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  • Mercedes AMG’s Lewis Hamilton at the 2016 Formula One Brazilian Grand Prix

    The winner of the 2016 Formula One World Championship will go down to the wire after Mercedes AMG’s Lewis Hamilton took victory on Sunday in the penultimate round, the Brazilian Grand Prix at Autódromo José Carlos Pace. The title fight is between Hamilton and his Mercedes AMG teammate Nico Rosberg, who finished second in the rain-affected Brazilian race, 11. 45 seconds behind Hamilton. Red Bull Racing’s Max Verstappen finished third, 21.48 seconds behind the leader. The 2016 title is very much Rosberg’s to lose as even with a Hamilton win at the final race in...

  • Autódromo José Carlos Pace (Interlagos), home of the Formula 1 Brazilian Grand Prix
    2016 Formula One Brazilian Grand Prix preview

    There are now just two races left in the 2016 Formula One World Championship and taking the penultimate spot is the Brazilian Grand Prix, which is on this weekend at Sao Paulo’s legendary Autódromo José Carlos Pace, commonly known as Interlagos. The championship is very much...

  • Mercedes AMG's Lewis Hamilton at the 2016 Formula One Mexican Grand Prix
    Hamilton closes in on Rosberg with Mexican Grand Prix win

    Mercedes AMG’s Lewis Hamilton took home the win on Sunday at the 2016 Formula One Mexican Grand Prix, with fellow Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg crossing the line second, 8.3 seconds behind his teammate. It means there are now just 19 points separating the two drivers. It also means that...

  • Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, home of the Formula 1 Mexican Grand Prix
    2016 Formula One Mexican Grand Prix preview

    The 2016 Formula One World Championship is coming to a close—there are now just three races left on the calendar—but the title fight is still very much alive, albeit between the two Mercedes AMG drivers only. The first of the final three races is on this weekend in Mexico, only the...

  • Mercedes AMG's Lewis Hamilton at the 2016 Formula One United States Grand Prix
    2016 Formula One title fight alive with Hamilton win at USGP

    Mercedes AMG’s Lewis Hamilton led from pole to claim victory on Sunday at the 2016 Formula One United States Grand Prix, held at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas. It was his 50th career win but more importantly it helped reduce the points gap with teammate Nico Rosberg in the 2016...

  • Circuit of the Americas, home of the Formula 1 United States Grand Prix
    2016 Formula One United States Grand Prix preview

    Formula One has made several attempts in past decades to regain a successful foothold in the United States, but it seems to have finally struck gold with the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas. And with F1 now under the control of American media giant Liberty Media, it’s likely there...

  • 2016/2017 Formula E Hong Kong ePrix

    Saturday’s opening race of the 2016/2017 Formula E Championship held in Hong Kong wasn’t the miracle start we’re sure Jaguar would have hoped for. The automaker, which is partnered with Panasonic, ended up with just one driver, Adam Carroll, finishing 12th out of the 15 finishers. The team’s other driver Mitch Evans had to retire due to car trouble. Carroll and Evans had qualified 14th and 16th, respectively, though Carroll suffered a three-place grid penalty for an earlier infringement and had to drop to 17th on the grid. ALSO SEE: How powertrain competition could...

  • Mercedes AMG’s Nico Rosberg at the 2016 Formula One Japanese Grand Prix
    Rosberg extends points lead after Japanese Grand Prix win

    Mercedes AMG’s Nico Rosberg extended his lead in the 2016 Formula One World Champion title race over teammate Lewis Hamilton with a win on Sunday at the Japanese Grand Prix. The German now has 313 points versus the 280 of Englishman Hamilton, with just four races left on the calendar. F1...

  • Suzuka Circuit, home of the Formula 1 Japanese Grand Prix
    2016 Formula One Japanese Grand Prix preview

    We’re now heading into the final rounds of the 2016 Formula One World Championship and the title race is still very much alive. Round 17 is on this weekend in Japan, with the race taking place at the familiar Suzuka Circuit, on the main island of Honshu. The Japanese Grand Prix is always a...

  • 2016 Formula One Malaysian Grand Prix - Image via Red Bull Racing Facebook page
    Shock 1-2 finish for Red Bull at 2016 Malaysian Grand Prix

    Sunday’s 2016 Formula One Malaysian Grand Prix ended with a shock result, with Red Bull Racing’s Daniel Ricciardo and Max Verstappen fighting it out in front of all other drivers. Ricciardo crossed the line first, with Verstappen following less than two and half seconds behind. Third...

  • Ferrari at the 2016 Formula One Malaysian Grand Prix
    2016 Formula One Malaysian Grand Prix preview

    Round 16 of the 2016 Formula One World Championship is on this weekend in Kuala Lumpur, the Malaysian capital. The Malaysian Grand Prix is normally found at the start of the calendar though it was shifted to a later date this year due to renovations being made to the race’s Sepang...

  • Mercedes AMG's Nico Rosberg at the 2016 Formula One Singapore Grand Prix
    Rosberg retakes title lead with 2016 Formula One Singapore Grand Prix win

    Mercedes AMG’s Nico Rosberg is back in the lead of the 2016 Formula One World Championship after a decisive win in Sunday’s Singapore Grand Prix. The German started the race on poll and was mostly settled apart from the final stages when he was challenged by Red Bull Racing’s...

