Category: Formula One

Why the W Series deserves a chance

Nothing gets people fired up quite like a discussion about gender in sport, so it was to the surprise of no-one that last week’s announcement of an all-female racing series was met with deeply polarised opinion. Calling itself ‘W Series’, this new international racing category intends to launch in 2019 with a six-round season affixed […]

Formula One’s qualifying debate is missing the point

The Russian Grand Prix was no lights-to-flag thriller, but it nonetheless delivered Formula One its true lifeblood: controversy. For one, nothing gets people revved up quite like team orders, and Mercedes did a particularly average job of managing its preferred outcome in Russia, but bubbling along quietly in the background is a push to change […]