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    Official: Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge racing toward Detroit with Red Bull in its veins
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    There are several ways an automaker can get into Formula One racing. It can start its own team from scratch (like Toyota did in 2002), it can buy an existing team (like BMW did with Sauber in 2005) or it can supply engines to other teams (as so many manufacturers have done over the years). ...

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    Motorsports: Nico Hulkenberg moves back to Force India
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    The big game of musical chairs that is the Formula One offseason plays on as Force India has announced one of its two drivers for next season. After winning the GP2 championship in 2009 (and several other feeder-series titles before that), Nico Hulkenberg got his start in F1 with Williams, ...

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    Video: LaFerrari testing with turbo V6 F1 engine?
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    If Ford went and tested a NASCAR engine in a production Ford Fusion, it'd just be silly. Ferrari testing its new 1.6-liter, turbocharged V6 Formula One engine in a LaFerrari hypercar is not silly - it's excellent. Now, we can't be certain if the video shown above is actually Ferrari's new F1 ...

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    Motorsports: Lotus signs Pastor Maldonado to replace Raikkonen
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    The team currently known as Lotus has had a long string of accomplished drivers behind the wheel, including world champions like Nelson Piquet, Michael Schumacher, Jenson Button, Fernando Alonso and Kimi Raikkonen. But Kimi is returning to Ferrari next season, leaving a big question mark over who ...

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    Motorsports: Ferrari boss Montezemolo expects big changes from FIA
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    You'd think that with former Ferrari principal Jean Todt running the FIA, the relationship between the motorsport governing body and the team he once called home would be a solid one. But his former boss expects more from the organization that oversees Formula One. In a recent interview ...

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    Motorsports: Renault bids fond farewell to its F1 V8
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    Lots of things change over time in Formula One, but its eras have largely been defined by their engine formula. The turbo era gave way to the V12, then the V10 and on to the V8 that ran its final laps at last weekend's Brazilian Grand Prix. But as it officially hands over the driveshaft to the ...

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    Motorsports: Race Recap: Brazil ends the 2013 F1 season with whimpers, bangs [spoilers]
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    When the grid lined up at the Autódromo José Carlos Pace in Brazil there were just 71 laps, almost 306 kilometers, until the end of the 2013 season. Sometimes the circuit in Interlagos is deciding a Championship winner or showcasing new talent, and sometimes it's merely deciding a ...

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    Exclusive: Honda to spool up turbos, workforce with F1 tech
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    Honda has had a longer and more tumultuous relationship with Formula One than just about any other automaker. It had only been building cars for four years before it entered F1 in 1964 as the first Japanese team in the series, winning its first race the following season but shuttering the program ...

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    Motorsports: Race Recap: 2013 US Grand Prix, a record falls but the race fails to excite [spoilers]
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    An estimated 113,162 racing fans joined 20 drivers as the only ones perspiring at Austin's Circuit of the Americas on Sunday, as the recently untouchable Sebastian Vettel seemed to hardly break a sweat as he raced to win the 2013 US Grand Prix. In doing so, the 26-year-old German secured his ...

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    Motorsports: McLaren calls up Kevin Magnussen to replace Sergio Perez
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    The 2013 Formula One World Championship is drawing to a close, and you know what that means: the big game of musical chairs is kicking into high gear. We already know that Mark Webber is leaving the series, with Daniel Ricciardo called up to fill his seat at Red Bull and Daniil Kvyat promoted to ...

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    Motorsports: Felipe Massa moves to Williams F1 for 2014
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    With Ferrari pairing Fernando Alonso and Kimi Raikkonen, Formula One's annual game of musical chairs had, so far, left Brazilian veteran and 2013 Ferrari driver Felipe Massa without a team. Fortunately for Massa's fans, he's found a ride for next season, inking a three-year contract with Williams ...

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    Motorsports: Kimi Raikkonen to miss rest of season for back surgery
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    Formula One drivers keep themselves in peak physical condition, such are the demands placed on them in order to do what they do. But otherworldly as their capabilities may be, they're still human, and that means they get injured or sick just like the rest of us. Case in point: Kimi Raikkonen and ...

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    Report: F1's Ecclestone allegedly paid team owners $10M bribes to pass Concord Agreement
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    It's come out that Bernie Ecclestone, the chief executive of Formula One, paid three team principals - Eddie Jordan, Alain Prost and the late Tom Walkinshaw - $10 million each to sign the 1998 Concorde Agreement. Concorde being a commercial rights agreement that governs the split of monies ...

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    Motorsports: Jersey, Mexico to be axed from 2014 F1 calendar?
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    Formula One fans in North America were justifiably excited when the FIA published its provisional calendar for next season. Not only did it include the perennial Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal and the (still new) US Grand Prix in Austin, but also races in both New Jersey and Mexico. But a lot ...

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    Motorsports: Race Recap: At the Abu Dhabi grand prix, the caravan chases a mirage
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    Both championships have been claimed this year, with Sebastian Vettel taking the Driver Championship and Infiniti Red Bull Racing the Constructor's. But there's no skunk rule in Formula One, so the last three races of the schedule are going on as scheduled. Abu Dhabi was the latest venue, and ...

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    Motorsports: F1's Raikkonen says he hasn't been paid all year, threatens boycott
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    Looks like it's more than just being competitive that is pushing Kimi Raikkonen to Ferrari next season. Ahead of this weekend's Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi, the icy Finn has threatened to boycott the final two races, the United States Grand Prix and the Brazilian Grand Prix, claiming his team, Lotus ...

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    Video: Red Bull does donuts on helipad to celebrate winning F1 season
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    Infiniti Red Bull Racing won the 2013 Formula One World Constructors' Championship, and their driver, Sebastian Vettel, won the World Drivers' Championship for the fourth year in a row at last weekend's Indian Grand Prix. The problem is, there are still a few races left in the 2013 season, with ...

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    Motorsports: Ross Brawn leaving Mercedes F1
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    With this year's Formula One World Championship tied up and just three grands prix left to go, we're heading into another game of musical chairs in the offseason. But while most eyes will be fixed on changes in the driver lineup for next season, one of the most important could be found in the top ...

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    Motorsports: Race Recap: 2013 Indian Grand Prix mostly calm with chances of Championships
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    The smog around the Buddh International Circuit got so bad over the weekend that the FIA had to change the practice sessions. Then the soft tires that Pirelli brought to be the options were found to degrade so quickly that teams had to change their qualifying and race strategies. The only man it ...

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    Official: Gran Turismo 6 strikes deal to feature Ayrton Senna content
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    In the battle between Gran Turismo and Forza Motorsport, the winner won't necessarily be the one with the biggest selection of cars or the best tracks, or even most top-notch physics and graphics that can traipse all over the uncanny valley. It'll be about exclusive content, and we're talking ...

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