F1: Hungarian Grand Prix 2021 Preview

After two weeks away, Formula 1 arrives in Budapest this weekend for the Hungarian Grand Prix. For those of you thinking that a return to the normal weekend format will mean a quiet weekend, think again. With one race to go before the summer break, everyone will be motivated to end this first part of […]

F3: Hungary 2021 Preview

After a months break, FIA Formula 3 returns for round four in Budapest. Up until now, F3 has been the most consistent series with every weekend providing exhilarating action. Can anyone stop Dennis Hauger as we reach the halfway stage? Here’s what to look out for at the Hungaroring. Can anyone catch Hauger? Dennis Hauger […]

F1: Reflections from Great Britain

Formula 1 came home this weekend, in more ways than one. With a brand new trial format for the weekend and a jam-packed Grand Prix on Sunday, there’s plenty to talk about. Let’s get stuck in. F1 Sprint – Yay or Nay? It’s not often that all of here at GP Grandstand agree on something […]

2021 Styrian Grand Prix: The F1 debrief

The second-ever Styrian Grand Prix sits at the centre of F1’s first triple-header in 2021. What better venue than the Red Bull Ring to follow the exhilarating French Grand Prix? If Paul Ricard can create such a good race, Spielberg will serve up something unforgettable…right? Thiemo Albers-Daly – “Is it ‘When’ or ‘If’ Mercedes can […]

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: […]