Profile


All Posts

Bahrain Grand Prix: Vettel sees off Mercedes challenge Bahrain-Grand-Prix-2017-Result.jpg
Sebastian Vettel saw off a late charge from Lewis Hamilton to win the Bahrain Grand Prix on Sunday afternoon. Hamilton was hit with five-second penalty which cost the Mercedes driver a chance of winning the race. The German made the most of a good start and was ahead of Hamilton at Turn 1. Despite early pressure...
Brazilian Grand Prix: Hamilton wins but Verstappen shines in the rain gettyimages-623031140.jpg
Lewis Hamilton claimed his first win in Brazil yesterday to make sure that the championship will be decided at the last race in Abu Dhabi. The win means that teammate, Nico Rosberg, who finished in second place heads into the title showdown with a twelve-point advantage. Despite controlling the race, the man that everybody is...
Japanese Grand Prix Qualifying: Nico Rosberg beats Hamilton to pole M2S7245.jpg
Just .013s separated Nico Rosberg and teammate Lewis Hamilton in qualifying for the Japanese Grand Prix. It was the tenth time that the Mercedes pair have locked out the front row on Saturday afternoons in 2016. Championship leader Rosberg had the edge over Hamilton heading into qualifying with the German topping every session so far...
Malaysian Grand Prix: Ricciardo wins as Hamilton’s chances go up in smoke 2016-Malaysian-Grand-Prix-Result.jpg
An engine blow-up for Lewis Hamilton handed Daniel Ricciardo a first win of the season at Sunday's Malaysian Grand Prix. Hamilton was leading the race by over twenty seconds when smoke and fire emerged from his Mercedes just fifteen laps from the end of the race. Ricciardo's teammate Max Verstappen came home second to secure...
Italian Grand Prix: Rosberg trims Hamilton’s championship lead image16x9.img_.1536.high_.jpg
Nico Rosberg cut Lewis Hamilton's championship lead down to just two points after a dominant victory at Sunday's Italian Grand Prix at Monza. Teammate Hamilton managed to recover from a bad start to finish behind Rosberg in second place with the Mercedes pair being joined on the podium by Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel. Kimi Raikkonen finished...
German Grand Qualifying: Hamilton lock up gives Rosberg a home pole position
Nico Rosberg will start his home race from pole position. after overcoming an electronic problem. The German who only had one chance to set a time did not crack under pressure and beat Lewis Hamilton by just over a tenth of a second. Hamilton locked up a front tyre at the hairpin after being faster...
Hungarian Grand Prix: Hamilton takes championship lead
A fifth Hungarian Grand Prix win was enough to move Lewis Hamilton to the top of the drivers championship on Sunday. Hamilton looked sure to take pole position in qualifying on Saturday but had to settle for a 2nd on the grid after yellow flags stopped the Brit from improving his time, allowing Rosberg to...
Canadian Grand Prix Preview: Can Hamilton further close the gap? slider-accueil.jpg
After two races in Europe, F1 heads to North America for the first time this season for the Canadian Grand Prix. After having two chances of a Grand Prix win snatched away from him, Daniel Ricciardo comes back to the track where he won his first ever race back in 2014. This weekend signals the start...
Monaco Grand Prix: Red Bull mistake puts Hamilton back on top
Lewis Hamilton claimed his first victory of the season on Sunday at the Monaco Grand Prix after Daniel Ricciardo's botched pit stop handed Hamilton the win. Sergio Perez impressed for Force India and claimed the final podium spot behind Ricciardo, whilst the championship leader Nico Rosberg struggled and came home in a disappointing seventh place after...
Spanish Grand Prix Qualifying: Hamilton returns to red hot form
Lewis Hamilton returned to form by storming to pole position ahead of tomorrow's Spanish Grand Prix. The Brit looked back to his best as the session progressed and put in a time of 1:22.000 to secure his 52nd pole of his career. Hamilton will be joined by teammate Nico Rosberg on the front row of the...
