2021 French Grand Prix: The F1 debrief

Formula 1 in France is boring! DRS trains and no overtakes! Isn’t that the story we’ve been led to believe since Paul Ricard’s return to the F1 calendar in 2018? 2021 sure bucked that trend with 90-minutes of racing that ultimately saw Max Verstappen notch up another win. Here’s what the GP Grandstand team thought […]

F1: French Grand Prix 2021 Preview

It’s June. The sun is shining. The birds are singing. And most importantly, it’s the French Grand Prix race week – the first of a triple-header. Formula 1 returns to France this weekend after a two-year absence (a lot of that happening these days). Here’s everything to watch out for heading into the French Grand […]

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 […]

2021 Monaco Grand Prix: The F1 debrief

After a Covid-19 induced hiatus, Formula 1 enjoyed another Monaco Grand Prix with Max Verstappen reigning supreme. The Monaco event is as glamorous as it is contentious. What did the GP Grandstand team think of F1’s weekend in the Principality? Jim Kimberley – “Monaco gifted us a relatively unexpected grid” That certainly was a Monaco […]

F1: Three things to look out for in Monaco

Ah the jewel in F1’s diamond encrusted crown is back after last years Covid enforced hiatus. It’s the one they all want to win with victory cementing a driver into Motorsport folk law. Overtaking will be sparse but expect a whole raft of talking points to emanate from F1’s most famous circuit. Here are three […]

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 […]

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 […]

F1: Three things to look out for in Portimao

Formula One heads to Portimao for only the second time this weekend as F1 returns with the Portuguese Grand Prix. Last year proved to be a cracker as Lewis Hamilton broke Michael Schumacher’s all time win record of 91 as the sport returned to Portugal for the first time since 1996. This year things wont […]

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 […]