Author Profile: Michael Harvey


Kubica dominates early stages of the Monte Carlo Rally

The Monte Carlo rally delivered on its promise from the very first stage early this morning. By the time you were having your coffee, Robert Kubica’s Fiesta had won two stages, Hyundai’s new i20 WRC was on its roof and reigning World Champion Sébastien Ogier was struggling to make the right tyre choices in the […]



Bernie Ecclestone to face bribery charges in Germany

Bernie Ecclestone today announced he will formally stand down from his F1 directorial duties while he prepares to face trial in Munich on bribery charges. Ecclestone says he does not intend to abdicate the day-to-day responsibility for F1, which will no doubt be a comfort to a lot of teams as they hurry to complete […]



The Monte Carlo Rally is here!

On Thursday morning, just as most of you are getting to work, the 2014 racing season gets underway with the first stage of the 82nd running of the Monte Carlo Rally.



Formula One: the driver numbers are in

The FIA announced over the weekend the numbers it will lease to this year’s crop of F1 drivers (or rather their marketing people and their licencees) for the balance of their careers in grand prix racing, just like they do in MotoGP and in NASCAR. The rule change makes it easier to wear your favourite […]


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Formula One is back in cinemas with “1:Life On The Limit”

Formula One is back in cinemas this week. ‘1’ (now retitled 1: Life on the Limit) has gone from cult hit inside the F1 community following a private screening at the US GP in 2012 to mainstream hit, topping the box office at iTunes in the USA and winning glowing reviews from ‘serious’ critics. It […]



F1: double points for final race of season

F1 rushed out a suite of changes to its rules last night, triggering an online response from its global fanbase that ran something like: “#F1. WTF?”


F1 musical chairs: who’s going where?

If you’re thinking of buying someone an F1 drive for Xmas, better hurry up, they’re going quicker than PlayStation 4s. A quick phone around Asda, Tesco and John Lewis tells us there are but six seats left for next year and two of them might already have names on. They must have pre-ordered.



Our 13 favourite moments from F1 2013

Proving even bad F1 is better than no F1, we at the Sunday Afternoon Club are already struggling for something to do between the roast and the Strictly results show. It’s only been a week, but are memories of 2013 are already taking on a rosy tint.


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