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
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?
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”
Over the next week, I’m going to highlight some of the drivers pushing to make the finals of the W Series. To kick off the proceedings, I spoke to Canadian racer Taegen Poles to find out what inspired her to begin racing, and how she’s preparing for the all-important assessments in Austria. “Some of my […]
Read More W Series Qualifier: Taegen Poles
Race day, a simple enough phrase to many. But, to those who associate themselves with motorsport, the two words have a whole different meaning. It’s the time that really matters, the build up of every emotion under the sun. Hundreds of hours of work go into something that could only last a single lap. When […]
Read More The emotions of a race weekend in the eyes of a Formula 1 team
Having raced in the top motorsport series in the world, you’d expect Mark Blundell to have a fair few stories to share. Speaking to him after taking an early lunch at work, ‘a few’ doesn’t quite cut it. Blundell has raced some of the most famous names out there, including the likes of Ayrton Senna, […]
Read More Mark Blundell: “Racing is all about enjoyment and I’ve had lots of it”
The Formula 1 season is well underway and, with that in mind, helenahickss.com spoke to Rosanna Tennant, someone who knows what it’s like to work their way towards the top of the motorsport media career ladder from the bottom. After a successful spell with the YouTube channel Pole Position, her role as a presenter quickly […]
Read More Rosanna Tennant: “You never know what might be coming next”
“It’s going to be an incredibly tricky race,” said Hamilton during the track parade. Boy, was he right… Azerbaijan has been home to criticism, and not only for it’s lack of on-track action during its inaugural race in 2016. But, thankfully, just like last year, 2018’s race provided drama, excitement and thrills. Here’s a look back […]
Read More The immense story of the Azerbaijan Grand Prix
Why a career in motorsport? I’ve been asked the above question so many times in my life and, since starting university, it has become more and more frequent. While my friends are wanting to persue a career in photojournalism or presenting, I’m adamant that I’ll follow the path of writing and Tweeting about motorsport for […]
Read More Why a career in motorsport?