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Final Wheel Movement Decided Controversial Penalty That Undid Ferrari’s F1 Win: Report

The Canadian Grand Prix on Sunday began as a welcome break from the norm in Formula One, with a car finally giving Mercedes, which has won every race this year, a real challenge—a beatdown, even. But the race ended with Mercedes on top yet again, by virtue of a penalty dealt to the team that […]

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Show Us the F1 Engine, Porsche

Porsche stands as one of the winningest producers of Formula 1 engines in the history of the sport from its TAG-branded McLaren days, but also one of the most secretive. In the 1990s, a failed V10 program was stashed away, re-engineered for a Le Mans challenge that was also…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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It’s Kimi Raikkonen’s Party and He’ll Cancel It if He Wants To

Milestones are often joyous occasions, for those able to suppress the existential dread about getting older and closer to death with each milestone they pass. But Formula One driver Kimi Raikkonen doesn’t want your arbitrary milestones, nor does he want any of the silly celebrations you’ve planned for him. Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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30 Years Of Driving Around The Same Video Game Race Track

Silverstone has been home to the British Grand Prix for most of the race’s history, meaning there are over 30 year’s worth of games that let you drive around it. So Chris Rae had the brilliant idea of doing just that, driving one lap around the circuit in eight different games, the first released in […]

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W Series Points Leader Jamie Chadwick Becomes Williams F1 Development Driver

British racer Jamie Chadwick—a sports-car and single-seater driver who’s a race winner in British Formula 3, a champion in the British GT GT4 division, and, most recently, leads the points in the women-only W Series championship—just took on a new role: development driver for the Williams Formula One team.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Mercedes F1 Boss Says It’s Not Realistic to Think His Team Will Win Every Race This Year

Given that the two Mercedes Formula One teammates have finished first and second in all five races so far this year, the thought might have crossed your mind to sleep in—or take a daytime nap during, depending on where you live—a race or two. But cool it, because even Mercedes F1 boss Toto Wolff doesn’t […]

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We’re Getting a Dutch Grand Prix but F1 Drivers Think It Could Be Terrible

The Formula One Dutch Grand Prix is back next year for the first time in more than three decades, at the same track it last ran at in 1985—Circuit Zandvoort, along the Netherlands’ North Sea coast. But nice scenery and triumphant return to a historic track aside, some drivers think it’ll be rather uneventful to […]

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Haas F1’s Main Sponsor Went to Court Over Its Logo and Then Things Got Weird

Rich Energy, the mystery sponsor of the Haas Formula One Team that only gets more mysterious with further research, became the subject of a recent copyright claim when British company Whyte Bikes noticed their logos looked oddly similar. In a scathing judgement this month, Rich Energy lost the case.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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The F1 Dutch Grand Prix Is Coming Back For the First Time Since 1985

For the first time in more than three decades, Formula One will host a Dutch Grand Prix next year. The race track that will get the honors is the one that last hosted the race all of those years ago, the Zandvoort in the Netherlands—after some upgrades to meet modern FIA track standards, that is.Read more… […]

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Mercedes F1 Dominance ‘Boring,’ Says One of Few Humans Able to Do Something About That

Recently, Ferrari Formula One driver and four-time champion Sebastian Vettel made a bold claim, sending shockwaves through an unsuspecting community: That the Mercedes F1 team’s dominance is “boring.” Vettel also happens to be one of the few people who could do anything about that, yet here we are.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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F1 Thinks Passing Could Increase by 50 Percent in Some Races This Year With Its New Aero Rules

When it comes to the racing, there are a lot of things one could say Formula One needs—more vehicles capable of winning a race without everyone else breaking down or vanishing into thin air, less predictability, closer racing, and, of course, more passing. The good news is, the folks at F1 think that last one […]

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Here’s How IndyCar Speeds and Lap Times Compared to F1 at Circuit of The Americas 

With the conclusion of IndyCar’s first trip to Circuit of The Americas in Austin, it’s only natural to wonder how the series compares to open-wheel racing’s international giant, Formula One, which also races there. It isn’t logical or scientific, but it’s hard not to have a strange curiosity.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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F1 Teams May Need Loads of Spare Front Wings for Race Weekends Thanks to the New Aero Rules

When the new Formula One season begins in Australia next weekend, the cars will be a lot simpler, aerodynamically, than they were last year. But simpler aero doesn’t mean simpler everything, because it may force teams to double their already huge supply of replacement front wings each race weekend.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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