Will Usherwood-Bliss comments on Formula 1’s complicity in helping nations with poor human rights records improve their reputation through ‘sportswashing’.
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 […]