How does it feel to drive an F1 car?

BBC News reporter Chris Partridge experiences what it takes to drive a Renault F1 car around the Paul Ricard circuit in France. Source: BBC F1

Ericsson to miss FP2 after first practice crash

The 27-year-old spun late in the first free practice session and hit the barrier at Turn 11.Following the impact, a fire took hold at the rear of the car, burning away the right side of the engine cover and the parts below.”For Marcus, it was a tough session this morning and he won’t do FP2 ...

Tinder takes on Coffee Meets Bagel with test of Tinder Picks

Tinder will begin testing a new feature aimed at helping people find more matches who fit their particular interests across areas like education, job type, hobbies and other details. “Tinder Picks,” as the new feature is being called, will be available only to those on Tinder Gold – the existing subscription offering that includes a number ...

Twitter buys a startup to battle harassment, e-cigs are booming, and a meditation app is worth $250M

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This week TechCrunch’s Silicon Valley Editor Connie Loizos and I jammed out on a couple topics as Alex Wilhelm was out managing his fake stock game spreadsheets or something. (The jury is out on whether this was a ...

Red Bull will give Honda no limits on F1 engine design | 2018 F1 season

Red Bull will not impose restrictions on Honda’s Formula 1 power unit design as McLaren did, according to team principal Christian Horner. Source: F1 Fanatic

Alonso believes he's leading a "motorsport revolution"

Two-time F1 world champion Alonso made his debut in IndyCar’s blue-riband event last year as he attempted to move closer to achieving the so-called triple crown – winning at Indianapolis, Le Mans and the Monaco Grand Prix.He took a step towards completing the feat following his victory in last weekend’s Le Mans 24 Hours with ...

Hakkinen to star at Goodwood, Monterey Motorsports Reunion

The 1998 and 1999 F1 title winner will appear at the Goodwood, which takes place on July 12-15, and then just over a month later he will be a key guest at the second Californian event.At the FoS, Hakkinen will be joined by fellow F1 champions Emerson Fittipaldi and JensonButton, who is set to address ...

Hamilton on top as Ericsson crash halts practice | 2018 French Grand Prix first practice

Lewis Hamilton was quickest in first practice for the French Grand Prix but the session came to an early end after a heavy crash for Marcus Ericsson. Source: F1 Fanatic

French GP: Hamilton quickest as fiery Ericsson crash ends FP1

Hamilton edged Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas by just over a tenth at Paul Ricard, with Daniel Ricciardo third for Red Bull and the Ferraris considerably off the pace.A session filled with mistakes was ended a couple of minutes early when Ericsson suffered a heavy shunt at Turn 11.The rear of his Sauber seemed to snap ...

Lewis Hamilton fastest in French GP practice as Marcus Ericsson crashes

Lewis Hamilton is fastest in French GP practice as Marcus Ericsson suffers a big crash & engine fire. Source: BBC F1