All the action from the Baku Formula One Grand Prix.
Formula 1 is the highest class of single-seat auto racing that is sanctioned by the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA). The FIA Formula One World Championship has been the premier form of racing since the inaugural season in 1950.
As has been widely reported, Ron Dennis has now sold his shares and severed his links with McLaren, bringing to an end his 36-year involvement with the Formula One team. The sport has changed immeasurably since the 1980’s and indeed these days it is more a business, with sporting connections in a two hour window […]
The Grand Prix of Europe in Baku raised a very serious issue about driver safety. The FIA’s ‘Action for Road Safety’ campaign was launched in support of the UN Decade of Action for Road Safety in an attempt to improve the frightening statistics that on the road 1.3 million people are killed every year, which […]
This year sees the second running of the Azerbaijan Grand Prix around the streets of Baku. Last year’s race was a huge success with the magnificent backdrop of the city proving a hit with all the teams and fans. It’s a classic street race in most regards, with no room for error and tricky off-camber […]
Round 2 of the 2017 Formula One season is in Shanghai, China this weekend. It’s a typical purpose built F1 track, unlike Melbourne, which was a street track. This will be the 14th time it’s held the Chinese Grand Prix and it has a nice mixture of fast and slow corners. The 5.451km Hermann Tilke […]
It’s kind of strange that as we go into the biggest and most glamorous weekend of the F1 calendar a lot of the eyes will be trained away from the Jewel in the Crown of the F1 calendar, to the city of Indianapolis where a certain Fernando Alonso will be racing in the Indy 500 […]