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Lewis Hamilton Wins Second World Championship with Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Victory
November 24th, 2014 at 1:51 AM
The 2014 Formula One season came to a close Sunday with the Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix with double points on the line. Lewis Hamilton drove a flawless race to score his 11th victory of the season and his second career World Championship. ***PHOTO1*** Hamilton won his first F1 championship back...

Nico Rosberg Wins in Brazil to Keep F1 World Championship Pressure on Lewis Hamilton
November 10th, 2014 at 1:39 AM
Nico Rosberg won the Brazilian Grand Prix on Sunday at Interlagos in Sao Paulo to gain seven points and pull within 17 points of his Mercedes teammate, Lewis Hamilton. Hamilton finished second in the race. If he has the same result at the double-points finale at Abu Dhabi in two...

Lewis Hamilton Captures United States Grand Prix Victory for His Tenth Win of 2014
November 3rd, 2014 at 2:01 AM
Lewis Hamilton was victorious in his fifth formula one race in a row. This time around, the 29-year-old won the United States Grand Prix at the Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas on Sunday for his second career win at COTA and third of his career in the United...

Lewis Hamilton Wins Inaugural Russian Grand Prix for Fourth Straight Victory; Mercedes Clinches Championship
October 13th, 2014 at 9:25 PM
Sunday's inaugural Russian Grand Prix at the Sochi Autodrom resulted in Lewis Hamilton picking up his fourth Grand Prix victory in a row and ninth overall during the 2014 season. It is the second time this season that the points leader has won four times in a row. Hamilton now...

FIA Needs to Make Safety Changes Following Jules Bianchi’s Crash at Suzuka
October 6th, 2014 at 9:32 PM
When I started watching Formula One races for the first time in the summer of 2012 one of the first things I found very strange was that full course cautions or as they call it in F1 safety car deployments were not used for small incidents or stopped cars. Coming...

Jules Bianchi in Critical Condition; Undergoes Surgery for Severe Head Injury
October 5th, 2014 at 1:04 PM
Marussia driver Jules Bianchi is undergoing surgery for a severe head injury and is in critical condition following a crash where his car hit a recovery vehicle during the Japanese Grand Prix on Sunday. The race was called after 44 of the 53 laps because of the accident and heavy...

Lewis Hamilton Wins as Typhoon Phanfone Douses Japanese Grand Prix and Race Ends in Somber Mood
October 5th, 2014 at 4:24 AM
Typhoon Phanfone poured down rain on the Suzuka Circuit Sunday causing a wet Japanese Grand Prix and a somber ending to the race occurred when Marussia's Jules Bianchi crashed on lap 44. Lewis Hamilton won the race after passing Nico Rosberg on lap 29. But there was no celebration as...

Four-Time Defending World Champion Sebastian Vettel Will Leave Red Bull Racing After 2014 Season
October 3rd, 2014 at 11:56 PM
Sebastian Vettel, the four-time defending World Champion with Red Bull Racing, will not be back with the team for the 2015 Formula One season the team announced Saturday in Japan where F1 is racing this weekend. The 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 champion is having a down year as he...

Lewis Hamilton Wins Singapore Grand Prix and Takes World Championship Lead
September 21st, 2014 at 12:29 PM
The problems started on the grid for Nico Rosberg's Mercedes as electronic issues did not allow his car to fire for the formation lap. He officially retired after 13 laps and his Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton took advantage by winning the Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix and in doing so...

Lewis Hamilton Just Edges Nico Rosberg for Singapore Grand Prix Pole
September 20th, 2014 at 12:47 PM
The Mercedes duo that are battling for the World Championship put that battle on display Saturday at the Marina Bay Street Circuit for the Singapore Grand Prix qualifying where Lewis Hamilton beat out Nico Rosberg by seven-thousandths of a second in Q3. The pole is the sixth of the season...

