Notebook from all over the shop

    The notebook this week is a bit late, but the reason for this is a good illustration of the life of an F1 traveller, lest you have warm and comfortable illusions about life as an F1 road warrior. Everyone thinks that once a race is over, we waltz off to the right parties, quaff champagne and retire to our penth... [Continue reading]

    Posted 21 hours ago |  View comments | Category: Notebook

    Seven hours after the race

    The Singapore Grand Prix was not a gripper, unless you're a Lewis Hamilton fan.  Lewis took a sensational pole position on Saturday and made a great start, leading Max Verstappen into the first corner on the Marina Bay circuit. There was a Safety Car almost immediately after Force India's... [Continue reading]

    Posted 16 Sep |  View comments | Category: GP+ Magazine

    Thoughts from Singapore

    Singapore is the start each year of what feels like the home stretch in Formula 1, although it's quite a long stretch, with some pretty serious hemisphere-leaping coming up. For the next nine weeks we will jumping on and off planes, hurdling through the time zones, covering the last seven races, the final&n... [Continue reading]

    Posted 14 Sep |  View comments | Category: General

    Raikkonen, Leclerc and the implications

    So Kimi Raikkonen has finally been announced as on his way out at Ferrari and the hullabaloo that has been going on can now end. The other shoe still needs to drop with Charles Leclerc being confirmed at Ferrari, but that will happen in the days ahead (if not hours). Kimi will be at Sauber for two years (so he ... [Continue reading]

    Posted 11 Sep |  View comments | Category: General

    Quiet times?

    As the F1 circus heads off to Singapore and the Internet folk get excited about the future of Kimi Raikkonen, doing the staying or going stories which they have not already done. The big thing last week was an announcement that never happened. This week there are all manner of tall tales. I have no idea, m... [Continue reading]

    Posted 10 Sep |  View comments | Category: General

    Notebook from a magic place

    Monza is pretty much like every other Italian town, if one ignores the royal palace, the gigantic park, a striking cathedral, one of the world's most celebrated race tracks - and the fact that it withstood no fewer than 32 sieges. Not to mention that it was the site of the assassination of King Umberto... [Continue reading]

    Posted 04 Sep |  View comments | Category: Notebook

    This should be an interim solution

    For GP+ subscribers trying to access the magazine, may I suggest you click on the following link and go through the usual log-in processes. We will find a better solution as soon as we can. CLICK HERE ... [Continue reading]

    Posted 03 Sep |  View comments | Category: GP+ Magazine

    GP+ Apologies

    Unfortunately, we have been badly let down by our web-hosting service (Network Solutions) as their servers are not publishing our website updates. Thus we cannot give you the magazine until they sort out their problems. They have no competent help or service people so we are stuck at the moment. I will see... [Continue reading]

    Posted 03 Sep |  View comments | Category: GP+ Magazine

    A little later than planned

    A week after Mercedes was humbled in Belgium, the team hit back in front of Ferrari's home crowd at Monza, scoring an unexpected victory, thanks to the genius of Lewis Hamilton, some strategic driving by Valtteri Bottas and the mistakes that Sebastian Vettel makes sometimes when he is under pressure. ... [Continue reading]

    Posted 02 Sep |  View comments | Category: GP+ Magazine

    The F1 calendar

    Formula One has issued a calendar for 2019, with 21 races listed, the same as this year but without the mid-season triple header. The season begins a week earlier than this year with the Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne on March 19, with two week gaps through until after the Canadian Grand Prix in m... [Continue reading]

    Posted 31 Aug |  View comments | Category: General