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  • Circuit of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Created: Monday, February 07, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
    The Abu Dhabi circuit, on Yas Island, in 2009 became the site of the first “twilight” Formula One race, beginning in daylight and ending in darkness.
  • ABC's of a Formula 1 Driver's Physical Fitness Created: Monday, December 26, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
    Formula 1 drivers undergo physical demands in the cockpit of a kind that no other athlete faces. G-Forces throughout an hour-and-a-half race make their heads four to five times their regular weight...
  • History of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Created: Sunday, December 16, 2012 Updated: Monday, December 31, 2012
    The Abu Dhabi Grand Prix was the second Formula 1 Grand Prix in the Middle East, but it was, and remains, the first and only race in the world to start in the daytime and finish at night.
  • Mike Gascoyne on Spyker's Chances as an F1 Customer Team Created: Friday, May 25, 2007 Updated: Monday, December 31, 2012
    Mike Gascoyne spoke in an interview about Spyker's life as a Ferrari engine customer team. Gascoyne has worked at several teams, both independant and car manufacturer owned teams, from Jordan to R...
  • Photos of Lewis Hamilton in his Rookie Year in Formula 1 Created: Wednesday, November 07, 2007 Updated: Monday, December 31, 2012
    An image gallery of Lewis Hamilton during his rookie season in Formula 1.
  • Lewis Hamilton at the Bahrain Grand Prix Created: Wednesday, November 07, 2007 Updated: Monday, December 31, 2012
    Lewis Hamilton at the Bahrain Grand Prix in an image gallery during his rookie season in Formula 1.
  • Lewis Hamilton at the Bahrain Grand Prix Created: Wednesday, November 07, 2007 Updated: Monday, December 31, 2012
    Lewis Hamilton at the Bahrain Grand Prix in an image gallery during his rookie season in Formula 1. Anthony Hamilton, Lewis's father, also goes to the all the races. David Richards was also in Bah...
  • Lewis Hamilton at the Bahrain Grand Prix Created: Wednesday, November 07, 2007 Updated: Monday, December 31, 2012
    Lewis Hamilton at the Bahrain Grand Prix in an image gallery during his rookie season in Formula 1.
  • F1 Season in 2012 Was Another Exciting One Created: Sunday, December 30, 2012 Updated: Monday, December 31, 2012
    In 2012, Formula 1 again came up with a scenario that defied all the predictions. In the third year of its effort to improve the show by changing the technical regulations to encourage cars to pass...
  • Alonso and Vettel, 2012 Contenders for Same Record Created: Monday, December 31, 2012 Updated: Monday, December 31, 2012
    Apart from their precocious talents and shared championship goals, there could hardly be two Formula 1 drivers more different in almost every other way than Sebastian Vettel, a German, and Fernando...
  • The First U.S. Grand Prix at Austin Was a Resounding Success Created: Friday, December 28, 2012 Updated: Sunday, December 30, 2012
    All the ingredients were there to make the inaugural U.S. Grand Prix near Austin one of the most highly attended, most festive and most exciting races of the 2012 Formula One season. And thanks to ...
  • 2011 Formula 1 World Championship Calendar Created: Wednesday, September 08, 2010 Updated: Sunday, December 30, 2012
    See where the Formula 1 drivers will race in 2011. This is the provisional 2011 calendar as announced by the International Automobile Federation in September 2011.
  • 2009 Formula 1 Provisional World Championship Schedule of November Created: Wednesday, November 05, 2008 Updated: Sunday, December 30, 2012
    See where the Formula 1 drivers will race in 2009. This is the 2009 provisional calendar as announced by the International Automobile Federation in November 2008. The final schedule is announced ...
  • Grand Prix Start Times for 2009 Season Created: Wednesday, February 11, 2009 Updated: Sunday, December 30, 2012
    See what time the 17 Formula 1 Grand Prix races start in 2009. All times are in local time.
  • 2013 Formula 1 World Championship Provisional Calendar Created: Saturday, September 29, 2012 Updated: Sunday, December 30, 2012
    See where the Formula 1 drivers will race in 2013. This is the provisional 2013 calendar as announced by the International Automobile Federation in September 2013.
  • Michael Schumacher Speaks About His Life After Racing Created: Friday, November 07, 2008 Updated: Sunday, December 30, 2012
    On the occasion of the inauguration of the Michael Schumacher World Champion Tower in October 2008, a real estate project in Abu Dhabi, the Formula 1 seven-time world champion gave an exclusive int...
