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    Video: Watch how Ken Block spent his weekend in Barbados
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    Regardless of what you think of his skill as a racer, Ken Block is an expert showman. At this point, he has a career of showing up around the world to do vehicular stunts, and he's still able to go racing as well. It's a pretty sweet niche to carve out. Recently, Block was in Barbados to ...

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    Motorsports: Lauda irked at Red Bull for dropping circuit corner that bore his name
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    Austria hasn't hosted a Formula One grand prix since the 2003 race at the old A1 Ring. Since then Red Bull bought the track, renovated it and returned it to the calendar this year as the Red Bull Ring for a race on June 22. We could look at this as a quaint story of a historic F1 track finally ...

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    Video: This is what F1 racing will sound like in 2014
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    Formula One is making a switch from the current naturally aspirated 2.4-liter V8 found in the back of every car, to a new, 1.6-liter turbocharged V6. Suffice it to say, things are going to change. The new engines are having such an impact on the teams of F1, that at least one manufacturer, ...

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    Report: Daimler gains full control of Mercedes F1 team after buying out Middle Eastern stake
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    When rumors surfaced earlier this year regarding the desire of Abu Dhabi's Aabar Investments to completely shed its stake in Daimler, no one knew why and neither party would comment. The Middle Eastern investment firm took a 9.1-percent stake in Daimler in 2009, had dropped that to 3.1 percent ...

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    Video: Nico Rosberg explains why F1 cars are so safe
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    So far this season Nico Rosberg has clued us in to why this year's Formula 1 cars look like they do and how the drivers sit inside their cockpits. For his next installment of Grand Prix Insights, along with the help of a Mercedes F1 engineer, he goes over some of the features of the carbon fiber ...

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    Video: Watch Nico Rosberg explain why F1 cars are so ugly this season
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    Race #1 of the 2012 Formula 1 season is officially in the books. Along with a talk of a more exciting season after inconclusive winter testing, everyone has had a few words about the way the new cars look, one of the most common being "ugly." The stepped noses used on most of the field are how ...

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    Report: Teen writes letter to Mercedes F1, scores world's most advanced bionic hand [w/video]
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    Matthew James, a 14-year-old boy in the UK, was born with a rare condition – his left arm stops at the wrist and he has no left hand. He had been fitted with a simple electric clamp of sorts that allowed him the freedom to pick up small objects but little else. Young Matthew is also a big ...

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    Schumacher reportedly says his neck is fully recovered, F1 return a go
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    At least now we know he'll have no excuses: Michael Schumacher says his neck is completely healed after last year's motorcycle incident, and he feels "extremely fresh and fit." The three-year sabbatical he's had since retiring at the end of 2006 has recharged his batteries and his competitive ...

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    He's Back: Schumacher reportedly signs with Mercedes-Benz F1 for 2010
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    All clearances given, the BBC is reporting that Michael Schumacher is officially a driver for the Mercedes-Petronas F1 team. The deal is understood to be a one-year agreement, with Schumacher being paid £6.2 million ($9.82M U.S.) and having an open door at the end of the year to carry on if ...

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    Schumacher Says It Himself: driving for Mercedes F1 is a "very strong possibility"
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    There are hearts breaking all over Italy, and the biggest one of all is that which beats in the chest of Ferrari head Luca de Montezemolo. Michael Schumacher is still under contract to The Prancing Horse as a global ambassador and consultant for their road cars. However, given the opportunity to ...

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    Shining Star: Mercedes to throw its weight behind Brawn GP?
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    At this past weekend's Spanish Grand Prix, the Brawn cars didn't just beat McLaren – they lapped them. With both teams running the same Mercedes engines, and reigning champion Lewis Hamilton piloting the lapped McLaren, it was clear that Brawn is simply running a better car. Anyone watching ...

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