It’s 2019 and yet one thing still dominates the news for weeks when such an event occurs. The topic in question? Plane crashes. Aviation disasters happen – there’s no pretty way of putting it. And when they do, the media latches onto the reports. It’s understandable; often there’s a big loss of human life. Already […]Read More The art of aviation: Are our skies completely safe?
Lewis Hamilton is the greatest Formula 1 driver of all time. A record breaker. Blisteringly quick. Adapts to any situation thrown at him. While he flaunts a lavish lifestyle away from racing, he always delivers when it matters. Testament to that is his five world championship titles. With his first title win at McLaren in […]Read More Lewis Hamilton is the greatest Formula 1 driver of all time
From a town in Canada to being on the brink of making it in the motor-racing history books, Megan Gilkes’ career currently hangs in the balance. Girls like her, simply haven’t had this shot before. As one of the 28 remaining hopefuls in the all-new women-only W Series, Megan’s working all hours of the day […]Read More Megan Gilkes: “I want to be a Formula 1 driver”
Over the next week, I’m going to highlight some of the drivers pushing to make the finals of the W Series. To kick off the proceedings, I spoke to Canadian racer Taegen Poles to find out what inspired her to begin racing, and how she’s preparing for the all-important assessments in Austria. “Some of my […]Read More W Series Qualifier: Taegen Poles
Monza is the temple of speed, the grand prix to attend if you’re looking for an electric atmosphere – fast corners, long straights, and the formidable Tifosi, it has it all. This time last year, I was in the midst of experiencing the best weekend of my life. A bold statement I’ll admit, but I […]Read More Reliving my first grand prix
Race day, a simple enough phrase to many. But, to those who associate themselves with motorsport, the two words have a whole different meaning. It’s the time that really matters, the build up of every emotion under the sun. Hundreds of hours of work go into something that could only last a single lap. When […]Read More The emotions of a race weekend in the eyes of a Formula 1 team
Having raced in the top motorsport series in the world, you’d expect Mark Blundell to have a fair few stories to share. Speaking to him after taking an early lunch at work, a few doesn’t quite cut it. Blundell has raced some of the most famous names out there, including the likes of Ayrton Senna, […]Read More Mark Blundell: “Racing is all about enjoyment and I’ve had lots of it”