Tag Archives: Formula One

Folks, here it is.

Folks, here it is. If you’re looking to make a good and interesting livery for your Formula One car using just the colors black, white, and red, here is how you do it. Haas didn’t get creative enough with its black/white/red shapes and I called it a boring ass livery because of it. Alpha Tauri (née Scuderia Toro…

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McLaren Formula One Driver Lando Norris Isn’t Shitting Himself Anymore

Lando Norris is seen today as one of Formula One’s rising stars with a talent far beyond his years. He came second in the F2 Championship in 2018, which prompted McLaren to graduate him from reserve driver status to full time Fernando Alonso replacement. He recently admitted that he wasn’t sure he was ready for F1…

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Mercedes-Benz Confirms Its Commitment To Formula One In The Face Of Daimler Austerity Measures

Mercedes-Benz confirmed Monday that it was committed to Formula One for at least the next five years as part of an announcement of a new deal with petrochemicals giant Ineos as principal partner, one rung below title partner Petronas. Even in the face of Daimler cutting 15,000 jobs and cutting at least 1.4 billion…

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F1 Should Get Rid Of Its Luxurious Motorhomes ASAP If It Wants To Be Carbon Neutral

Formula One isn’t exactly known for its frugality and economy, but the motorhomes that teams set up at European races are next level lavish. I mean, these things are nicer and more expensive than any house I’ve ever lived in (Ross Brawn aptly calls them “gin palaces”). And they should be one of the first things to go…

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Here’s The First Boring Ass Formula One Livery Of 2020

Thursday morning the Haas F1 Team unveiled the car with which it will contend the 2020 Formula One season. Freed from the ridiculousness of its Rich Energy partnership, the team was able to ditch its boring black and gold livery—which Elizabeth gave a D+ rating last year. Able to forge their own path, starting from…

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Ferrari, The Team That Benefits Most From F1 Politics, Claims That Politics Are Its Weakness

Imagine being the Ferrari Formula One team for a second. As the most storied, long-lasting team in the sport, you’ve got it pretty good. You’ve had decades on your competition to sort out your problems, and the very rules of the sport are designed around giving you a leg up. Except for the fact that you haven’t won a…

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If Money Can’t Buy Happiness How Does This $20,000 Slot Car Track Exist?

I often wish I were obscenely, disgustingly, filthy rich solely for the sheer amount of dumb stuff I could buy that would bring me an infinite amount of infantile joy. And one of those things is the slot car version of Abu Dhabi’s Grand Prix circuit, replete with wonderful little Formula One slot cars.

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Formula One Plans To Go Carbon Neutral

While the world becomes more environmentally conscious, motorsport overall has been susceptible to criticism for what is arguably a pretty extravagant use of resources. As a result, Formula One has released a sustainability plan that aims to have the series have a net-zero carbon footprint by 2030, with all events…

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Formula One Might Still Have A Dirty Air Problem Despite The 2021 Regulations

One of the big selling points of Formula One’s upcoming 2021 regulations is the fact that the cars should theoretically have a reduction in the dirty air that trails off the back of the car. Basically, it should be easier for cars to pass each other. Except… the cars are probably going to have a lot more dirty air…

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F1′s On-Screen Graphics Might Suck, But They’re Better Than What We Used To Have

Plenty of people have been thoroughly annoyed by some of the latest Formula One graphics that have been popping up mid-race. Do we really need all this excess information about the probability of overtaking and tire performance? Do we really? But for as pointless as some of these new inclusions seem, they are at least…

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