Formula One

Formula One engine sound comparison: 2013 vs 2014

Mar 19, 2014

It seems in the wake of the first Formula One race of the season people have been complaining about the noise, or lack thereof. Last year’s Formula One cars featured a 2.4-litre naturally-aspirated V8. This...

Schumacher likely to suffer severe disabilities, if he wakes

Mar 16, 2014

Michael Schumacher is still said to be in the ‘wake up’ phase of an induced coma after his tragic skiing accident just after Xmas last year. There are now experts suggesting Schumacher will likely suffer...

Bruno Senna paying tribute to Ayrton at Top Gear Festival Sydney

Feb 28, 2014

Bruno Senna, former Formula One driver and nephew to the late three-time Formula One world champion Ayrton Senna, will pay homage to his late uncle at the upcoming Top Gear Festival Sydney. Throughout the weekend,...

FIA to allow F1 celebratory donuts this year, with rules

Feb 19, 2014

Remember the days when motorsport winners would celebrate by doing a nice big set of donuts for the crowd? The FIA put a stop to that a few years ago due to safety concerns. The...

For Sale: James Hunt’s 1974 Hesketh F1 car

Feb 04, 2014

A very unique motor racing icon will go up for auction in May. Yep, one of the original Works Hesketh 308 Formula One cars, driven by James Hunt in the 1970s. The car is one...

2014 F1 V6 engine sounds vs 2013 F1 V8 engine sounds

Jan 31, 2014

F1 fans will enjoy (or not enjoy) this one. It’s a video which was taken at the Jerez testing day for the 2014 Formula One season. More specifically, it compares the sounds of the new...

McLaren MP4-29 2014 F1 car revealed

Jan 30, 2014

McLaren Automotive has revealed its iteration of the controversial new 2014 F1 layout with its McLaren MP4-29 Formula One car. At the same time, Eric Boullier has been enlisted as the new team boss. Boullier...

2014 Ferrari F14-T F1 car revealed with strange nose

Jan 28, 2014

Ferrari has revealed its iteration of the 2014 Formula One vehicle layout which imposes new rules for teams, resulting in some strange new front end designs. For this year’s season, the FIA has imposed aero...

Williams FW36 2014 F1 car reveals strange new nose

Jan 26, 2014

F1 fans might as well get used to this. It’s expected to be the face of a number of Formula One cars for the 2014 season. This particular design showcases the Williams FW36. Incorporating a...

Red Bull Racing F1 V8 engines fired up for the last time

Nov 28, 2013

At a special presentation Red Bull Racing Formula One team, along with drivers Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber, fired up the outgoing V8 engines for the last time. From next year, all-new V6 turbo units...

For Sale: Mark Webber’s 2004 Jaguar R5 Formula 1 car

Nov 12, 2013

Fans of Formula 1 driver Mark Webber can snap up a piece of racing history, with his 2004 Jaguar R5 F1 car on sale in the UK for 299,000 pounds (AUD$510,540). The impressive vehicle was...

Honda’s 2015 F1 1.6L V6 turbo engine sound preview

Oct 21, 2013

Honda has released a snippet soundtrack of its new 1.6-litre turbo V6 F1 engine which will be used from the 2015 season. As part of new regulations for the sport, all teams will have to...