the Singapore Grand Prix became part of the F1 calendar but the charm of the only night race on the calendar remains unchanged. Being F1’s only night event, the race has a completely different ambiance to those held during the day. Visibility is only made possible by the 1,500 halogen lamps, with drivers often donning tinted visors to reduce the glare. And the short straights, tight corners and bumpy surface all make the Marina...

  • Mercedes-AMG's Lewis Hamilton at the 2018 Formula 1 Italian Grand Prix
    Mercedes rains on Ferrari parade at Formula 1 Italian Grand Prix

    Mercedes-AMG's Lewis Hamilton overcame the odds on Sunday to take out the 2018 Formula 1 Italian Grand Prix. Ferrari was the dominant force at Saturday's qualifying, with Kimi Räikkönen securing pole with a blistering 1:19.119. This was a new record for the fastest lap in F1 history...

  • Autodromo Nazionale Monza, home of the Formula 1 Italian Grand Prix
    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...

  • Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel at the 2018 Formula 1 Belgian Grand Prix
    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...

  • Spa-Francorchamps, home of the Formula One Belgian Grand Prix
    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...

  • Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler at the 2017/2018 Formula E New York ePrix
    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...

  • Isle of Man TT by Studiokippenberger

    It's just a small rock in the middle of the Irish Sea, but for those who love motorcycle racing, the Isle of Man is an almost magical place. This is the home of the Snaefell Mountain Course, which is a twisting road circuit that unfolds over the course of 37.75 miles. The speeds are high, and the risks are higher. Many flock to this Manx mainstay to capture the glory that is the Isle of Man TT. A new documentary by Studiokippenberger manages to capture the essence of it all, and it does so rather beautifully. The film is simply titled "Isle of Man TT." It's an 18-minute explanation of why the...

  • Mercedes-AMG Petronas eSports gamer team
    Mercedes-AMG forms eSports racing team

    Four gamers have caught the break of a lifetime as the inaugural members of Mercedes-AMG's newly founded eSports team. On Tuesday, the company announced the Mercedes-AMG Petronas eSports team will enter the 2018 F1 eSports Series. eSports, or electronic sports, are a form of organized video game...

  • T1 Turbine concept race car
    Race car concept has illegal turbine powertrain, aims to replace F1 race cars

    Turbine-powered race cars were banned long ago by the racing community's sanctioning bodies, but that won't stop Keith Hylton and his dream to bring the Turbine T1 to life. Hylton, a California-based businessman with team ownership experience, calls his T1 Turbine concept race car a new-generation...

  • Spice-X SX1 affordable electric race car
    Italian company wants to make a cheap electric race car for everyone

    Racing is a an expensive hobby, but a company by the name of Spice-X aims to make it affordable with a cheap race car, and it's a green proposition to boot. Spice-X is a collaborative effort between a handful of car companies based in Piedmont, Italy, with the goal to produce an affordable electric...

  • MotorsportsCoach.com
    New website connects professional racing coaches with enthusiasts

    Want to rent a house in Michigan for the weekend? No problem, go to AirBnB and in a few clicks can have you in a lovely cottage on a lake. Looking to find a professional racing coach to sit right-seat during a track day or to help with launch timing at the dragstrip? A new website called...

  • Mercedes-AMG's Lewis Hamilton at the 2018 Formula 1 Hungarian Grand Prix
    Hamilton cruises to victory in 2018 Formula 1 Hungarian Grand Prix

    There was little to fluster Mercedes-AMG's Lewis Hamilton on Sunday during the 2018 Formula 1 Hungarian Grand Prix. After starting the race on pole, Hamilton managed to keep ahead of the field despite the Ferraris looking faster and more controllable throughout the weekend. Things were a bit more...

  • Hungaroring, home of the Formula One Hungarian Grand Prix

    Round 12 of the 2018 Formula 1 World Championship, the last before the summer break, is on this weekend in Hungary. The Hungarian Grand Prix is once again taking place at the Hungaroring, located close to the capital Budapest. It's one of the slowest tracks on the calendar, with the current layout stretching 2.7 miles and consisting of an uncompromising succession of corners that tests cars and drivers to the limit. Overtaking is notoriously difficult, putting the emphasis on qualifying well and finding an effective race strategy. Handling and agility is also more important than outright...

  • Mercedes-AMG's Lewis Hamilton at the 2018 Formula 1 German Grand Prix
    Hamilton wins 2018 German Grand Prix after Vettel crash in final leg

    Mercedes-AMG's Lewis Hamilton went from 14th on the grid to the top of the podium on Sunday at the 2018 Formula 1 German Grand Prix thanks to a combination of brilliant driving and lots of luck. Problems with his gearbox during Saturday's qualifying meant the reigning world champion started the...

  • Hockenheimring, home of the Formula One German Grand Prix
    2018 Formula 1 German Grand Prix preview

    After skipping things last year, the German Grand Prix is back on the calendar as round 11 of the 2018 Formula 1 World Championship, running this weekend at the Hockenheimring. While the circuit's layout has changed beyond recognition since its original flat-out incarnation of the 1930s, a distinct...

  • Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel at the 2018 Formula 1 British Grand Prix
    Vettel edges out Hamilton for 2018 Formula 1 British Grand Prix win

    Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel extended his lead in the 2018 Formula 1 World Championship by earning a hard-fought win on Sunday in the British Grand Prix. Mercedes-AMG's Lewis Hamilton claimed second spot approximately 2.2 seconds behind Vettel, while Ferrari's other man Kimi Räikkönen...

  • Porsche 919 Evo at the Nürburgring
    Porsche boasts about its record-breaking Nürburgring run

    Late last month, Porsche utterly obliterated the all-time Nürburgring record lap time with its 919 Hybrid Evo. Now, the German luxury and sports car maker is crowing about its achievement with a celebratory video. And Porsche crows loud and proud. Why shouldn't it? The marque held the previous...

  • NASCAR Toyota Supra
    Here's the new Toyota Supra heading to NASCAR next year

    A week before our peek at the new Toyota Supra all the way in the U.K., race fans in America got their first look at the Toyota Supra heading to NASCAR. Toyota on Thursday took the wraps off its new Supra heading to a NASCAR Xfinity Series groove near you next season. The NASCAR Xfinity Series sits...

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