Formula 1’s Strange Relationship with 'Pay Drivers'
Once derided as possessing far more money than talent, pay drivers are now ubiquitous in F1 – and some of them are bloody quick. What does this often pejorative term mean in the modern context?
Lance Stroll's F1 Podium Race Is a Big Middle Finger to Jacques Villeneuve
Weeks after Villeneuve said Stroll is having one of the worst rookie seasons in Formula 1 history, the 18-year-old had the best race of his career.
The Death of Ayrton Senna and the Long Search for Blame
Ayrton Senna died on 1 May 1994. What followed was a grim afterword to the great Brazilian's life story: the search for an explanation and, ultimately, for someone to blame for his death.
The Mysterious Nigerian Prince Who Scammed His Way Into Owning an F1 Team
Ahead of the 1999 season, a Nigerian prince became the co-owner of Formula 1 stalwarts Arrows. Before the campaign was over he had disappeared, leaving the team in the lurch and considerable confusion as to his motives.