Friday , 21 February 2020

Jack Amey

Recent sport journalism graduate looking to break into the world of journalism. Usually found writing about Formula E or F1 opinion pieces here, or making a match day programme for a local club. Or looking for a job.

Our 2016 F1 Predictions

Renault Sport F1

Last year my predictions were a little bit mixed, some right, some not so much (read them here), so this year I’ve asked my other two writers to get involved as well, maybe between us we can get some better predictions.

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Buenos Aires ePrix post-race stats

Nearly a week on from the eventful Buenos Aires ePrix, won by DS Virgin’s Sam Bird after some defensive driving, here are some post-race stats. It was Virgin’s third win in Formula E, but their first since a tie-up with DS. Bird became only the second person to take a lights-flag win in Formula E, holding off Sebastien Buemi – …

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Jaguar is a good step, but it must not end there

Jaguar Land Rover

With the news that Jaguar are entering Formula E, the sport most not stop there in encouraging road manufacturers to join the all-electric racing series. When Jaguar enter for season three, in 2016, that will bring the number of vehicle manufacturers involved to six: Audi, McLaren, Renault, Citroen, Jaguar and Mahindra. This, of course, is an impressive number for a …

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Red Bull are central to F1’s future… Ferrari must give them what they want

Scuderia Ferrari S.p.A

After two very poor years for Red Bull’s standards, it seems Red Bull and Renault will be splitting up at the end of the season. Despite winning four drivers’ and four constructors’ championships between 2010 and 2013 (and it may well have been five if not for Brawn GP in 2009), Renault have struggled since 2014 and the introduction of …

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F1 needs tweaking, not re-building

For all the negativity around Formula One lately, Silverstone did serve up a cracker of a race. Great starts, accidents, safety cars, virtual safety cars, rain, rain stopping and more rain. It really did have everything. Maybe someone should have told the 140,000 crowd at Silverstone about the negativity towards F1. The talk of boring races, a crisis in the …

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Celebrate good times… (unless you luck into a win)

Perhaps the most exciting part of the weekend, apart from Max Verstappen going wheel-to-wheel with Pastor Maldonado at Monaco, was the decision by Mercedes to pit Lewis Hamilton under the safety car. Or maybe it was the social media reaction afterwards. One of the main criticisms of race winner Nico Rosberg was the fact he had the audacity to celebrate …

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Pastor Maldonado and the never changing reputation

Reputations are everything in Formula One. Away from the sport, it takes ages to build a reputation and seconds to damage it. In Formula One, it takes a second to build a reputation. Yet it is almost impossible to shake it off. Ask Pastor Maldonado. When the Venezuelan entered the sport in 2011, he already had a reputation for being …

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Formula E: Long Beach ePrix Preview

After a short break from the thrilling race in Miami, Formula E returns to action this weekend as 20 cars take to Long Beach. The shortened 2.1km version of the track features seven turns around the South California track, using the same start/finish straight as the iconic F1 version. After this the cars will turn right onto South Pine Avenue …

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Formula E – Miami ePrix Preview Podcast

Jack Amey is joined by Craig Woollard and Lauren Harrison to discuss the upcoming Miami ePrix, driver changes and the Formula E anthem. Jingle provided by Ali Wightman, who you can follow on Twitter here. You can also follow Jack, Craig and Lauren.

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