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Watch A Formula One Car Smoke Out Downtown Budapest With Tasty Donuts

One of the purest joys in all of racing is when the race cars aren’t in competition and just get hooned like regular cars. Red Bull Racing was Hungary (get it? GET IT??? Like, Hungary “the country,” “hungry” the need for sustenance… you know what? I’m sorry. Jesus, I’m sorry) for donuts this week, so […]

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F1 Is Simplifying Aerodynamics For More Passing Next Year But Teams Are Against It

While things have been more fortunate this year, most of the 2017 Formula One season was an absolute parade. The numbers backed that up, with overtaking stats dropping in half from the year before. Now F1 just slipped new aero rules by to promote more passing next year, even as teams oppose them.Read more… Continue […]

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F1 Trademarked ‘Shoey’ After Daniel Ricciardo Made Drinking From Sweaty Shoes Hip And Cool

You know that teenage mentality of how cool a band is until everybody finds out about it? Well, Formula One’s doing that to the long-held Australian practice of drinking from a sweaty racing shoe in celebration. After driver Daniel Ricciardo made it cool, F1 trademarked the term “shoey” for use on all kinds of…Read more… […]

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F1 Could Do A Miami Race Next Year And Drop Azerbaijan: Report

Formula One could host a grand prix in Miami as soon as next year, according to a tweet from Dutch website Ziggo Sport F1. The outlet claims the Miami race could replace the Azerbaijan Grand Prix, known for its great racing and also plenty of controversy about the country it’s raced in.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Here’s What Happened With The Botched F1 Pit Stop That Snapped A Ferrari Mechanic’s Leg 

Kimi Räikkönen’s Ferrari team didn’t have the best weekend at the Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix, since a mishap during pit stops left a team mechanic with a snapped leg and Räikkönen out of the race early. Ferrari and did an investigation into what happened, and it turned out to be a system failure in […]

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F1 Gives Ferrari Team Huge Fine For Pit Stop That Snapped A Mechanic’s Leg

While his Ferrari teammate Sebastian Vettel won the Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix over the weekend, Kimi Räikkönen’s race turned nightmarish just over halfway in. A mishap during pit stops led Räikkönen to snap one of his mechanic’s legs, and F1 handed the team a huge fine for it.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Russia And Monaco Demand Grid Girls At Their F1 Races

Likely in an attempt to distract from their trash racing and lack of passing, both the Russian Grand Prix and Monaco Grand Prix plan to have grid girls this year despite Formula One deciding it wouldn’t use them anymore. The deputy Prime Minister of Russia justified it by saying Russia’s “girls are the most beautiful.”Read […]

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F1 Drivers More Likely To Hit Each Other If They Are Both Contenders: Study

Formula One drivers are more likely to run into each other on the race track if they’re similar in age, social status and competition results, according to a new study that looked at five decades of crashes. It’s like a big game of “I’m cooler than you are,” funded by teams with annual budgets in […]

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I Want To Invite F1’s Kimi Raikkonen To Celebrations For All Of My Major Life Events

Formula One driver Kimi Raikkonen is more than a national treasure. He brings chuckles worldwide, courtesy of his grumbling, hushed demeanor and leave-me-alone-I-don’t-want-to-be-here-anyway attitude. That’s why I’d like to cordially invite him to celebrate all of my major life events from here on out.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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ESPN’s F1 Season Opener Broadcast Was A Catastrophe

Formula One is off to an interesting start in 2018. Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel got lucky and took advantage of the virtual safety car to win the Australian Grand Prix opener, relegating perennial winner Lewis Hamilton to second place amid what Mercedes called a software problem. America’s Haas F1 seemed to be doing…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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