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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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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 >>

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A 750-Feet Long Marble Run Made From Sand Is More Exciting than Formula 1

Jelle Bakker, who has a fondness for complex marble runs, made this epic 750-feet long sand track that descends some 125 feet from its start to its finish. The 12 marbles competing in this video take almost four-and-a-half minutes to complete the run, and you’ll be surprised to find yourself rooting for your favourite. Read More >>

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The Drone Racing League Sounds Infinitely Better Than Formula 1

“My gaaahd, look at the dayyum thangs goooo!” You can almost hear the over-the-top commentary already. The Drone Racing League is a real thing, and it kicks off in Miami next month. Already trembling with excitement? There’s more. Read More >>

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This Insane Video Shows a Lorry Driving Over a Formula One Car at Full Speed

Holy mother of God, this has to be one of the craziest vehicle stunts I've ever seen: The Formula 1 team Lotus got one of their giant trailer lorries to jump over one of their race cars running at full speed. It is absolutely insane. Read More >>

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Sebastian Vettel’s Multi-Storey Mantelpiece is HEAVING With Trophies

When you've won as much as Sebastian Vettel has, you start to run out of space for your little cups and trophies. Hence the massive, multi-storey case he uses to store and rather conspicuously display the silverware earned during his incredibly successful racing career. Read More >>

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This Is Why Old Formula 1 Cars Were Absolutely Lethal

We're used to seeing all sorts of horrific-looking crashes in F1, but because the cars are so strong and safe the drivers almost always walk away with barely anything other than bruises. That totally wasn't the case with the cars of old. Those things were terrifyingly dangerous. Read More >>

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Watch Red Bull’s Incredible 2.05-Second Pitstop In All Its Super Slow-Mo Glory

There's a heck of a lot of intricate little actions that takes place in a pitstop -- all choreographed like a well-drilled dance troupe. But it's really difficult to see, in only the 2.05 seconds it takes for Red Bull to swap all four tyres. Thankfully, that's what slow motion is for, and it's amazing to watch it all happen. Read More >>

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Bad News: 2014’s F1 Cars Are Going to Sound Rubbish

The FIA's decided to get with the program of fuel efficiency and is forcing every F1 team to swap their beastly and incredibly-high-revving 2.4L V8s for smaller 1.6L V6s with turbos. On the face of it, that's better for our normal-car tech development, but what it means is they're going to end up sounding a bit crap. Like vacuum-cleaner whiny. Rubbish. Read More >>

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F1 Cars, With Just Their Sponsors’ Logos Visible

Modern F1 cars are so plastered with advertising that, without the actual chassis of the car being visible, you can still make out the whole outline of the speed machines. In fact, removing the car from the equation turns them into stunning works of art, especially the Lotus. Read More >>

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Driving an F1 Car Is Way More Complicated Than I Ever Imagined

I know there are a load of buttons on an F1 steering wheel, but there's a heck of a lot more to adjust than I actually thought was possible mid-drive. This testing lap recorded from what looks like the lap of Nico Rosberg, with commentary from one of his engineers, shows these guys have to be absolute machines to cope with it all while blasting round the track at breakneck speeds. Read More >>

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This Is Why Even Wheels Are Absolutely Lethal in Formula 1

With Wimbledon on, and Murray finally doing it for all us Brits, the German GP got side-lined a bit. It was a cracking race though, but one Mark Webber moment really opened our eyes. An errant wheel from a pit stop went careening into a poor cameraman taking him completely out. Ouch. Read More >>

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EE and Vodafone Clash Over Cheeky “Ultrafast 4G” Formula 1 Advert

It seems like Vodafone's got itself in a spot of hot water, after it decided it'd be a brilliant time to slap a red-hot "Ultrafast 4G" logo on the side of its Vodafone McLaren Mercedes F1 cars for the British Grand Prix. Problem is, you can't get 4G on Vodafone yet. Read More >>

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If the London F1 Grand Prix Ever Becomes a Reality, It’ll Be Like This

Last year some crazy people, including F1's own Bernie Ecclestone, put forward the idea of a second British Grand Prix right smack-bang in the middle of London. Given Silverstone's this weekend, the lads at Xcar decided to see what the proposed London circuit was like on the ground. Needless to say, it would be one amazing race. Read More >>

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This Amazing Timelapse Shows You Just How an F1 Car Is Built

Have you ever wondered how an F1 car is actually put together? Slotting the whole structure, gubbins, guts, and gears together like a massive jigsaw puzzle? Watch Marussia build its F1 car for this season from start to finish. It's like the best Lego project you've ever seen, but real. Read More >>