Russian Grand Prix Qualifying: Rosberg on pole as Hamilton hits problems
Nico Rosberg cruised to pole today in Russia as teammate Lewis Hamilton once again ran into reliability problems. Hamilton did not set a time in Q3 after the defending champion ran into engine problems for the second consecutive weekend. The problem occurred on his out-lap in Q2. The same MGU-H failure that first appeared in China...
Chinese Grand Prix Qualifying: Rosberg takes pole with Hamilton starting last Rosberg.jpg
Nico Robserg will start tomorrow's Chinese Grand Prix from pole position whilst teammate Lewis Hamilton starts from last place after an engine problem meant he could not set a time. Hamilton went into qualifying already on the back foot after he was hit with a five-place grid penalty after his gearbox was changed. His misery...
Bahrain Grand Prix: Rosberg makes it five 1f12016bahraintalkingpoints.jpg
Nico Rosberg strengthened his top spot in the drivers championship after taking victory in yesterday's Bahrain Grand Prix. Team-mate Lewis Hamilton recovered to join Rosberg on the podium after finishing in third place. Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen split the Mercedes duo to come home in an impressive second place. Vettel OUT of the #BahrainGP Huge engine...
Wrestlemania 32 Preview and Rundown maxresdefault.jpg
It is the the most anticipated weekend of the professional wrestling calendar as the superstars of the WWE head to Dallas, Texas for the 32nd edition of Wrestlemania. There is no doubt that this year's card has suffered due the amount of superstars who have been hit with injury. John Cena, Seth Rollins, Randy Orton...
Bahrain Grand Prix Preview: Alonso out Vandoorne in 2015-Bahrain-GP-Ron-and-Fernando.jpg
Formula One heads to the desert of Bahrain this weekend for race two of twenty-one this season. After what was a thrilling curtain raiser two weeks ago in Melbourne, Bahrain will be eager to put on a race that is just as exciting. Speaking of Melbourne, who could forget Fernando Alonso's horror crash on Sunday? Although...
This week in F1: Qualifying changes again and then back again, drivers take a stance, ultra-soft tyre debut announced and more
Finally the season is back. After the farce of Saturday afternoon, Sunday served up quite the treat with perhaps the best season opener we have seen for a number of years. The new tyre rules that allows the teams to chose their own tyre allocations gave the teams three different tyre compounds to chose from really helped spice...
Australian Grand Prix Qualifying: Lewis Hamilton takes the first pole of the season amid confusion qualifyingreport01.jpg
Lewis Hamilton will start tomorrow's Australian Grand Prix from pole position after breaking teammate Nico Rosberg's stream of six consectuve pole positions. It was the first qualfying session with the new knock out style elimination which caught out a number of teams and drivers. The format that was brought it to spice up the action failed to deliver...
Australian Grand Prix Preview: F1 2016 starts now Albert-Park-F1-pic.jpg
After all the time back at the factory buliding the new cars and testing in Barcelona, the time for talking is finally here. This weekend Formula 1 returns for real down under at the Albert Park Street Circuit in Melbourne. Once again this season all eyes will be on Mercedes in the hope that someoene...
F1 Reflection: A look back at Barcelona F1, Barcelona, Spanish Grand Prix, sport, Charlie Wright, Kettle Mag
The season is underway. There are new cars, new drivers, new rules and even a new team. The drivers have been putting their 2016 cars through their paces this week as testing began on Monday morning. Four days of lap after lap after lap, as the teams and drivers all started to learn all that...
This week in F1: Renault livery launch, Red Bull engine revelations, Schumacher update and more
Welcome to the second edition of this week in F1. The countdown to this month's first test in Barcelona is in full swing and is edging ever closer. This week there has been no shortage of news. Everything from somewhat of a car launch (all will be explained below), a driver announcement, a look at this season's newest...
