Lights Out is an independent F1 blog written by Nicky Haldenby.

Nicky Haldenby is a 23 year old avid F1 fan from Scarborough, England. Having followed the sport closely since 2006, Haldenby has built up an in-depth knowledge of Formula One. In 2015, Nicky graduated from the University of Hull with a First Class degree in English Language and Literature. Now in its second year, Nicky plans to present the stories of the 2017 season on the blog as they unravel in a considered, insightful and thought provoking manner. Aside from writing his own blog, Nicky also contributes to Badger GP and can be heard as a guest on the Last Lap Podcast. You can follow him on twitter here.

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