  • Marina Bay Circuit, home of the Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix

    One of the jewels of the Formula One World Championship calendar, the Singapore Grand Prix, is on this weekend. As the only night race of the year, it provides a fantastic show under the lights held around an impressive 3.15-mile circuit, making it a favorite with fans, teams and drivers—even though it’s one of the slowest races of the year. (The average speed hovers just above 100 mph.) Despite the low speeds, the Singapore Grand Prix is quite the challenge, mainly because of the stifling heat and humidity throughout the night. The circuit features nine low-speed corners and 15...

  • Mercedes AMG’s Nico Rosberg at the 2016 Formula One Italian Grand Prix
    Mercedes AMG 1-2 finish at 2016 Formula One Italian Grand Prix

    Mercedes AMG enjoyed a one-two finish in Sunday’s 2016 Formula One Italian Grand Prix at the Autodromo Nazionale di Monza, its fourth of the season. In what turned out to be a relatively clean race, Nico Rosberg crossed the line first to take home his 21st career win and first at Monza. His...

  • Ferrari at the 2016 Formula One Italian Grand Prix
    2016 Formula One Italian Grand Prix preview

    The 2016 Formula One World Championship continues this weekend with round 14, the Italian Grand Prix, at the legendary Autodromo Nazionale Monza. The 3.6-mile race track, known to most as simply “Monza,” is located just outside of Milan. It was built in 1922 and has hosted the Italian...

  • Mercedes AMG’s Nico Rosberg at the 2016 Formula One Belgian Grand Prix
    Hamilton makes podium after starting at back row in 2016 Formula One Belgian GP

    The 2016 Formula One Belgian Grand Prix on Sunday turned out to be one of the most exciting races we’ve seen in years. The drama started as early as the first turn, where local hero Max Verstappen of Red Bull Racing was involved in a tussle with Ferrari [NYSE:RACE] men Kimi...

  • Spa-Francorchamps, home of the Formula 1 Belgian Grand Prix
    2016 Formula One Belgian Grand Prix preview

    The 2016 Formula One World Championship’s summer break ends this weekend with round 13, the Belgian Grand Prix, which once again is held at Spa-Francorchamps. Though beautiful, Spa is a notoriously tough track that has taken the lives of many of the best drivers in history. Weather, traffic...

  • 1,100 horsepower Chevrolet Corvette Z06
    This could be the fastest C7 Corvette Z06 over the 1/4 mile

    It wasn't all that long about that a Chevrolet Corvette took more than 9 seconds to sprint to 60 mph, let alone 150 mph like this 1,100 horsepower beast of a 'Vette Z06 created by the folks at Advanced Modern Performance. All right, so the last time a Corvette leisurely ambled to 60 mph in 9...

  • Mercedes AMG's Lewis Hamilton at the 2016 Formula One German Grand Prix

    Mercedes AMG’s Lewis Hamilton took a commanding win on Sunday at the 2016 Formula One German Grand Prix held at the Hockenheimring. It was the Briton’s 49th career win, which means he’s now just two shy of matching Alain Prost for second in the all-time standings. At the top of the list is Michael Schumacher with a staggering 91 wins to his name. Hamilton made the most of a bad start for his teammate and polesitter Nico Rosberg to pull into the lead. From there, he led the race on every lap. Rosberg dropped down to fourth but managed to fight his way up to second, though he...

  • Formula One German Grand Prix at the Hockenheimring
    2016 Formula One German Grand Prix preview

    After a brief hiatus last year, the Formula One German Grand Prix is back on the calendar. The 2016 race, round 12 of the Formula One World Championship, is on this weekend at the Hockenheimring, a high-speed circuit that’s also very demanding on the brakes. The current layout was formulated...

  • Mercedes AMG at the 2016 Formula One Hungarian Grand Prix
    Lewis Hamilton clinches 2016 championship lead after Hungarian Grand Prix

    Mercedes AMG’s Lewis Hamilton is now in the lead of the 2016 Formula One World Championship after an impressive run during Sunday’s Hungarian Grand Prix. It’s the first time this year that the reigning championship has been in the lead, though his teammate Nico Rosberg isn’t...

  • 2016 Formula One British Grand Prix
    Hamilton wins third straight Formula One British Grand Prix

    It was a one-two finish for the Mercedes AMG team in yesterday’s 2016 Formula One British Grand Prix, with local hero Lewis Hamilton securing his third straight victory at the event after a dominant run in the wet-dry conditions. Hamilton's teammate Nico Rosberg was second but a post-race...

  • Silverstone Circuit, home of the Formula 1 British Grand Prix
    2016 Formula One British Grand Prix preview

    Round 10 of the 2016 Formula One World Championship is the British Grand Prix, which runs this weekend at the legendary Silverstone Circuit. Silverstone is steeped in history: Built on an airfield used during World War II, the track is where the very first F1 race was held back in 1950. But...

  • Mercedes AMG's Lewis Hamilton at the 2016 Formula One Austrian Grand Prix
    Hamilton holds off Rosberg at 2016 Formula One Austrian Grand Prix

    Mercedes AMG’s Lewis Hamilton clinched victory during Sunday’s 2016 Formula One Austrian Grand Prix, by overtaking his teammate Nico Rosberg on the final lap. We came close to a repeat of the stuff up caused by the two drivers during May’s 2016 Formula One Spanish Grand Prix...

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