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 […]

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 […]

Emma Kimilainen: The Finnish superstar is going global!

Emma Kimilainen Assem

Emma Kimilainen is a name that is going to become a lot more familiar to motorsport fans around the world this year. When W Series 2021 kicks off on the 26th June at Paul Ricard, keep an eye out for the Finn.  She missed the first half of the 2019 season with an aggravated recurrent […]

W Series Driver Demotions – Meritocratic Racing in Action

W Series Driver Demotions

It doesn’t take much digging to appreciate that W Series is without question the most meritocratic racing series in existence.  From the initial application process where over 100 drivers applied for a place on the grid.  To the rigorous and multi-faceted selection camp that whittled the grid down to the final 18 drivers and 2 […]

Guanyu Zhou: Alpine Academy Focus

Guanyu Zhou

Guanyu Zhou aiming for F1 could buck the trend of his compatriots.  The number of Chinese racing drivers that have made it onto the international stage is a small but growing one.  And as the number of drivers creeps up so too does the sporting potential of those drivers.  Guanyu Zhou is the pinnacle of […]

Jüri Vips: Red Bull Junior Team Focus

Juri Vips Red Bull Junior Team Focus

2021 marks the third full year that Juri Vips will compete as a Red Bull Junior Team driver. The Estonian has risen from F3 to racing guest F2 events since the backing of the energy drinks company and will race his first full Formula 2 season in 2021. But how did Juri Vips, a young […]

Dan Ticktum: Williams Driver Academy Focus

What to make of Dan Ticktum? A rapid and clearly talented driver, his habit of letting his hot head overrule his rational mind, has already cost him his place in the Red Bull Driver Academy. Could it spell the end of his F1 ambitions altogether? Dan Ticktum: The early years After an illustrious and championship […]