Formula One

Gordon Murray Tells Why the McLaren F1 Had a Center Driver’s Seat, and Other Secrets of the Supercar’s Design

The legendary McLaren F1 turns 25 years old in 2017, and to celebrate the occasion, the company put together a neat little video featuring the car’s lead designer, Gordon Murray. He goes into detail about how the team behind the car used a racing mentality to break records and steal the hearts of …

Autos

Explosive teen tipped for F1 glory

Alex Blairnews.com.au<p><b>WHAT were you doing at 19?</b><p>Most of us were floating through uni, pinching pennies for the next round and grinding through the …

Auto Racing

F1 2017 midseason review: Ferrari

It has been eight long years since Scuderia Ferrari last won a world constructors’ championship, and nine years since one of its drivers became a …

Auto Racing

Sainz: F1 needs 'at least half the field' in podium fight

Share this article on Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+ Email<p>Carlos Sainz believes Formula 1 needs to find a way to ensure "at least half of the …

Carlos Sainz

Ocon Striving for First Podium Finish amid Strong 2017 Campaign - Formula 1

<b>Esteban Ocon</b> believes he has made a ‘massive step’ forward this season, and has a much better feeling and understanding of what is needed from him to …

Esteban Ocon

F1 2017 midseason review: Red Bull Racing

2017 expectations vs reality<p>The expectations for Red Bull are always, publically at least, to win races. Privately, the Milton Keynes outfit would …

Auto Racing

F1's problems go beyond just engines - F1

No-one needs to be reminded of the continuing debate about what the next Formula 1 engine should be, and by common consent - and sense - it needs to …

Sebastian Vettel

Ericsson wants to be in more competitive F1 car 'as soon as possible'

Share this article on Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+ Email<p>Sauber driver Marcus Ericsson wants a more competitive Formula 1 car to showcase his …

Auto Racing

Horner: F1 will end up with V6 twin turbos after 2020

If Christian Horner were in charge of Formula One he'd bring back high-revving V12 engines, but the Red Bull team boss doubts the sport's decision …

Auto Racing

Vettel: Good to see other teams copying Ferrari

Sebastian Vettel is a strong believer in imitation being the sincerest form of flattery after seeing a number of Ferrari design elements pop up on …

Hungarian Grand Prix

2018 IndyCars to get serious aerodynamic and safety upgrades

Indy cars not only have to ensure stability at high speeds while going in a straight line, but they also must operate at high speeds while cornering. …

Auto Racing

The 2018 F1 driver market: Massa key to midfield moves

Felipe Massa’s retirement and then un-retirement last season required some delicate handling by the Williams team.<p>He had a poor 2016 and the timing …

Auto Racing

McLaren F1 25 years later: Designer Gordon Murray reflects on his classic creation

It's been a quarter century since the introduction of the McLaren F1. In honor of this anniversary, McLaren caught up with Gordon Murray, the car's designer, to talk about it and the development process. In the above video, Murray reveals a number of fascinating facts about the freakishly fast F1. …

McLaren F1

Haas Boss Says Formula One Needs Teams Like Minardi to Give Youngsters a Chance

He claims there aren't enough opportunities for up and comers in the sport.<p>Getty<p>As Formula One shifts under new management and fresh strategies, some …

Auto Racing

2017 driver mid-season rankings part two: 10-6

Who have been the ten best drivers of 2017 so far? Here’s the F1 Fanatic verdict – keep an eye out for the final part tomorrow.<p>10. Nico …

Auto Racing

Will the first McLaren F1 imported into the United States

<i>1995 McLaren F1. Photos by Pawel Litwinski, courtesy Bonhams.</i><p><i>[Editor’s note: This piece comes to us from Joe Halpern, Associate Editor/Research with</i> …

McLaren F1

'Ugly' Monaco GP helped solve Mercedes' problems with 2017 F1 car

Share this article on Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+ Email<p>Mercedes' 'ugly' Monaco Grand Prix performance enabled it to identify and resolve the …

Auto Racing

Ferrari: When we raced all summer long

Once upon a time, August was a hot month for motor sport…<p>Until a few years ago, the F1 calendar didn’t feature a mid-season break. It was quite …

Hungarian Grand Prix

Rider insight with Freddie Spencer: Austrian Grand Prix

<b>Freddie Spencer gives his take on the last-lap decider at the Austrian Grand Prix and shares memories from over the years</b><p><b>Racing memories from …

Red Bull Ring

Formula 1 race director Whiting evaluates Buenos Aires circuit

Share this article on Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+ Email<p>FIA Formula 1 race director Charlie Whiting has completed an "informal visit" of …

Auto Racing

Formula 1 world on holiday!

The world of Formula 1 is on holiday until late next week when the circus sets up tent at the daunting Spa-Francorchamps for the Belgian Grand …

Romain Grosjean

Horner: Great things to come from Verstappen in second half of 2017

Red Bull boss Christian Horner believes Max Verstappen's bad luck in the opening half of the season will only serve to energise the teenager for the …

Max Verstappen

Mid-Season Recap: Red Bull not going to plan

<>Coming in third with 184 points, the 2017 Formula 1 World Championship season has not gone to plan for Red Bull Racing thus far.The four-time world …

Auto Racing

e-Sports nurturing future motorsport talent?

Can e-Sports be the answer to nurturing future motorsport talent?This is one of the fascinating subjects to be discussed at the Motorsport in Asia …

Singapore Grand Prix

What are Kubica's chances of a Formula 1 return?

Share this article on Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+ Email<p>Robert Kubica's chances of making a full racing return to Formula 1 following his …

Auto Racing

F1 2017 midseason review: three worst races of the season so far

1 Russia<p>OK, let's get things straight right from the off here:, the 2017 Russian Grand Prix was awful. There really is no other way to label …

Auto Racing

Hasegawa: We underestimated it

Honda made a brave decision ahead of the 2017 Formula 1 season to ditch their power unit of the previous two years to introduce an entirely new and …

Hungarian Grand Prix

F1 2017 midseason review: How well do you know the season so far? (Quiz)

1 Which of the following drivers has had the most DNFs this season?<p>Daniel Riccardo<p>Max Verstappen<p>Lance Stroll<p>Kimi Raikkonen<p>2 Which Grand Prix did …

Auto Racing

Is Woking really set to become Formula 1's next Grand Prix destination?

McLaren has today unveiled an absurdly ambitious plan to bring a round of the Formula 1 World Championship to the streets of its hometown, Woking.<p>The …

Auto Racing

How Ferrari gained more from Pirelli's tyre tests for 2017 season

Share this article on Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+ Email<p>When Pirelli invited teams to tender to run "mule" cars to help develop its 2017 Formula …

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