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 Sakhir Race: Perez wins from back. Mercedes lose from front

Sergio Perez F1 Sakhir GP Race

Many people had hoped for a brand new winner in the Sakhir GP without Lewis Hamilton’s presence. They got one, but few could’ve predicted that it would be Sergio Perez atop the podium for the very first time at the end of the race. The Mexican was the last of the runners by the end […]

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 […]

F2 Sakhir GP: Tsunoda Fastest in Practice

Yuki Tsunoda in his Carlin F2 car

Carlin continued their strong form from the Bahrain F2 round today.  Yuki Tsunoda and teammate Jehan Daruvala topped the times for the Sakhir F2 round on the Bahrain Outer Loop. The early pacesetter was Robert Shwartzman in his Prema, the times starting at an initial 1:10 before Shwartzman improved to a 1:05.  Mick Schumacher in […]

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 […]

Pietro Fittipaldi to step in for Grosjean at Haas for Sakhir GP

Pietro Fittipaldi Haas F1

Haas has confirmed that they will be replacing the injured Romain Grosjean with Pietro Fittipaldi for the upcoming Sakhir Grand Prix. After Grosjean’s horrific crash at the Bahrain International Circuit on Sunday, the American team looked to their two reserve drivers. With Louis Delétraz as the other option, but the Swiss driver competing in Formula […]

Louis Delétraz: Haas F1 Driver Academy Focus

Who is Louis Delétraz? F1 fans of a certain age or those who like to delve into the archives will remember the famous quote from the great Murray Walker “And what is Delétraz doing?” Well that was about this guy’s dad, Jean-Denis Delétraz who competed in three Grand Prix in 1994 and 1995. Early Career […]

Pietro Fittipaldi: Haas F1 Driver Academy Focus

What do you do if you are born with one of the most famous surnames in motor racing as Pietro Fittipaldi has? You become a racing driver of course! Grandson of the legendary two-time F1 champion Emerson Fittipaldi, 24-year-old Brazilian Pietro began his career in the USA in the Nascar short track championship. Early career […]

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 […]