The Hungarian GP second place finisher. Lewis Hamilton, sprays winner Max Verstappen with champagne on Sunday. Two days later Hamilton announced his ownership stake in the Denver Broncos. (Image: Reuters)

F1 Champion Lewis Hamilton Joins Denver Broncos Ownership Group

On Tuesday, Lewis Hamilton announced he has joined the Denver Broncos ownership group. The legendary F1 driver just missed out on a first place finish at the Hungarian Grand Prix this week. But Hamilton won’t be missing out on the hottest investment trend, professional sports teams. Sports franchise ownership is […]

In 2017,  Sebastian Vettel won the Hungarian Grand Prix. Five years later, the four time world champion announced his pending retirement. (Image: Laszlo Balogh/Reuters)

Aston Martin Shakes Up F1 With Vettel Retirement and New Rear Wing

While the Hungarian Grand Prix isn’t until tomorrow, Aston Martin and Sebastian Vettel have already made F1 headlines this week. On Thursday, the four-time world champion Vettel announced he will retire after this season. Meanwhile, both team and driver shook things up by introducing a controversial rear wing during weekend […]

Max Verstappen wins Miami's inaugural F1 race in May 2022. (Image: Brian Snyder/Reuters) REUTERS/Brian Snyder

F1 Renews with ESPN Even Though Amazon Bid More

F1 chose to renew its media rights deal with ESPN through 2025. Amazon’s bid to stream the prestigious auto racing series, however, was significantly higher, according to Sports Business Journal sources. Still, ESPN will have to cough up a lot more than it paid to cover the previous three years. […]

For its third US race, F1 is going to Las Vegas. The racing series is breaking with its Sunday race tradition and Saturday night (Image: Formula 1)

F1 Adds November Las Vegas Race as US Popularity Soars

F1 announced Las Vegas as its latest venue. The new race will debut in November 2023. Vegas will be its third US race location, tapping into F1’s growing US fanbase. For many years, professional sports avoided Las Vegas, fearing the prevalence of gambling might mar their integrity. But with the […]

Last March, the Haas F1 Team unveiled its new title sponsor. One year later, the team is cutting ties with the Russian fertilizer company (Image: Hass F1 Team)

F1 Dumps Russian Grand Prix, Haas Cuts Russian Sponsor and Driver

Formula One (F1) cancelled the 2022 Russian Grand Prix on Feb. 25. Days later, F1 terminated its contract with the Russian Grand Prix promoter. Meanwhile, the Haas F1 Team ended its contract with Russian driver Nikita Mazepin and the team’s title sponsor, Uralkali. F1 is a truly international sport, which […]

Retired WNBA player Renee Montgomery (Image: Rich von Biberstein/Getty)

Recent WNBA Purchases are Latest in Red Hot Sports Franchise Market

Two more pro teams, the Las Vegas Aces and the Atlanta Dream, recently changed hands. The WNBA purchases are further evidence of a hyperactive sports franchise market. Even as professional sports continue to lose money due to the pandemic, teams are getting snapped up for top dollar. Predictably, billion-dollar sales […]

Lewis Hamilton will race at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix this weekend after testing negative for COVID-19. (Image: AFP)

Lewis Hamilton Back in Action and Favored Again in Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton tested negative for COVID-19 on Wednesday, a result that will allow the seven-time world champion to race in this weekend’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Hamilton missed out on the Sakhir Grand Prix last weekend after testing positive for the coronavirus on the Monday before the race. Russell Nearly […]

Lewis Hamilton tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday, and will miss the Sakhir Grand Prix as a result. (Image: Clive Mason/Getty)

Lewis Hamilton Out of Sakhir GP After Testing Positive for COVID-19

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday, meaning he will have to miss the Sakhir Grand Prix in Bahrain this weekend. Hamilton, a seven-time Formula One champion, tested negative three times ahead of this past Sunday’s Bahrain Grand Prix, which he won. Hamilton Dominant Yet Again That […]

Spectators feared the worst as fire engulfed Grosjean's cockpit. (Image: Getty)
Bahrain Grand Prix

Romain Grosjean Miraculously Walks Away from Fiery F1 Crash (VIDEO)

After 32 long seconds engulfed in flames, Romain Grosjean emerged from a horrific first-lap crash. After hitting the ArmCo barrier in turn three of the Bahrain Grand Prix, Grosjean’s car broke apart and the fuel tank exploded. Miraculously, he emerged with minor injuries. Veteran F1 fans described it as “bone-chilling” […]

Ferrari's Formula One troubles mount as team is cut off from its factory. (Image: Rudy Carezzevoli: Getty)

More F1 Pain: No Spectators at Bahrain and Homeless Italians

Formula 1’s 2020 season is hanging by a thread after Saturday’s decision to bar spectators at the Bahrain Grand Prix, and a quarantine in northern Italy. As a truly international sport, F1 is on the front lines of the coronavirus threat. It’s been one step forward and two steps back […]

Despite cancellations and Ferrari FIA controvers, Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes are Formula One favorites heading into the season opener. (Image: AP)

Hamilton and Mercedes F1 Favorites After Preseason Drama

As Formula 1’s preseason tests conclude, Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes are still the favorites going into the 2020 season. Although the odds are predictable, F1’s preseason drama — including a secret settlement and the threat of more race postponements — has been jarring. Usually, Formula 1 racing saves its drama […]

Alex Peroni's Formula 3 car is airborne after hitting a sausage curb at Monza (Image: FoxSports)

How Many Wrecks Before Formula Racing Bans Sausage Curbs? (VIDEO)

Australian driver Alex Peroni hit a raised “sausage” curb in the closing stages of a race at Monza track in Italy on Saturday, sending his Formula 3 car skyward. Amazingly, he walked away from the wreck with only minor injuries. But, calls to remove the controversial barriers have intensified. Race […]

F1 is developing an in-race betting platform that it plans to launch in time for the start of the 2020 season. (Image: Getty)

F1 Partners with Sportradar to Create In-Play Live Race Betting Offering

Formula 1 has announced that it will partner with Sportradar to create a live odds platform that will allow for comprehensive in-race betting on F1 races around the world. The agreement will see Sportradar work hand in hand with Interregional Sports Group (ISG), the sponsorship and data rights partner of […]