2021 French Grand Prix: The F1 debrief

Formula 1 in France is boring! DRS trains and no overtakes! Isn’t that the story we’ve been led to believe since Paul Ricard’s return to the F1 calendar in 2018? 2021 sure bucked that trend with 90-minutes of racing that ultimately saw Max Verstappen notch up another win. Here’s what the GP Grandstand team thought […]

2021 French Grand Prix: The F3 debrief

We might’ve expected Formula 3 to put on a good show at Le Castellet for the French Grand Prix, but Race 1 surpassed all expectations. F3 treated us to three wildly different races this weekend. Here’s what the GP Grandstand team thought about Formula 3’s flurry of fun in France (try and say that fast). […]

2021 Azerbaijan Grand Prix: The F2 debrief

Formula 2 celebrated its 100th race over the Azerbaijan Grand Prix weekend and, almost predictably, the F2 drivers delivered three races worthy of the occasion. Two new race winners for 2021 emerged in the form of Robert Shwartzman and Jüri Vips. Both drivers now catapult themselves into the championship race, while Guanyu Zhou faltered. Here’s […]

2021 Azerbaijan Grand Prix: The F1 debrief

F1 took a one year break away from Baku for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix but returned in explosive style as Pirelli tyre failures changed the story of the race. The Drivers’ Championship standings up at the top somehow remain unchanged with both Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen scoring zero points. But you can be sure […]

2021 Monaco Grand Prix: The F2 debrief

Formula 2 had nearly two months away following Bahrain but was back at Monaco with a bang. A slow start with Sprint Race 1 providing few standout moments didn’t set the tone for Saturday where we saw two terrific F2 races. How did the GP Grandstand team think the return to Monaco went for the […]

2021 Monaco Grand Prix: The F1 debrief

After a Covid-19 induced hiatus, Formula 1 enjoyed another Monaco Grand Prix with Max Verstappen reigning supreme. The Monaco event is as glamorous as it is contentious. What did the GP Grandstand team think of F1’s weekend in the Principality? Jim Kimberley – “Monaco gifted us a relatively unexpected grid” That certainly was a Monaco […]

2021 Spanish Grand Prix: The F3 debrief

Formula 3 Spain Race Start

At long last the Formula 3 season has begun with the Spanish Grand Prix. The 30-strong field of young talent looked raring to go in the new-look format for 2021. It’s hard to say who was happier at F3’s return – the drivers or the GP Grandstand team… Jim Kimberley – “So many standout moments” […]

2021 Spanish Grand Prix: The F1 debrief

2021 Spanish Grand Prix

F1 concluded its Iberian Peninsula double-header adventures with a wholly engaging Spanish Grand Prix. The Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya ranks low on many fans’ favourite tracks list but 2021 might change the minds of some. Did any of the GP Grandstand team look at Barcelona in a new light? Jacob Phillips – “We’re in for a […]

2021 Portuguese Grand Prix: The F1 debrief

After the dramatic opening salvos of the season, the 2021 Portuguese Grand Prix was less spectacular. There was still plenty of meat on the bones to chew on from a weekend in the Algarve. The GP Grandstand team reflect back on F1’s second race at Portimao. Thiemo Albers-Daly: “A race of strategy” Whilst the Portuguese […]

Robert Shwartzman: In the Grandstand

Robert Shwartzman In the Grandstand Interview

We have another In the Grandstand interview for you, this time with the 2019 F3 champion, Robert Shwartzman. The young Russian is part of the Ferrari Driver Academy and the all-conquering Prema team. Robert could join Mick Schumacher, Pierre Gasly, and Charles Leclerc in joining F1 as Prema champion if 2021 goes his way We […]