Lewis Hamilton Puts Pressure on Nico Rosberg and Wins Italian Grand Prix
September 7th, 2014 at 12:24 PM
Lewis Hamilton overcome a poor start at Monza to claw back and pressure Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg into a mistake en route to winning the Italian Grand Prix on Sunday. The victory was the sixth of 2014 for Hamilton and the 28th of his career for the 29-year-old which is...

Lewis Hamilton Picks up Italian Grand Prix Pole at Monza
September 6th, 2014 at 4:04 PM
Lewis Hamilton controlled qualifying on Saturday for the Italian Grand Prix at Monza by leading Q1, Q2, and Q3 to grab the pole for the fifth time in 2014 but the first time since the fifth race of the year. Monza is the 13th race of the season and Hamilton...

Haas F1 Team and Scuderia Ferrari Agree to Multi-Year Partnership
September 4th, 2014 at 12:36 AM
On Wednesday Gene Haas, owner of the Haas F1 Team that will make it's race debut in 2016, announced a multi-year partnership with Scuderia Ferrari for supply of the team's power unit, gear box, and overall technical support. Haas F1 Team will only need to own the IP of their...

Gene Haas Officially Names Newly Formed Formula One Team Haas F1 Team
September 2nd, 2014 at 7:56 PM
Gene Haas announced on Tuesday that his venture into Formula One ownership will be under the team name Haas F1 Team and not Haas Formula. Haas Formula will remain the legal entity however since that is the name Haas' team was granted entry into F1 by the FIA. ***PHOTO1*** The name change...

Daniel Ricciardo Wins Belgian Grand Prix After Mercedes Drivers Come Together
August 24th, 2014 at 12:46 PM
Daniel Ricciardo handed Red Bull Racing the team's 50th Formula One Grand Prix victory on Sunday at Spa-Francorchamps but the win in the Shell Belgian Grand Prix was handed to him by the Mercedes team when Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton made contact on lap 2. For Ricciardo it was...

Nico Rosberg Wins Belgian Grand Prix Pole on Wet Spa-Francorchamps Track
August 23rd, 2014 at 3:13 PM
Rain hit the Spa-Francorchamps track about 40 minutes before the scheduled start of qualifying and track condition remained wet throughout the three qualifying sessions. In the end it was Nico Rosberg who was able to out perform his Mercedes teammate and championship rival Lewis Hamilton to score the pole for...

Alexander Rossi Will not Make Grand Prix Debut After Max Chilton Contract Issues Resolved
August 22nd, 2014 at 1:23 PM
One day after announcing that American Alexander Rossi would make his Formula One Grand Prix debut for Marussia in this weekend's Belgian Grand Prix the team has announced that Max Chilton will drive instead after his contractual issues have been resolved with the team. ***PHOTO1*** Rossi did drive the car in FP1...

American Alexander Rossi Will Replace Max Chilton for the Belgian Grand Prix
August 22nd, 2014 at 1:45 AM
Marussia announced on Thursday that Alexander Rossi will replace Max Chilton for the Belgian Grand Prix at Spa-Francorchamps. For Rossi it will be his Formula One debut and it will mark the first time that an American driver has competed in an F1 Grand Prix since Scott Speed in 2007. ***PHOTO1*** Chilton...

Andre Lotterer Will Replace Kamui Kobayashi at Caterham This Weekend
August 20th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Caterham announced Wednesday that they have signed 32-year-old German Andre Lotterer to drive for the team in this weekend's Formula One action at Spa-Francorchamps. Lotterer will replace Kamui Kobayashi on this one-race deal and Caterham expressed that Kobayashi remains with the team. ***PHOTO1*** For Lotterer the Belgian Grand Prix will mark his...

Max Verstappen to Become Youngest Formula 1 Driver After Signing with Scuderia Toro Rosso
August 18th, 2014 at 9:04 PM
On Monday Scuderia Toro Rosso announced that Max Verstappen will drive for the team in the 2015 Formula 1 season which will make him the youngest competitor in F1 history. Verstappen does not turn 17 until September 30th. ***PHOTO1*** Verstappen will replace Jean-Eric Vergne and join Daniil Kvyat as the...