It seems sad to me that people often get criticised for expressing their struggles with mental health. This is tough when you’re actively encouraged to talk about it more. As a society, I think we still regard it as a relatively taboo subject. Honestly, we shouldn’t. It’s something so strong and gripping that needs to […]Read More Time to get real about mental health
Should any effort to widen the pool of female talent and give women a pathway to Formula 1 be applauded? “Some people have misunderstood the premise behind the series: the message isn’t that women can’t compete with men,” Karun Chandhok says. “I believe it’s about creating a platform to encourage more women to race.” That’s […]Read More Is the W Series a step in the right direction or an unneeded act of segregation?
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
Imagine this. Your friends, family and just about everyone you know are off on holiday at some point this year. You’ve had several offers but, no matter how hard you try, you can’t bring yourself to book a getaway for you and your loved one. They’ve been working for months straight, but that is seemingly […]Read More The truth about living with a fear of flying
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
For the first time in history, a trophy at the British Grand Prix will be presented by a disabled person. Meet Nathalie McGloin, a lady who is breaking down barriers in motorsport… Need I say that after a road traffic collision, more commonly known as an RTC, getting back in a vehicle can be tough, whether […]Read More Meet Nathalie McGloin, the lady breaking down barriers in motorsport
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”