F1

September 11, 2018
Kimi heads to Back to the Future

    After eight seasons with Ferrari, and having been the last man to claim a drivers’ title for the Scuderia, it’s been confirmed that Kimi Raikkonen will not be wearing red for the 2019 Formula 1 season, instead returning to the Sauber team that gave him his F1 debut back in 2001. Announcing the…

September 11, 2018
Will Singapore Sing for Daniel?

WITH FORMULA ONE IN SINGAPORE this weekend, Daniel Ricciardo will have one eye on next year’s Renault teammate Nico Hulkenberg. Both the French marque boss Cyril Abiteboul and Red Bull head honcho Christian Horner reckon their charges have decent chances under lights, around the steamy Asian island streets.  Jerome Stoll, president of Renault Sport Racing,…

July 27, 2018
Pirelli Calendar a veritable work of art

Image: KymIllman.com The Pirelli Calendar – a veritable work of art – currently is undergoing its annual metamorphosis for 2019.     Click on the link below to see what goes into it. http://pirellicalendar.pirelli.com/en/the-full-making-of-film This Sunday’s 307km dash around the 4.381km Hungaroring probably is the most crucial of the season.     As unlikely as it may…

July 20, 2018
“Is this the last German F1 GP?”

  “Perth entrepreneur KYM ILLMAN has gained extraordinary prominence on the Formula One world stage with his stunning images.    His pre-race blog from Hockenheim and this weekend’s German Grand Prix is testament to his talents. Click on the  ‘Continue reading’ link in the box below.     It’s well worth your time.” AC While the fate of…

July 17, 2018
Natalie Pinkham – F1 Inquisitor

NATALIE PINKHAM is just one of the crack team from Sky Sports F1 bringing millions of viewers around the globe up to the minute news, views and analysis during 2018.    Unless her toddlers Willow and Wilbur keep her home in the UK this weekend, Aussie Foxtel fans will catch her in action from the German…

July 4, 2018
Is this Daniel Ricciardo’s weekend?

DON’T BE SURPRISED if this weekend at Silverstone is the one Daniel Ricciardo re-signs with Red Bull.     The F1 summer break is looming large and I doubt Dan will want to carry that huge burden any longer than he needs to. And if you wonder why Max Verstappen‘s recent contract is worth a reputed…

June 26, 2018
Spielberg – 2nd of F1 triple-header

Daniel Ricciardo and very proud Dad, Joe  – at Le Castellet, France.  Images: KymIllman.com

June 19, 2018
Huge Test for Alonso

Image above: KymIllman.com   “I’ve got the rhythm of the night!”  FERNANDO ALONSO,  F1 former World Champion.   AFTER HIS STUNNING  performance in the Le Mans 24H, Fernando Alonso has it all ahead of him this weekend at Circuit Paul Ricard.   The brilliant Spaniard brained his first ever Le Mans night race and ticked off…

June 18, 2018
MAX V EYES LE CASTELLET

Image above: KymIllman.com   “The most important thing in life is to know yourself and know your limitations.”    JAMES HUNT, F1 World Champion. James Hunt and arch rival Niki Lauder James won his very first point in Formula 1 at the French Grand Prix – in 1973.    I was fortunate enough to meet him…

June 8, 2018
Dan needs a blinder at Canadian GP

Image: KymIllman.com GO DANIEL! Daniel Ricciardo has proven time and again he’s as good as they come in today’s wild and wooly world of Formula One.   But the young man from Perth, Western Australia, will need all his extraordinary skills, and a great deal of luck,  to make the podium in Montreal this weekend.  Grid…