About 1 Laurel Drive

The Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team with Esteban Gutierrez and the W07/04.
1 Laurel Drive produced the appearance of the Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team in Northern California with Lewis Hamilton’s W07/04, and marked the first time ever a modern era turbo hybrid Formula 1 car has been run for a demonstration in front of the American public. Photo: Mark Sutton

Since its beginnings in 2005, 1 Laurel Drive has produced, promoted and written about Formula 1 events and races in the United States, and now counts itself as one of the more influential voices on Formula 1 in America.

In addition to covering Formula 1 news, racing, and profiles, 1 Laurel Drive has also worked on national film releases, media campaigns, as well as public F1 team experiences.  In an American first, 1 Laurel Drive produced the first modern-era turbo hybrid Formula 1 car demonstration laps for the public with members of the 12 times world championship-winning Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team.

Interviewed by The New York Times, CNBC, and industry publications, 1 Laurel Drive is consulted regularly for an American perspective on Formula 1 and the sport’s growth in the United States.

1 Laurel Drive is open to new voices, expertise, and perspectives on Formula 1 and global motorsport, and we invite you to connect and join our community.

Peter Habicht
Editor, 1 Laurel Drive

Peter Habicht is a freelance writer and journalist in Formula 1 and has been involved with the sport’s growth in America since 2005.