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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Robert Shwartzman: In the Grandstand

Robert Shwartzman In the Grandstand Interview

We have another In the Grandstand interview for you, this time with the 2019 F3 champion, Robert Shwartzman. The young Russian is part of the Ferrari Driver Academy and the all-conquering Prema team. Robert could join Mick Schumacher, Pierre Gasly, and Charles Leclerc in joining F1 as Prema champion if 2021 goes his way We […]

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. […]

F2: Key Takeaways from Bahrain 2021

The 2021 season of Formula 2 got underway in spectacular style in Bahrain as the new weekend format was used for the first time. The drivers raced each other in two epic Sprint Races on the Saturday.  Wheel to wheel action was the order of the day as we’ve come to both love and expect […]

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 […]