  • In Second Year, Indian Grand Prix Put on an Even Better Show Created: Sunday, December 30, 2012 Updated: Sunday, December 30, 2012
    In 2012, the second year of its running, the Indian Grand Prix outside Delhi looked like any other Formula 1 race after the novelty of the first year. But this time on the track it was a far better...
  • History of the Japanese Grand Prix Created: Friday, October 26, 2012 Updated: Friday, December 28, 2012
    The expansion of the series to Asia began to take root nearly 40 years ago with the Japanese Grand Prix, and now has spread to six races in Asia. But Japan remains the most successful.
  • Sebastian Vettel Becomes Youngest Three-Time Champion in F1 History Created: Tuesday, December 25, 2012 Updated: Friday, December 28, 2012
    In the end, the Formula 1 drivers' title played out in the most fitting way: a mad dash from beginning to end, with the two finalists having to overcome setbacks that would have eliminated lesser d...
  • Formula 1's Return to the United States Created: Friday, November 30, 2012 Updated: Friday, December 28, 2012
    As Formula 1 prepared in 2012 to stage its first Grand Prix in the United States in five years, there was a widespread feeling of ''here we go again'' in the paddock.
  • How Formula 1 Drivers Start Out and Why Created: Monday, October 29, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, December 25, 2012
    For many of the greatest F1 drivers, the rise to the top involved first joining a smaller team where they completed something of an apprenticeship in a racing job that compares to none other in its...
  • History of the United States Grand Prix Created: Sunday, November 25, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, December 25, 2012
    It's been a long history for Formula 1 and the United States, with many of the great stories of the series written on race tracks across the country, at a total of nine different locations. The mos...
  • History of the Brazilian Grand Prix Created: Friday, November 30, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, December 25, 2012
    The history of the Brazilian Grand Prix coincides with the rise of successful Brazilian drivers in Formula 1. The first race in Brazil was held the year after Emerson Fittipaldi became the youngest...
  • Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Was a Highlight of the Season Created: Saturday, December 22, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, December 25, 2012
    The Abu Dhabi Grand Prix in 2012 was one of the highlights of the season. It combined the first victory by Kimi Raikkonen after his comeback with the first victory for his team renamed Lotus, with...
  • History of the Indian Grand Prix Created: Monday, November 19, 2012 Updated: Saturday, December 22, 2012
    The Indian Grand Prix in Greater Noida, outside New Delhi, was one of the Formula 1 races that it had once seemed would never happen, could never happen -- and then not only did it happen, but when...
  • History of the British Grand Prix Created: Saturday, July 21, 2012 Updated: Sunday, December 16, 2012
    Other races in the Formula One series may feel more steeped in Grand Prix racing history - the Italian Grand Prix at Monza, for example, or the Monaco Grand Prix, or even the German Grand Prix at t...
  • Bobby Epstein Talks About Organizing the First U.S. Grand Prix in Austin Created: Friday, December 14, 2012 Updated: Friday, December 14, 2012
    Bobby Epstein is the chairman of the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas, the new track where the 1st U.S. Grand Prix in Austin was staged on Nov. 18, 2012. Epstein attended his first Formula ...
  • Alain Prost Talks About His Role at Renault Created: Sunday, November 25, 2012 Updated: Friday, November 30, 2012
    Alain Prost, 57, is the second-most victorious driver in Formula 1 history, with 51 victories, behind Michael Schumacher of Germany, who holds the record of 91 victories. Racing from 1980 to 1993, ...
  • How the F1 Teams Travel the World Created: Sunday, November 11, 2012 Updated: Friday, November 30, 2012
    For the first time in Formula 1 history, in 2012 seven races were staged in nine weeks, with a series of three so-called flyaways and races taking place one week apart instead of the usual two week...
  • Giancarlo Fisichella Created: Wednesday, June 27, 2007 Updated: Friday, November 30, 2012
    Photos of the Formula 1 drivers and test drivers of the 11 teams of the 2007 season. Photo of Giancarlo Fisichella, the Renault driver.
  • Lewis Hamilton Speaks to the Press on Back of Yacht Created: Monday, June 04, 2007 Updated: Friday, November 30, 2012
    The Monaco Grand Prix is the most glamorous motor racing event in the world. Each year it attracts the stars from up the coast at the Cannes Film Festival and beyond. Taking place in the narrow s...
  • Paddock Life at the Monaco Grand Prix Created: Monday, June 04, 2007 Updated: Friday, November 30, 2012
    The Monaco Grand Prix is the most glamorous motor racing event in the world. Each year it attracts the stars from up the coast at the Cannes Film Festival and beyond. Taking place in the narrow s...

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