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F1 Driver Learned His Race Team Was Replacing Him By Reading It On The Internet

Some of us have jobs on the internet, and therefore, critical communication online is normal. But no matter the job, most would probably tell you it’s better to hear the really important things, like, oh, you’ve been fired, straight from the bosses rather than reading it in an article along with everyone else.Read more… Continue […]

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Happy Couple May Be In Big Trouble For Allegedly Bribing Their Way Onto One Of F1’s Strictest Tracks

If there’s anywhere I wouldn’t want to brag about getting away with anything, it’s Singapore—a country so strict, it banned chewing gum. However, yet again, someone made it onto the track at Singapore when they weren’t supposed to. At least they ventured out there while the race wasn’t running this time. Read more… Continue Reading […]

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The McLaren-Honda Split Really Does Sound Like A Bad Breakup

McLaren-Honda was like the tumultuous relationship everyone had to keep tabs on in high school—the one doomed to not work out, but that somehow always showed up holding hands the next morning before class. So, naturally, the breakup is going about like you’d expect from a high-school relationship.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Ferrari Blaming Verstappen For Crashing Their F1 Cars Led To A Brutal Own From Mark Webber

The first wet Formula One Singapore Grand Prix in history started with a bang. Max Verstappen’s Red Bull car became the filling in a messy Ferrari sandwich at the start of Sunday’s race. Whoever handles Ferrari’s Twitter account tried to place the blame on Max only to get put right in his place by ex-Red […]

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If You Miss Gloriously Loud F1 Cars You Have To See A World Series Formula V8 3.5 Race

When Formula One switched to a smaller, quieter engine, many fans reacted as if they had just switched to spec Toyota Priuses. The message was loud and clear: we love noise. Fortunately, one of F1's main feeder series still brings the roar loud and clear: the World Series Formula V8 3.5. Holy crap, it is […]

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If You Miss Gloriously Loud F1 Cars You Have To See A World Series Formula V8 3.5 Race

When Formula One switched to a smaller, quieter engine, many fans reacted as if they had just switched to spec Toyota Priuses. The message was loud and clear: we love noise. Fortunately, one of F1's main feeder series still brings the roar loud and clear: the World Series Formula V8 3.5. Holy crap, it is […]

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Red Bull Loses Renault Engines After 2018 But Aston Martin Might Take Renault’s Place

Renault will drop Red Bull as an F1 engine customer after 2018, reports Auto Motor und Sport. While that stoked fears that Red Bull might be saddled with Honda as their only engine option, Red Bull hinted to Sky Sports that they have “existing relationship” with a motor manufacturer who can hook them up in […]

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Carlos Sainz Jr. Gets Loaned To Renault For A Year To Smooth Over F1’s Big Engine Deal

Standout Toro Rosso driver (which isn’t hard to do alongside Daniil Kvyat) Carlos Sainz Jr. will be loaned out to Renault for 2018, the team confirmed today. Sainz’s loan to Renault is widely believed to be the deal that let Toro Rosso end their power unit supply contract with Renault early, so naturally, it was…Read […]

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McLaren Finally Confirms They’re Dropping Honda For Renault In F1

For the past three years, Honda has been like the scumbag boyfriend of Formula One. Oooooooh, girllllllll. You’re still with him? He always promises to do so much, but like, never does it. I can’t believe you haven’t kicked his lazy butt to the curb yet! Good news, everyone: McLaren finally announced their split from…Read […]

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Everything Is Totally Fine On McLaren-Honda’s Twitter, Why Do You Ask

Reports of an imminent demise of McLaren-Honda’s partnership, a pairing full of failure (literally) and sadness, in Formula One are everywhere. It’s expected to be official within days, and even Bernie Ecclestone said McLaren’s switch to Renault engines is a done deal. But things are fine on McLaren-Honda’s Twitter…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Valtteri Bottas Will Drive For Mercedes In 2018 But Maybe Not After That

When Nico Rosberg retired right after winning the 2016 Formula One title, his Mercedes F1 team was left with a seat to fill—fast. So, they plucked Valtteri Bottas from Williams and signed him for a year. It made sense, given that it was a quick decision on a driver who hadn’t proven himself in the […]

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Valtteri Bottas Will Drive For Mercedes In 2018 But Maybe Not After That

When Nico Rosberg retired right after winning the 2016 Formula One title, his Mercedes F1 team was left with a seat to fill—fast. So, they plucked Valtteri Bottas from Williams and signed him for a year. It made sense, given that it was a quick decision on a driver who hadn’t proven himself in the […]

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McLaren-Honda Is Finally Dead: Reports

While McLaren still hasn’t announced anything to the public yet, multiple sources are confirming that their divorce from Formula One engine supplier Honda has been finalized. McLaren will run Renault engines next year, per Sky Sports, and plans to announce it during the Singapore Grand Prix race weekend. Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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McLaren-Honda Is Finally Dead: Reports

While McLaren still hasn’t announced anything to the public yet, multiple sources are confirming that their divorce from Formula One engine supplier Honda has been finalized. McLaren will run Renault engines next year, per Sky Sports, and plans to announce it during the Singapore Grand Prix race weekend. Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Drinking Victory Champagne Out Of A Shoe Really Tastes That Bad, But I Have To Try It Anyway

My gross desire to do a shoey—the celebration where you drink out of a shoe—has been thwarted because I just can’t win. While I can’t speak from experience, I know someone who can: Red Bull Formula One driver Max Verstappen, who has graciously gone along with his Australian teammate Daniel Ricciardo’s grand post-race…Read more… Continue […]

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Toro Rosso Will Get McLaren’s Honda Engines, Lose Best Driver In Big F1 Trade: Reports

McLaren may have finally found a way out of its bum Formula One engine deal with Honda, but it’s probably coming at the expense of Toro Rosso, according to multiple reports. Toro Rosso and McLaren will swap engine suppliers, but Toro Rosso’s best driver Carlos Sainz Jr. will be moving to Renault as a result. […]

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Screw It, McLaren Might Just Make Its Own Formula One Engine In 2021

McLaren’s drama with finding a quality Formula One engine partner may just be enough to convince them to make their own engine if the price is right, reports Motorsport.com. While they’re hoping to switch from their dud Honda engines to Renault units in the meantime, new F1 regulations are coming in 2021, and who…Read more… […]

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The Internet Is Freaking Out About Alonso Dropping McLaren Off His Twitter Page

McLaren Formula One sad boy Fernando Alonso made a minor tweak to his Twitter profile today that caught the eye of everyone hoping he’ll switch teams and have a more reliable car for 2018. He swapped the top photo from a shot of historic McLarens to a shot of his own karting facility. What does […]

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Here Are Some Easy Ways To Make Honda’s Terrible Formula One Engine Competitive

Honda, as of late, makes a very bad Formula One engine. Just ask the McLaren-Honda team and golden boy Fernando Alonso, who are both sick of “racing” it. (“Racing” is done with a working engine, hence the quotations.) But, even now, series bosses said they’re doing “everything they can” to keep Honda in F1.Read more… […]

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