I’m sorry for not having posted anything about the political situation in Bahrain or my views on it. I am by no means making light of the situation; I thought the race should really have been cancelled from the start, and it was a big risk to go there amid all the atrocities that were happening. Bernie and the FIA didn’t do themselves any favours by letting it run either. We’re just very fortunate that the weekend ran smoothly and none of the F1 personnel were targeted. And kudos to Mark Webber and Force India for speaking out about it.
I know that we all have our own views, and I didn’t want to get caught up in any debate because, to be honest, I don’t know the full facts. I was never sure what was the truth, and what was just media hype or rumours. I’m here to talk about racing, so that’s what I did, and I hope that didn’t offend anyone.
This year’s Bahrain Grand Prix was somewhat overshadowed by the unrest and political situation in the country, with the risk of protestors targeting the race. Luckily enough though, politics didn’t get in the way of some great racing, which saw an improvement from Ferrari, a great showing from Lotus, and disappointment for McLaren. But it was a certain young German who stole the show today… Read the rest of this entry »
If anyone fancies a blast from the past, here’s one of my old articles, written after Silverstone last year and before I knew how to write well! Take a look and have a laugh :) Read the rest of this entry »
The Chinese Grand Prix has always brought thrills in Formula 1, and today was no different. The climax of a dramatic racing weekend in Shanghai saw the Silver Arrows shining, the Red Bulls finding their feet, and the Prancing Horse still limping. Read the rest of this entry »
For those of you who know me, you’ll know that I’m a huge fan of Felipe, so this is undoubtedly a sensitive topic for me (and likely to be a very biased post!), but it’s one that needs to be addressed, so I’ll try my best to give you the facts and my thoughts on the matter. Read the rest of this entry »
Think of Malaysia and you think of extreme heat and humidity, and most importantly, the R word. Rain. Storms were forecast for race day, which threatened to shake things up a bit. And shaken up things definitely were… Read the rest of this entry »