Valterri Bottas: Should Mercedes keep him in 2022?

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Back towards the end of the 2019 F1 season, I wrote an article on why I thought Valtteri Bottas was an underrated driver. But with a season and a bit of racing since then, I decided now was the time to see if I still felt this way. I also wanted to answer the question: […]

F3: Key Takeaways from Barcelona

Dennis Hauger in his Prema F3 car

Formula 3 finally got underway for the first time in 2021 this past weekend. The season began in Barcelona with three solid races that gave the fans a good idea of what to expect moving forwards. Now that the racing is over, here are the key takeaways from Spain that you need to know… Smolyar […]

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 […]

F3 2021 is Go!

The F3 field in practice for Round 1 at Barcelona 2021

F3 2021 kicks off this weekend for the first round of eight at Barcelona.  An exciting calendar of tracks awaits the 30 drivers and 10 teams.  Straight away you can see the big difference between F2 and F1.  F3 teams have three drivers each.   The other main difference on the team side for F2 fans […]

Reflecting on the 2021 Portuguese GP

Whilst Portugal may not have provided us with as much on-track action as Bahrain and Imola, there are still plenty of positives to take away from the race. Take a look to see why you should give the last Grand Prix some more credit. Mercedes vs Red Bull The battle for dominance between Mercedes and […]

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 […]

Pierre-Louis Chovet: The French teen with big dreams

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The name Pierre-Louis Chovet might be unfamiliar to you right now.  But we’re confident that by the end of the season Chovet will be a lot more well known.  PLC as F3 Asia commentator, Ian Silvestrin, insists on calling him will be in FIA F3 this season.  He’ll be racing for Jenzer in one of […]

F2 keeps on delivering crazy retirements

Crazy retirements and F2 seem to go hand in hand. Gianluca Petecof was forced into retirement during the 2021 F2 Bahrain Feature race when his fire extinguisher activated.  The unlucky Brazilian was forced to pull off the track wiping foam from his visor.  F2 regulations dictate that the car cannot continue racing once the fire […]

Dennis Hauger: Red Bull Junior Team Focus

Can you name a Norwegian F1 driver from the past?  You can’t can you?  That’s because there has never been one.  Which is strange considering we’ve had 16 Scandinavians in the form of Danes and Swedes.  Now we have Dennis Hauger and he’s laser-focused on writing history as the first Norwegian F1 driver.  With Red […]