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Wild Qualifying Session Ends with Nico Rosberg on Santander British Grand Prix Pole
July 5th, 2014 at 3:10 PM
Qualifying on Saturday at Silverstone for the Santander British Grand Prix was wild as rain came and went and came and went again and the track conditions were ever changing throughout the three rounds. In the end championship leader Nico Rosberg made a last ditch effort on a suddenly drying track...

Haas Automation Becomes Sposnor for Scuderia Ferrari in Formula One
July 3rd, 2014 at 9:30 PM
Starting this weekend at the Santander British Grand Prix at Silverstone Scuderia Ferrari will have a new sponsor on their F 14 T with Haas Automation logos appearing on the cars of Fernando Alonso and Kimi Raikkonen. ***PHOTO1*** Haas Automation owner Gene Haas is in the process of forming a Formula One team called...

Nico Rosberg Extends Championship Lead with Austrian Grand Prix Victory
June 22nd, 2014 at 12:35 PM
Formula One returned to Spielberg, Austria for the first race in over 10 years at the newly named Red Bull Ring for the Austrian Grand Prix and it was another one-two finish for Mercedes with Nico Rosberg taking the win and Lewis Hamilton finishing second on Sunday. For Rosberg it was his...

Williams Stops Mercedes Roll with Felipe Massa on Austria Grand Prix Pole and Valtteri Bottas Second
June 21st, 2014 at 12:25 PM
For the first time this season in the eighth race a Mercedes driver did not win the pole position. In fact Williams earned their first front row sweep of a Formula One Grand Prix since 2003 on Saturday in Austria when Felipe Massa earned the pole and Valtteri Bottas took second. ***PHOTO1*** For...

Formula 1 Great Michael Schumacher Out of Coma and Leaves Hospital
June 16th, 2014 at 11:23 PM
On Monday Michael Schumacher left the hospital in Grenoble where he has been in a coma since sustaining injuries in a skiing accident in late December. News has been slow to none at all over the past few months on whether the seven-time World Champion's status was improving but on Monday...

Daniel Ricciardo Wins First Career Race in a Wild Canadian Grand Prix
June 8th, 2014 at 7:30 PM
Mercedes' run at a perfect season came to an end on Sunday at the Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal when mechanical issues hit both Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg. Red Bull Racing was there to take advantage as Daniel Ricciardo passed Rosberg with just over two laps to go to...

Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg Rivalry at Mercedes Just Heating Up
June 4th, 2014 at 10:34 AM
Mercedes has been the class of the Formula One field this season by a wide margin but in doing so still have the racing world a buzz because of the rivalry that is building between childhood friends Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg. The two drivers are vying for the 2014...

FRR F1 Team Expected to Join the Formula One Grid After Gaining Approval
June 3rd, 2014 at 11:25 AM
It is being reported that the FIA has granted entry to the Romanian FRR F1 Team and that the team could be ready to join the the Formula One grid for the 2015 season. Haas Formula will also join the grid but not until 2016. The addition of the two...

Nico Rosberg Drives to Second Straight Monaco Grand Prix Victory in Monte Carlo
May 25th, 2014 at 11:02 AM
For the second consecutive season Nico Rosberg captured the most prestigious race on the Formula One calendar by winning the Monaco Grand Prix on the streets of Monte Carlo. His Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton stalked him for 66 of the 78 lap race but fell off pace when something got into...

Nico Rosberg Wins Monaco Grand Prix Pole; Set to Defend Last Year’s Win
May 24th, 2014 at 11:06 AM
Nico Rosberg won his sixth career Formula One pole and second of the 2014 season on Saturday at the Monaco Grand Prix but it did not come without controversy. With the fastest time in the books Rosberg was looking to improve but with 30 seconds left in Q3 missed a...

