Even though the midfield has come alive, the off-track issues at the 2016 German F1 Grand Prix are more interesting than the racing. We recap what happened on the circuit and beyond it heading into the four-week summer break.
With McLaren's long-awaited confirmation of Fernando Alonso and Jenson Button, the grid for the 2015 Formula One World Championship is finally complete. (That is, at least, aside from the bankrupt Caterham and Marussia teams, whose fate for next season still remain open.) But with the big game of musical chairs now drawn to a close, not everyone who had a seat this year will have one the next. And that includes one Esteban Gutiérrez, who lost his ride with Sauber but has landed a test dri
We're not sure if it's the Robocop paint jobs or the lack of sponsors and kaleidoscopic colors, but Sauber has again managed to make the most of the regulations and put out what might be the second-best looking car we've seen so far, the C33-Ferrari, behind the black-tipped Infiniti Red Bull Racing RB10. Or it might be that we haven't been given a full-frontal glimpse yet. No matter, here we have the pre-season iteration of the Swiss outfit's Formula One challenger, powered by the 1.6-liter turb
As we put the 2013 Formula One World Championship behind us and gear up for next season, the final seats left vacant have been rapidly filling up. And the latest to confirm its driver lineup is Sauber.
Formula One fans and commentators have spent the three weeks since the Malaysian Grand Prix discussing two things more than any other: that pass, and tires. Sebastian Vettel spent days giving his tongue an Olympic workout on the verbal gymnastics parallel bars before finally admitting he passed his Infiniti Red Bull teammate Mark Webber on purpose partly for reasons of payback, partly out of a desire to win – he doesn't apologize for it and he would do it again.
A growing array of F1 teams have been developing young driver programs over the past few years. BMW ranked high among them while competing in the top-tier racing series, but in its absence, the teams it partnered with have picked up the proverbial mantle.