A Full-Throttle Formula 1 Adventure

Behind the wheel at Pirelli GP Experience for an exhilarating, once in a lifetime lap around the racetrack

“OK, we are changing things a little,” says Jean-Paul Libert, owner and founder of the Pirelli GP Experience. Fog has settled over the track and the rain is pouring down at the Circuit of the Americas (COTA) in Austin, Texas and the Formula X cars are not taking to the precipitation. Instead, Libert is rushing us off in the Mercedes AMG sports cars, shouting “more …

Weekend of a Champion

Formula 1 racing in the '70s told through an enduring love story

by Katharine Erwin So often artists hold on to material and work, squirreling it away from the public due to timing or budget or perfectionism—half-painted masterpieces rolled up and forgotten, or handwritten novels tucked in a bottom drawer. Fortunately, Roman Polanski’s masterpiece “Weekend of a Champion” wasn’t lost, but recently revived for the big screen. Originally shot in 1971, the story follows former Formula 1 …

EROK’s Infiniti Red Bull Racing F1 Team Playlist

Jump behind the seat with the music that revs up the F1 champs

“It can be anything from a planned after party for a race—a big production in a club—or it could be a random thing, like we’re in the middle of the German countryside and we roll into a little pub and just pop open the computer and start DJing off it,” explains EROK, on spinning tunes as the personal DJ to the Infiniti Red Bull Racing …