BEHIND THE HEADLINES – Spain – New records but still close

Sir Lewis Hamilton took the victory and his hundredth pole position in Barcelona, continuing Mercedes domination of the circuit stretching all the start of the hybrid era in 2014, excluding 2016 when the two Mercedes crashed into each other. But as has been the case all season, the battle proved to be about strategy as

Behind the Headlines – Bahrain – A taste of what’s to come?

The Bahrain Grand Prix was the race the sport had been waiting for as it put Sir Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen head-to-head in what is expected to be a season-long battle. Throughout testing, practice and qualifying Red Bull topped the times and were expected to be the team to beat. Hamilton v Verstappen Throughout

BEHIND THE HEADLINES – Sakhir Pre-season testing

The first weekend of 2021 threw up surprising stories, most noticeable the underdeliver from Mercedes. Normally, we are used to writing stories about Mercedes delivering a lot in terms of lap times before on the final session they show something of there performance on the final day, but the test was blighted by technical issues.

Behind the Headlines – stories that will shape 2021

This year F1 looks to get back to normal, however, already that appears to be in doubt with the calendar already being rewritten. The coronavirus pandemic has always been in the minds of many in the sport, but last year we saw the sport able to travel safely with the handful of cases. Mercedes and

Behind the Headlines – Portugal – Record breaking

The first Portuguese Grand Prix in twenty-two years will be remembered for a defining moment in F1 history, believed untouchable after Shanghai 2006, Lewis Hamilton now holds the record for the most Grands Prix won. In a remarkable career, which has seen the Englishman already become Britain’s most successful driver. When Hamilton won in only

Behind the Headlines – Italy – Madness at Monza

Pierre Gasly took his maiden Grand Prix win in Monza which was the first time in eight years that neither Mercedes, Ferrari nor Red Bull has won a race. The Frenchman becomes the first driver outside the top three teams to win a race since Kimi Raikkonen in 2013. Going into Sunday’s race everyone I