• Portimao Post-Race Review

    Gemma Cockrell The third race of 2021’s Formula 1 season, the Portuguese Grand Prix is renowned for being a track where there is great potential for sensational overtaking. It was recently revived within the 2020 season for the first time since 1996, and fans were overjoyed that the track...
  • Three New Rookies And The Return Of A Icon: The 2021 Formula 1 Grid Previewed

    Gemma Cockrell The Formula 1 grid for the 2021 season is (finally) complete. Lewis Hamilton has signed his contract with Mercedes, and all twenty Formula 1 seats are filled. Now seems like the perfect time to take a look at the completed grid. In 2021, three rookies will be...
  • ‘Records Are Made To Be Broken’: Lewis Hamilton, A 7-Time World Champion

    Madelaine Telford Last weekend, the Turkish Grand Prix saw Lewis Hamilton crossing the finish line as 7-time World Champion, equalling Michael Schumacher’s record. The 2020 season has been another dominant one for Mercedes, with their lead driver Lewis Hamilton achieving ten victories out of a possible fourteen. At the...
  • 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...
  • Bottas to Mercedes: Opportunity of a lifetime?

    Valtteri Bottas finds himself in the enviable position of driving for the team who have dominated Formula One for the last three years. In replacing world champion Nico Rosberg, Bottas will be facing up against one of the most mercurial talents of his generation, Lewis Hamilton. Hamilton’s desire to...