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Architecture

Asymptote are the architects behind The Yas Hotel in Abu Dhabi

You won’t be able to miss the distinctive Yas Hotel at this weekend’s F1 World Championship decider in Abu Dhabi – The race track literally passes through the complex under a bridge linking the two towers of the hotel… Continue Reading

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Architecture

COTA is yet another Hermann Tilke F1 circuit

The Circuit of the Americas (COTA) near Austin, Texas hosted it’s debut Formula 1 race in 2012. Since then, Lewis Hamilton has won three of the four Grand Prix. Ahead of next weekends race, we look at the venue and the architects behind it. Continue Reading

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Art

Linear Edge F1 circuit sculptures

With a selection of Formula 1 and other famous racing circuits from around the world, these track sculptures by Linear Edge are the ideal art for your wall. Made with with Baltic birch and laminate for a modern finish, they are around 1 metre wide and come with Velcro Mounting Strips to make hanging easier. Continue Reading

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Architecture

Circuit Gilles Villeneuve is set to have another dome in it’s skyline

You may have spotted the dome structure in the Montreal skyline during the Canadian Grand Prix in aerial shots of the back straight. Well, there is about to be a second one. New York-based studio Dror have designed a second dome concept to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Expo 67 (World’s Fair) which took place in Montréal, in 1967.  Continue Reading

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Photography

Photographer Andreas Gursky captures Bahrain from above

With 5 days to go until the Bahrain Grand Prix, we look back at some work from 2005. Bahrain I is a large portrait format colour photograph by German artist Andreas Gursky.  Continue Reading

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Photography

Nürburgring Trackscapes

We are loving these ‘trackscapes’ at the Nürburgring.
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Photography

No F1 German Grand Prix? Well lets look at the Nürburgring from above

Sadly the 2015 F1 season does not feature the German Grand Prix. That means no Hockenheim or Nürburgring. The 2014 German Grand Prix took place one year ago today, so in homage here is a beautiful shot from above one of the greatest racing circuits on earth – The Nürburgring.  Continue Reading

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Films

The Lexus LFA and RC F drifting around Fuji Speedway

A scene of many F1 moments, teh Fuji Speedway in Japan is a drivers circuit. Lexus Japan has unveiled a video showcasing its new LFA and RC F vehicles, the two high performance F models. Titled a “Dance of F,” we get to see the two vehicles battle it out on the Fuji Speedway, drifting and performing a number of stunts. Continue Reading

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Road Edition

The new BMW M6 Gran Coupé takes to Yas Marina F1 circuit

Individually the details are impressive, combined they are mind blowing: The BMW M6 Gran Coupé is much more than a perfectly tuned mix of high-performance technologies. It is the embodiment of the experience and craftsmanship of BMW M engineers, with a spirited, majestic character that you really have to experience for yourself. Preferably in one of the five perfectly contoured seats – and, if you wish, surrounded by the finest materials from the BMW Individual Collection.

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Photography

Singapore Marina Bay F1 Street Circuit photographed

What an edition to the F1 Calendar. Since it’s first race in 2008, Singapore has been a brilliant race for fans and drivers alike. Being the first Formula 1 Night Race, the majority of images we see are taken under the floodlights. Photographer Max Rempe has taken images from the track in daylight – without fans or F1 cars in shot. Continue Reading

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