Nicky Haldenby (Page 24)

After graduating from the University of Hull in 2015 with a First Class honours degree in English Language and Literature, Nicky Haldenby, a lifelong fan of Formula 1, founded the Lights Out F1 Blog in 2016. Now in its fifth 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 GPDestinations. In 2017 and 2018, he wrote for Badger GP. Nicky is also the host of the F1 Rewind Podcast and can be heard as the resident stats man on the 2 Soft Compounds Podcast.

Formula One is almost back. It’s time to get to know the teams and drivers who make up the 2018 grid a little better. Read all about how the stars of F1 got on in 2017, and how the drivevrs compared to their team-mates in 2017. MERCEDES Slow off theRead More →

Formula One will have an official theme song when it returns for the 2018 season. Though at the moment it is unclear where and how exactly it will be used, the theme has been composed by Brian Tyler, who has composed the scores for films such as Iron Man 3, Thor:Read More →

Formula 1 has announced F1 TV – the sport’s official OTT platform. The launch has been rumoured for some time. For $8-$12 per month, fans will be able to access all F1, F2, GP3 and Porsche Supercup sessions. Subscribers will also be able to access twenty on-board cameras, F1’s historicalRead More →

Williams will lose their title sponsor Martini at the end of the 2018 season. The news comes as the Bacardi Group – who own the Martini brand -will end their involvement in Formula One after their Williams contract comes to an end. Claire Williams has said that the team’s youngRead More →

Force India have become the final team to unveil their 2018 F1 car – the VJM11. The car remains pink for a second season, thanks to their sponsorship from BWT. COO of the Silverstone outfit, Otmar Szafnauer, says there’s still a ‘high probability’ that the team will change their name ahead ofRead More →

Valtteri Bottas took the honour of being the first driver of the new Mercedes car, the W09, yesterday. Bottas was given a run in the car ahead of the official launch, on Thursday morning at a damp Silverstone circuit. He said it’s an ‘incredible feeling’ to have driven the new challengerRead More →

McLaren have revealed their car for the 2018 F1 season – the MCL33. The car was revealed in an online launch on Friday morning. The MCL33 features a renewed livery, reminiscent of the one used by Fernando Alonso in the 2017 Indy 500. The papaya orange – officially titled ‘PapayaRead More →

On the day where championship challengers Mercedes and Ferrari presented their new cars, the limelight was stolen by a papaya coloured McLaren being accidentally revealed by a gust of wind. Rewind five days, and a whole saga has played out leaving us with the question: what is going on atRead More →

Ferrari have launched their 2018 F1 car – the SF71H. The car was revealed at an event at the team’s Maranello base, which was streamed live online. The SF71H features a refreshed livery, and is mostly red, largely due to Santander’s withdrawal of sponsorship. The team had been sponsored by theRead More →