Tag: ‘ Formula 1

Change is necessary, but what needs to be done?

October 5th 2014 – a date no fan of Formula One or motor sport in general will easily forget. This was the day when the sport lost one of its own. Although he may have only died this month, this was the last time…

Same old, same old

It can take a lot to admit you’re wrong. This is even more the case when in a position of authority; imagine being on the end of much resentment from those who followed your ill-advised guidance/rules. Now take this and put it on a…

The Big 2014 Review – Part II

2014 was a year full of sporting brilliance, medals and record-breaking moments. Continuing on from the first part of this review, below are my seven favourite moments from the last year: 7) Brazil’s boys battered The 2014 World Cup saw plenty of spectacular moments,…

Change WILL be a good thing

For those of you who like to go to bed early, you would have woken up to the big news gripping the Formula 1 world at the moment. And, for once, it doesn’t concern the battle between Mercedes team-mates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg….

It’s Gonna Be E-lectric

Sir Richard Branson, Leonardo DiCaprio and Alain Prost walk into a bar… Sounds like the beginning of a terrible joke or a very, very strange dream. However, it could easily become a reality, all thanks to Formula E. Let’s just hope the newest version…

New era, new technology, new challengers

As many regular readers will testify, I like making predictions. I was always planning to write a blog about what I would think would happen in the 2014 Formula 1 season, especially as it’s been pretty obvious to guess over the last couple of…

An Apology, a Thanks and a Moan

Before I start, I would like to apologise for having not written a blog for what seems like an eternity. The last few weeks have been pretty manic with exams and cricket and I have had very little time to even contemplate writing. I…

It’s Just Not Cricket – Literally!

It seems like every week there is some sort of controversy in Formula 1 – whether it be accusations of cheating or teammates falling out, there is always a story for the press to cover and make something out of nothing. However, the 2013…

Calling all football and rugby fans… Don’t hide away just yet!

As the domestic football and rugby seasons come to a close, there are a number of reasons why you shouldn’t put your televisions into hibernation just yet. There is still plenty of action to come between May and August, including the greatest two-team rivalry…

Honestly, is it really that good?

It’s a topic I touched on in ‘The dark truth behind the great spectacle’ but I feel so strongly about it that it deserves a whole blog devoted to it. Honesty – is it really the best policy? One of the requirements of being…