Nicky Haldenby

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.Read More →

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.Read More →