Nicky Haldenby (Page 20)

Nicky Haldenby is a freelance writer from Scarborough, England. After graduating from the University of Hull in 2015 with a First Class honours degree in English Language and Literature, Nicky, a lifelong fan of Formula 1, founded the Lights Out F1 Blog in 2016. Now in its fourth season, the blog has become a firm fan-favourite, delving deep into the sport’s history books and lifting the cover on unusual F1 statistics. Nicky also writes at F1Destinations, and sister site GPDestinations, where he shares regular race previews and articles focussed around the latest in Formula 1 calendar and venue news. In 2017 and 2018, he wrote for Badger GP. Nicky can also be heard regularly as a guest on various Formula 1 radio shows and podcasts.

The new Formula One season is just around the corner. Lights Out takes a look at the stories which could shape the 71st season of the pinnacle of motorsport. Who will win the Drivers’ Title? The safe money would probably be on Lewis Hamilton taking his fourth title at this point.Read More →

Williams have officially unveiled their 2017 car, the FW40. The team previously shared computer rendered images of their car last Friday, though the official images seem somewhat different to the render. The eye is immediately drawn to the large shark fin, which features the familiar Martini branding. The car also featuresRead More →

Ferrari have launched their 2017 machinery – the SF70-H The car was revealed online and features a unique wing, attached to the shark fin – which has become somewhat of a staple of 2017 Formula One cars. The livery of the SF70-H features less white than was present on itsRead More →

Reigning World Champions Mercedes AMG Petronas have launched their 2017 title defender – the W08. The Brackley-based team, who took the Drivers’ and Constructors’ titles in 2014, 2015 and 2016, unveiled their 2017 car at an event at the Silverstone circuit. Mercedes’ new aggressive looking W08 features a slightly refreshed livery.Read More →

Force India have unveiled their 2017 car – the VJM10. The launch, which took place across the road from the Silverstone-based team’s factory at the home of the British Grand Prix, was streamed online and was hosted by Sky Sports F1’s David Croft and Natalie Pinkham. Otmar Szafnauer revealed thatRead More →

Renault have launched their 2017 F1 car – the RS17 – at an event in London. The event was streamed live online and featured interviews with team personnel and 2017 drivers, as well as Alain Prost, who joins the team as a Special Advisor. The sleek new car features the familiar distinctive yellowRead More →

Sauber have become the first F1 team to officially unveil their 2017 challenger, the C36. The car was revealed via the team’s Twitter account ahead of a shakedown at the team’s filming day at the Catalunya track on Wednesday. The C36 features a new blue, white and gold livery and celebrates 25 years ofRead More →