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Watch Ex-F1 Driver Mark Webber ‘Audition’ To Become The Grand Tour’s Next Driver

Ever since The Grand Tour shitcanned its driver, “The American,” the show has been on the hunt for a replacement. Now it looks like Clarkson, Hammond and May have found a promising candidate: ex-Formula One driver Mark Webber. Watch him try to impress the trio with “hot laps” of the Porsche 911 GT2 RS and […]

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F1 Wants To Improve Its Security Procedures After Multiple Armed Robbery Attempts In Brazil

Staff from the Mercedes and Sauber Formula One teams, the FIA and Pirelli were all on the wrong end of “threatening situation[s]” during the Brazilian Grand Prix weekend, causing a tire test in Brazil to get canceled and the FIA to call for an evaluation of F1’s security procedures at race tracks.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Pirelli Cancels F1 Tire Test After Multiple Robbery Attempts In Brazil

The McLaren-Honda Formula One team, in its final weeks with that terrible “H” word tacked onto the name, planned to stick around after the Brazilian Grand Prix for a Pirelli tire test during the week. But after several robbery attempts on teams in Brazil over the weekend, the test got canceled. Read more… Continue Reading […]

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F1’s New CEO: The Goal Of Limiting Engine Freedoms Isn’t To Have ‘Identical Cars’ Like NASCAR

The first time a person who had a top job in a racing series other than NASCAR told me it was “amazing how [those] metal boxes go so close to each other at high speeds,” I didn’t think much of his simplification of it. But maybe it’s a pattern, because Formula One’s new CEO seems […]

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Paradise Papers Reveal F1’s Lewis Hamilton Dodged Millions In Taxes On His Private Jet: Report

Four-time Formula One World Champion Lewis Hamilton is one of the richest people in racing, but that doesn’t mean he wont try to cut a deal where he can. Discoveries through the recent “Paradise Papers” leaks reveal Hamilton avoided millions in taxes in the European Union for his private jet.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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EXCLUSIVE: After Much Detective Work And Investigating We Now Know The Name Of Fernando Alonso’s Cat

Formula One star Fernando Alonso is probably long accustomed to being the center of attention, but there’s a new star in his life that’s stealing some of the shine: a tiny cat. But for a long, tormenting two days after he shared a photo of the little angel, we did not know its name. Read […]

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Formula One Plans To Have Louder And Cheaper Engines In 2021

In news almost as big as the fact that Fernando Alonso has a kitten, Formula One officials announced their goals for the series’ revamped engine regulations for the 2021 season. Some of the biggest planned overhauls will be what fans have called for for years: louder engines and lower development costs.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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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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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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