Delays at Silverstone

    Life is never easy at Silverstone, with the latest drama being that the Silverstone Experience launch is being delayed because the building contractor on the project has gone into administration with the work still to be finished. The exhibition, which was due to open on July 8, covers the entire hist... [Continue reading]

    Posted 22 hours ago |  Click for comments | Category: General

    The inevitability of the cost cap

    Number-crunchers may not be the coolest of folk. They may not dance like Fred Astaire, nor pluck babes with their raffish charms, but they are good at numbers and forensic accountants are the Top Guns of their profession. They can figure out who is cooking the books by studying patterns and such things and then... [Continue reading]

    Posted 19 Jun |  Click for comments | Category: General

    Why would Ferrari ask for a review?

    Ferrari has decided to ask for a review of the decision by the FIA Stewards at the Canadian Grand Prix. The right to review is based on “a new element” being discovered, which might impact on the original ruling. The decision will be made by the same stewards as and when they can reco... [Continue reading]

    Posted 17 Jun |  Click for comments | Category: General

    A one-off deal. Today only...

    It's Father's Day today and we thought it might be fun to offer special deal for GP+. Anyone who subscribes for GP+ today, will get the entire archive for free. The offer ends at midnight (BST), so don't hang about! There are more than 270 magazines in the archive, goin... [Continue reading]

    Posted 16 Jun |  Click for comments | Category: General

    The definition of insanity...

    Since the kerfuffle in Canada, I have read a number of people suggesting that the rules should be changed and that the system of stewarding should be altered. This makes no real sense to me because the current system is the result of years of quiet development, with other systems having been tried and rejected,... [Continue reading]

    Posted 14 Jun |  Click for comments | Category: General

    Notebook from The Four Seasons

    The Canadian Grand Prix weekend is one of the favourite Formula 1 races. The city is great. The circuit is great – and with much better facilities than was previously the case. This year, the weather was great. The food was great. The only problem is that with the media being as it is these... [Continue reading]

    Posted 13 Jun |  Click for comments | Category: Notebook

    Six hours after the race...

    The Canadian Grand Prix provided controversy and high drama. But it also proved that Ferrari can beat Mercedes - if Sebastian Vettel can avoid making mistakes. There is no question that a lot of people felt that Ferrari had been robbed of victory by the FIA Stewards. But all they were doing was following the ru... [Continue reading]

    Posted 10 Jun |  Click for comments | Category: GP+ Magazine

    Robin Herd 1939 - 2019

    Robin Herd has died at the age of 80. Herd was an aerospace designer who moved into motorsport in the mid-1960s and went on to establish March Engineering, one of the great customer car companies in the history of the sport. Herd graduated in mechanical engineering from St Peter's College, Ox... [Continue reading]

    Posted 07 Jun |  Click for comments | Category: General

    Come and have fun in Montreal

    Planning to be in Montreal for the Formula 1 weekend? Why not spice things up and become someone "in the know" by spending Friday evening with me, asking all the questions you want to ask about Formula 1 and the people who are involved. I've been covering Formula 1 for more than 30 years and haven... [Continue reading]

    Posted 31 May |  Click for comments | Category: General

    Notebook from the road

    Time flies when you are having fun… Apologies for the late arrival of the green notebook but post-Monaco is always a busy time. Not least because one has to drive the 1200km home after the race weekend. And after two long nights producing magazines, Monday was a long haul, although it is never ... [Continue reading]

    Posted 31 May |  Click for comments | Category: Notebook