UK Racing

Goodwood Is Glorious But Don't Forget The Real Heyday Of The Motor Car

Sudhir Choudhrie | Posted 11.09.2017 | UK Sport
Sudhir Choudhrie

The Goodwood Revival has become one of the biggest historic motorsport events in the world, staged at the spiritual home of British motor racing and attended by sell-out crowds in period dress. The three-day festival takes a step back in time, celebrating the heyday of racing and recapturing the romance and glamour of a bygone age.

The F1 Rulebook - When Is More Too Much?

Christian Williams | Posted 14.07.2017 | UK Sport
Christian Williams

Rules are everywhere, and as they say, they're made to be broken. I used to break the rules at school and at home. I got into a bit of trouble, but often it was totally worth it. I think teams will do the same for many years to come, and find ways to get around the ones they don't particularly like.

A Race to Remember

Jake Dennis | Posted 27.06.2017 | UK Sport
Jake Dennis

I'm finally back on British soil again after an incredible time at Le Mans! The Eurotunnel was closed on the way back though, so it took us fourteen hours to drive home... which after a 24-hour race is certainly enough driving for me for a while.

Top Tips for Your First Obstacle Course Race

Chris Hall | Posted 25.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Chris Hall

Obstacle course races (OCRs) like Tough Mudder are becoming more and more popular - they are great fun, great to do with friends and a great way to get fit! But they can be pretty grueling...

The Pendulum

Nancy Atkinson-Turner | Posted 15.06.2017 | UK
Nancy Atkinson-Turner

More people walked away from this IOM TT with life pumping through the core of them, than came away with death clinging on to them. We held on to the pendulum and saw with our eyes the reality of failure. But my word, we were rewarded with the heart exploding punch of life.

The Home Straight to Le Mans

Jake Dennis | Posted 02.06.2017 | UK Sport
Jake Dennis

I'll be doing quite a few hours to help me prepare mentally and get used to the track before my debut. Because Le Mans is a street circuit, I've only been able to drive the rack in a simulator before, because it would be impossible to drive around in a racing car outside of testing or the race itself.

Downtime in Cyprus

Jake Dennis | Posted 26.05.2017 | UK Sport
Jake Dennis

With the world of racing being so physically and mentally demanding, it's nice to get away from it all - especially before the buzz of Le Mans kicks in. But with just under four weeks until the race, it's still crucial that I keep in shape for when I get back.

Top Five Hong Kong Sights and Experiences

Richard Brownlie-Marshall | Posted 02.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Richard Brownlie-Marshall

It was my first time to Hong Kong and I didn't really know what to expect before arriving. After taking a quick trip to Google, the city appeared as tall buildings, bright lights and a scattering of boats.

This Is Why Bookies Are Terrified Of Victoria Pendleton Winning At Cheltenham

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 18.03.2016 | UK

Victoria Pendleton's race in the Foxhunters at Cheltenham Festival 2016 on Friday is inspiring a record numbers of bets, according to leading bookmake...

Ferrari Unveils Astonishing Vision For Future Of F1

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 17.02.2015 | UK Tech

Ferrari has some ideas for the future of Formula One. And they have almost nothing to do with the literal future of Formula One, which is essential...

Alonso To Race Alongside Button... But For How Long?

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 11.12.2014 | UK Sport

McLaren-Honda have officially unveiled their team for 2015, announcing that Jenson Button and Fernando Alonso will race together. However, reports ...

Horse Racing... Where Did I Begin?

John Francome | Posted 19.01.2015 | UK Sport
John Francome

For a spectator, the atmosphere is remarkable but if you haven't been to a race before, the idea of betting can be slightly daunting. With the winter racing season firmly underway, the next big race is the longest running partnership of its kind and an institution within the British horse-racing circuit, The Hennessy Gold Cup...

Why Electric Cars Have Come of Age

Intelligence Squared | Posted 06.01.2015 | UK Tech
Intelligence Squared

Their days are numbered. Draconian EU legislation is demanding greater reductions in carbon dioxide emissions, a legislative challenge that can only be met by downsizing engines, compromising the purity of their responses by turbo-charging, and, worst of all, by hybridising them. On the face of it, these are tough times for old-school car 'enthusiasts'.

