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?
With the test in Melk, Austria done and dusted, the W Series has confirmed that a total of 28 women will go forward to the next and final stage of the selection process. Those who are successful will receive a fully-funded drive in the inaugural year of the female-only motorsport series. In a three-part article, […]Read More Meet the W Series qualifiers
After a weekend of activities and tests, the all-new women-only W Series has announced the definitive list of names that will progress to the final round of the selection process. The 54 hopefuls from around the globe have been demonstrating their skills on and off the track in Melk, Austria over the weekend. Now, 28 […]Read More W Series announces short-list of 2019 hopefuls
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
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
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
For the first time in history, a trophy at the British Grand Prix will be presented by a disabled person. Meet Nathalie McGloin, a lady who is breaking down barriers in motorsport… Need I say that after a road traffic collision, more commonly known as an RTC, getting back in a vehicle can be tough, whether […]Read More Meet Nathalie McGloin, the lady breaking down barriers in motorsport
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”
People have turned their back on the topic of mental health since, well, forever. But, gradually it’s being talked about more frequently. Seeing as it’s Mental Heath Awareness Week, I thought I would post my personal story, to show people that they aren’t alone. For me, knowing that someone else was going through a similar […]Read More Mental Health Awareness Week: A personal story