by Justin Sutton on March 15th, 2014
Formula One is changing, a lot. The 2014 season is upon us and, like F1 junkies around the world, I’ll be staying up late (or getting up early) to watch the Australian Grand Prix this weekend. Like a hopeless gambler haunting the Las Vegas casinos at hours when most mammals would be sleeping, F1 has become something of an addiction for me over the last two years. The sport that captured my heart has taken on a completely new form this year; as we step, with confusion and wonder, into a completely new era filled with mystery. In 2002, at the tender age of 17 years, I was lucky enough to be able to go to the United States Grand Prix at Indianapolis. Racing was already a passion of mine, [...]
November 15th, 2012
Pedro de la Rosa insists he remains completely focused on doing the best possible job in the final two races of the 2012 Formula 1 season despite the news of his HRT team being put up for sale.
January 17th, 2011
IZOD IndyCar Series drivers flow through a turn at Barber Motorsports Park in Leeds, Ala., during the Grand Prix of Alabama in 2010. (Dan Helrigel/IndyCar Photo) MOORESVILLE, N.C. — The IZOD IndyCar Series has chosen “Sweet Home Alabama” as the site of its annual preseason test, which will take place at Barber Motorsports Park March 14-16.
October 12th, 2010
Lewis Hamilton had a rough weekend in Japan at the Suzuka Int'l Racing Course.
by Tony Rickard on September 17th, 2010
If you ever envy motoring journalists who get to drive exotic machinery before it becomes available to the wealthy businessman and footballers (let alone the fact that most of us won’t ever get to drive them), then at least we can console ourselves with the knowledge that a virtual Grand Prix car costs the same as a virtual VW Jetta! Of course if you are an inRacingNews journalist then you just might get to drive the upcoming Williams FW31 before it is made available to the membership. Feeling envious? You should! Mind you, the car isn’t quite finished. The engineers are completing tweaks to various components including wiring up those little dials on the steering wheel to actually work. The wheel-modders are going to have a field day when this [...]
August 17th, 2010
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — Bernie Ecclestone has admitted that staging a United States Grand Prix in or near New York City is a pipe dream.
August 14th, 2010
TROIS-RIVIERES, Quebec — Matt Plumb made Friday the 13th his lucky day by dominating the second half of the Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge Grand Sport event to post the victory with co-driver Nick Longhi during the Grand Prix de Trois-Rivieres.
by Steve Potter on January 14th, 2010
Digital Duplicate of Current-Era Grand Prix Car Will Be Available in 2010 iRacing.com will build a virtual version of the 2009 AT&T Williams FW31 and make it available to members of its internet-based global motorsport simulation service. The announcement at the Autosport International show in Birmingham, UK was made jointly by Williams F1 and iRacing.com Motorsport Simulation, LLC. “Our members range from full-time professional racing drivers to fans who may never sit in a racing car in the physical world,” said Divina Galica, MBE, iRacing’s director of client relations and a former world-class racer in cars and on skis, where she represented Britain in the Olympics on four occasions. For $12.95 (US) and less than $8.00 per month, anyone virtually anywhere in the world will be able to take the [...]