Marlboro McLarens

The famous red-and-white Marlboro livery graced McLaren International’s cars from 1974, shortly after their origins in 1965 under founder Bruce McLaren, through a 1981 merger with Ron Dennis’ Project Four Racing organization and their complete domination of the 1988 F1 season, until EU tobacco advertising restrictions ended Marlboro’s sponsorship in 1996. Read More …

Mercedes-Benz, Williams May Pull Out of F1

Mercedes and Williams are on the short end of secret negotiations between Bernie Ecclestone and individual Formula 1 teams that apparently give special concessions to Red Bull, McLaren and Ferrari in a new, post-2012 “Concorde Agreement.” Read More …

Circuit of The Americas PSLs

Home to the new USGP at Austin, the Circuit of The Americas — fighting the calendar to finish track construction and highway improvements by November — says it will start accepting personal set licenses (PSLs) this month. Is there any other F1 venue that has adopted a PSL model for seating? Read More …