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: […]

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 […]

Talking F’All: Emilia Romagna GP

Emilia Romagna GP Podcast

This week, we’re solely Talking F’ All about F1, but what a race to talk about!  The Emilia Romagna Grand Prix for 2021 had it all.  Big crashes, lots of spins, penalties and that rarest of beasts; a Lewis Hamilton error. Join Jim Kimberley, Gareth Winslade, Thiemo Albers-Daly, and new-to-the-podcast Jacob Phillips as they talk […]

2021 Emilia Romagna Grand Prix: The F1 debrief

With F1 returning to Imola once again in 2021, many fans were hesitant to raise any hopes. Yet the wet weather forecast ahead of the weekend suggested drama could unfold. And boy-oh-boy did Imola deliver many talking points this year! The GP Grandstand team reflect on the flashpoints from the 2021 F1 Imola Grand Prix. […]

What to watch out for in Imola 2021

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Formula 1 returns to the legendary Imola circuit this weekend for the second Grand Prix of the 2021 season. Fans were treated to a decent show last year and expectations are high following the opening race in Bahrain. So, what should we all be looking out for this time around? Here’s what to watch out […]

Oscar Piastri: An interview with the Australian F3 Champion

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If you’d like to watch our Oscar Piastri Interview, you can do so on our YouTube channel here! Once upon a time, a young boy started racing radio-controlled cars.  He was very quick driving them so he started racing go-karts.  Soon he was winning races and championships at the highest levels of karting.  So he […]

Roy Nissany’s self-indulgence is hurting our sport

Roy Nissany (ISR) Williams Racing Development Driver. Formula One Testing, Saturday 13th March 2021. Sakhir, Bahrain.

Roy Nissany is currently the only person on the planet to have driven a current-spec F1 car and an F2 car in 2021. The pre-season testing in Bahrain let the teams and drivers get to grips with the machinery. For Formula 1, that meant (minor) regulation changes. With Formula 2, the cars are the same, […]

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 […]