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 […]

F2: Key Takeaways from Azerbaijan

It was a much shorter break between rounds this time in the world of Formula 2. Just two weeks after racing in Monaco, F2 returned to Azerbaijan this weekend after a two-year absence. Here are the key takeaways from the weekend of racing that you need to know… Shwartzman’s Resurgence SMP driver Robert Shwartzman was […]

F1 Spotlight: Max Mosley

Max Mosley is a colossal name in motorsport and with his passing in 2021 he leaves behind a legacy few will ever equal. Thiemo looks back at the life and career of Mosley with this piece that Max himself consulted on in 2020. Early Years Max Rufus Mosley (born 13th April 1940) is a Barrister […]

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 […]

F1: Three things to look out for in Monaco

Ah the jewel in F1’s diamond encrusted crown is back after last years Covid enforced hiatus. It’s the one they all want to win with victory cementing a driver into Motorsport folk law. Overtaking will be sparse but expect a whole raft of talking points to emanate from F1’s most famous circuit. Here are three […]

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: […]

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 […]

F1: Three things to look out for in Portimao

Formula One heads to Portimao for only the second time this weekend as F1 returns with the Portuguese Grand Prix. Last year proved to be a cracker as Lewis Hamilton broke Michael Schumacher’s all time win record of 91 as the sport returned to Portugal for the first time since 1996. This year things wont […]