Bottas unveils his fan designed helmet for 2018.

Written by Grant Rivers (@SnowAndBeach) Mercedes launched a fan competition to design a new helmet for Valterri Bottas for the 2018 Formula 1 world championship season. A similar competition during the build-up to last season gave fans the opportunity to create a design for Lewis Hamilton and following on from that success Mercedes has started... Continue Reading →


Toro Rosso release image of STR13 after leak image appears online.

Written by Grant Rivers (@SnowAndBeach) The STR13, was set to be revealed to the next Monday on the first morning of pre-season testing & today it made its track debut at a wet Barcelona circuit in the hands of Brendon Hartley. On Wednesday 21st February 2018, images of the car were leaked online & Toro... Continue Reading →

Karun Chandhok talks Pirelli tyres

The 2018 Formula One season will see Italian supplier Pirelli run an expanded range of tyres, most notably featuring their softest compound yet – the bright pink Hypersoft. Speaking at this year’s Autosport International, Karun Chandhok provides an insight into the enduring importance of tyres in F1, and why this year’s Pirelli range is a... Continue Reading →

2018 F1 Car Launches

Its fair to say that the 2018 Formula One cars will be the most talked about in some time. The last major revision of body work was back in 2009, when the cars appeared looking more-or-less aero naked, after the cluttered and messy look of 2008. This year will see the introduction of the Halo,... Continue Reading →

Remembering David Purley

David Charles Purley was born on this day, the 26th of January, in the West Sussex seaside town of Bognor Regis. Whilst Purley only took part in eleven Formula One Grands Prix in his career, his time in the sport was anything but a footnote, with Purley winning a medal for bravery and suffering an... Continue Reading →

2018 – new year, new rules

As we approach the launch dates of the 2018 Formula One cars, I thought it would be a good idea to take a look at some of the changes that will take place this year. Halo aside, there are plenty of changes, adjustments and tweaks that may have escaped your eye in the off season.... Continue Reading →

Current drivers, retro helmets

The talented designer Sean Bull has leant his creative talents to many projects over the last years, some transferring from the digital realm into reality, as Sean's work has been seen on Formula E cars, driver helmets and published in numerous magazines. But it's his latest work that has caught our eye - and it's... Continue Reading →

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