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 […]

Oscar Piastri: Alpine Academy Focus

Oscar Piastri Alpine F2

Oscar Piastri is the reigning FIA F3 champion, managed by Australian F1 legend Mark Webber, and in 2021 Piastri will step into Mick Schumacher’s old Prema F2 car. There’s little wonder he’s one of Alpine’s brightest hopes for a future F1 star. Oscar Piastri: Early Years Piastri was born in Melbourne, Australia on the 6th […]

Formula 2’s 2021 drivers – who we know so far

Formula 2 2021 Driver Line Up

Formula 2 has passed its halfway point in terms of driver announcements for 2021. We now know the names of fourteen of the twenty-two drivers that will compete in this season’s championship. The process is a little bit of a bingo game with many positions awaiting a rubber stamping. Red Bull and their en-masse press […]

F2 Test Day One: Daruvala quickest for Carlin

Jehan Daruvala topped the timesheets this afternoon in Day One of the post F2 season test at Bahrain International Circuit. The Indian driver is fresh from his maiden victory in the Sakhir Sprint Race on Sunday.  His fastest lap of a 1:41.848 was not far off of Ilott’s pole time two weeks ago of a […]

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 […]

Prema promote Oscar Piastri to Formula 2

Oscar Piastri Prema Formula 2 Promotion

The 2020 Formula 3 champion, Oscar Piastri, will join the Formula 2 ranks for 2021. The Australian Prema driver has been retained by the team but will be racing their F2 car next season. Piastri won two races and reached the podium on a further four occasions in the 2020 F3 season on his way […]

Oscar Piastri enjoys an F1 weekend in Turkey

Renault rewarded the F3 champion Oscar Piastri for his championship success by giving the Australian an insight into how an F1 weekend works. Piastri spent his weekend at Turkey in briefings and meetings with the team, as well as seeing how a drivers media duties work. The opportunity gives Oscar a great look at how […]

Announcing our brand new series on Driver Academies

If you want to get a flavour of which drivers might have a promising career ahead of them, it often pays to see who is in the F1 team Driver Academies.  Being good enough, or sometimes being marketable enough, for an F1 team academy position will give a driver funding for a season with a […]