Being familiar with motor racing, you are aware of one thing from the offset – it is dangerous and, with the sport, there is this risk of danger that exists. Yet, despite keeping that premise in mind, and being reminded by the dozens of signs at a race circuit, losing a driver leaves you with […]Read More One special talent
We have all heard arguments debating just who is the best ever Formula 1 driver. Some say it is Ayrton Senna, others insist it is Michael Schumacher and, the new generation, sway towards a man called Lewis Hamilton. And, in all honesty, I can see where they are coming from. Here is my argument on […]Read More Could Lewis Hamilton be the greatest ever F1 driver?
Experiencing Formula 1 cars running at their very limit, right in front of you, is a feeling that I will never forget… Truth be told, the Red Bull Ring was a place that I hadn’t really considered going to before last year’s dramatic Formula 1 race. But, since then, it was firmly on the list […]Read More My trip to the Austrian Grand Prix
The all-new groundbreaking W Series has announced that all six of their championship races will be aired live on Channel 4. The series will be shown on the free-to-air channel in high-definition, making a landmark partnership. The women-only championship recently announced its 18 drivers, including five British contenders. Now, audiences in the U.K. will be […]Read More W Series to broadcast live on Channel 4
Silverstone is looking glorious in the sunshine and I’m getting more excited by the minute. The reason for my trip: my first ever bike race. When I said that I wanted to attend some more racing events this year, I didn’t quite expect myself to be watching the opening rounds of the Bennetts British Superbike […]Read More My first live bike race
It’s 2019 and yet one thing still dominates the news for weeks when such an event occurs. The topic in question? Plane crashes. Aviation disasters happen – there’s no pretty way of putting it. And when they do, the media latches onto the reports. It’s understandable; often there’s a big loss of human life. Already […]Read More The art of aviation: Are our skies completely safe?
After a four-day test in Almeria, Spain, the W Series has chosen their final 18 drivers to race in the inaugural year of the series. In addition, they have selected four reserve drivers for their history-making all-female single-seater championship. By the morning of the last day of testing Dave Ryan – their Racing Director – […]Read More W Series confirms 2019 driver line-up
Dear The Demons In My Head, If I could just take one second to lay my emotions down. I get that everyone’s brains are wired different, and no two people are the same. I understand that everyone stuggles, some more than others. But, can I ask, when will this dark cloud lift? Even if it […]Read More Dear The Demons In My Head
With the W Series’ final stage of selection taking place in two weeks, it’s time to familiarise ourselves with the 28 finalists who have a shot at making the final grade. The chosen contenders will receive a fully-funded 2019 race programme in the W Series. In this second of three articles, I’ve researched the qualifiers […]Read More A look at the W Series qualifiers
From a town in Canada to being on the brink of making it in the motor-racing history books, Megan Gilkes’ career currently hangs in the balance. Girls like her, simply haven’t had this shot before. As one of the 28 remaining hopefuls in the all-new women-only W Series, Megan’s working all hours of the day […]Read More Megan Gilkes: “I want to be a Formula 1 driver”