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 […]

F1 Bahrain Grand Prix 2021: How will F1’s rookies get on this season?

Mick Schumacher to join Haas 2021

It’s finally here! We’ve reached the first F1 Grand Prix Sunday of 2021. For rookies Yuki Tsunoda, Mick Schumacher and Nikita Mazepin, it’s their first chance to impress on a Sunday since their Formula Two graduation. All three drivers arrive in the sport after impressing last season. Mick Schumacher got to grips with the car, […]

Formula 2 2021: Five reasons you’d be mad to miss it

F2 Bahrain GP Start

The 2021 Formula 2 season is less than a week away and it is already shaping up to be an absolute vintage season.  If you’re an F1 fan and you’ve not got into the junior categories before, here are five reasons F2 is a must in 2021. The Racing Let’s start with the obvious one, […]

Jüri Vips: Red Bull Junior Team Focus

Juri Vips Red Bull Junior Team Focus

2021 marks the third full year that Juri Vips will compete as a Red Bull Junior Team driver. The Estonian has risen from F3 to racing guest F2 events since the backing of the energy drinks company and will race his first full Formula 2 season in 2021. But how did Juri Vips, a young […]

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 […]

Yuki Tsunoda: Why he should be in F1

Yuki Tsunoda to F1 2021 Sakhir GP

Three weeks ago, I wrote about the Red Bull seat dilemma and who I would pick for 2021 in the Red Bull and AlphaTauri cars.  One of the men being discussed was Yuki Tsunoda, yet  I chose Sergio Perez alongside Max Verstappen in the former and Alex Albon alongside Pierre Gasly in a season-long shootout. […]

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 […]