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?
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
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”
The Formula 1 season is well underway and, with that in mind, helenahickss.com spoke to Rosanna Tennant, someone who knows what it’s like to work their way towards the top of the motorsport media career ladder from the bottom. After a successful spell with the YouTube channel Pole Position, her role as a presenter quickly […]Read More Rosanna Tennant: “You never know what might be coming next”
Flick Haigh made headlines recently when she became the first woman to win an outright British GT race. Her success in the first round at Oulton Park proved significant for the 31-year-old who started racing by sheer chance 11 years earlier. The rising star has a degree in International Equine and Agricultural Business Management but […]Read More Flick Haigh: “When you put the helmet on there is no difference between men and women”