• Fernando Alonso; Showing That Age Is Just Another Number In This Year’s Formula One

    As the Spaniard returns to top form going into F1’s summer break, Rhys Thomas assesses Alonso's storied career, particularly the ongoing season, and what more the extraordinary driver can offer.  ...
  • Maya Weug Named First Female Driver At Ferrari Academy

    Madelaine Telford  Sixteen year old Dutch driver Maya Weug made history this week as she was named the first female driver at the Ferrari Academy, following her successful campaign in the Girls on Track initiative established last summer by the FIA. Weug beat out three other finalists to land...
  • Hamilton v Vettel: The title battle brewing since 2008

    Back in 2008, a fresh-faced Lewis Hamilton’s McLaren was overtaken by an even fresher-faced Sebastian Vettel in his Toro Rosso on the penultimate lap of the final race, the Brazilian GP. Vettel took 5th, the position Hamilton needed to win the title. Only the skidding Toyota of Timo Glock,...
  • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Early signs for the new F1 season

    First, let’s get one thing straight. The new breed of cars look downright monstrous: huge wheels, huge bodies – they are the hybrid era on steroids. Lewis Hamilton summed up the thinking around the new cars rather succinctly in a tweet when the new Mercedes W08 was unveiled on...
  • Hamilton Rampant, Ferrari Resurgent, Rosberg Despondent

    Depending on who sources it, either Juan Manuel Fangio or Niki Lauda is attributed to have said that ‘the secret’ of Formula One ‘is to win going as slowly as possible.’ To win going as slowly as possible; should this be the philosophy Lewis Hamilton is abiding by as...
  • F1: Money Matters

    Take a look at the grid for the Monaco Grand Prix each May and just take a moment to count how much money you can see. As gaudy shows of opulence go, you’ll struggle to find a less ashamed display of wealth than that which descends on this tiny...