Our new Formula 1 writer Sarah Yip reviews the Japanese Grand Prix, giving unique insights into the mechanics and politics of the sport.
T he chequered flag rises high above the circuit in Melbourne on a brisk autumn afternoon in March. Sebastian Vettel has just announced to the world that the Mercedes era of F1 domination has had its curtain call. The Ferrari bursts over the finish line, to win. Yet I’m sat here now fully aware that as […]
How a week can change everything. Last week, Nico Rosberg headed into the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix knowing he only needed to finish third to secure his maiden world championship. Six days later, and he will never compete in a Formula One race again. Only Rosberg and those immediate to him will know the true […]
Few people in the history of sport have been deified like Ayrton Senna. His finest races have become part of Formula 1 folklore – often at the expense of equally good, or better performances – whilst his less redeemable features have been conveniently forgotten. For some, he is undisputedly the finest driver in the history […]
There is but a single accolade in sport than transcends the sporting world itself. It is to become one of those rare people who are universally liked by both fans and their peers whilst still achieving great success. Sir Alex Ferguson is the most successful football manager of all time but there are many managers […]
As the F1 machine rolled into Malaysia this weekend, both Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg knew that any slip up could prove fatal with the Driver’s Championship so finely poised with six races to go. It was the German driver who found himself in pole position, by just eight points, but the momentum changes already seen […]