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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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The Biggest Race In The World Was Ruined By Emerson Fittipaldi And Bad Planning

There’s something magical about motorsport in the 1970s. It was an era where “screw it, anything goes” was the mantra for everything from aerodynamics to sponsorship to clear-cut definitions of what actually defines a racing series, and sometimes that was taken to the excess in the most hilarious way. Enter the 1972…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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The Most Dramatic F1 Season Of All Time Wasn’t Shown On British TV Because Of Condoms

The 1976 Formula One season is famous for James Hunt and Niki Lauda’s rivalry, which played out across 16 races and ended, dramatically, at the Japanese Grand Prix, with Hunt taking home the championship. British viewers saw almost none of it, though, all because John Surtees’s team’s car was sponsored by a condom…Read more… Continue […]

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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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