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The F1 steering wheel is a modern marvel of design. You could probably drop it on the floor in a contemporary art exhibit and it wouldn’t look out of place among the displays. And it likely costs just about as much as those art pieces as well. But more than …

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The Federation International de’l Automobile (FIA) announced the comeback of a ruling that gives an additional point to whoever runs the fastest lap in each and every race of the Formula 1 Grand Prix. According to the motorsport organization, the additional one-point system will start to be awarded in this …

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Days before the opening of 2019 Australian Grand Prix to mark the start of the season, FIA Director of Formula 1, Charlie Whiting,  passed away. Formula1.com reported that the 66-year old Whiting succumbed to pulmonary embolism prior to the opening of the F1 season. His career in F1 started with …

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The 2019 Formula 1 season is just around the corner and there has been some rule-changes to make the races more exciting. Some of the changes are more noticeable than the others, but helps to make the races more interesting as the year progresses. Below are some of the changes …

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Local race fans were sent into a tizzy upon learning that Liberty Media, the mass media company behind the Formula One (F1) Group, applied for the trademark to “Philippine Grand Prix” and “Manila Grand Prix.” The story was first reported by British online newspaper Independent last Saturday, January 26. “It …

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Michael 50

On the occasion of Michael Schumacher’s 50th birthday on January 3, the Ferrari Museum opened the ‘Michael 50’ exhibition, celebrating the life and career of the most successful Formula 1 driver of all time who holds an as yet unequaled seven world titles, 91 victories, and 155 podiums. The Hall …

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Schumacher: The Official App

As seven-time Formula 1 World Champion Michael Schumacher celebrated his 50th birthday yesterday, January 3, the Keep Fighting Foundation released ‘Schumacher: The Official App.’ Available for Apple and Android devices, the app serves as “a digital Grand Prix of Memories and a virtual museum that celebrates the career of the …

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'Michael 50' Ferrari Museum

Despite spending the twilight of his Formula 1 career racing for another brand, Michael Schumacher will always be associated with Ferrari–the team which he brought back into the limelight by winning five of his seven Drivers’ titles with and which he helped win six straight Constructors’ titles from 1999 to …

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Formula 1

Only a few decades ago, Vietnam was embroiled in a war that saw millions of lives lost from both sides of the conflict. Fast forward to April 2020 and the once-embattled country will host its very first Formula 1 race. To be promoted by Vingroup, a local conglomerate that’s into …

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Fernando Alonso

Two-time Formula 1 world champion Fernando Alonso has announced that he is retiring from Formula 1 at the end of the 2018 season. Dear F1… A post shared by Fernando Alonso (@fernandoalo_oficial) on Aug 14, 2018 at 8:08am PDT Alonso announced his departure from active competition from Formula 1 via …

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Aseel Al Hamad

As Saudi Arabia lifted the ban on female drivers on June 24, Aseel Al Hamad, a female racing driver from the country and the first female board member of the Saudi Arabian Motor Federation, marked the occasion by running a lap of honor in one of her country’s race tracks …

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FIA 8860-2018

The Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA), the world governing body for motorsports, has released a new helmet standard “that will bring about increased protection for racing drivers in all major championships” on the third and final day of the 2018 FIA Sport Conference held yesterday in Manila. According to the …

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Felipe Massa

The Philippines, through the Automobile Association Philippines (AAP) with the support of the Department of Tourism (DOT), will host the FIA (Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile) Sport Conference 2018 and gracing the event will be former Formula 1 driver Felipe Massa. Massa–who retired from the sport after the 2017 season, took …

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Force India Havaianas

Sahara Force India has taken a page off of the McLaren F1 Team‘s marketing playbook as “the original flip-flop brand” Havaianas has been tapped as a sponsor, with the brand’s logo on the ‘halo’ cockpit protection equipment of its Force India VJM11 race car, making it look like the strap …

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Valtteri Bottas

A couple of weeks from now and the 2018 Formula 1 season kicks off with the Australian Grand Prix at the Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit in, well, Melbourne, Australia. As is typical every season, changes are made to the cars as per regulations and for the 2018 season, one of …

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