The Belgian and the German

A quarter of a century ago, one driver’s mistake opened the door for the beginning of a legend. The story about Bertrand Gachot, Michael Schumacher, and the 1991 Belgian Grand Prix, all told on BadgerGP: The Belgian and the German  

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Last weekend as a Dutch F1 blogger!

Max Verstappen took the checkers at the Spanish Grand Prix! Two articles for BadgerGP: The TOP DOG for Spain is… (You know the answer) Max Mania in the Netherlands (This article got so many visits from Max Verstappen fans, it literally crashed the website)

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F1’s Biggest What If’s

As with all sports, Formula One is full of ifs and buts. I compiled a collection, simply asking: ‘What if?’, and it already achieved nearly 5k views! http://badgergp.com/f1s-biggest-ifs/

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Driver Spotlight: Tom Pryce

From what rises ambition? Or love? Why can’t some of us be content with the lives we’ve been given? Why do some yearn for so much more? Tom Pryce wanted to drive cars, fast, and couldn’t be stopped by the perils of the sport. He was on a seemingly impossible quest for greatness, yet by […]

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Going for gaps that exist

56 years ago today, Ayrton Senna was born. If you ever watched the 2010 documentary ‘Senna‘, you might realise how inspirational the man was. One example. When Ayrton Senna collided with Alain Prost at the start of the Japanese Grand Prix in 1990, both retired from the race, ensuring Senna his second title in Formula 1. Afterwards, three-time […]

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Race reports for Coanda

As I wrote earlier, I’m now writing for Coanda Simsport, a simracing team competing in iRacing’s World Championship Grand Prix Series. The firs two race reports are now done, you can read them via these two links: Land down under: Phillip Island race report Start me up: Interlagos race report  

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Driver Spotlight

What goes on in the mind of another? We can see actions, hear words — but one’s thoughts are always one’s own. Didier Pironi’s first victory for Ferrari deemed it likely that he would be France’s first world champion, yet it ended his friendship with Gilles Villeneuve, for the victory had come in an inexplicable […]

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Now writing for Coanda Simsport

After my BadgerGP article on simracing, here, Coanda Simsport approached me with the question if I wanted to blog for them. I’ve written a lot about ‘offline’ racing, so now it’s a really nice opportunity to write about some online racing as well! Here’s the first article of many, on Coanda’s new livery. On iRacing’s […]

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When teammates collide

New article on BadgerGP, on the F1-equivelant of scoring an own goal: colliding with your teammate, in ‘When teammates collide‘

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