Lewis Hamilton set the fastest lap ever recorded on the Melbourne street circuit during qualifying for the start of the 2017 Formula One season. But Sebastien Vettel and his Ferrari was only a quarter of a second behind.
with wider, grippier tires and more down force, Formula One cars are expected to be 2-3 seconds a lap quicker in 2017. Fernando Alonso says drivers no longer need to drive “like small children.”
Lucas di Grassi spent last weekend testing an Electric GT development car in Italy. He thinks the race car will be one of the most powerful GT racers in the world.
The first Roborace competition ended when one of the contestants missed a turn and crashed heavily. The good news is no one was hurt. The bad news is the car crashed.
A dispute is brewing over Formula One suspension rules just prior to the start of winter testing. Ferrari is challenging the legality of the suspension system used by Mercedes and Red Bull and is threatening protests at the first race in Melbourne in March.
Formula One rules allow brake discs that are 4 mm wider than last year. This year’s cars are expected to be faster and generate up to 25% higher braking force, putting heavy G loads on drivers.
Auto racing is having trouble finding people to watch. Is it becoming irrelevant in today’s highly fragmented world of digital entertainment choices?
Check out these 3 vides about the all-new Electric GT racing series and super-fast Tesla Model S P100D electric racing cars!
Bernie Ecclestone has been kicked upstairs by Liberty Media, new owners of the commercial rights to Formula One.
By Nicolas Zart Tesla is removing performance-limiting software from its Model S and Model X. You didn’t know about the software at all? If not, you’re not the only one, but I’ll update you. More importantly, though, has Tesla solved the overheating issues that restrict power output? And does this mean we can finally race a […]
The Electric GT Championship racing series took the wraps off its spec racing competition car at the Autosport International 2017 show in Birmingham, England last week. The series, announced last fall, was originally designed to feature the Tesla Model S P85D, but after Tesla announced an upgrade to a 100 kWh battery for the new […]
The Electric GT racing series has tapped the Tesla P100D to serve as its sole race car…but is there a reason racing series have shied away from the world’s quickest production car?
Ross Brawn thinks Formula One needs to take a hard look at what it wants to be after the current rules package expires in 2020. That would be a novel idea.
In a surprise announcement, 2016 world driver’s champion Nico Rosberg has retired from Formula One racing. His plans for the future are vague other than to spend more time with his wife and family.
According to a cheeky tweet from his mom, Sophie, Breast Feeding the lad into his teens is the Secret of Max Verstappen’s F1 Success!
Nico Rosberg is the 2016 Formula One world driving champion after a tough drive in the last race of the season at Abu Dhabi. But was his victory a gift from Red Bull Racing?
Bernie Ecclestone is at it again, proposing idiotic rules changes to “spice up the show.” He wants to have standing starts after every safety car period. If the sport would simply return to racing, there would be no need for such stupidity.
Australia’s Mark Webber has retired from motor racing after a long and successful career in Formula One and endurance racing. He was the consummate sportsman at all times and a credit to his country. He will be missed.
In an interview with ESPN UK, Ross Brawn explains to reporter Jennie Gow what his role might or might not be within Formula One. His first objective, he says, would be to create a long term plan for the sport, something he says has never been done.
Velocity RPB Concept for an enclosed formula car is so good, maybe it really Should be the Future of Formula 1 race cars (w/ Video)