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Formula 1

De Vries Makes a Statement in Italian GP

The excitement of a driver in one motorsport championship heading over to compete in another will never fail to thrill me. Having a racer famed for their F1 prowess head to Indycar or Le Mans, as Fernando Alonso explored in recent years...

Formula 1

Verstappen Beats Ferrari in Italy

Red Bull and Max Verstappen continued to demonstrate their credentials for winning Formula One races irrespective of their starting position, with Max's latest triumph coming from a P7 start. The 2022 Italian Grand Prix had plenty of potential with a mixed-up grid after many drivers took engine pena

Formula 1

Piastri and Popcorn

New Formula One fans learned from the Netflix hit docudrama Drive to Survive that a lot of action in the sport happens away from the racetrack. The 2022 summer contractual spat between Oscar Piastri and Alpine has epitomized how many parallel storylines occur in the sport without requiring cars...

Formula 1

Verstappen Fends off Mercedes Threat in Dutch GP

Formula One tackled the sand dunes and steep banking of the Zandvoort circuit for the 2022 Dutch Grand Prix in front of an expectant crowd all willing one person to win; the reigning world champion Max Verstappen. Their hopes came true as the Red Bull driver took pole position, led from the front, a

Formula 1

Ricciardo & McLaren: The Break-up No One Wanted

The news that Daniel Ricciardo is leaving McLaren dropped on the eve of the Belgian Grand Prix, just as Formula One was returning from its summer break. Although the reasons why the two won't continue their relationship are clear, it nonetheless feels like a reluctant break-up that serves as a...

Formula 1

Verstappen Unstoppable as F1 Returns in Belgium

Max Verstappen has punctuated Formula One's summer break with two triumphant Grand Prix victories. In both races, the reigning champ had to battle through the midfield to find success, and his rivals had little power to halt the Dutchman's relentless surge forward. Verstappen's win represents his...

Formula 1

Alex Albon: From Zero to Hero

Amongst all the headline-grabbing drama of Formula One's summer break silly season, there's been a modest announcement that is easy to overlook. Alex Albon will remain with Williams on a multi-year deal with the British team. It's no bombshell surprise like Fernando Alonso going to Aston Martin, an

Formula E

Vandoorne and Mercedes Take Gold in Seoul

The latest addition to the Formula E calendar also played host to the championship's final rounds of the season. The Seoul ePrix had been scheduled to host an event in the series in 2020 but was canceled due to COVID. However, there were no such problems for 2022, and the circuit at the Jamsil Olymp