Building the Future

When thinking of special races in motorsports, events such as the Monaco Grand Prix, the Indianapolis 500 and the Le Mans 24 Hour Race spring to mind. Indeed, those three races form what is known as the Triple Crown of Motorsports, with Graham Hill the only driver in the history of motor racing claiming all … Continue reading Building the Future

“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.

A Great Save

Firstly, I must admit that I have never really followed NASCAR or any of its affiliated series'. For many reasons, it is a form of racing that has never really sold well outside of the United States, especially in European territories where much of the love is garnered towards single-seaters. Recently, though, much attention has … Continue reading A Great Save

Flavio Briatore’s Ban Overturned

It would appear that the lifetime FIA-motorsports ban of former-Renault boss, Flavio Briatore, has been overturned. His ban was initiated following Nelson Piquet Jr's deliberate crash during the 2008 Singapore Grand Prix, which led to team leader Fernando Alonso jumping from 15th place to 1st position when the safety car emerged - from there, Alonso … Continue reading Flavio Briatore’s Ban Overturned

Looking at the 2008 Singapore Grand Prix

Congratulations to Fernando Alonso upon winning the inaugural Singapore Grand Prix - Formula 1's first ever night race. In finishing ahead of Nico Rosberg (2nd, Williams), Lewis Hamilton (3rd, McLaren) and Timo Glock (4th, Toyota) he became the seventh different winner of a Grand Prix this season in what is, quite frankly, a dreadful car. … Continue reading Looking at the 2008 Singapore Grand Prix