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.
Lewis Hamilton is expected to become only the fourth driver in Formula 1 history to receive a knighthood in the 2021 New Years Honours List. We look at the other drivers who have been knighted, and other motorsport personalities who have been honoured by the Queen.
Hamilton seeks to equal his personal best of wins in a season, Vettel could extend the Bahrain win record and Red Bull look to get a car on the front row for the 100th time. Here are the milestones and the records which could be broken at the 2020 Bahrain Grand Prix!
Mercedes, Ferrari and Red Bull have shared the last nine Bahrain Grand Prix victories, but Vettel remains Red Bull’s only podium finisher at the circuit. Here’s everything you need to know about each team’s history at the Bahrain Grand Prix!
Two current drivers have claimed their maiden pole position in Bahrain, while only two current drivers have previously won at the Bahrain International Circuit. Here’s everything you need to know about each driver’s history at the Bahrain Grand Prix!
With both the Drivers’ and Constructors’ Championships already wrapped up by Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes, 2020 will be the first F1 season to feature three dead rubber rounds since 2015. We take a look at the facts and statistics from Formula 1’s previous dead rubber races.
Hamilton wins with the second largest margin of his career, Magnussen records his seventh retirement of the year and Russell moves up the list of most starts without a point. Here’s a statistic from each driver’s 2020 Turkish Grand Prix weekend.
Lance Stroll takes the first pole position of his career, Mercedes fail to qualify in the top six for the first time in over seven years and both Alfa Romeos escape Q1 for the first time this season. Here are the facts and statistics from qualifying at the 2020 Turkish Grand Prix!
As Formula 1 returns to Istanbul Park for the first time since 2011, Mercedes power seeks its 200th win and Hamilton is on the hunt for a seventh title. Here are the milestones and records which could be broken at the 2020 Turkish Grand Prix!
The Turkish Grand Prix has always been won from the front row of the grid, and podium finishes have been scored exclusively from the top five grid positions. Here’s everything you need to know about the history of each grid slot at Istanbul Park! THE STATS No wins away from
Ferrari have the most wins at Istanbul Park, Red Bull have taken pole in the last three races at the track and Renault have never failed to qualify in the top ten. Here’s everything you need to know about each team’s history at the Turkish Grand Prix!