The motorsport headlines of 2017 so far- Part 2

In the first of this two part list I outlined the first half of my favourite stories from 2017. In a year with so many plot twists and highlights it was hard to pick my top five, but hopefully you'll agree these are the some of the most significant stories to emerge this year. If… Continue reading The motorsport headlines of 2017 so far- Part 2

The motorsport headlines of 2017 so far- Part 1

As the Formula 1 paddock breaks up for the summer and the third Formula E season draws to a close it seems an ideal time to look back over the biggest motorsport stories to make the headlines this year. It’s been seven months of drama, thrills and sheer brilliance and 2017 certainly hasn’t been afraid… Continue reading The motorsport headlines of 2017 so far- Part 1

A guide to surviving Silverstone

In two short days I will be arriving at the Silverstone Woodlands campsite, ready to immerse myself in four days of spectacular racing alongside thousands of other passionate Formula 1 fans. It's the highlight of my year and I'd recommend it to anyone, but to get the best experience it's necessary to battle against the… Continue reading A guide to surviving Silverstone

‘Kimi, Sebastian is faster than you’ and other victims of team orders

The Monaco Grand Prix left Kimi Raikkonen fans the world over heartbroken the Iceman didn’t manage to convert his first pole in nine years into a win. Speculation that Ferrari’s prioritisation of Sebastian Vettel’s title bid robbed them of a Kimi win has only contributed to their unhappiness.  There are arguments that Raikkonen hadn’t done… Continue reading ‘Kimi, Sebastian is faster than you’ and other victims of team orders

Is Jolyon Palmer as bad as his critics make him out to be?

If you’ve missed the cascade of criticism that Jolyon Palmer has been subjected to in the last few months you must be both blind and deaf. While social media may have come to a pretty damning conclusion about his talent or lack of it, the British driver must have done something right to have retained… Continue reading Is Jolyon Palmer as bad as his critics make him out to be?

The Future is in the Past

While F1 might have been getting more of the headlines, it isn't the only form of motorsport to embark on a fresh start in 2017 by reviving aspects of their past. Just like F1, the World Rally Championship has had a massive re-haul of their technical regulations in order to make the cars faster and… Continue reading The Future is in the Past

How not to spectate at the WEC: A rookie’s guide

Six hours is a very long time, was my first thought as I came through the gates of Silverstone. Twenty minute sprint races, half an hour for touring cars, even up to two hours F1 races, that I was used to. But six hours of solid racing? That was something entirely different. I have to… Continue reading How not to spectate at the WEC: A rookie’s guide

Australia: Is the Hamilton/Vettel fight on?

For the first time in three years, Mercedes is not the team topping the results screen of the Constructors' Championship. After Lewis Hamilton's pace over the initial part of the weekend it seemed unlikely, but an early pitstop by the polesitter allowed Sebastian Vettel to go for the undercut and take Ferrari's first win since… Continue reading Australia: Is the Hamilton/Vettel fight on?