F1: Key Takeaways from Zandvoort

Part II of the F1 triple header took the travelling circus to Max Verstappens’ backyard. Whilst there was a lack of action overall, there’s still a good few things to dissect from the weekend, so let’s get into it… Max Retakes the Championship Max Verstappen retook the Championship lead this weekend from Lewis Hamilton in […]

F1: Reflections from Great Britain

Formula 1 came home this weekend, in more ways than one. With a brand new trial format for the weekend and a jam-packed Grand Prix on Sunday, there’s plenty to talk about. Let’s get stuck in. F1 Sprint – Yay or Nay? It’s not often that all of here at GP Grandstand agree on something […]

2021 Styrian Grand Prix: The F1 debrief

The second-ever Styrian Grand Prix sits at the centre of F1’s first triple-header in 2021. What better venue than the Red Bull Ring to follow the exhilarating French Grand Prix? If Paul Ricard can create such a good race, Spielberg will serve up something unforgettable…right? Thiemo Albers-Daly – “Is it ‘When’ or ‘If’ Mercedes can […]

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 […]