Pulling enough interest out of the recent Sebastian Vettel/Fernando Alonso and Alpine/Aston Martin story to keep one awake was tricky business. Until Oscar Piastri blew French waters apart. “Jesus, this is a tepid stuff.” In the aftermath of Sebastian Vettel’s retirement announcement and the post-Hungaroring revelation that Fernando Alonso was moving from Alpine to replace … Continue reading “Alonso, Vettel & Piastri: Making a Story Out of a Story”
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“WEC: Turner – We need to maximise Le Mans”
ON the eve of the beginning of the 2015 FIA World Endurance Championship, Aston Martin stalwart Darren Turner is keen to turn defeat at the hands of AF Corse Ferrari’s into victory – and where better to start than on home ground. Speaking to TheMotorsportArchive.com at the Royal Automobile Club in London prior to the … Continue reading “WEC: Turner – We need to maximise Le Mans”
“GP3 Series: Stanaway joins Status Grand Prix”
Kiwi pilot Richie Stanaway will make his full-time return to single-seater racing this season in the GP3 Series with Status Grand Prix.
“Thoughts for Allan Simonsen”
Aston Martin GT driver, Allan Simonsen, was killed at Le Mans on Saturday following a crash on lap three at Tertre Rouge bend.
“Harold Primat: Unwinding the drive”
Viewed often as the more quietened, contemplative souls of motorsport, those competing in endurance racing tend to go about their business with a subtle resolve. Harold Primat is an example of the "classic endurance racer".
“Speed on the Orient: The Original Singapore Grand Prix”
Mention the 'Singapore Grand Prix' and thoughts of night racing, bright lights ...and, of course, Nelson Piquet Jr instantly come to mind. Although the 2008 Grand of Singapore was the nation's first step into Formula 1, it was not the first time the Great Prize was contested there.