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F1 Announces 24-Race Calendar for 2023

Formula 1 has announced the calendar for the 2023 FIA Formula One World Championship, which the World Motor Sport Council has approved. Kicking off in Bahrain on March 5 and concluding in Abu Dhabi on November 26, the season will feature a record-breaking 24 races, with China and Qatar set to return, and Las Vegas

The Most Successful, Undefeated Schumacher Car Will Be Offered in Monterey

RM Sotheby’s is thrilled to offer the most successful Ferrari Formula 1 car utilized during the 1998 Formula One World Championship season.

Shaila-Ann Rao Named Interim F1 Executive Director, FIA Secretary General

Shaila-Ann Rao was named the interim F1 Executive Director. Rao was the FIA legal director from 2016–to 2018 before joining Mercedes.

F1-Powered Mercedes-AMG One Debuts

The all-wheel-drive hypercar is road-legal and reaches 124 mph in 7 seconds.

VW Confirms F1 Interest for Both Porsche and Audi

The rumor mill that is Formula 1 seemingly never sleeps. Lately, there’s been a lot of talk surrounding F1, and today, VW added fuel to that fire by confirming rumors that both Audi and Porsche could join F1 in 2026. Volkswagen Group CEO, Herbert Diess, acknowledged that plans for both Audi and Porsche to join

Cosworth Strengthens Piston Performance with Materion

Global technology company Cosworth has expanded its range of pistons through a collaboration with advanced materials supplier, Materion, that sees Cosworth produce and machine Metal Matrix Composite (MMC) pistons for the automotive sector. Cosworth’s MMC pistons have already helped to deliver superlative performance in the all-new Gordon Murray Automotive T.50 supercar, which boasts a maximum

F1’s 2021 Season to Start a Week Late

Formula 1 has revealed a revised calendar for the 2021 season. The F1 schedule retains a record 23 races, but the 2021 season will now start a week later with the Bahrain Grand Prix on March 28 and the Australian Grand Prix moving later in the year. Due to travel restrictions, the 2021 Chinese Grand

Williams Racing Names Jost Capito as New CEO

Williams Racing has announced the appointment of Jost Capito, a more than 40-year veteran of the automotive and motorsports industry, as its new CEO. He will officially join the Formula 1 team on February 1. Reporting to Williams Chairman Matthew Savage, Capito will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the company.  “We are excited to

Intellectual Horsepower Ep. 3

This episode we discuss Romain Grosjean’s horrific F1 crash and the safety measures that saved his life, championship wins for Chase Elliott, Erica Enders and Matt Smith, our end of the year Engine Builder Award winners, Lucas Oil, Audi and VW, and much more! Oh yeah, Lake Speed Jr. of Total Seal Piston Rings joins

F1’s Halo Saves Romain Grosjean’s Life

If you tuned into Sunday’s Bahrain Grand Prix, you witnessed one of the most horrific crashes F1 has ever seen. Haas driver, Romain Grosjean hit the steel barrier at 137 mph on the opening lap, and a reported 53G impact tore the car in half, which then instantly became engulfed in flames due to a

Mercedes F1 Engine Chief to Leave Team

Andy Cowell, who has overseen the production of the V6 hybrid power units that have won six consecutive Formula 1 double world championships for Mercedes, is set to leave his role as managing director. Cowell has headed the Mercedes-AMG High Performance Powertrains (HPP) department for the last seven years, having worked there in total for

NGK Awards Winners at 2017 NGK F1 Powerboat Series Banquet

NGK Spark Plugs recently held the first annual awards banquet for the NGK Spark Plugs F1 Powerboat Championship Series in New Orleans. Formula 1 International Hall of Fame Inductee, Bill Seebold, served as master of ceremonies.