Last weekend I was lucky enough to be at Silverstone for the British Grand Prix. I say lucky not only because it’s one of this countries most iconic sporting events and I was allowed to sing to the crowds, but lucky just to be there at all as treacherous weather conditions conspired against me and thousands of F1 fans travelling to Silverstone
There has been widespread discussion as to whether the F1 race in Bahrain should be going ahead this weekend. One driver has been vocal about his concerns. Others have expressed no opinion. Like Officer Barbrady in South Park, Bernie Ecclestone has told us to “move along, nothing to see here”. Protesters have disagreed with him. The arguments have raged online, and the indications are that they will continue to rage in the streets. But I can’t help that think that this is a battle that the protesters, quite emphatically, have already won.
DELHI: It is often said that everything and the opposite is possible in India, and so it has been shown today. Just a year after the Indian government’s humiliating and appalling preparations and administration of Commonwealth Games in New Delhi, the private sector this afternoon delivered a spectacular Formula 1 Grand Prix race on time, [...]
One of my earliest memories is of my dad crying in front of the television, right after Ayrton Senna crashed in the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix. My understanding at the time was minimal as I was only four years old, but later I came to understand that Senna is one of the few Brazilian personalities who made the whole country proud.
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