October 16, 2018
United States F1 Grand Prix

Images: KYMILLMAN.COM Toto’s take on Austin Odds are pretty good Lewis Hamilton will be crowned 2018 Formula One Champion.   In fact if the Brit wins in Austin this weekend and Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel is not second, the Mercedes driver will take the title with three races still to run.   A case, perhaps, of one hand…

September 25, 2018
Dan Ricciardo back for Eagles clash

Daniel Ricciardo spotted back home in Perth from Singapore to visit family and watch his favorite football team play a crucial match (see Christian Ball‘s pic above, from Optus Oval on Saturday), before heading to Sochi for this weekend’s Russian Grand Prix. Dan’s pretty chuffed about his move to Renault next season, even though the French…

September 21, 2018
F1 2021 Concepts – What do YOU think?

Images: www.formula1.com Formula 1 and the FIA have released the first design concepts for the Formula 1 cars of 2021 and beyond. Ross Brawn explains the aim of the project: “When we started looking at the 2021 car, the primary objective was to enable the cars to race well together.    What we established early…

September 14, 2018
Singapore – through the eyes of Kym Illman

KYM ILLMAN, the gun Perth lensman, continues his fascinating Formula One world odyssey this weekend, under lights through the steamy streets of the wondrous island nation of Singapore. 2018 SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX, PRE-RACE BLOG   EDITED by AC    

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…