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How Do F1 Drivers Pee?

Have you been watching the new F1 season, only to wonder, "how do race car drivers pee?" A Formula 1 race can last as long as two hours. This doesn't account for the time that the driver spends during the car preparation. We don't blame you if you're wondering how do F1 drivers pee.
April 27, 2022 — Jared Nichols
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2022 F1 Car Changes - What You Need to Know

Previously I wrote that downforce was the king of Formula 1 physics. However, that is about to change for the 2022 F1 season with a massive set of regulation changes. If you've seen these changes but feel lost about how they work, don't worry, we'll catch you up to speed. First, let's understand why these 2022 F1 car changes were needed.
April 24, 2022 — Jared Nichols
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F1 2022 Teams: Everything You Need to Know

We're just days away from the 2022 Formula 1 season, and with new technical regulations, we might be in for one of the most unpredictable seasons yet. Each year teams must decide their driver lineup for the coming season, and while 2022 saw fewer driver changes than in recent years, there are certainly changes to catch up on. Don't worry if you feel lost. Let's keep you up to date by going through the F1 2022 teams in the order that they finished the Constructors Championship in 2021.
April 21, 2022 — Jared Nichols
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Racing Car Gifts for Your Favorite Motorsports Fan

It’s that time of year again, when you need to stuff those stockings and put those presents around the tree. But Christmas can be stressful, making sure you know what to get for the entire family. Let us help you find racing cars gifts to remember with a few tips from us at CMC Motorsports®.
December 01, 2021 — CMC Motorsports
Downforce in F1: The King of Formula 1 Physics

Downforce in F1: The King of Formula 1 Physics

If you’re familiar with Formula 1 engineering, there are plenty of physical properties that must be taken into account. Weight, heat, grip, friction, and many other areas of physics are all considered, but none more so than downforce in F1.
September 09, 2021 — Jared Nichols
Sergio Perez on the track

Sergio Perez, “Checo” — F1 Driver Profile

Sergio Perez, aka Checo, F1 driver extraordinaire, has gotten a lot of attention as of late with his move to Red Bull Racing. With hiring the Mexican on as their second driver, Red Bull hopes to fight for more podiums and better hauls of points in their determination to beat Mercedes for the constructors’ championship title.
August 10, 2021 — Jared Nichols
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F1 Cheats

NASCAR legend Richard Petty once stated, “If you ain’t trying to cheat a little, you ain’t likely to win much.” While NASCAR is a completely different racing discipline from Formula 1, the statement still holds. Teams are always looking for an edge over their rivals with creative interpretations of the rule book, but sometimes they go unabashedly over the line. Here are a few of my favorite F1 cheats.
June 24, 2021 — Jared Nichols
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My Favorite of All F1 Tracks for Spectators

If you haven’t been to a Formula 1 race yet, make 2021 the year you finally do it. Of all F1 tracks, here are three that I love, why they’re great, and with my pro tips so you’ll know where to watch F1 racing.
May 27, 2021 — Jared Nichols
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Red Bull: Energy Drinks Producer and ... F1 Engine Manufacturer?!

Have you heard the latest Red Bull F1 news? In October 2020 Honda announced that at the conclusion of the 2021 season they would pull out of Formula 1. This leaves Mercedes, Ferrari, and Renault as the remaining F1 engine manufacturers. 
May 27, 2021 — Jared Nichols
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Formula 1: Drive To Survive Review

If you’re looking to learn more about Formula 1 behind the scenes, you’ll love Netflix’s Formula 1: Drive To Survive. The first two seasons were famous for breaking down the drama past the podium in a way that’s accessible to newcomers and still thrilling for die-hard fans. But does season three, all about the 2020 season, live up to its own reputation?

May 07, 2021 — Jared Nichols
Mick Schumacher at Haas

Schumacher Is Back

In case you hadn’t heard, the name Schumacher is back in Formula 1. No, not the seven-time champion but his son, Mick Schumacher, joins Haas. How many father/son F1 duos can you name? There are quite a few!

April 27, 2021 — Jared Nichols
Alonso Returns To F1

Alonso Returns To F1

Perhaps one of the most anticipated topics for 2021 is Alonso’s F1 return. Alonso’s career in Formula 1 has been peppered with the highest of the highs and lowest of the lows. 

April 27, 2021 — Jared Nichols