Malaysian GP Qualifying: Wet Wet Wet

Lewis Hamilton equals Jim Clark’s British record of poles Whisper it quietly but the Malaysian Grand Prix (apparently renamed the Malaysia Grand Prix in 2011 – go figure) is one of my favourites of The Unfashionable Races on the F1 calendar. Not a fan of Hermann Tilke-bot circuits as a general rule but those clever…

Australian Grand Prix – The Race

The class of 2014 Its stupid o’clock. 5am to be precise. I must be clinically insane. Even the 3 year is still asleep. I am also feeling the teensiest bit jaded but with all that dewy bright-eyed first race enthusiasm I have managed to haul myself out of bed in time for the start of…

Australian Grand Prix – Qualifying

Well this is it! Time for the drivers to drop their trousers and show us what they’ve got (in a manner of speaking). After weeks of smoke and mirrors, we are about to find out how the grid will line up for the very first race of the season. Double shot Americano at the ready…

The 2014 F1 Season Preview

It is nearly time! This is probably my favourite blog post of the year to write. It means we are finally talking in terms of days, not weeks and not months, but actual DAYS until the new F1 season begins. A mammoth 19 race schedule starts in Melbourne this weekend and culminates at the Yas…

Pre-Season Testing

The Turbo Age is back! We are officially in Full Countdown Mode to the first race in Australia on 16 March. SCREAM. Basically this is the F1 season we have all been waiting for since 2012 – a feeling which grew exponentially as the mind-numbingly boring 2013 season unfolded. The raft of sweeping technical changes…