Behind The Headlines – Britain – Tyres cause late drama

Sunday’s British Grand Prix saw a remarkable but yet unsurprising seventh home win for Lewis Hamilton, but while the race proved pretty stagnate throughout it will be remembered for the tyre failures in the closing laps which could be the moment where Hamilton won his seventh world title. Mercedes were always going to be the

Behind The Headlines – Austria – Surprising beginnings

Sunday’s season-opening Austrian Grand Prix saw Valtteri Bottas secure his second win at the Red Bull Ring, in a brilliant drive after teammate Lewis Hamilton’s race was turned on its head after a late penalty less than an hour before the race, this I thought would either fire him up or unsettle him leading to

Behind The Headlines – Covering Coronavirus

The last four-five months has been like nothing I have had to cover before, a virus which effetely shut down the whole world and not just Formula One. This is a very different story to one we have covered before as it wasn’t a self-made problem for Formula One, it was one which it had

Behind The Headlines – Putting the calendar together

Note this started to be written three weeks ago, may not reflect current restrictions in place. Also, the announcements in recent days make some of this inaccurate at the time of publishing The Formula One season is facing a logistical challenge as it looks to cramp in fifteen races into just twenty weeks between the

Behind The Headlines – Hungary – The prince v the king?

The Hungarian Grand Prix marked another key race in the future battle and the ever-growing presence of Red Bull’s Max Verstappen, as well as the continued brilliance of five-time champion Lewis Hamilton. You can describe the weekend as the boy who will be king against the current king of Formula One. Budapest could become the

Behind The Headlines – Germany

The German Grand Prix was one of the best wet dry races I’ve ever seen. There was so much drama from the start we saw the conditions throw all kinds of variables and that became one of the stories of the race, weather, tyres and strategy. But the race reminded me of the chaos we