This week in F1: Testing has begun (sort of), driver rumours and much more! F1, testing, drivers, cars, racing, 2016 season, kettle mag, charlie wright
Welcome to the first instalment of this week in F1. Here you will be finding out about all of this week's most important news from the paddock, all in one place. We will be covering all the serious news, rumours and the odd quirky news story. Whilst the first race in Australia is still months away,...
Haas F1: Just who are the new kids on the block? Haas, F1, new team, 2016, cars, drivers, racing, debut, kettle mag, charlie wright
Finally, there is some new blood joining the party this season. After years of preparation, Formula 1 is ready to welcome a new addition to its crazy family. We have not seen a new team since the start of the 2010 season but six years and many races later, we have some new American friends joining...
Brazilian Grand Prix Qualifying: Five in a row for Rosberg Nico Rosberg, Charlie Wright, Kettle Mag
Nico Rosberg will start tomorrow's Brazilian Grand Prix from pole position after narrowly edging out Lewis Hamilton by the slenderest of margins. Sebastian Vettel will line up in third place again tomorrow, ahead of Ferrari team-mate Kimi Raikkonen. Today was Rosberg's fifth consecutive pole position of the season, leaving Hamilton seemingly stuck looking for his...
United States Grand Prix Preview: Hamilton’s crowning weekend?
With just four races to go, this could be the weekend in which the drivers' championship could be settled. After a commanding victory at the Russian Grand Prix a fortnight ago, which also saw Mercedes clinch back-to-back constructors' championship, another win this weekend and the Brit can start celebrating a third world championship. If Hamilton...
Russian Grand Prix Qualifying: Hamilton makes mistake as Rosberg takes pole Qualifying top three, Charlie Wright, Kettle Mag
Nico Rosberg will start today's Russian Grand Prix from pole position ahead of team-mate Lewis Hamilton who lines up second as Mercedes dominated the session. Hamilton will have to wait longer to clinch his 50th pole position in Formula One. Valtteri Bottas again went well in Sochi and start's the race on the second row...
Russian Grand Prix Preview: Three points can decide the title Sochi circuit, Charlie Wright, Kettle Mag
Formula One heads to Sochi, Russia for just the second time this weekend on the weekend that Mercedes can put to bed the 2015 constructor's championship at the same event that they also claimed last season's title. It has been a year of complete dominance once again from the Silver Arrows with Mercedes needing to...
Japanese Grand Prix Qualifying: Rosberg takes second pole of season as Kvyat flips Red Bull
After a disappointing weekend last time out in Singapore, Mercedes were back on song today in qualifying for the Japanese Grand Prix. Nico Rosberg will start Sunday's race from pole position. Team-mate Lewis Hamilton shares the front row of the grid with Rosberg who took just his second pole position of the season. The session...
Singapore Grand Prix: Vettel dominates the night as Hamilton retires
Sebastian Vettel led the Singapore Grand Prix from lights to finish in a display that was reminiscent of his form that saw him dominate the 2013 season. Whilst Vettel took his third victory of the season, championship leader Lewis Hamilton retired from the race which he feels he had a chance of winning.  Vettel's former...
Singapore Grand Prix Preview: Hamilton looks to extend lead under the lights
Following Lewis Hamilton's dominant win at Monza, Nico Rosberg finds himself in grave danger of falling out of championship contention. Whilst Hamilton stretched his lead at the top of the standings at the previous race, team-mate Rosberg was forced to watch on from the sidelines following his engine failure. The Brit now leads the championship by...
Italian Grand Prix Preview: Tyres the talking point Monza, Italian Grand Prix, Kettle Mag, Charlie Wright
When you think of the Italian Grand Prix, the first thing that springs to mind is one famous Italian company, but this time the eyes of the F1 world will not only be on a scarlet red Ferrari but also the tyre supplier Pirelli. Pirelli have come under fire following Sebastian Vettel's tyre blow out in the final...
