Suzuka and what it means now

The Japanese GP at Suzuka is known for so many things. It is the favourite track of multiple world champions, it has decided multiple titles, it has some of the most creative and entertaining fans...but it is also where we most recently lost a driver. The GP will always be a real racer's paradise, but [...]

My motorsport bucket list

As some of you may have guessed, motorsport is a HUGE part of my life. Note the capitals. I am always being asked what my motorsport dreams and aspirations are, so I thought I would take a bit of time to write a post. Number 1: To have work published This is a really big [...]

Charles Leclerc will be given an F1 seat and here is why

Ferrari Formula 1 Academy driver Charles Leclerc must be given an F1 seat in 2018. He has blown his competitors out of the water, impressed and then impressed again. Seeing as the driver has been making headline after headline, one thought it was about time that his credentials were analysed. Leclerc’s name is one that [...]

Top moments in F1 2017

As Formula 1 shuts down for the annual summer break, I thought I would take a light-hearted look back at the top five moments F1 has given us so far this season.  Five - Alonso topping the time sheets in Q1 https://twitter.com/LastWordOnF1/status/886553579632422912 It is no secret that McLaren Honda has endured another season of relentless [...]

Formula 1 and abject poverty: The truth about Baku

Just a stone’s throw away from where the Formula 1 circus has rolled into town, thousands of people are dwelling in abject poverty. Baku has an atrocious human rights record, but that isn’t all the capital of Azerbaijan is dealing with. A significant number of people living in the capital city are surviving on less [...]

Suzi Perry: “Just be yourself”

"I tell you, I was talking about this the other day to somebody who works in television," Suzi Perry, a motorsport broadcaster, begins. "We were discussing how different television presenting jobs are. They are literally night and day between shiny floor entertainment and autocue sport presenting. "She works for Sky and she was saying people [...]

Music and motorsport: the perfect combination?

One of the world's biggest pop stars - Justin Timberlake - is set to perform ahead of the US Grand Prix in October later this year. A crucial move to secure ticket sales for the event. After the phenomenal success of last year's Austin act Taylor Swift, the organisers of this season's event have looked [...]