Why George Russell not winning Sakhir was the best thing for F1

George Russell Not Winning Good For F1 Sakhir GP

For the first time in many a year, most fans on Sunday were urging a Mercedes to win the Sakhir Grand Prix. George Russell did everything right, but his race came undone through no fault of his own. Heartbreak for Russell, but joy for another worthy winner Perez. However, Russell not winning was actually just […]

Yuki Tsunoda: Why he should be in F1

Yuki Tsunoda to F1 2021 Sakhir GP

Three weeks ago, I wrote about the Red Bull seat dilemma and who I would pick for 2021 in the Red Bull and AlphaTauri cars.  One of the men being discussed was Yuki Tsunoda, yet  I chose Sergio Perez alongside Max Verstappen in the former and Alex Albon alongside Pierre Gasly in a season-long shootout. […]

F1 Sakhir Race: Perez wins from back. Mercedes lose from front

Sergio Perez F1 Sakhir GP Race

Many people had hoped for a brand new winner in the Sakhir GP without Lewis Hamilton’s presence. They got one, but few could’ve predicted that it would be Sergio Perez atop the podium for the very first time at the end of the race. The Mexican was the last of the runners by the end […]

F1 Sakhir Qualifying: Tight top three, but Bottas brings A-game

Valtteri Bottas Formula 1 Sakhir GP Qualifying

Qualifying for the F1 Sakhir GP was perhaps the most anticipated of the season. All eyeballs were on young George Russell and whether he could take the fight to Valtteri Bottas in his first non-Williams F1 Grand Prix weekend. With the lap time of this outer loop layout being so short, the teams were extraordinarily […]

F1 Bahrain GP: Hamilton wins, but fireball horror dominates race

Romain Grosjean Haas F1 Bahrain GP Fire

It may be another Lewis Hamilton victory at the Bahrain Grand Prix this year, but all headlines will be on Roman Grosjean and his horrific accident. A huge fireball engulfed the Frenchman’s Haas following the usual frantic Bahrain close racing on the first three corners. Grosjean tagged Daniil Kvyat’s AlphaTauri, sending him hurtling into the […]

F1 Bahrain GP: Sainz out in Q2 as Mercedes clinch another 1-2

Lewis Hamilton Pole Position Bahrain GP F1

The eleventh Mercedes F1 front-row lockout of the season comes as no great surprise under the dazzling Bahrain lights. Lewis Hamilton was unparalleled, as he so often has been this year, as the champion took his 98th career pole. Max Verstappen, as ever, was the only man who could possibly challenge the Silver Arrows but […]

F1 Bahrain GP: Nissany appears in FP1, Albon crashes in FP2

Alex Albon Bahrain GP Practice

The Bahrain FP1 and FP2 sessions had a different feel to them thanks to the teams having to use 2021 tyres from Pirelli as part of their running. Though they were optional in FP1, each driver had to set six timed laps on the next season’s tyres in FP2. Mercedes went above and beyond the […]

Announcing our brand new series on Driver Academies

If you want to get a flavour of which drivers might have a promising career ahead of them, it often pays to see who is in the F1 team Driver Academies.  Being good enough, or sometimes being marketable enough, for an F1 team academy position will give a driver funding for a season with a […]

Who will Red Bull pick for 2021?

Red Bull have one of the good problems to have at the moment with multiple choices of driver for their four seats in 2021. But if they are not careful, their picks could let talented drivers slip through their fingers or maybe cost them points next year. Max Verstappen is obviously nailed down for the […]

Turkish GP Race: The best race of 2020?

Turkish GP 2020: It’s not very often Formula One has a race that lives up to the fever pitch excitement fans build-up ahead of it. With the threat of rain in the air, a hugely popular circuit, the grid being mixed up after a wild qualifying session, the Turkish GP had the potential to be […]