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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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Porsche Is Seriously Considering Getting Back Into Formula One In 2021

Porsche is strongly considering coming back to Formula One as an engine supplier when a new set of engine regulations kick in in 2021, reports Motorsport.com. Porsche representatives have been taking part in discussions about the new engine formula alongside F1's current teams and, so far, they like what they see. Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Monza Formula One Winner Lewis Hamilton Booed For Not Driving A Ferrari

Today, on Ferrari’s semi-hostile home turf, Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton won an easy race from pole position, finishing 4.4 seconds ahead of his Merc teammate Valtteri Bottas. This also gave Hamilton a three-point championship lead over Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel. Monza’s giant red horde didn’t like that. Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Max Verstappen’s Biggest Problem Is That The Problem Is Never The Same

Red Bull Formula One driver Max Verstappen has had horrifyingly bad luck this year, having finished only half of his races this season. His last retirement was only eight laps in to his home race, to boot. But perhaps the most frustrating thing about it is that it’s always something different that seems to break. […]

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Formula One’s Never-Ending Grid Penalties Need To Stop

For Formula One teams struggling with reliability issues, qualifying can feel like the place where you can run the session, but the results don’t matter. Grid penalties will send you to the back anyway. We’re not even done with practice at Monza and four cars already have grid penalties. It’s too much. It’s been too…Read […]

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This Lego Formula One Car Could Probably Last Longer Than Fernando Alonso’s McLaren-Honda 

That headline was mean. I’m mean. I’m sorry, I don’t know why I’m like this. Maybe someone teased me too much as a child. This video showing how Lego built a life-size replica of a Ferrari Formula One car isn’t even that great, I just wanted a chance to be mean. I’m sorry, again.Read more… […]

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Even This Cat Likes Watching Formula One Run At Spa

I love the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps. You love the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps. It’s a classic Formula One venue for good reason, with one of the most insane uphills in racing with the Eau Rouge-Radillon combo. I mean, even the cat gets into this race. Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Daniel Ricciardo Claims A Little Foreplay Helps An F1 Car Go A Long Way

Poor Red Bull driver Max Verstappen has had the worst luck with his car this year, but his teammate Daniel Ricciardo claims to have the answer. You’ve got to sweet-talk the car a little. Be gentle. Massage it a bit. Erm, are you sure we’re still talking about racing a car? Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Lewis Hamilton Accuses F1 Of Calling A Bogus Caution Just Because ‘They Wanted To See A Race’

A “phantom debris caution” is what NASCAR fans call a late-race yellow that feels bogus, or for the sole purposes of entertainment when a field is spread out. But Lewis Hamilton must think NASCAR waltzed over and coughed on Formula One, because he accused his own series of calling phantom debris.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Williams Could Save Fernando Alonso From Another Year Of McLaren Misery: Rumor

Formula One is back! One of the hottest silly season rumors to come out of F1's first weekend back racing is that Williams might offer bad luck man Fernando Alonso a seat, reports Auto Motor und Sport. Williams! A team with a functional engine! Holy crap, please let this be true. Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Force India’s Formula One Drivers Hate Each Other

Formula One mid-fielders Force India have been hilarious to watch for all the wrong reasons, as drivers Esteban Ocon and Sergio Pérez simply have no love for each other. The teammates had been up in each others’ space since the very start of the race, ultimately resulting in them hitting each other on lap 30. […]

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Max Verstappen Only Makes It 8 Laps Into His Home F1 Race Before Retiring

Red Bull Formula One driver Max Verstappen’s home race at the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps just ended in heartbreak after only 8 laps. Verstappen is the only driver whose bad luck comes close to McLaren’s wasted talent Fernando Alonso’s, as Max has now had to retire from half of his races so far this season. Read […]

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Max Verstappen Only Makes It 8 Laps Into His Home F1 Race Before Retiring

Red Bull Formula One driver Max Verstappen’s home race at the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps just ended in heartbreak after only 8 laps. Verstappen is the only driver whose bad luck comes close to McLaren’s wasted talent Fernando Alonso’s, as Max has now had to retire from half of his races so far this season. Read […]

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F1’s Sebastian Vettel Signs New Three-Year Contract To Stay At Ferrari

Formula One driver Sebastian Vettel just signed a new three-year contract to stay at Ferrari, reports NBC Sports. Ferrari made the announcement after the final practice session for this weekend’s race at Spa-Francorchamps, confirming what we all expected to happen after Ferrari announced they’d be keeping Vettel’s…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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The Year Chicanes Ruined Formula One

1994 was a depressing year for Formula One. During the third round of the season, the world lost Ayrton Senna and Roland Ratzenberger at the San Marino Grand Prix. At the very next race, Karl Wendlinger’s had a big crash and the FIA asked for series of track safety modifications. This basically means they asked […]

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Lewis Hamilton Smashes The Track Record At Spa-Francorchamps In Qualifying

To no one’s surprise, this year’s faster, crazier Formula One cars smashed the track record at Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps. Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton claimed pole for tomorrow’s race with a 1:42.553, setting a new track record and matching Michael Schumacher’s record number of 68 pole positions claimed in F1.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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