Maldonado’s Missed Opportunity

There has already been a driver change for the 2016 season, without it having really begun. That is the change of Venezuelan, Pastor Maldonado, departing Renault and being replaced by Dane Kevin Magnussen. Many may be relieved to see Maldonado exit Formula One, having created a reputation for crashing more into his opponents and accumulating […]

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Renault: The Formula One Team

You can be many things in Formula One. Being a supplier, a sponsor or competitor are just some of those things you can be in the sport. Renault have certainly covered the three mentioned during the sixty years that the sport has been known as Formula One. For 2016 they will return as a fully […]

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MotoGP 2016: Marc Marquez

My final post about the upcoming 2016 MotoGP season switches focus back to the riders and this time it is about Marc Marquez. He had a difficult season last year. That is if you call winning five races and finishing third in the championship a difficult season. But for Marquez it was as he had […]

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MotoGP 2016: Suzuki

There are teams that are having a resurgence, others struggling in their first season back as a factory outfit and then there are some that have shown great potential in their first season back in the sport. Today’s post is all about Suzuki. The Japanese manufacturer left the sport at the end of 2011 but […]

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MotoGP 2016: Ducati

Ducati had an impressive year in 2015, taking into consideration that they ran a completely new bike that was late to launch. The team managed to secure eight podium finishes and three hundred and fifty points. A significant improvement compared to 2014 where the team only claimed three podium finishes and two hundred and seventy […]

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MotoGP 2016: Aprilia

A switch to focusing on a team for this post, specifically Aprilia Gresini. Although Gresini have been in the premier class continuously since 2002, Aprilia returned with a factory effort in 2015,  deciding to team up with Gresini. The partnership had an underwhelming season last year with the team scoring only 39 points which meant […]

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MotoGP 2016: Valentino Rossi

Today I am sticking with riders in my MotoGP 2016 build up as I focus on Valentino Rossi. Rossi had a good year in 2015, winning the opening round in Qatar which was used to mount a title challenge throughout the year. However, the Italian ultimately fell short by five points, losing out to his […]

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MotoGP 2016: Casey Stoner

The motorsport season edges ever closer. In order to warm up for the upcoming MotoGP season I have decided to identify some of the teams and riders worth keeping an eye on. One of the biggest changes in MotoGP for 2016 is a change away from the 2016 grid where Australian and two time MotoGP […]

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Haas F1 second driver 

On Friday evening in Mexico it was announced that Esteban Gutierrez will be racing alongside Romain Grosjean at the Haas F1 Team for 2016. Gutierrez comes with previous F1 experience having raced for Sauber in 2013 and 2014. During this time he scored six points. Unable to secure a race seat for 2015, he joined […]

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