Paying for It
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?
Montreal's Legendary F1 Circuit Is Part of the Canadian Grand Prix Allure
The picturesque GP has retained its character and turned into the country's largest sporting event thanks to passionate fans and a classic, unchanged track.
Monaco or Bust
A Formula 1 Crew Member Explains the Challenges of the Monaco Grand Prix
Fielding an F1 car is tough. Doing it in the cramped confines of Monaco is close to impossible. So how do the crews get the job done?
the death of ayrton senna
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.
grand prix partridge
A Worryingly Deep Dive into Alan Partridge's Enduring Love Affair with Formula 1
In a career spanning more than 25 years, Alan Partridge has become a towering figure in British comedy. And while he has largely abandoned his roots as a sports reporter, Alan has remained true to his first love: Formula 1.
mysterious minor royals
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.
disciples of michael schumacher
In Conversation With Esteban Ocon, France's Newest Formula 1 Star
VICE Sports sat down with rising F1 star Esteban Ocon to discuss the new grand prix season, his old rivalry with Max Verstappen, and looking down on his rivals as the tallest driver on the grid.
After Ringing the Changes, Will Formula 1 Be Worth Watching Again in 2017?
If there is an institution with more lapsed followers than the Catholic Church, it's Formula 1. Will a raft of changes to the cars bring back the glory days, or is it doomed to another year in the doldrums?
man against machine
The Cult: Fernando Alonso
Ahead of the new F1 season, we're inducting a modern grand prix great into The Cult. With his career nearing its conclusion, Fernando Alonso's haul of two world titles feels like scant reward for a man of such extensive talents.
Bernie Ecclestone Says New Formula 1 Owners Want to "Get Rid of My History"
"In F1, we have been running a five-star Michelin restaurant, not a hamburger joint."
Glenn Freeman, Motorsport.Com
Formula 1 and Motorcycle Champion John Surtees Dies Aged 83
Surtees was Formula 1 world champion in 1964 with Ferrari and was the only man to win both the F1 and motorcycling grand prix titles.
Pablo Elizalde, motorsport.com
Lewis Hamilton Says Ferrari, Not Mercedes, Are Current 2017 Formula 1 Title Favourites
Asked about Mercedes' status as favourites, Hamilton said: "No, I think Ferrari must be the favourites. I think we can't take our eyes off them because they have been doing such a great job at the moment."
Valentin Khorounzhiy, Motorsport.com