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Motorsport is an inherently dangerous pursuit and a total of 51 drivers have died whilst driving Formula 1 cars. Some of these were outside race weekends but 32 were during the weekends either during practice, qualifying or the race itself. The first F1 fatality was Cameron Earl who was test-racing a car, which overturned and left him with a broken skull.
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The world of Formula One is one that has attracted and excited people since its beginnings in 1950. It remains one of the most dangerous and expensive sports out there and attracts millions of pounds in sponsorship each year. We have been digging into this exhilarating motor sport and have found 50 incredible Formula 1 facts you probably didn’t know.
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The term formula racing relates to a type of motor racing that combines a single-seater, open-wheeled chassis with a regulated size and sometimes make of engine. Formula One, Formula Two, Formula Three and Formula Four racing are well known examples but there are other motorsport series that come under this title such as the GP2 Series, which has effectively replaced F2.

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In our post this week we’re going to be looking at 5 essential differences between Formula One and NASCAR. You may be a fan of either one, but not sure of the differences, perhaps you’re a fan of Formula One but want to get more into NASCAR or vice versa. Here, we’ll take a fascinating look at both types of racing, and you can make your own mind up over whether you’d like to take a firm interest in both.

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Formula E has taken the world by storm bringing to the forefront electric car racing as a recognised motorsport and now the FIA has announced the season 3 fixtures, starting with the first race in Hong Kong ePrix on the 9th October.

The running line up for the 2016/17 season now stands at 12 racing events taking places in ten different cities around the world and ending with the Montreal ePrix on the 30th July.
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What with Lewis Hamilton winning his fourth home grand prix at Silverstone at the weekend, and your already existing love of racing, you’re probably into racing movies when you’re not driving yourself. And why wouldn’t you, it’s a great way to unwind and spend time talking about something you love. In today’s post we’re going to be looking at some of the best racing car movies of all time, so you can sit down and indulge your passion for cars in the most glamorous way possible.
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