“A short story about Nico Rosberg”

-- For no reason, this little story about Nico Rosberg popped into my head today, so I thought it would be nice to share it with you. -- Over the weekend of the 2015 DTM season finale at Hockenheim, then Mercedes racer (and future world champion) Nico Rosberg was brought in to take part in … Continue reading “A short story about Nico Rosberg”

“Conclusions from Singapore invaders”

During the second half of last weekend’s Singapore Grand Prix, a member of the public breached security and entered the circuit – a moment of madness that could have rewritten the race. Beyond the obvious alterations to the form of the event – the track invasion necessitated a second safety car period – the wandering … Continue reading “Conclusions from Singapore invaders”

“GP2 Belgium: Vandoorne – The thinking man’s winner”

105 points. That is one hell of a lead for Stoffel Vandoorne at the top of the GP2 Series standings. While eight races still remain – four Features and four Sprints – and there is still 192 points on the table, it is looking more and more as if Vandoorne has his hands wrapped tightly … Continue reading “GP2 Belgium: Vandoorne – The thinking man’s winner”

“FIA F3: Dennis storms to victory at Red Bull Ring opener”

Jake Dennis took his fifth FIA European Formula 3 victory in style at the Red Bull Ring today. The Briton headed fellow championship challenger and poleman Felix Rosenqvist and points leader Antonio Giovinazzi by a narrow margin, but rarely appeared under threat from the chasing duo. Former championship leader, Charles Leclerc, could do no better than 6th place behind Lance Stroll and George Russell.

“FIA F3: Günther takes shock win at the Norisring”

Maximilian Günther took a shock fist FIA European F3 victory at the Norisring today. The German took advantage of a feisty battle between Alexander Albon, Charles Leclerc and George Russell, when the trio ran wide and side-by-side into the turn one hairpin, allowing Günther to sweep from 4th to 1st in one move.

“FIA F3: Leclerc wins at wet shod Norisring”

Charles Leclerc extended his lead in the FIA European F3 Championship today, with a controlled victory at the Norisring. Behind the Monegasque racer, Antonio Giovinazzi reinvigorated his championship challenge with a drive to 2nd, Felix Rosenqvist jumped to 2nd in the points as he climbed to the final podium spot.

“FIA F3: Leclerc and Albon make hay in Norisring qualifying”

FIA European F3 rookies Charles Leclerc and Alexander Albon took the three top spots between them at a warm and muggy Norisring yesterday. With qualifying split into two groups of sixteen drivers (due to the brevity of the Norisring layout) Leclerc headed the faster Group A in qualifying one; however Albon made the best of … Continue reading “FIA F3: Leclerc and Albon make hay in Norisring qualifying”

“The Other ‘Drive of the Day'”

While much of the post-race talk of the Monaco Grand Prix focussed on Mercedes’ strategic mix-up that cost Lewis Hamilton the race win, one highly successful run went largely unnoticed in the melee. Starting from the pitlane, Toro Rosso’s Carlos Sainz slipped serenely up the order to eventually take home 10th place and one point come the final order.