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By Glenn Manishin | A tribute to the passion, heroism, glory and tragedy of Grand Prix motor racing.

How Much Does It Cost To Build an F1 Car?

Originally published December 2011.

A Formula One car’s steering wheel costs more than your average family sedan. That’s what the folks at the …

Red Bull Racing

Formula 1: Renault engine chief hits back at Red Bull's Newey

Renault chief Cyril Abiteboul has accused Red Bull's Adrian Newey of lying after he blamed the car's problems on the engine.

Recent four-time …

Red Bull Racing

Seizing the wheel of a Formula One race car for 7 thrilling minutes

I wasn't scared until they lashed me into the cockpit. Then I was terrified.

I had come to the private Thermal Racing Club near Palm Springs for the rare opportunity to drive a Formula One race car under the instruction of driving professionals.

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FOR THE RECORD

Formula One: A March 21 …

Formula One

Mercedes Formula 1 domination: How they created such a big advantage over their rivals

THEIR dominant display at the Australian Grand Prix showed that the Mercedes team still holds a tight grip on the top spot in the world of Formula …

Australia

FIA confirms German Grand Prix has been dropped from calendar

The German Grand Prix has been dropped from this year’s Formula One calendar. The race had been in doubt owing to questions over which circuit would host the race, which has been shared between Hockenheim and Nürburgring in recent seasons.

Officials from both circuits had voiced concern that time …

Formula One

Is this the answer to Formula One's cost crisis?

Strategic alliances could prove to be the answer to Formula One's spending crisis, according to new research by the Cass Business School. Getting the …

Formula One

Mercedes boss rips into Red Bull’s Christian Horner

V8 SUPERCARS driver James Courtney on Marcos Ambrose’s shock decision, respect for Geoff Toovey and yet another AFL scandal. It’s Kent on Saturday. …

Mercedes-Benz

Red Bull claim Renault’s Formula 1 horsepower deficit to Mercedes has doubled in 2015

RENAULT believed they had halved their horsepower deficit on Mercedes for 2015. Instead, Red Bull believes it has more than doubled. +

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Australia

Formula 1: Why has the German Grand Prix apparently foundered?

So another one bites the dust, and everyone asks - where will it end?

Formula 1 looks almost certain not to have a German Grand Prix this year and so …

Germany

Germany left without F1 grand prix after Hockenheim end interest

There will be no German Grand Prix this year, the Hockenheim circuit’s chief executive, Georg Seiler, said on Tuesday in a decision that ended months of uncertainty over the country’s Formula One race.

The absence of Germany, home of the reigning world champions, Mercedes, for the first time since …

Germany

How Ferrari beat Williams and other tales from Australian Grand Prix

The opening round of the 2015 season produced a dominant win for the Mercedes team, with Nico Rosberg unable to do anything through strategy to dent …

Australian Grand Prix

Mark Sutton: Story Behind the Shot - Australia

12:20 – Especially for lovers of motorsport photography, GPUpdate.net's race-by-race series, Story Behind the Shot, continues throughout the 2015 …

Australia

Feature: Ericsson joins Sweden's points scorers

13:23 – Marcus Ericsson switched from the now defunct Caterham to Sauber and scored points on his first outing for the team in Australia. …

Formula One

Lauda: German GP failure down to promoters not matching Melbourne and Silverstone standards

Mercedes F1 team chairman Niki Lauda says that the failure to stage a German Grand Prix this season is more down to the failure of the promoters in …

Germany

Hopes fade for German Grand Prix survival

German Grand Prix

Giedo van der Garde: “My future in Formula One is probably over”

Giedo van der Garde has come to an agreement with the Sauber F1 Team to end his contract with the team and bring to a close the legal wrangling …

Formula One

Sauber F1 Team

McLaren: could one of F1's top teams struggle for years?

When Jenson Button said that finishing the Australian Grand Prix was "a massive step forward" for McLaren-Honda, it was an effective admission of just how far his beleaguered team have to go before they can achieve their targets.

Back in December, McLaren chairman Ron Dennis talked about wanting to …

McLaren

Could McLaren struggle for years?

The five seconds McLaren are behind Mercedes is a lifetime in F1 - BBC Sport analyses what went so wrong for such a famous team.

Formula One needs a new audience - Prost

Radical proposals aimed at putting on a more spectacular show - like wider tyres and 1000bhp engines - were rejected by F1 chiefs last month, and the …

Formula One

Red Bull should stop moaning about Formula One and play by the rules

Christian Horner's plea for the sport's laws to be changed to limit Mercedes' dominance are motivated by self-interest - F1 must stick to its guns

In a world of instant reaction, of instant comment, it is very easy to trash something almost immediately. It was no different after Lewis Hamilton’s

Red Bull Racing

Manor will pay for Australian GP no-show, says Ecclestone

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Bernie Ecclestone believes Manor had no intention of running at the Australian Grand Prix and says it will

Australia

Daniel Ricciardo says Formula One is a "crueler sport" - CNN.com

Daniel Ricciardo's Formula One journey 10 photos

Daniel Ricciardo is no stranger to the taste of Formula One's champagne after two victories in his first year driving for Red Bull Racing.

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Daniel Ricciardo's Formula One journey 10 photos

The Australian made his F1 debut with the now …

Formula One

Sauber Formula One team settles with van der Garde for $16 million

Court originally ruled that team must put ousted van de Garde back in the car

The Sauber Formula One team is apparently paying released driver Giedo …

Sauber

Bernie Ecclestone backs Red Bull’s call to rein in Mercedes’s F1 dominance

Formula One’s commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone has backed Red Bull’s call for action to rein in Mercedes’s engine advantage and make races more competitive after a one-sided start to the season.

However, the 84-year-old played down talk of the former champions walking away from a sport they …

Bernie Ecclestone

A case for equalisation

In a break from the usual format of the Final Stint, ESPN F1 deputy editor Laurence Edmondson looks at the main talking point from the Australian

Mercedes-Benz

Formula 1 racing is in a state of crises

The fact that only 15 cars made it to the grid on Sunday at the Australian Grand Prix has to send a message that the world’s premier open-wheel …

Autos (Canada)

10 Amazing Publicity Stunts in Formula 1 History

It's been a decade since Mark Webber took his BMW-powered Williams Formula One car for a spin across the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

The run across one of Australia's most famous landmarks was among the better promotional stunts in F1 history.

PR stunts are commonplace in F1, a sport that is constantly …

Mark Webber