Christie Doran didn’t come into racing in the typical way. The was no dipping her toe in the water, no casual karting turning into more than just a hobby. Instead, she joined the Ginetta Junior grid at Knockhill with just seven months of intensive preparation behind her… ‘I was given the opportunity when the Scottish… Continue reading Christie Doran: Straight into the deep end..
‘It was pretty crazy really!’ is how Katie Milner responded to the request to give an overview of her year in the Junior Saloon Car Championship. It’s not really an assessment that anyone can disagree with. Eight wins and eleven podiums were more than enough to make her the first female champion of the series… Continue reading Katie Milner: The story so far…
Life isn’t always easy for young drivers. It takes commitment and determination, and if you don’t have the money or the contacts it can make life very tough indeed. For Celtic Speed Mini Cooper Cup racer Emily Glanvill 2017 has proved a trying year but she’s not finished yet… “It’s a lot of hard work; you… Continue reading Emily Glanvill: The Speedy Scot fighting to race
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
When Valtteri Bottas leaves the pits in Melbourne for his first weekend as a Mercedes driver, two out of the four most desirable seats in F1 will be filled with a Finn. Eight Finnish drivers have qualified for a Grand Prix and three of those have gone on to become World Champions. If Nico Rosberg… Continue reading What makes Finland so successful?
It's 2017. Motorsport has come a long way from its origins, nearly a century ago. Deaths are a rare, tragic event rather than an accepted part of life on the track. Motorsport has spread from its homeland of Europe across the globe, with F1 visiting 13 non-European countries in 2016. Regenerative braking, electrical energy boosts,… Continue reading Grid Lock on Grid Girls?
F1 testing- Barcelona 27th February - 2nd March and 7th - 10th March This will be the first opportunity to see the new generation of cars and the first time that we get a hint as to which drivers and teams will come out on top under the new regulations. Although the cars are unlikely… Continue reading This Month in Motorsport… March