Belgian Grand Prix Qualifying: Six of the best! Hamilton thumps Rosberg in qualifying Lewis Hamilton, Charlie Wright, Kettle Mag
Lewis Hamilton will start tomorrow's Belgian Grand Prix from pole position after a dominating showing in qualifying. Hamilton will share the front row of the grid with team-mate Nico Rosberg who simply did not have an answer for the Brit who is eager to get back to winning ways after a disappointing Hungarian Grand Prix....
Belgian Grand Prix Preview: Back in business with a bang Spa, Charlie Wright, Kettle Mag
After four weeks of rest and relaxation for the drivers, the summer break is finally over and the racing is back as the drivers enter the second half of the season. There isn't a circuit much better to come back to after almost a month away from racing than Spa for the Belgian Grand Prix. Spa:...
Hungarian Grand Prix: Vettel claims victory in chaotic race The Hungarian podium, Charlie Wright, Kettle Mag
Sebastian Vettel claimed his second Ferrari victory in both a highly emotional and chaotic Hungarian Grand Prix last weekend, a race that some people are claiming to be the best of the season thus far. It could have been a famous one-two finish for the famous team however Kimi Raikkonen's race ended prematurely after an...
My F1 Diary: British Grand Prix Silverstone, F1, Charlie Wright, KettleMag
Easily the weekend I look forward to the most every single year. Either the last weekend in June, or the first in July, heading to Silverstone has become some what of a tradition for me and my Dad in the Wright household. 2015 wasn't our first visit to the Northamptonshire countryside. We have attended every...
Hungarian Grand Prix Preview: The show must go on Lewis Hamilton, Charlie Wright, Kettle Mag
This weekend's Hungarian Grand Prix is the first race since the tragic passing of Jules Bianchi. Bianchi succumbed to the injuries that he suffered at the Japanese Grand Prix where the Marussia driver lost control of his car and collided with a recovery vehicle in October. He was placed into an induced coma until July 17th....
British Grand Prix Preview: F1 returns home with the championship finely poised Silverstone track, Charlie Wright, Kettle Mag
Finally, Formula 1 returns home for the 2015 edition of the British Grand Prix from what many consider to be the home of motorsport, Silvestone. Lewis Hamilton was the run away leader up until a point this season and looked unstoppable after winning three of the first four races in quite some style. Fast forward up...
Austrian Grand Prix Qualifying: Hamilton recovers after difficult start as both Mercedes spin off
Lewis Hamilton took pole position ahead of today's Austrian Grand Prix in quite dramatic fashion, both drivers had separate spins on their final runs at the end of qualifying which took place in tricky conditions. It was Hamilton that was on provisional pole position after both drivers registered times in the Q3 shootout by just...
Austrian Grand Prix Preview: Can Williams spring a surprise again?
After a quick stop in North America, Formula 1 returns back to Europe for the eighth race in 2015. After some time away from the calendar, new ownership, a new name and after being given a facelift, the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg last season marked its return to Formula 1 in fine style. Speaking of...
Canadian Grand Prix: Hamilton puts Monaco behind him and cruises to win
Lewis Hamilton bounced back from his Monaco disappointment and cruised to his fourth win in Montreal with his team-mate Nico Rosberg coming home in a close second place in today's Canadian Grand Prix. Hamilton today also broke the record for the most laps led by a British driver, the record previously held by Nigel Mansell. Valtteri...
Canadian Grand Prix Qualifying: Hamilton takes pole number 44
Lewis Hamilton will start tomorrow's Canadian Grand Prix from pole position alongside Nico Rosberg . Championship rival Sebastian Vettel will start towards the back of the griud alongside Felipe Massa who both ran into engine problems in the early stages of qualifying. Today marked Hamilton's 44th career pole position. After a frustrating FP3, Hamilton was...
