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?
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
Since the announcement of the new all-female racing programme, the W Series has been causing a bit of a stir. To get to grips with the concept, I’ve pieced together a guide to get you acquainted with one of motorsport’s most new and exciting adventures. What is it? The W Series will see 18-20 female […]
Read More The W Series: The Basics
It seems sad to me that people often get criticised for expressing their struggles with mental health. This is tough when you’re actively encouraged to talk about it more. As a society, I think we still regard it as a relatively taboo subject. Honestly, we shouldn’t. It’s something so strong and gripping that needs to […]
Read More Time to get real about mental health
Should any effort to widen the pool of female talent and give women a pathway to Formula 1 be applauded? “Some people have misunderstood the premise behind the series: the message isn’t that women can’t compete with men,” Karun Chandhok says. “I believe it’s about creating a platform to encourage more women to race.” That’s […]
Read More Is the W Series a step in the right direction or an unneeded act of segregation?
Imagine this. Your friends, family and just about everyone you know are off on holiday at some point this year. You’ve had several offers but, no matter how hard you try, you can’t bring yourself to book a getaway for you and your loved one. They’ve been working for months straight, but that is seemingly […]
Read More The truth about living with a fear of flying
“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?
Just a stone’s throw away from where the Formula 1 circus will roll into town, thousands of people will be dwelling in abject poverty. Baku is renowned for its atrocious human rights record, but that isn’t all the capital of Azerbaijan is dealing with. A significant number of people living in the capital city are […]
Read More F1 and abject poverty: The truth about Baku