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Rosberg best in 1st practice session at Belgian GP

SPA, Belgium (AP) Nico Rosberg posted the fastest time in the first practice session of the Belgian Grand Prix on Friday, finishing ahead of Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton as their intense battle for the Formula One title resumes. In cool and overcast conditions, Rosberg clocked 1 minute, 51.577 seconds on the 7-kilometer (4.3-mile) Spa track - the longest on the F1 calendar ...
Via AP on Fox
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Remember When: Belgian Grand Prix

The Belgian Grand Prix has produced some truly iconic moments in F1 history, one of which took place on lap 41 of the 2000 race. Mika Hakkinen took pole position for round 13 of the season, with Jarno Trulli and rookie Jenson Button next up. Michael Schumacher was fourth on the grid, ahead of David Coulthard, and was hoping to return to the top step of the podium after losing out...
Via Formula 1 Blog
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Comedian attempts to interview F1's Hamilton during flying lap

British comedian James Corden sits down with 2008 Formula One World Champion Lewis Hamilton and attempts to ask him as many questions as possible during a full speed lap at Rockingham Motor Speedway in England.
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Is 17-years-old too young for F1?

Is seventeen to young to be in Formula 1? That’s how old Max Verstappen will be when he climbs into his Scuderia Toro Rosso machine in the 2015 season. As we mentioned last week, Verstappen joined the Red Bull Junior program and now has been announced as Toro Rosso’s new driver for 2015. This means that Jean-Eric Vergne will be on his way out of the team at the end of this season...
Via Formula 1 Blog
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Nicolas Hamilton aims to be first disabled driver in BTCC

Nicolas Hamilton, half-brother of 2008 Formula One World Champion Lewis Hamilton, is aiming for a ride in the British Touring Car Championship in 2015. Affected with Cerebral Palsy, he would be the first disabled driver to compete in the series. Nicolas Hamilton began racing in the Renault Clio Cup in 2011 and moved over to the European Touring Car Cup in 2013, but has been out of...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jo Schlesser Ferrari makes history at $38 million

Ferrari may hold a lot of records but they just broke another one this week with the most expensive car ever auctioned selling at USD $38,115,000. The history of this car is what makes it such a gem in that it was originally built—only 39 of the GTO made—and delivered to Jo Schlesser. The French driver would eventually become a Formula 1 driver and tragically die at the 1968...
Via Formula 1 Blog
6 days ago  |  Discuss

TUSCC: Rahal Looking To Join Prototype Ranks In 2015

MISHAWAKA, Ind. — Challenging for GT Le Mans wins in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship with a BMW Z4 GTE apparently is not enough to satisfy the desire of former driver Bobby Rahal. The desire to go after overall triumphs in the biggest jewels of the sport Daytona, Sebring, and Le Mans is as of yet uncharted territory for the Ohio-based racing aficionado. That could change...
Via Sicknissified
16 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Nelson Piquet Jr. to Make Debut at Watkins Glen

JOPLIN, Mo. — Randy Humphrey Racing will return to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series this weekend at Watkins Glen International after being sidelined for most of the summer. The racing team announced that Nelson Piquet Jr. will take over the car on Sunday for his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series debut. Piquet is a former driver for Turner Scott Motorsports and has made numerous starts in...
Via Sicknissified
16 days ago  |  Discuss

F1 supremo Ecclestone pays $100 million to end bribery case

Bernie Ecclestone is free to concentrate on running Formula One after a German court dropped a bribery case against him Tuesday in exchange for a $100 million payment.
Via Fox Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Austrian Grand Prix: Nico Rosberg fought the bull

“Bullfight critics ranked in rows Crowd the enormous Plaza full; But he’s the only one who knows— And he’s the man who fights the bull.”  - Domingo Ortega The man who fights the bull Rosberg wins at Red Bull Ring Nico Rosberg came in to the Austrian Grand Prix at the top of the F1 drivers champions standings.   He had performed well in the preseason testing and then...
July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

In Memory of Sir Jack Brabham

(Posted by NicoRosbergFan) Jack Brabham passed away this morning at the age of 88. He was one of the legends of the 1960s, and his 3 titles at the time of his retirement was good for second best all-time. His 14 wins is also equally impressive given that he raced in the same era as Moss, G. Hill, Clark, Surtees, Hulme, Stewart, and Rindt. No one knew how to put together a season...
Via Racing-reference
May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Schumacher shows 'moments of consciousness'

In what has to be the first positive news for fans and family of Michael Schumacher in a long time, the Formula 1 racing champion is showing "moments of consciousness and awakening."After more than three months in a coma, the seven-time champion is "making progress," said Schumacher's manager, Sabine Kehm.Schumacher has opened his eyes and has had interaction...
Via The Other Paper
April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Neurologist warns Schumacher could have different personality

Michael Schumacher is no longer listed in "critical condition" but the Formula One racer "will not be Schumacher" if he wakes up from his coma, a leading neurosurgeon has claimed. Like an episode of The Twilight Zone, Dr. Richard Greenwood, a consultant neurologist at London’s Homerton Hospital, said the international racing legend will be a "regular...
Via The Other Paper
January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

F1 legend Michel Schumacher suffers head injury while skiing

Seven-time world Formula 1 racing champion Michael Schumacher suffered “severe head trauma” while skiing in Meribel in the French Alps, according to CNN affiliate BFM-TV. The director of the ski resort said Schumacher was wearing a helmet when he fell and hit his head on a rock.
December 29, 2013  |  Discuss
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