Lewis Hamilton Holds Off Nico Rosberg Late to Win the Pirelli Spanish Grand Prix
May 11th, 2014 at 1:24 PM
Lewis Hamilton did it again on Sunday, this time winning the Pirelli Spanish Grand Prix at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, to pick up his fourth straight Formula One victory of the 2014 season. Hamilton's Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg was on the opposite tire strategy and closed on the final run to...

Lewis Hamilton Wins Fourth Straight Pole Position Saturday in Spain After Edging Nico Rosberg
May 10th, 2014 at 1:46 PM
Not much has changed in the world of Formula One since the last Grand Prix as the Mercedes team continued its quick pace on Saturday during qualifying for the Pirelli Spanish Grand Prix at the Barcelona-Catalunya Circuit. Lewis Hamilton was able to beat out his teammate Nico Rosberg by less than two tenths of...

Sebastian Vettel and Red Bull Racing Have Struggled to Start the 2014 Formula 1 Season
April 30th, 2014 at 10:36 PM
Sebastian Vettel ended the 2013 Formula One season by winning the last nine races of the season and easily captured his fourth consecutive World Championship. Offseason change with the creation of the new Turbo era for Formula 1 meant a new car design and also a new engine. ***PHOTO1*** To say the...

UBS Chinese Grand Prix Officially Scored Complete on Lap 54 of 56
April 20th, 2014 at 10:43 PM
There was some confusion about the finish of Sunday's UBS Chinese Grand Prix at the Shanghai International Circuit, a race that Lewis Hamilton dominated by leading all of the of the 56 laps. Officially the Chinese Grand Prix will go in the books as being completed on lap 54 though. ***PHOTO1*** The...

Mercedes Goes 1-2 for Third Straight Time; Lewis Hamilton Wins UBS Chinese Grand Prix
April 20th, 2014 at 5:42 AM
Lewis Hamilton recorded his third consecutive victory of the 2014 season on Sunday in the UBS Chinese Grand Prix at the Shanghai International Circuit. Also for the third straight Formula One race Nico Rosberg finished second making it three 1-2 finishes in a row for the Mercedes team. It is...

Lewis Hamilton Handles Wet Track to Win UBS Chinese Grand Prix Pole
April 19th, 2014 at 3:32 AM
Qualifying for the UBS Chinese Grand Prix on Saturday around the Shanghai International Circuit was competed under wet track conditions due to falling rain and it was Lewis Hamilton, who led every session including a lap of 1:53:860 in Q3 to earn the Mercedes driver the pole. ***PHOTO1*** It is the third...

Haas Formula the Name and Haas Automation the Sponsor of New Formula One Team
April 15th, 2014 at 12:06 AM
On Monday at a press conference in the Concord Convention Center in Concord, North Carolina Gene Haas announced the name of his his new Formula One team will be Haas Formula. Haas Automation will be the initial sponsor of the team. ***PHOTO1*** Guenther Steiner was named as the team principal of Haas...

Gene Haas Given Go Ahead to Start New F1 Team
April 11th, 2014 at 8:16 PM
On Friday the FIA confirmed that they have accepted the application of Gene Haas to start a Formula One team. Haas, the co-owner of Stewart-Haas Racing in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, hopes to have his new team ready to be on the 2015 F1 grid. ***PHOTO1*** “Obviously, we’re extremely pleased to have...

Lewis Hamilton Holds Off Nico Rosberg to Win the Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix
April 6th, 2014 at 1:36 PM
Sunday's Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix was a fantastic Formula 1 race with a late safety car period setting up a battle between Mercedes teammates for the win. It was Lewis Hamilton who was able to hold off Nico Rosberg to score his first back-to-back GP wins since the 2010 season....

Gene Haas on Track to Earn Formula One Bid for Entry into the 2015 Grid
April 3rd, 2014 at 8:45 PM
The Independent broke news Thursday that Bernie Ecclestone has confirmed that the entry of Gene Haas for a United States based Formula One team is on track to gain approval. The FIA had opened up entry forms back in December and was supposed to make a decision on which team would be...