FIA Launches Applications for Prospective Formula 1 Teams
The Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) has launched an application process to identify prospective teams seeking to participate at a competitive level in the FIA Formula One World Championship. “For the first time ever, as part of the selection conditions, we are requesting that candidates set out how they would meet the FIA’s sustainability benchmarks and how
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
Lewis Hamilton Becomes F1’s Winningest Driver
Lewis Hamilton became the all-time winner in Formula One, earning his 92nd victory on Sunday at the Portuguese Grand Prix, surpassing a record held by seven-time champion Michael Schumacher. For the 97th time in his F1 career, Hamilton started on the pole position at the Autodromo Internacional do Algarve. The Mercedes-AMG Petronas driver fell to
Racing Legend Dan Gurney Has Passed Away
Dan Gurney, the first driver to win in Formula One, IndyCar and NASCAR, died Sunday, January 14, of complications from pneumonia. He was 86.
Formula One Has Sold to Liberty Media for $8 Billion
In a blockbuster deal, Liberty Media Corporation and CVC Capital Partners (CVC) announced that Liberty Media has agreed to acquire Formula One from a consortium of sellers led by CVC.
Infiniti Offers Engineering Students the Formula One Career Opportunity of a Lifetime
Infiniti’s global search for the best up-and-coming student engineering talent begins its third year with the launch of the 2016 Infiniti Engineering Academy. Students from all over the world have the chance to earn the career opportunity of a lifetime working at Infiniti Motor Company and the Renault Sport Formula One Team.
Racing “Spec” -tacle: Engine-Related Rule Book Changes for 2014
When it comes to racing, some say rules are meant to be broken (or bent). Names that come to mind here include the legendary Smokey Yunick, Darrell Waltrip and even NASCAR technical inspector Gary Nelson (from his days serving as a crew chief). Of course, other times, rules just so happen to get changed by organization