Author Profile: Jason Barlow
This weekend sees the penultimate race of the 2014 F1 season, at Sao Paulo’s fabled Interlagos circuit. Mercedes’s Lewis Hamilton enters the race with a 24-point advantage over teammate Nico Rosberg, but with double points on offer at the season finale in Abu Dhabi, the championship remains firmly up in the air.
Lewis Hamilton’s win in the US Grand Prix was more than just another important milestone his 2014 championship campaign. This was also one for the historians and statisticians. This, Hamilton’s 10th win of the year, was also his 32nd overall, a tally that now nudges him ahead of Nigel Mansell to make him the most […]
Georgy Suvorin and Willy Scholl won the first two Grands Prix held in Russia, in St Petersburg in 1913 and 1914, but today’s race around the Olympic Park in Sochi was the first since the modern world championship began in 1950. In truth, it offered arguably the least amount of spectacle of any round so […]
What a gob-smacking venue. Beijing’s Olympic legacy runs to a whole series of remarkable buildings. As well as all the sporting arenas and stadia, the seven-star Pangu hotel is behind us, rearing up like a giant dragon, while a vast sighteeing platform straight out of Men In Black has just been finished due north of […]
After 1000 days gestation, planning and build-up, Formula E is officially go. TG.com is in Beijing for the debut race, and things are starting to hot up. In all senses – for all its notoriously variable air quality, the sun is thumping down on the city this morning, and you can actually see the sky.