Formula One

Cars

Driven to abstraction

The precision engineering and human drama of motorsports have long captured the imagination of sculptors. Nick Foulkes reports on an art form prized by petrolheads and collectors alike
Sport

Montezemolo’s Monza

Monza has hosted the Italian Grand Prix for more than 90 years, and few have championed its role in Formula One’s zealous fan culture more than Luca Cordero di Montezemolo. Maria Shollenbarger gets the inside track on the “Vatican of racing”
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Sport

Circuit ringmeister

Perilously narrow and prodigiously long, with blind crests and 73 bends, the former German Grand Prix track at Nürburgring is the world’s most challenging – and it’s open to petrolheads like Simon de Burton
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Vroom with a view

This weekend’s Monaco Grand Prix is the most glamorous Formula One race in the world, so getting a prime view of the action can be a challenge. Simon de Burton tracks down the fixers who turn this four-day furore into a deluxe front-row experience
Sport

Revolutionary road

With its Formula One technology and humungous hybrid horsepower, the hotly anticipated McLaren P1 has all the makings of the world’s most thrilling road car. Simon de Burton reports
Sport

Hyper drive

The first rule of Race Fight Club is to create bleeding-edge driving sims that let adrenaline junkies take an F1 car to the virtual limit. Simon de Burton straps in.
Cars

Fast learners

The revs are up to 6,000, the engine is wailing like a banshee, it’s seconds to launch from the pit lane… Simon de Burton puts his foot down in a Formula One car.
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Sport

Buying into the dream

Historic Formula One cars are coming out of retirement and getting back on the grid. Simon de Burton meets two revved-up owner-drivers.
Clothing

A winning formula

Take one supermodel, two F1 superstars and add a scattering of Steinmetz diamonds into the razzmatazz of the Monaco Grand Prix, and you’ve got a media frenzy. Styling by Damian Foxe.
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