“The Joy and Realities of Crohn’s Disease, Amidst Thoughts for Jonny Edgar”

Become a Patron! When news broke that Red Bull junior driver Jonny Edgar was being forced to sacrifice his Formula 3 campaign with Trident due to his worsening Crohn’s disease, a very real pang of sympathy came across me. And I should know all about it. It’s been here with me for over thirty years. … Continue reading “The Joy and Realities of Crohn’s Disease, Amidst Thoughts for Jonny Edgar”

“Rich Men Dine on Cognac, While Children Die. But This is Not War”

It only takes one minor slip to end it all, after which silence caresses and thoughtful mourning begins. Again and again and again. One of the common tropes that always crops up when those in racing are killed or suffer injury is the same old mantra of "motor racing is dangerous, it says so on … Continue reading “Rich Men Dine on Cognac, While Children Die. But This is Not War”

“Here We Go Again”

And so following the briefest of breaks, it all kicks off again – who said the motor racing season starts in Melbourne in March? This weekend saw the FIA European Rally Championship {note 1} and the Dakar Rally start in Austria and Peru respectively, while the Roar Before the 24 got the green light at … Continue reading “Here We Go Again”