Ayrton Senna Tag

By Luis Torres, Staff Writer April 22, 1975 – October 31, 1999 Five-Time CART Winner 1998 U.S. 500 Champion 1995 Indy Lights Champion No. 99 Retired by CART This is the first article of a four-part series focusing on the life of Greg Moore, who lost his life at Auto Club Speedway on October 31, 1999. Whenever a CART competitor saw Greg Moore’s red gloves in their mirrors, they would always expect a hellacious battle, especially on ovals. Greg’s blistering light blue No. 99 Player’s machine was easy to identify becauseRead More

Posted On July 12, 2018By Adam TateIn Breaking News, Formula One, Headline News

British GP Stats

By Adam Tate, Associate Editor The British Grand Prix was a thrilling race, it was also statistically significant in many ways, especially for the victorious Sebastian Vettel. Here are all the interesting stats to come out of a great weekend of racing at Silverstone. Sebastian Vettel took his 51st win and is now tied with Alain Prost for third all time after Michael Schumacher with 91 wins and Lewis Hamilton with 65. Vettel is also tied with Prost and Hamilton on four titles, but he comes up short on tying theRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer Let’s face it, we all have mixed opinions about the Halo in Formula 1. Some understand it’s for the sake of safety, and the drivers wanted something to be done for head protection after notable incidents that’s ended seasons, and even a driver’s life. Others utterly despise the new look, and wish there was a different approach of protecting a driver, like the canopy NHRA Top Fuel drivers use. After opening day of free practice for the Rolex Australian Grand Prix at Melbourne, I sawRead More
By Adam Tate, Associate Editor McLaren has unveiled their most extreme road car yet and named it after the most extreme racing driver to ever pilot one of their F1 cars, the one and only Ayrton Senna. The new McLaren Senna is their most track focused offering to date with a 4.0 liter twin turbocharged V8 that develops 789 horsepower and 590 lb ft of torque. The car is also the lightest McLaren since the original F1 and comes in at a svelte 2,641 pounds, albeit without fluids onboard. It isRead More
The FIA last night inaugurated the new FIA Hall of Fame in Paris with nine FIA Formula One World Champions in attendance as all 33 winners of motor sport’s most prestigious title were honored by the sport’s regulator. In association with official partners Michelin and Rolex, the FIA Hall of Fame was launched at a glittering ceremony at the headquarters of the ACF in Paris, with champions Sir Jackie Stewart, Mario Andretti, Alain Prost, Nigel Mansell, Damon Hill, Jacques Villeneuve, Fernando Alonso, Sebastian Vettel and Nico Rosberg joining representatives andRead More

Posted On June 14, 2017By Adam TateIn Breaking News, Formula One

Canadian GP Stats

By Adam Tate, Associate Editor The Canadian Grand Prix gave us many new stats last weekend, not least of all was Lewis Hamilton tying his idol Ayrton Senna with 65 pole positions. Lewis is now just three from tying Michael Schumacher for the all time record of 68. Hamilton also won the Canadian Grand Prix for the sixth time since he joined F1 in 2007. One more win in Canada and he will tie Schumacher again, this time for the most wins in Montreal. Schumacher still holds the record for mostRead More
By Frank Santoroski, Staff Writer As recently as a week ago, three-time World Driving Champion, Lewis Hamilton, was quoted in the press as stating that his relationship with Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg was better than ever. The two had evidently spent some quality time together poolside and hashed out their differences. Fast forward to this morning, where Hamilton came out as the winner following a last-lap collision between teammates in the Austrian Grand Prix, and that is sure to change. In a series where races are often decided by obsceneRead More
By Adam Tate, Associate Editor Monaco, the big one; the grandest of all the Grand Prix. Welcome to our Grand Prix profile of the Monaco. Formula One’s jewel race and contribution to motor racing’s triple crown was first run in 1929, organized by the Automobile Club de Monaco’s Anthony Noghes with the backing of Prince Louis II and local driver Louis Chiron. The race was created to put Monaco on the map and it succeeded beyond all expectations. The first race was won by William Grover Williams(no relation to Sir FrankRead More
By Adam Tate, Managing Editor Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari, better known as Imola, the beloved home of the San Marino Grand Prix from 1981 to 2006 has stated it is ready to return to Formula One. Since losing Italy’s second round of the championship a decade ago, the track has undergone massive renovations and is one of the few FIA Grade 1 circuits not currently on the schedule, which is odd when one considers that the raison d’etre of grade 1 circuit is to host Formula One. With the fraughtRead More
25 years ago today, Aryton Senna finally won his home Grand Prix. Despite a torrential rainstorm and a dodgy gearbox that lost third and fifth, which forced him to use only sixth gear for the final laps, he was able to keep a closing Ricardo Patrese at bay for a remarkable victory that sent the Brazilian fans and their idol into a frenzy. Enjoy.Read More