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 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 […]

Reflecting on the 2021 Emilia Romagna GP

A little bit of time has passed since Formula One’s 2021 Emilia Romagna Grand Prix. With no race this weekend, let’s look back at what we saw at Imola. Haas and Williams We know this year’s Haas is what is known in the industry as a dog.  Slow and with a tendency to bite the […]

Christian Lundgaard: Alpine Academy Focus

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Christian Lundgaard, in regards to his nationality, isn’t walking all too familiar a path. Danish Formula One drivers, after all, have tended to be few and far between.  There were 11 years between Nicolas Keisa and Kevin Magnussen who lost his Haas seat at the end of last season.  Now Lundgaard is looking to change […]

F2 2021 says goodbye to some old friends

In 2020’s Formula 2 season, twenty-four drivers competed in at least one race.  Astonishingly, eleven of these drivers won’t be returning to the grid for 2021.  While it is F1 that beckons for Schumacher, Tsunoda and Mazepin, many others are not quite so lucky.  Here then, is a roundup of who F2 has said goodbye […]

F1 Abu Dhabi Race: Max wins another dull event at Yas Marina

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The Yas Marina Circuit was the setting for F1’s climatic event. As has often been the case since Abu Dhabi cliched the rights for the season finale, the championship was over and the race was forgettable. Something about this generation of F1 car and the track design that snakes around Yas island doesn’t really work, […]

F1 Abu Dhabi Qualifying: Max stops a Mercedes quali clean sweep

Max Verstappen Abu Dhabi F1 Qualifying 2020

An electrifying end of the final F1 qualifying session of the season had Max Verstappen claiming his first P1 start of 2020 at Abu Dhabi. The Dutch Red Bull driver inched out both the Mercedes pair by a slim margin, with just a tenth covering the three. The result denied Mercedes the possibility of powering […]

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 […]