Red Bull car testing on a wet track before the new F1 season.

What We Saw In 2021 F1 Testing

The new F1 season is nearly here. 2021 F1 testing was reduced from two sessions of three days each, to only one session of three days. With the 2021 regulations receiving only minor tweaks the cars will be minor evolutions from 2020 and teams should be very familiar with their operation. The season’s only test session has freshly concluded and here’s what we saw:

March 18, 2021 — by Jared Nichols
Ricciardo entertains F1 fans with a podium “shuey”

WHO WOULD YOU INVITE TO A HOLIDAY DINNER PARTY?

You’re hosting a holiday party and in walks the guest of honor: a Formula 1 driver! It’s any F1 fan’s dream. But out of the 20 F1 drivers, only one can make it to your holiday gathering. If you had to choose, who would you invite to a holiday dinner party? At CMC Motorsports®, we attempted to answer this tough question and also tossed a few Formula 1 gift ideas in with our top choices, just in case we can’t get the actual athletes to come over… this year.
November 12, 2020 — by CMC Motorsports
2021 Formula One Team List: Who Gets Left On The Sideline?

2021 Formula One Team List: Who Gets Left On The Sideline?

Every year during the F1 season when the championships seem about wrapped up (let’s face it, nobody’s catching Lewis and Mercedes), attention turns to next year and, in particular, who is driving for whom on the Formula One team list. Let’s break down what we know about F1 2021 teams and drivers so far, starting with the straightforward teams:
November 03, 2020 — by Jared Nichols
Silver ‘gift guide’ block lettering with red and silver gift boxes

The 5 Best Holiday Gifts For Formula 1 Fans

Formula 1 racing is thrilling and exhilarating, but looking for Formula 1 gifts can be overwhelming. With this guide, we’ll take your knowledge of gifts for F1 fans from the paddock to the podium with winning ideas that will satisfy any racing addict.
October 07, 2020 — by Susan Hickson
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Niki Lauda and James Hunt in race suits

The Legacy Of Niki Lauda

Niki Lauda may be best known for his championship run in the Formula 1 1976 season against James Hunt. With one driver’s title under his belt and in the lead for his second, he drove for Ferrari against Hunt in the McLaren. In August of 1976 at the Nurburgring Lauda suffered a crash on the second lap. With his car in flames, he was trapped by his seat belts. Other drivers rescued him from the wreckage, but not before suffering massive burns and inhaling the toxic fumes.

October 07, 2020 — by Jared Nichols
A line of race cars in the Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix

Unpopular Opinion: The Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix Does Not Deserve Placement On The Calendar

There. I said it. The purists are already firing up the torches and sharpening their pitchforks. But, hear me out.
September 29, 2020 — by Jared Nichols
Monza Circuit - The Temple Of Speed

Monza Circuit - The Temple Of Speed

The Autodromo Nazionale di Monza is the site of the Italian Grand Prix, 2020. Monza is commonly called The Temple of Speed because it is here where the pinnacle of motorsport - Formula 1 - achieves its top speeds. Cars will be near 350 kph (218 mph) at the end of the main straight.

September 05, 2020 — by Jared Nichols
 one of the greatest Formula 1 drivers

How Ayrton Senna’s Death & Other F1 Fatalities Revolutionized Safety in Formula 1

Ayrton Senna is universally recognized as one of the greatest Formula 1 drivers the world has seen. Unfortunately, his life was cut short in 1994 at the San Marino Grand Prix.

September 03, 2020 — by Jared Nichols
Driver Profile: Lewis Hamilton

Driver Profile: Lewis Hamilton

The numbers that describe British Formula 1 driver Lewis Hamilton are incredible: 6 championship titles. 92 pole positions. Most wins at a single Grand Prix. Most wins at a home Grand Prix. 14 consecutive seasons with at least 1 race win. These numbers will surely increase and the records will get ever more impressive. 
August 20, 2020 — by Jared Nichols
Why Is The F1 Average Speed Faster For Some Cars?

Why Is The F1 Average Speed Faster For Some Cars?

Speed in Formula 1 is a relative comparison. You can go just as fast as you were the prior weekend, but if other teams are lapping faster, you are now, relatively, slower. There are also a few key things that affect Formula One speed that every team must consider to get the fastest car they can, but it really all comes down to money.
August 04, 2020 — by Jared Nichols