Formula One
Jan 24

F1: First running of new era for Mercedes, Force India and Toro Rosso

Nico Rosberg was the first driver to test the new Mercedes W05. Photo Credit: Paul Gilham/Getty Images

was the first driver to test the new W05. Photo Credit: Paul Gilham/Getty Images

Nico Rosberg gave the new Mercedes W05 its first shakedown laps at Silverstone on Friday, prior to the car’s official launch at Jerez on Tuesday morning.

“The new W05, powered by the PU106A Hybrid Power Unit, opened a new era of at 14:21 this afternoon when it left the garage for the first time in cold but dry conditions at Silverstone,” the team said in a statement. “Driven by Nico Rosberg, the car completed a total of 40 km before dusk at 16:30.”

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Jan 18

Cars: Schumacher F1 car and other seven-figure sales dominate Super Saturday

Photo Credit: Tom Jensen

A 1998 F300 car driven by was one of many cars to sell for over $1 million at on Super Saturday. Photo Credit: Tom Jensen

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Super Saturday always brings out some of the best cars during Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale, and this year was no different.

Not only did the cars bring about a lot of attention, but they also brought out the big bidders sitting in the audience. 

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Jan 17

F1: Manager — Schumacher ‘Stable’ But Remains In Induced Coma

The long-term prognosis for Michael Schumacher remains unclear. (Photo: Getty Images)

The long-term prognosis for remains unclear. (Photo: Getty Images)

Michael Schumacher remains in stable condition following a skiing accident that left the great with severe head injuries and in a coma since Dec. 29, his manager said on Friday.

The statement from manager Sabine Kehm does not mention the word “critical” for the first time in describing the condition of the seven-time world champion.

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Jan 17

F1: Doctors fear Schumacher ‘could be in a coma forever’

Michael Schumacher is a seven-time F1 champion. (Photo: Getty Images)

is a seven-time champion. (Photo: Getty Images)

More than two weeks after Michael Schumacher was placed into a medically induced coma, multiple German papers reported Thursday that doctors fear the racing champion “could be in a coma forever.”

Schumacher injured himself in a Dec. 29 skiing accident in the French Alps. He was taken to Grenoble University Hospital in France, where he was placed into the coma.

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