Why the never-ending story of driver budgets needs to end

The great Terry Pratchett once wrote that dog bites man is not news.  Man bites dog, on the other hand, well that’s news.  In much the same way, “Junior driver’s career ends due to lack of budget” is not news anymore.  It’s frustrating, everpresent, and far too common a problem but it isn’t a surprise […]

Christian Lundgaard: Alpine Academy Focus

Christian Lungaard Alpine Academy F2

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 […]

Marcus Armstrong: Ferrari Driver Academy Focus

It’s quite astonishing to realise that Ferrari had no less than five of their Academy drivers on the grid for F2 2020.  While Schumacher, Ilott and Shwartzman all starred in the championship battle, Guiliano Alesi had a season to forget.  And somewhere in the middle of these was Marcus Armstrong. Marcus Armstrong: Early Years Hailing […]

After the 2020 Season: Formula 2’s post-season round-up

Callum Ilott in the F1 Young Driver Test

If you were an F2 fan looking forward to a nice relaxing December away from F2 news, you were fresh out of luck in 2020.  Before an onslaught of driver announcements for 2021, let’s take a refresher on the news from the week of the Formula 2 finale at Sakhir and into the post season. […]

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

F1 Abu Dhabi 2020 Max Verstappen

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 […]

F1 Sakhir Qualifying: Tight top three, but Bottas brings A-game

Valtteri Bottas Formula 1 Sakhir GP Qualifying

Qualifying for the F1 Sakhir GP was perhaps the most anticipated of the season. All eyeballs were on young George Russell and whether he could take the fight to Valtteri Bottas in his first non-Williams F1 Grand Prix weekend. With the lap time of this outer loop layout being so short, the teams were extraordinarily […]

The chaotic run up to the Sakhir GP Weekend

George Russell Sakhir GP Guide

If there was ever a week that epitomised the importance of the Internet in motorsport, the days following the Bahrain GP was it. “Back in my day, we had to walk barefoot halfway across the country in hail to Silverstone to get news about racing”. Well, maybe not quite, but any motorsports news in December […]

Mick Schumacher joins Haas for 2021

Mick Schumacher to join Haas 2021

Haas F1 have finally confirmed that Mick Schumacher will join them for 2021. The German F2 championship leader will partner fellow F2 graduate, Nikita Mazepin for the American team next season as announced yesterday. Just like his future teammate, Mick will be on a “multi-year” contract. The length is not public knowledge. If Haas are […]