Hungarian GP – Qualifying

Olympics or Formula 1? No medals or a Brit on pole…its off to Hungary we go! Confession time. I am officially a sports addict. Its likely that I might need some kind of therapy before the summer is over. Before qualifying for the Hungarian Grand Prix had even begun, I had been gorging myself on…

German GP – The Race

Hockenheimring (I miss the forest but still a classic track)(Credit: Wikimedia Commons) Firstly a HUGE apology for failing (againโ€ฆslinks off in shame) to post any form of qualifying blog. In my defence, it was not a good weekend. The husband was ill with some kind of Man Tummy Bug which I did show a degree…

British GP – The Race

Mark Webber, only the second man to win two races this year!(Credit: Wikimedia Commons) Apparently  8 July 2012 was the biggest day in the world of sport in my lifetime. Perhaps ever. Well maybe not but let’s just pretend. Actually when I put this notion to the husband, he mumbled something about Euro 1996. This…

British GP – Qualifying

Lets try a live (well almost!) blog shall we? Its ok, Iโ€™m on my third (or fourth โ€“ I might be losing count) coffee of the day. I Can Do This! Yee-hah. First up (slightly Sky-ed out having watching all of the third practice session earlier this morning) on the Beeb, we had a very…

Memories of Silverstone

Damon flying the flag (Silverstone, 1999) In two days time, its the British Grand Prix. The excitement started mounting for the now 5 year old when on the way back from Manchester (as part of the husbandโ€™s never-ending 40thbirthday celebrations we trekked up to see the Stone Roses) he saw not one, not two but…