Formula 1
Sky’s Showing All Formula 1 Races In 4K Ultra HD

Good news for F1 fans with good TVs: Sky has just announced it'll be showing all races this year in Ultra HD, aka 4K, on Sky Q. Read More >>

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Video Annotates All the Buttons That Are Being Pressed on a F1 Steering Wheel During a Race

Racing Formula One is like being inside a fighter jet that’s zipping through impossibly winding roads at 200 MPH. There’s a lot going on. Piloting a powerful race car through the twisting roads requires a steering wheel that can control and handle all those changes on the fly. It also makes for a steering wheel that doesn’t look like a wheel at all. Read More >>

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What on Earth Would Apple Want With Formula 1?

One of the oddest tech rumours to hit the internet of late suggests that two of the things that most appeal to today's modern consumers -- cars and iPhones -- might be about to come together in the highest-profile way imaginable. Read More >>

For Car Lovers, This Might Be the Most Valuable Laptop on the Planet

It's not the machine with Jeremy Clarkson's "ideas" Notepad document saved to its hard drive, but something even more critical to the ongoing maintenance of one of the most important items in the car world -- it holds the power to connect to the McLaren F1 supercar. Read More >>

Sky Will Broadcast All Formula 1 Races in 4K From Next Year

Sky has confirmed that it will kick off 4K F1 coverage in 2017, with Sky Q customers set to benefit from the step up in picture quality. The TV giant has already confirmed that 4K movies, sport and entertainment shows will land later this year, around the time the new football season begins, but this represents great news for motoring fans. Read More >>

Ferrari Testing “Halo” F1 Safety Micro Windscreen

Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen has been spotted out and about testing this season's new car, and there's one very striking new change -- the arrival of one possible version of the "halo" safety system designed to stop bits of car smashing into drivers' heads. Read More >>

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All the F1 Constructors’ Champions in History

Formula One racing mixes man with machine so much that both are essentially responsible for victory. That’s why F1 gives out awards to both drivers (F1 World Drivers’ Champions) and the constructors of the cars (F1 World Constructors’ Champions). The constructor is basically the maker of the vehicle (think Ferrari and Mercedes and so on) and the winner is determined “by adding points scored in each race by any driver for that constructor”. Read More >>

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The Red Hot Burn of Testing F1 Brakes

Hot, hot, hot. That’s what happens when something—say, the wheel of an F1 car—is spinning so impossibly fast and then gets immediately clamped down by the brakes. It glows and pulsates a wonderful orange that looks almost like molten steel. Read More >>

F1 Fan Risks Death in Track Invasion Stunt

A Formula One fan is likely to miss the Chinese Grand Prix this weekend due to being in prison. He was arrested after clearing security fences and running across the track during today's practise session. Read More >>

Seeing F1 Cars Race in Thermal Imaging is Bloody Incredible

Sometimes it's easy to forget that racing F1 cars is pretty much insanity. The ridiculous speeds, the punishing G-forces and not to mention the beasts of a machine they call cars. But when you look at a F1 car under thermal vision, you'll never forget how scary it is: they're driving fire breathing monsters. Read More >>

McLaren P1 GTR Fits 83 More Horses in Carbon Monster’s Stable

There's an even quicker, even costlier, and even more desirable version of the McLaren P1 about to launch, with the British car maker revealing a GTR update of the classic single seater. Read More >>

London Could Get a Formula One Grand Prix Within a Year

David "Pan Face" Cameron has, for once, done something that we can all get behind, looking to fast-track new laws that could see London host a Formula One Grand Prix in just a year's time. Read More >>

Formula E’s Futuristic Sound Puts F1 to Shame

A lot of people are not happy with the sound of the new engines in this year’s Formula One. As a result of extensive rule changes, the 2014 F1 cars are much quieter than last year’s models, with none of that ear-splitting high-pitched scream that made 2013–and earlier–cars so appealing. And now, a competitor is putting them to shame. Read More >>

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You Can Cradle This Three-Cylinder Engine Like an 40-Kilo, 400 HP Baby

An engine this small should, by conventional logic, not be this powerful. But, somehow, it is. And at this year's 24 Hours of Le Mans, Nissan plans to see just how well its under-sized, over-powered hybrid engine prototype handles F1's most gruelling challenge. Read More >>