F1: Bernie, Your Day Is Done

Tim Goodchild | Posted 13.01.2017 | UK Sport
Tim Goodchild

Bernie's era of doing deals by a handshake at the back of a garage has long gone - the sport needs to move with the times to take its appeal to a new generation.

The rising star of the WEC shines over Silverstone

David Hobbs | Posted 09.06.2015 | UK Sport
David Hobbs

Motorsport fans might feel spoilt for choice this weekend as the World Endurance Championship and Formula One vie to attract viewers in Britain and Ch...

The Art of the Blue Flag

Lara Platman | Posted 04.01.2015 | UK Sport
Lara Platman

Last weekend I had the fantastic honour of spending the day with the marshals at Silverstone for the Walter Hayes Trophy. Usually the last weekend in the motor racing season, the marshals all gather to catch up before the long winter break.

The Yellow Teapot and the Renault Clio RS 200 Turbo

Lara Platman | Posted 28.09.2014 | UK Sport
Lara Platman

Today the Renault Sport engine is still highly advanced, with a 1.6-litre turbocharged V6 featuring a pair of powerful energy recuperation systems that feed twin electric motors... The aim is to deliver the same power as the 2013 V8 engine delivered using a V6 turbo and twin electric motors (which also uses 40 percent less fuel).

Celebrating Our Nation's Favourite Sporting Personalities With Plants

Kenneth Freeman | Posted 20.09.2014 | UK Sport
Kenneth Freeman

With a number of sporting events taking place in the UK this summer, Ambius wanted to celebrate some of the top British athletes involved - in our own unique way... The 'plant art' was designed by students and teachers at the academy and have been made entirely out of natural plants and flowers.

Driver Killed In Classic Car Race

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.07.2014 | UK Sport

A driver has been killed in an accident during a classic car race at Silverstone. Denis Welch was driving in a race for pre-1966 Grand Prix cars wh...

LOOK: Felipe Massa Reaches Double Century Of GPs

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.07.2014 | UK Sport

Qualifying may have been a disaster for the Williams team on Saturday but for Felipe Massa race day at Silverstone marks a milestone - his 200th Formu...

Hamilton Beats Car Woes To Top British GP Practice

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.07.2014 | UK Sport

Lewis Hamilton may have finished top of the timesheet in practice for Sunday's British Grand Prix but the home hero was left to ponder the latest fail...

Watch: Hamilton In Top Gear On The Silverstone Simulator (Video)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.07.2014 | UK Sport

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton gets on the simulator in preparation for the Formula 1 British Grand Prix at Silverstone. British Grand Prix: Lewis ...

LOOK: Celebrate Silverstone's 50th Grand Prix In Images

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.07.2014 | UK Sport

It's the British Grand Prix this weekend and Silverstone is celebrating its 50th GP since it first staged the race in 1948. To mark the occasion, c...

Button Not Hopeful For First Podium In Home GP

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 03.07.2014 | UK Sport

Jenson Button returns to Silverstone for his 14th British Grand Prix this weekend but is not confident it will lead to a first podium in his home race...

Max Who? Chilton On PR Mission At British Grand Prix

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.07.2014 | UK Sport

Say the name Max Chilton to most people and they will probably look blankly at you. Max who? For those not accustomed to following Formula 1 closel...

What Time Is The British Grand Prix On? Your Guide To Silverstone

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.07.2014 | UK Sport

The British Grand Prix is nearly here and to prepare you for Sunday's race, here is a TV guide to the weekend's festivities as Silverstone celebrates ...

WATCH: Hill Hails 'Mature' Hamilton (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 16.05.2014 | UK Sport

Lewis Hamilton can attribute his superb form this season to his new-found maturity, according to former Formula 1 world champion Damon Hill. The Br...

Win A VIP Trip To Silverstone

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.11.2013 | UK Sport


Atmosphere Is the Key

William Davie | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education
William Davie

I'm not a huge fan of sport; I should say that right now. For me a nice evening in with a book, or a political debate on the telly is much more fun. Maybe it's because I've never been very good at it, but I have never really understood what people see in sport. Except sometimes I do.

Leap Into the Unknown

William Davie | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education
William Davie

As my journalism lecturers have told us over and over during the past three years, the best journalists are ones with a wide range of experiences and interests. It's why we are encouraged to seek a placement that is outside of what we might be comfortable with. It's actually why we are encouraged to seek a placement in the first place...

The Adventure Is Just Beginning

Tim Goodchild | Posted 19.10.2013 | UK Sport
Tim Goodchild

I was privileged to attend Silverstone last week for the UK National Finals of the GT Academy. This is an annual competition run in collaboration with Sony PlayStation and Nissan to source pure motor racing talent for those that have not had the opportunity to go through the more traditional channels of grass-roots racing.

F1, The Pinnacle of Motorsport, Why Not the Pinnacle of Racing Games?

Alan Boiston | Posted 18.09.2013 | UK Tech
Alan Boiston

The reveal of the F1 2013 has seen a somewhat frosty reception with a wide range of negative comments abound across the internet, whether these were justified or not, it certainly gives an idea on the wider public opinion of the series which has developed over recent years.

GT Academy: Can You Compete and Is It Worth the Effort?

Alan Boiston | Posted 09.09.2013 | UK Tech
Alan Boiston

Last week the 2013 GT Academy launched in the UK on the PlayStation 3, the winner of which will gain a place in a real GT motor racing team and become a fully-fledged professional racing driver. It sounds straight forward but becoming the best is a lot tougher than many may think.

F1 Drivers Threaten German Boycott Over Pirelli Tyres

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 05.07.2013 | UK Sport

Pirelli head into practice for the Formula 1 German Grand Prix under enormous pressure to prove their tyres are safe after the drivers threatened a bo...

LOOK: Pirelli 2014 Calendar

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.07.2013 | UK Comedy

(Created for HuffPost UK Comedy by David Beresford and David Schneider) More TOPICALOLs: WATCH: How To Survive A Summer Music Festival Royal Nu...

British GP: Di Resta Sent to Back of Grid

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

Paul Di Resta qualified in a brilliant 5th place in qualifying for the British Grand Prix, only for FIA Stewards to exclude him from the session for h...

British GP: Hamilton On Pole At Silverstone

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

Home favourite Lewis Hamilton demonstrated talent that matched his 2008 British Grand Prix victory in taking pole position for Sunday's race. Cloud...

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...