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FIA May Promote W Series Winners To Formula 3 So They Can Actually Move Forward With Their Careers

As it stands, the winner of the W Series championship gets $500,000 in prize money, the privilege to do it all again next year and, well — that’s pretty much it. The format has certainly provided women in single-seater racing some visibility as a support race on Formula 1 weekends, and it helps significantly that…Read […]

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NASCAR Is Really Set On This Whole Flying Car Thing

Flying cars, which don’t actually exist, have been a hot topic in the automotive world lately, largely due to companies like Airspeeder, which claims to have a flying car ready to race. And now, even NASCAR is buying into the hype, Adam Stern of the Sports Business Journal reports.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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The Top 5 Things Toto Wolff And Christian Horner Said While Sitting Next To Each Other For 30 Minutes

I don’t have to tell you that the championship battle between Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen is the most captivating one Formula 1 has had in ages. The drama on track has fed political drama off it that’s reached a fever pitch in these closing races. It’s been almost as exciting to watch as the […]

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We Are Again Talking About Possibly Illegal Formula 1 Wings

It was earlier this year when Mercedes was complaining about the “bendy” rear wing of Red Bull, which appeared to bend slightly back at speed to give Red Bull a straight-line advantage, when you don’t need downforce. Now it is Red Bull’s turn to complain about Mercedes’ wings, after a race in Brazil when Mercedes […]

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Lewis Hamilton Will Have To Win This On The Track

It was on turn four, lap 48 last weekend in Brazil when Max Verstappen forced Lewis Hamilton off the track, an incident that stewards “noted” during the race before, shortly thereafter, deciding that no investigation was necessary. This, obviously, didn’t sit well with Mercedes, even though Hamilton still went on to…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Who Has It The Easiest In The Automotive Job World?

Ever since Lewis Hamilton started winning titles in his Mercedes Formula 1 car, the internet has quite loudly protested that even they could manage to do the same if they had his car. Typed declarations on social said that they too could rack up more than 100 wins and seven world titles if only they […]

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Who Has It The Easiest In The Automotive Job World?

Ever since Lewis Hamilton started winning titles in his Mercedes Formula 1 car, the internet has quite loudly protested that even they could manage to do the same if they had his car. Typed declarations on social said that they too could rack up more than 100 wins and seven world titles if only they […]

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F1 Will Race In Saudi Arabia In 17 Days And The Track Is Nowhere Near Finished

In 17 days, Formula 1 cars are scheduled to hit the track for the inaugural Saudi Arabian Grand Prix. So, with just a few weeks until the racing action kicks off at the Jeddah Corniche Circuit, you might think construction of the track, paddocks and grand stands should be finished by now. But it doesn’t […]

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Guanyu Zhou Becomes First Chinese Full-Time Driver in Formula 1

Guanyu Zhou is very fast. The Shanghai-born 22-year-old is currently sitting second in the Formula 2 standings, with three wins on the year and six points-paying races left to go. He ended the 2020 and 2019 campaigns in sixth and seventh, respectively. Zhou also happens to be one of Alpine’s test drivers, and he…Read more… […]

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Formula One’s Confusing Engine Penalties: Explained

Of all the global racing series, Formula 1 can sometimes be the most confusing, boasting more than 200 pages of regulations covering what can and can’t be done or designed during a racing season. And for any breach of these rules, there’s an equally confusing set of penalties.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Max Verstappen Says That He Will Use Number One Next Year If He Wins The Title And I Agree

There are some things in life that are cliché and slightly embarrassing, and yet necessary. One of these things, for example, is that, if one buys a Ferrari, it must be in red, because, even though that is cliché and slightly embarrassing, it is also necessary. Another one is: If you win a racing championship, […]

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This Might Not Be The Year for Hamilton’s Eighth F1 World Championship

There’s a change happening in the air of Formula 1 as of late. For the past five years, Lewis Hamilton has had a relatively unchallenged race to the top of the Formula 1 leaderboard. Sure, Sebastian Vettel and Ferrari were pretty formidable for a few races a couple seasons ago, but the might of Mercedes […]

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This Might Not Be The Year for Hamilton’s Eighth F1 World Championship

There’s a change happening in the air of Formula 1 as of late. For the past five years, Lewis Hamilton has had a relatively unchallenged race to the top of the Formula 1 leaderboard. Sure, Sebastian Vettel and Ferrari were pretty formidable for a few races a couple seasons ago, but the might of Mercedes […]

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Nikita Mazepin Says He Wasn’t Kicked Out Of A Nightclub

A couple days ago, a video was circulating which appeared to show Formula 1 driver Nikita Mazepin getting kicked out of a nightclub in Mexico. Mazepin has since clarified that what we saw in that video was not him getting kicked out of a nightclub in Mexico. Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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City Of 9 Million People Needs Formula 1 Race To Put It Back On The Map

City planners are always claiming that their latest project will put their region back on the map. In most cases, it’s a plan to build a new public swimming pool or erect an arty sculpture to attract tourists.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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City Of 9 Million People Needs Formula 1 Race To Put It Back On The Map

City planners are always claiming that their latest project will put their region back on the map. In most cases, it’s a plan to build a new public swimming pool or erect an arty sculpture to attract tourists.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Martin Brundle And F1 Aren’t That Important

The Powers That Be in Formula One have apparently not recovered from the United States Grand Prix grid walk. There, former driver and commentator Martin Brundle asked rapper Megan Thee Stallion for an interview, only to be rebuffed by her bodyguards. He — and other higher-ups in F1 — remain so incensed that they’ve…Read more… […]

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The Stars Might Be Aligning For Porsche’s Return To F1

Another week, another rumbling of the imminent return of Porsche to Formula 1. But this time, it looks like the stars might be aligning for Porsche’s return to the paddock. Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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New Show and Tell Sessions Promise Transparency, But Of Course This Is F1

Formula 1 is on the cusp of a major rule change. In 2022, a new car following vastly different aerodynamic principles will burst onto the race track. The new car brings with it budgetary restrictions and new regulations around fielding young drivers through the season.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Williams Is Setting Itself Up For A Painful Start To Formula 1’s Next Era

I think I speak for everyone when I say that Formula 1 is better when Williams is better. As one of the sport’s oldest names and — until recently — a family-run operation, it’s been refreshing to see the team challenge for points-paying positions once again after a pitiful slide in competitiveness throughout the tail…Read […]

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