2021 Azerbaijan Grand Prix: The F1 debrief

F1 took a one year break away from Baku for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix but returned in explosive style as Pirelli tyre failures changed the story of the race. The Drivers’ Championship standings up at the top somehow remain unchanged with both Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen scoring zero points. But you can be sure […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

Aston Martin on brink of no pink we think from this sponsor link

Aston Martin Green Cognizant Announcement 2021

After four years of sponsoring the most recognisable livery on the grid, the days of BWT turning the Silverstone team into the pink panthers looks to be over. Aston Martin have given the strongest hints yet that they will race in green in 2021. Since Aston Martin’s commercial takeover, many expected the rebranded Racing Point […]

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 […]

Lewis Hamilton to miss Sakhir GP after positive COVID test

Lewis Hamilton Sakhir GP

Seven-time world champion, Lewis Hamilton, will miss the upcoming Sakhir Grand Prix after being diagnosed with COVID-19. Hamilton is now the third F1 driver to be ruled out of a race this season thanks to the virus. Sergio Perez and Lance Stroll have both missed races this year after positive tests, too. Mercedes stated that […]