Canadian Grand Prix Preview: Ferrari upgrade to challenge Mercedes supremacy? Canada, Kettle Mag
After the thrills and spills in Monaco, it seemed only fitting that Formula 1 headed to another fan favorite for the next scene in what has been quite the season so far. With its high speed chicanes, little run off area and walls right on the edge of the circuit, seeming to just lure the drivers in and of course...
Monaco Grand Prix Qualifying: Hamilton back on top Hamilton takes Monaco pole, Kettle Mag
Lewis Hamilton will start tomorrow's Monaco Grand Prix from pole position after a dramatic turnaround in Q3. It is Hamilton's first pole position around the streets of Monaco after nine attempts. Hamilton will once again share the front row of the grid with team-mate Nico Rosberg who's error cost him a shot at knocking off...
Monaco Grand Prix Preview: Hamilton to strike back? Mercedes in Monaco, Kettle Mag
The glitz and the glamour can only mean one thing, this weekend it's Monaco. Whilst being the shortest circuit on the F1 calendar, Monaco is by far the most famous track that the F1 circus visits year in year out. One mistake around the streets of the principality and it's game over. The risks are high but...
Spanish Grand Prix: Rosberg romps to sizzling Spanish victory
Nico Rosberg took a vital first victory of 2015 at the Spanish Grand Prix. The German romped home after a dominant display which saw him lead from start to finish without any real pressure from Hamilton, who had a race full of mixed fortunes. It was the first time that Hamilton had been beaten on...
Spanish Grand Prix Qualifying: Rosberg breaks Hamilton’s perfect run Nico Rosberg takes pole in Spain, Kettle Mag
Nico Rosberg will start tomorrow's Spanish Grand Prix from pole position in what was the team's sixteenth consecutive pole position, breaking Lewis Hamilton's perfect run so far in qualifying this season.  Much to no one's surprise it was the Mercedes pair that led the session from the outset on the prime tyres. Hamilton went into the session...
Spanish Grand Prix Preview: Do or die for Rosberg? Nico Rosberg at the Bahrain GP, Kettle Mag
Round five of the 2015 season from Barcelona marks the start of the European stretch of the season but it seems like just yesterday that we were waiting for the cars to hit the circuit in Australia, that now a distant memory. Lewis Hamilton leads the way in the championship and is looking for his fourth victory...
Bahrain Grand Prix Qualifying: Mercedes v Ferrari in the desert duel Lewis Hamilton out on track, Charlie Wright, Kettle Mag
Lewis Hamilton will start tomorrow's Bahrain Grand Prix from pole position after putting in a faultless performance under the lights. Hamilton will share the front row alongside the Ferrari of Sebastian Vettel who managed to split the Mercedes pair. Nico Rosberg will start third and shares the second row with the sister Ferrari of Kimi...
Bahrain Grand Prix Practice: Ferrari look a major threat to Mercedes Hamilton ahead of Vettel, Charlie Wright, Kettle Mag
After finishing the opening session one and two, Ferrari started off the day by firing a warning shot at Mercedes. Kimi Raikkonen hadn't topped a single session all season until he found himself setting the pace after the morning's running. Ferrari's good form continued into the afternoon; we could be in for a titanic battle come...
Bahrain Grand Prix Preview: Duel in the Desert part two? The new look Bahrain paddock, Charlie Wright, Kettle Mag
Just one week removed from the Chinese Grand Prix, the Formula 1 circus heads to the desert for the tenth running of the Bahrain Grand Prix, If this year's edition of the race is half as good as last season's race we should be in for a thrilling encounter at the first night race of the season. Judging...
Chinese Grand Prix Practice: Mercedes lead but Ferrari are close
Lewis Hamilton led the field at an action packed Friday ahead of this weekend's Chinese Grand Prix. The championship leader set the pace in both sessions and looks favourite to extend his championship lead come Sunday. Hamilton looked in control throughout the day, team-mate Nico Rosberg his closest challenger in the morning, but he could...