Safety in Motorsport - The First Priority

Mitchell Gilbert | Posted 13.12.2014 | UK Sport
Mitchell Gilbert

I'm sitting in Moscow airport, getting ready to jet off to another GP3 race. However, this trip feels slightly different. The whole motorsport community, including myself, is dealing with the aftermath and emotion of the Jules Bianchi crash.

Chasing the Formula One Dream!

Mitchell Gilbert | Posted 19.11.2014 | UK Sport
Mitchell Gilbert

I started racing when I was seven years old and it doesn't matter how many people ask me, I don't really know what got me hooked. Now, I'm living in London, racing in the GP3 series - a Formula 1 support series - and I'm chasing the dream that only a handful of people ever get to fulfill.

Formula E's First Race Ended With A Massive Crash

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 15.09.2014 | UK Tech

Formula E has certainly started with a bang after its first race in Beijing ended with a dramatic crash on the last corner. Driver Nicolas Prost c...

Talking Project CARS With Andy Tudor at Brands Hatch

Andrew Edney | Posted 31.10.2014 | UK Tech
Andrew Edney

Featuring world-class graphics and handling, a ground-breaking dynamic time of day & weather system, and deep tuning & pit stop functionality, Project CARS leaves the competition behind in the dust.

The Five National Hunt Horses You Must Follow This Season

Simon Panting | Posted 25.10.2014 | UK Sport
Simon Panting

This year we saw several stars emerge who will be looking to build on that success, whilst we can also lick our lips at some of the top class horses returning from injury. We could be in for one hell of a season, and here's five horses we can expect to be challenging for top honors.

Keep Calm and Drive Fast

Lara Platman | Posted 24.09.2014 | UK Sport
Lara Platman

It does take time, or rather I ought to say money, to go racing... Racing is expensive and whilst one might think "Gosh paying for simulator time when I could be on a track" is indeed true, but mixed in with a planned racing or track time schedule, the simulator will save you money in the end.

Looking Back at Forza Motorsport 5 (Xbox One)

Curtis Moldrich | Posted 17.08.2014 | UK Tech
Curtis Moldrich

Driving sims used to be so simple. Games presented you with a unthinkable amount of cars, free to race around as many ribbons of tarmac the compact disc could fit. Some of the best racing games to ever appear on consoles followed this simple rule, from TOCA 2, to Gran Turismo and Formula 97 - still probably the best Formula 1 game ever made.

Grand National Disgrace

Ingrid Newkirk | Posted 04.06.2014 | UK Sport
Ingrid Newkirk

The Grand National is - by design, no less - an accident waiting to happen. Forty horses compete for space on the 4.5mile course fraught with obstacles, jumps and dangerous terrain. Last year, only 17 horses - fewer than half - managed to reach the finishing post. And while the race organisers were quick to highlight an unusual absence of fatalities, they failed to mention that two horses were killed in the run-up to the event earlier that week. More than three dozen horses who might otherwise have been grazing and running in the fields have been killed at Aintree in the last 50 years.

The Muddiest UK Championship Yet...

Cerian Jenkins | Posted 08.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Cerian Jenkins

It's the muddiest, wettest, most gruelling, sapping physical challenge you could imagine. Facing the murky waters of the Terror Trench, swimming under water through the Sheep Dip and clambering through knee-deep mud to face a 10-foot high, sheer wall...

Team Principal a 'Thing of the Past'

Todd McCandless | Posted 04.04.2014 | UK Sport
Todd McCandless

When McLaren announced the signing of Eric Boullier as the new Racing Director, some astute Formula 1 fans asked, "what the heck is a Racing Director? Is that a new Ron Dennis phrase for team principal?"

Brawn Shrugs Off McLaren Rumours

Todd McCandless | Posted 01.04.2014 | UK Sport
Todd McCandless

It seems that Brawn is relishing the chance to take advantage of some leisure time after several decades of toil, tumult and success in Formula 1. Having won two titles while at Benetton, Brawn followed 7-time world champion Michael Schumacher to Ferrari secure another five titles with the Italian carmaker.

Formua E Racer Doing Doughnuts In A Very Unglamorous Parking Lot

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

You'd have thought with all money behind it the chaps behind Formula E could have chosen a more glamorous venue to show off Renault's new racer. Bu...