F1: Hungarian GP Report

The biggest challenge for me this season is trying to sum up the 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix in 100 words. Where do I begin? At the start I guess and a sprinkling of the wet stuff always spells trouble for Valtteri Bottas and today proved no different. A lock-up took him and four other contenders […]

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 […]

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 […]

Formula 1: British Grand Prix 2021 Preview

F1’s coming home as the season nears its halfway point. Despite the on-track action being exhilarating in the first nine rounds, this weekend is hotly anticipated for a number of reasons. Sit back and relax as I take you through everything to look for this weekend. Sprint Qualifying The controversial Sprint Qualifying makes its debut […]

2021 Austrian Grand Prix: The F1 debrief

The 2021 Austrian Grand Prix was not a repeat of the Styrian Grand Prix one week earlier, despite who the winner is. With racing all through the field (aside from P1), there was a whole bunch to unpick for the GP Grandstand team… Thiemo Albers-Daly – “What does Russell have to do?” After the dull […]

W Series: Soundbites from the Austria podium

W Series in Austria has given us six drivers on the podium across the two weekends. Jamie Chadwick came home in first place this time out. She was joined by a delighted first-timer in Irina Sidorkova and the hard-working Emma Kimilainen who ran the Russian close. Here are what the top three from Round 2 […]

Formula 1: Austrian Grand Prix 2021 Preview

Formula One’s first triple-header comes to an end this weekend with the second of two races in Austria. One could be forgiven for thinking the weekend will be a carbon copy but there are a few subtle differences to look out for.  Red Bull appear to have the upper hand so it’s up to Mercedes […]

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 […]

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: […]