“I always relate it to a house:” Hamilton on the new surface in Barcelona

Hamilton addresses the media on Thursday night after the first week of testing was complete. (James Pike photo) MONTMELÓ, Spain – As a four-time and defending Formula One World Champion, Lewis Hamilton has a bit of luxury room to work with entering 2018. Knowing that his Mercedes will be quick has

When winning isn’t enough: upcoming Formula One stars on a rocky way to success

Never before have children been under so much pressure to perform. The world seems to be turning faster than ever and our children are rolling with it. Young footballers, for example, make debuts at the age of 16. Formula One is heading towards a similar direction. Ena Bilobrk spoke to

Charles Leclerc on his first day as an F1 driver

Leclerc speaks to the media after his first day as an F1 driver. (James Pike photo) MONTMELÓ, Spain – It is all a bit new for Sauber F1 Team’s Charles Leclerc. Charles Leclerc had a first go as Sauber’s new Formula One driver during the first week of Formula One preseason testing

Formula One Uncovered: Countdown to season 2018

The countdown to the 2018 Formula One season has officially started, with both Haas and Williams revealing their new cars this week. The sport has slowly begun coming out of hibernation revealing more and more pieces of information about this season.  While we’ve been kept in the dark over the past few

Brave New World: Italians Giglioli and Brioni Embrace F1 Esports Series Success

Tiziano Brioni (left) and Gianfranco Giglioli will both race to become the first F1 Esports Series champion in Abu Dhabi. (James Pike photo) Given their rich history in Formula 1, it probably shouldn't be a surprise that Italy are well represented in the Finals of the inaugural Formula 1 Esports Series. Gianfranco Giglioli and Tiziano Brioni both

Together: Brothers Soltunc Competing And Supporting Each Other In F1 Esports Series Finals

Salih (left) and Sonuc Saltunc are the first pair of brothers to qualify for the inaugural F1 Esports Series Finals in Abu Dhabi. (James Pike photo) For most of the competitors in this weekend's F1 Esports Series Finals, the competition has been about individual performance. But from the start, Sonuc and Salih Saltunc have done it together. The Saltunc brothers, who

The Mechanic Marc ‘Elvis’ Priestley reveals the secret world of the F1 pit lane

The groundbreaking book The Mechanic: The secret world of the F1 pit lane by Marc ‘Elvis’ Priestly manages to teleport his reader so vividly back to 2008 - when Hamilton earned his first title with McLaren - that the atmosphere and emotions in Mexico seemed within one’s grasp. In his first book, McLaren’s former

“I’m not very good with names”: Carlos Sainz on what seems to be his main problem at Renault

In September, Renault Sport announced that Carlos Sainz would join their team for the 2018 season. One month later, the Spaniard found himself walking around Renault’s base in Enstone and has already taken on the US Grand Prix with the French manufacturer. Sports Gazette was able to get an insight

Formula 1 Esports Series: Blending fiction and reality

Formula One have their eyes on the future creating their first ever Esports Championship. The semifinal held at Gfinity Arena in London on the 10th October exceeded all expectations drawing any old-fashioned motorsports fan into the world of gaming. Sports Gazette's Ena Bilobrk went to have a look at how

Five things we have REALLY learnt from the Japanese Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton puts hands together in heart shaped position above head.

The race is probably one we could easily forget, not enough drama one would say. We have seen Sebastian Vettel struggling, again, Lewis Hamilton extending his advantage and Red Bull's double trouble Daniel Ricciardo and Max Verstappen snatching podium places. Jolyon Palmer wasn’t oh-so-jolly anymore as he finished his racing