Fernando Alonso

F1 in 2014... Half-Term Report

Tim Goodchild | Posted 18.07.2014 | UK Sport
Tim Goodchild

On lap 34 of the German Grand Prix at Hockenheim this weekend will mark the halfway point of the 2014 Formula One World Championship... the battles across the grid, politics off the grid and the lack of the Vettel finger, makes F1 in 2014 a great spectacle. Here is what I think so far...

Look Who's Been Helping Fernando Alonso Prepare For New F1 Season

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.04.2014 | UK Sport

If you think Fernando Alonso is looking a bit tired in this photo then you're probably right. He's just finished a day's graft in readiness for the F1...

LOOK: F1 Stars Take their Turn Behind The Camera Lens

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.04.2014 | UK Sport

The sight of a camera pointing their way is part of daily life for the world's greatest racing drivers but that hasn't stopped them getting behind the...

David Hobbs

From Donuts To Multi 21 - The Highs And Lows Of Motorsport 2013

HuffingtonPost.com | David Hobbs | Posted 18.02.2014 | UK Sport

2013 provided some truly epic racing action but beyond the on-track action there were many rich and varied motorsport stories to keep petrolhead fans ...

Japanese Grand Prix: Fernando Alonso Concedes F1 Title To Sebastian Vettel

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 14.10.2013 | UK Sport

Fernando Alonso has conceded the fight for the Formula One title is over after Sebastian Vettel's Japanese Grand Prix win. Vettel's fourth win in f...

British GP: Hamilton Suffers Tyre Blowout at Silverstone

The Huffington Post UK | Tim Goodchild | Posted 30.06.2013 | UK Sport

Mercedes started the race on pole with Lewis Hamilton, but it was his teammate Nico Rosberg who took victory at Silverstone. Hamilton, along with t...

British GP: Hamilton Looking in Good Form at Silverstone

The Huffington Post UK | Tim Goodchild | Posted 29.06.2013 | UK Sport

Silverstone was basking in sunshine as the green light switched on at 10am on Saturday morning for the start of final practice ahead of Sunday's Briti...

Monaco: An Exceptional Location of Glamour and Prestige

Tim Goodchild | Posted 23.07.2013 | UK Sport
Tim Goodchild

The tight twisty nature and no room for error characteristics of the Monte Carlo streets means that one error likely means end of race and into the barriers. It's this that sets this race apart from the rest. 78 laps of pure concentration - Ayrton Senna famously likened it to driving through a tunnel for two hours, zoning in on the perfect racing line for all that time.

Rosberg Fastest In Monaco Grand Prix Practice (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 23.05.2013 | UK Sport

Nico Rosberg underlined why he may again be the man to beat over one lap ahead of this weekend's Monaco Grand Prix. On pole position at the last tw...

Flawless Fernando Wins The Chinese Grand Prix

Nathan Houston | Posted 15.06.2013 | UK Sport
Nathan Houston

Fernando Alonso and Ferrari made up for a poor performance in Malaysia by storming to victory three weeks later in China. The race made up for a boring and ruined race caused by Sebastian Vettel and his ignorance, but it was by no means the best so far.

Hamilton Plays Down Mercedes Praise

Todd McCandless | Posted 24.04.2013 | UK Sport
Todd McCandless

Lewis Hamilton's move to Mercedes may have taken some fans by surprise but the British champion has been realistic every step of the way--from announcing his move to the expectations he has for the 2013 season.

F1 2012 Season Review - Drivers Part Three

Tim Goodchild | Posted 08.03.2013 | UK Sport
Tim Goodchild

So that's it. 2012 is now last year and the 2013 season is already coming up soon. Not much is changing in terms of rules, so the field probably won't change much either - so you could say that 2012 is just a taster of what 2013 is going to be like. I cannot wait.

F1 2012 Season Review - Teams Part Two

Tim Goodchild | Posted 11.02.2013 | UK Sport
Tim Goodchild

Last week I started my review of the 2012 Formula One Season by ranking the teams in my view from 12th to 7th. I am concluding the teams review with the better half of the table this week with places 6th to 1st.

Bernie Ecclestone Is 'Too Old To Make Sense'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.12.2012 | UK Sport

Ferrari president, Luca Di Montezemolo, has suggested that F1 boss, Bernie Ecclestone, is senile, reports the BBC. Montezemolo, 65, made the commen...

We Are Going Down to the Wire...

Tim Goodchild | Posted 22.01.2013 | UK Sport
Tim Goodchild

This weekend is what Formula One is all about. You could see by the reaction of the Red Bull Racing team in Austin last weekend (amazing win by Lewis Hamilton by the way!) when they wrapped up their third consecutive Constructors title: no jubilant celebration.

Has Vettel Thrown His Lead Away?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.11.2012 | UK Sport

Formula One Championship leader, Sebastian Vettel, has been disqualified from qualifying and will start from the pit lane at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix ...

To Tweet or Not to Tweet

Tim Goodchild | Posted 31.12.2012 | UK Sport
Tim Goodchild

An F1 driver's job is to race cars - shouldn't we just let them do that?

Formula One IS a Sport!

Tim Goodchild | Posted 12.11.2012 | UK Sport
Tim Goodchild

It is quite rare that I read something and for it to elicit such an emotional response, but when coming across a blog recently accusing the sheer stature of Formula 1 not being considered a sport it was not something I could simply ignore.

The Kids of Today... Time to Grow Up!

Tim Goodchild | Posted 02.11.2012 | UK Sport
Tim Goodchild

Another thrilling Belgian Grand Prix comes to an end, and despite a fantastic result for Jenson Button the headlines tomorrow will be the almighty - and scary - first corner smash and resultant penalties associated with it.

Why Go to a Grand Prix?

Tim Goodchild | Posted 25.09.2012 | UK Sport
Tim Goodchild

It is the Tuesday following the German Grand Prix, I'm sitting in the English countryside sipping a pint and it is beautifully hot and sunny. Three days ago I was sat at Innentribune B at the Hockenheimring, near Mannheim in Germany, rain lashing down during qualifying for the German Grand Prix.

F1 Race Stars: Codemasters To Fuse Motor Sport With Mario Kart (VIDEO) (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 12.09.2012 | UK Tech

The problem with almost every Formula 1 racing game ever made - from Nigel Mansell's World Championship Racing to F1 2011 - is that driving F1 cars is...

Alonso Claims Dramatic Win As Hamilton Is Shunted Out

PA | Posted 24.06.2012 | UK Sport

Ferrari's Fernando Alonso grabbed arguably the most stunning victory of his Formula One career on a day of high-drama in the European Grand Prix. F...

F1...It's a Silly Season!

Tim Goodchild | Posted 30.07.2012 | UK Sport
Tim Goodchild

Six races, six different winners and the most open championship for years. It's silly. But the 'F1 Silly Season' happens every year. The what?? Yes, a silly name but oh so accurate.

Alonso: 'No Mutual Respect' Between Formula One Drivers

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 09.05.2012 | UK Sport

Fernando Alonso has questioned whether "mutual respect" exists between him and his fellow Formula 1 drivers. The Spanish driver compared the modern...

Ferrari Roars Back On To The Podium

AOL UK | Posted 25.03.2012 | UK Sport

Fernando Alonso lifted Ferrari out of the doldrums with his 28th career victory at the end of a rain-hit Malaysian Grand Prix....