Author Archives: Vinayak Pande

About Vinayak Pande

Motorsport journalist. Currently motorsport editor for Zigwheels.

Dealing with mental health issues

I guess it is a function of social media that of late, people talk openly about mental health issues. And that one knows that there is such a day as ‘World Mental Health Day.’ At least that’s how I got … Continue reading

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Screw you Guys, I’m going home

Originally posted on The Buxton Blog:
Is Formula 1 in crisis? No. But you’d never know it given the hullabaloo in the press. Red Bull saying this isn’t Formula 1. Ferrari saying this isn’t Formula 1. Bernie saying this isn’t…

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The background to Bahrain…

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A couple of Sepang ‘surprises’

It shouldn’t surprise anyone who has been watching F1 over the past decade that Fernando Alonso and Sebastian Vettel are tough as nails. Controversial characters of course who have had their share of foot in mouth moments and have not … Continue reading

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Sepang squeezing the best (and worst) out of new look F1

I would rather not wade into the storm that Red Bull Racing are stirring with the FIA at the moment over fuel flow sensors that caught them off guard in the Australian Grand Prix, aside from the added complexity of … Continue reading

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Rob Wilson Picks Eight!

Originally posted on peterwindsor.com:
Regular readers of this site will be familiar with the GP Tours logo to your right.  It’s there because I’ve been a GP Tours fan for many years.  I like the people who run the…

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Transformers + F1 rule changes = cool video

Like or dislike reigning Formula 1 world champions Red Bull Racing but you can’t help but deny their expertise in winning races and titles. Not to mention the expertise of their vast and well connected media house that has been … Continue reading

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Interesting initiative from Getty Images

Just trying out what Getty Images claims to be the ability to embed more than 35 million of its images for use on the Web by bloggers and independent websites. I don’t know at the moment if it will allow … Continue reading

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F1’s movie ‘history’ inches forward

Good movies about motor sports are something of a rarity. Especially when you consider the downright cringeworthy ‘Driven’. The 2001 film came about after Sylvester Stallone’s efforts to do an F1 themed movie. It can be said that the sport … Continue reading

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Motor sport and the importance of ‘natural succession’

Depending on where you were in the world during MotoGP’s season opening Grand Prix of Qatar, you were either a little bleary-eyed or super fresh. Either way, you would have caught Valentino Rossi’s storming return to the Yamaha factory team … Continue reading

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