Behind The Headlines – Australian

Melbourne saw the third battle between Charles Leclerc and Max Verstappen in what could be an epic battle. However that early race battle which saw Leclerc successfully defend his position before controlling the race at the front made it a rather tame affair compared to Sakhir and Jeddah. Leclerc launched cleanly to pull across the

BEHIND THE HEADLINES – Saudi Arabia – Transitions

The second round of the season gave us another look at what this season was promising to deliver, closer and faster racing. Watching both the race in Sakhir and Jeddah the biggest thing I took away was the ability of Charles Leclerc and Max Verstappen to go at each other lap after lap on a

Behind The Headlines – The Year Ahead (In News)

In this edition of behind the headlines, I’m going to look at some of the news stories, on track events and what could be ahead in the year ahead. 2022 could see the biggest shake-up in a generation with the new technical regulations. This is not a season prixview we will get to that in

BEHIND THE HEADLINES – Russia – British drivers play 1 v 100

Sunday’s Russian Grand Prix was a historic day in what’s been a record-breaking calendar year for Lewis Hamilton, a year ago a mistake cost him the chance to equal Michael Schumacher, this year it was a long wait for his 100th win. Meanwhile, one of his rivals buying to be his successor Lando Norris was

BEHIND THE HEADLINES – Italian – Crash of the title rivals two

Another on track collision between Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen was always going to be enviable this season, but the dramatic crash which it happened on lap twenty-three was scary and shocking. On a day where McLaren took the victory, their first win since Interlagos in 2012 and first one-two since Montreal. Throughout the last

BEHIND THE HEADLINES – Belgium – Race without racing

Formula One has had crazy memorable races, but Sunday’s Belgian Grand Prix will go down in history as the shortest ‘race’ and ex in history. Well can you even call it a race? The race essentially was a three-lap procession around the circuit behind the safety car, to reach the minimum required for points to

BEHIND THE HEADLINES – British – The clash of title rivals

Sunday’s British Grand Prix answered one of the biggest and the ‘not if but when’ question in the championship battle between Sir Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen as they fought for the lead of the race. You have had all season the lingering question about when this accident would happen, and now it has how

BEHIND THE HEADLINES – Azerbaijan – Bedlam in Baku

The streets of Baku have always provided drama and 2021 was no different, Mercedes struggling all weekend, championship leader Max Verstappen crashing out following a tyre failure. We said in our Prixview anything can happen in Baku, but seeing both title rivals failing to score was surprising. It marked the first time since 2013 that