F1: Key Takeaways from Zandvoort

Part II of the F1 triple header took the travelling circus to Max Verstappens’ backyard. Whilst there was a lack of action overall, there’s still a good few things to dissect from the weekend, so let’s get into it… Max Retakes the Championship Max Verstappen retook the Championship lead this weekend from Lewis Hamilton in […]

F1: Reflections from Hungary

The biggest challenge we’ve had this season is trying to sum up the Hungarian Grand Prix in 100 words. Where do we even start?  Tensions were high following the British Grand Prix. But nobody could prepare us for the halftime show to end all halftime shows this weekend in Hungary. With chaos from the start, […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Richard Verschoor: Bahrain’s Unsung Hero

There were so many feel-good stories about F2’s opening Bahrain weekend.  Liam Lawson winning Sprint Race 1.  Oscar Piastri winning Sprint Race 2.  Guanyu Zhou proving the doubters wrong as he got that first Feature race win.  So, that’s three great stories right there.  But if I had to find one story or feature of […]

F1 Bahrain Grand Prix 2021: How will F1’s rookies get on this season?

Mick Schumacher to join Haas 2021

It’s finally here! We’ve reached the first F1 Grand Prix Sunday of 2021. For rookies Yuki Tsunoda, Mick Schumacher and Nikita Mazepin, it’s their first chance to impress on a Sunday since their Formula Two graduation. All three drivers arrive in the sport after impressing last season. Mick Schumacher got to grips with the car, […]

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 […]