Monaco GP – The Race

Mark Webber – he had a bonza race in Monaco(Credit: Wikimedia Commons) So I realised in my, ahem, slight hysteria, about Michael Schumacher getting pole position that I actually forgot in my previous blog to give the rest of the grid order for Sunday’s race. Ooops. I was just a little bit excited and might…

Monaco GP – Qualifying

Wish you were here?(Credit: Wikimedia Commons) The wait is finally over. We have made it all the way from Down Under (a race that seems like an age ago already), survived the biblical floods of Malaysia, trundled off to the UBS Chinese Grand Prix for a surprisingly good race, dodged a few bullets in Bahrain…

Spanish GP – The Race

Pastor Maldonaldo – hero of Barcelona(Credit: Wikimedia Commons) The Weekend of Sport has ended and I’m still a bit punch-drunk with it all. I went into Sunday’s race with severe sleep deprivation. Thanks to the 4 year old catapaulting himself into action at 6am (after stumbling home in the early hours like the pre-children days…

Spanish GP – Qualifying

Casa Batllo(Credit: Wikimedia Commons) Barcelona…dum di dum di dum di dum…Barcelona!! Was that not the best Olympics song ever?! Mind you I am slightly struggling to think of any other Olympics song. What musical paean will be unveiled for London 2012? Well it seems like there is a whole myriad of songs being recorded for…

Mugello, Concorde and Gilles

Gilles Villeneuve at Imola(Credit: Wikimedia Commons) I’m starting to have withdrawal symptoms now (although not actually sure whether they are from watching F1 or blogging). Its all very well for drivers to have these random breaks for testing (take note: McLaren), tweeting about bad hair days (Alonso…yes really), slagging off Pirelli tyres (hooray for Schumacher…

Mugello, Concorde and Gilles

Gilles Villeneuve at Imola(Credit: Wikimedia Commons) I’m starting to have withdrawal symptoms now (although not actually sure whether they are from watching F1 or blogging). Its all very well for drivers to have these random breaks for testing (take note: McLaren), tweeting about bad hair days (Alonso…yes really), slagging off Pirelli tyres (hooray for Schumacher…

Senna – My top 5 races

It was 18 years ago today that the world lost Ayrton Senna. He was one of the most naturally gifted racing drivers in the history of motorsport and is right near the top (in many people’s opinion, he is at the very top) of the illustrious pantheon of F1 greats. Above everything else, Senna was a…