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Two F1 Fans Eating It On Live TV Was The Defining Crash Of The Mexican Grand Prix

When Lewis Hamilton clinched his fourth Formula One world drivers’ championship in Mexico, he did all the usual things: hold up the British flag, say thanks to his team over his in-car radio, and rip a few sweet donuts. Then as Lewis ran through the crowd, two fans in particular had a very bad time. […]

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Two F1 Fans Eating It On Live TV Was The Defining Crash Of The Mexican Grand Prix

When Lewis Hamilton clinched his fourth Formula One world drivers’ championship in Mexico, he did all the usual things: hold up the British flag, say thanks to his team over his in-car radio, and rip a few sweet donuts. Then as Lewis ran through the crowd, two fans in particular had a very bad time. […]

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Two F1 Fans Eating It On Live TV Was The Defining Crash Of The Mexican Grand Prix

When Lewis Hamilton clinched his fourth Formula One world drivers’ championship in Mexico, he did all the usual things: hold up the British flag, say thanks to his team over his in-car radio, and rip a few sweet donuts. Then as Lewis ran through the crowd, two fans in particular had a very bad time. […]

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Lewis Hamilton Is An F1 World Champion For The Fourth Time

Lewis Hamilton finished ninth place today at the Mexican Grand Prix in Mexico City after his tire was punctured by Sebastian Vettel’s Ferrari. Vettel tried his best to come from behind after the crash, but it wasn’t enough, ultimately handing Lewis Hamilton his fourth World Drivers’ Championship.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Sebastian Vettel’s Loose Screw Caused His Race Suit To Get Soiled Right On The Butt

Ferrari Formula One driver Sebastian Vettel complained of a burning sensation down below during Free Practice 2 in Mexico only to discover that his car’s onboard fire extinguisher had gone off, WTF1 reports. The cause was a loose screw. Naturally, I’m writing this for the brilliant headline possibilities. Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Daniil Kvyat Gets Kicked To The Curb By Toro Rosso For Good This Time

After scoring a point in his surprise comeback United States Grand Prix drive for Toro Rosso, Daniil “the Torpedo” Kvyat is officially no longer driving for either of Red Bull’s Formula One teams, Autosport reports. Kvyat was told that he would no longer be driving for the team after last weekend’s race, Toro Rosso…Read more… […]

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F1 Installs Car-Breaking Curbs In Mexico To Keep Drivers From Cutting Corners

Hellaflush Subarus aren’t the only cars on earth who fear going over speedbumps. Formula One cars hate them, too, as they have a lot of intricate bits that just love to break off and high-tech lightweight chassis that weren’t designed for sweet jumps. Now Formula One is using speedbumps to discourage racers from…Read more… Continue […]

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One Of Michael Schumacher’s Championship-Winning F1 Cars Is Up For Auction

Most details of seven-time Formula One champion Michael Schumacher’s life and health have been understandably off limits for the last few years, but that isn’t the case for one of his former race cars. A Ferrari that helped Schumacher to win the 2001 title will be auctioned as “contemporary art” next month.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Here’s The Pass That Undid The Best Story From The U.S. Grand Prix

At the U.S. Grand Prix on Sunday, Red Bull driver Max Verstappen climbed from 17th all the way into third after a grid penalty. But the podium Verstappen took away on the last lap didn’t last long, since Formula One race stewards decided his pass on Kimi Raikkonen wasn’t fair. Here’s that pass, from every […]

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Lewis Hamilton Wins The U.S. Grand Prix But Doesn’t Clinch The F1 Championship

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton dominantly won the United States Grand Prix at Circuit of The Americas on Sunday, but Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel clawed his way back up to second in the finishing order to keep Hamilton from clinching the Formula One World Drivers’ Championship. More on this as we have it. Read more… Continue Reading […]

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This McLaren-Honda F1 Partnership Still Blows

McLaren finally tossed its partnership with Honda aside, meaning the team will have a new, different, hopefully slightly better Renault power unit for the 2018 race season. But the McLaren team still has to ride out (however much it can of) the 2017 season with a Honda power unit, which totally blows. Read more… Continue […]

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Toro Rosso’s Austin F1 Grid Penalties Are Enough To Make Your Brain Hurt

Toro Rosso has swapped its drivers around so much at this point in the 2017 Formula One season that Brendon Hartley is being penalized for an engine swap on Daniil Kvyat’s old car. But Daniil Kvyat isn’t considered to be driving his old car, even though his number is running this weekend on Toro Rosso’s […]

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Fernando Alonso May Test A Car Soon To Race In The 24 Hours Of Daytona

The best thing about McLaren’s Formula One team right now is that they want to let their drivers drive in other series. We had to ask McLaren Technology Group Executive Director and real-life American in F1 Zak Brown if Fernando Alonso might drive at the 24 Hours of Daytona. “Stay tuned,” he told us.Read more… […]

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Lewis Hamilton Wins Pole Position In Austin By Smashing Two Insane Records

Six Formula One drivers ran faster qualifying laps than the new F1 lap record set by Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton earlier today at Circuit of the Americas, but it was Lewis Hamilton again who claimed pole position. Hamilton’s new lap record is an astonishingly fast 1:33.108, obliterating last year’s record of…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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