Ex-F1 Doctor Claims FIA Tried To Have Him Fired Over Blog Posts

Dr. Gary Hartstein's blog, A Former F1 Doc Writes, is an excellent resource for anyone interested in motorsports and medicine. Unfortunately, FIA Institute President Gérard Saillant alleged that these posts violated Hartstein's contract with his current day job at the University Hospital of Liège.
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Dion Von Moltke Tells TEDx How To Make It As A Pro Race Car Driver

TEDx talks are, admittedly, a bit of a crapshoot. Surprise! Here's one worth listening to. It's Flying Lizard driver Dion von Moltke explaining both how he got his start in racing as well as what it takes to make a living doing it. » 12/20/14 9:00am Yesterday 9:00am

Stop Fawning Over Retro Liveries. It's Time For Something New.

Every time a professional race team swaps sponsors, switches cars or starts a new year, you always hear approximately 47 billion calls for them to go back to a classic livery. "Do the pink pig!" "You're not sponsored by Gulf, but can you do Gulf blue and orange anyway?" "ZOMG MAKE GULFTINI STRIPES!" » 12/19/14 9:40pm Friday 9:40pm

Ferrari's Test Driver Line-Up Got Even Better: Vergne To Join In 2015


Scuderia Ferrari's Formula One test roster already made a major score in young racer Esteban Gutiérrez. Per Autosport, Ex-Toro Rosso racer Jean-Éric Vergne will join the team for 2015 as a test driver as well. » 12/19/14 6:18pm Friday 6:18pm

Kurt Busch Claims He Was Naked When His Ex-Girlfriend Barged Into His RV

NASCAR driver Kurt Busch called ex-girlfriend Patricia Driscoll's allegations of domestic assault a "fabrication" in his testimony Wednesday. Busch claims that he was emotionally distraught after watching a movie when Driscoll decided to check up on him anyway, barging in on him in the nude. » 12/18/14 1:22pm Thursday 1:22pm

How To Make Breakfast Tacos, The Best Track Day Food Ever

Unless you're at a place where the trackside specialty is a breakfast sandwich, early morning track food is either nonexistent or a surefire way to get the trots before noon. Why not make your own? Anyone with a stove and a pan can half-asleepedly make the best breakfast in the world: breakfast tacos. » 12/17/14 4:00pm Wednesday 4:00pm

RallySprint Returns 10 Years After Deaths Scared SCCA Away From Rally

RallySprint is considered a step between rallycross and full-on stage rally. It's a good ol' dirty time, and now the Sports Car Club of America is bringing them back for the first time in over a decade. Given the SCCA's tumultuous history with their rally program, this news comes as a welcome surprise. » 12/17/14 2:00pm Wednesday 2:00pm

Kurt Busch's Ex Breaks Down During Hearing For Alleged Domestic Assault

The hearing for ex-girlfriend Patricia Driscoll's protective order against NASCAR driver Kurt Busch went into recess today after Driscoll broke down during her testimony, per Jeff Gluck at USA Today. » 12/16/14 2:05pm Tuesday 2:05pm

Gene Haas Is Bidding On Marussia's Assets For The Haas F1 Team

Per The Guardian, Haas F1 team head Gene Haas is bidding on the assets from the shuttered Marussia F1 team. Haas plans to use Ferrari power units in 2016 just as Marussia did this year, so scoping out a former Ferrari-powered team's resources makes sense. » 12/16/14 12:25pm Tuesday 12:25pm

The Raddest Dudes In United SportsCar Could Race An LMP2 At Le Mans

The Automobile Club de l'Ouest released its at-large invites to the 24 Hours of Le Mans, and Wayne Taylor Racing received one of them. Only problem: the team's Daytona Prototype isn't eligible to run at Le Mans. So, the team is looking at picking up an LMP2-class car. Sweet. » 12/16/14 8:24am Tuesday 8:24am

NASCAR Driver Brian Vickers To Miss Start Of 2015 Due To Hole In Heart

In unfortunate news that neatly coincides with Grinch Season, Sprint Cup driver Brian Vickers' body is rejecting an artificial patch meant to repair a hole found in his heart in 2010. He underwent surgery on Saturday to repair the hole again, and the recovery time will cut into the start of the 2015 season. » 12/15/14 4:59pm Monday 4:59pm