Category: Brundle

Brundle, Martin

Martin Brundle column: Mugello’s dramatic debut delivers for F1 – Sky Sports

The Sky F1 expert reflects on a long-awaited race weekend that didn’t disappoint, analyses the two big multi-car accidents and three standing starts, and a pivotal result for Alex Albon Last Updated: 14/09/20 3:31pm What a generally excellent experience the Tuscan Grand Prix in Mugello was. The track and race reminded me of a few…

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Martin Brundle column: Mugello’s dramatic debut delivers for F1 – Sky Sports
Brundle, Martin

Martin Brundle column: Mugello’s dramatic debut delivers for F1 – Sky Sports

The Sky F1 expert reflects on a long-awaited race weekend that didn’t disappoint, analyses the two big multi-car accidents and three standing starts, and a pivotal result for Alex Albon Last Updated: 14/09/20 3:31pm What a generally excellent experience the Tuscan Grand Prix in Mugello was. The track and race reminded me of a few…

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Martin Brundle column: Tyres and tensions at 70th Anniversary GP – Sky Sports
Brundle, Martin

Martin Brundle column: Tyres and tensions at 70th Anniversary GP – Sky Sports

Every time I leave a Grand Prix venue at the moment I mentally tick the box of another race somehow safely delivered, and the 70th anniversary race at Silverstone was number five in what looks hopefully to be 15/16 races largely in Europe and the Middle East, if we can keep it all rolling. I’m…

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Martin Brundle column: The verdict on F1’s Hungarian GP – Sky Sports
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Martin Brundle column: The verdict on F1’s Hungarian GP – Sky Sports

Now it’s 86 victories and leading the world championship for Lewis Hamilton, along with his 90th pole position underpinned with fastest lap on his final tour. The incredible pace of the Mercedes-Benz ensures many other drivers had their season’s ambitions and hopes thoroughly realigned in Budapest, and not in a good way.I’ve never seen an…

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Martin Brundle: Lewis Hamilton’s stylish finish to F1 2019’s final act – Sky Sports
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Martin Brundle: Lewis Hamilton’s stylish finish to F1 2019’s final act – Sky Sports

Another Formula 1 season sails past at a scary pace, our traditional post-season Sky F1 team photo under the floodlights on the Abu Dhabi start straight seems to come around every six months.Being generous, that was a slow-burn race which gathered excitement towards the end, as is often the case on the Yas Island layout.…

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Martin Brundle: Lewis Hamilton one of UK’s greatest-ever sportsmen – Sky Sports
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Martin Brundle: Lewis Hamilton one of UK’s greatest-ever sportsmen – Sky Sports

Congratulations to Lewis Hamilton on his sixth Formula 1 World Championship.  Frankly, that seems an unbelievable sentence to write, such is that mountain to climb. Anybody involved in F1 knows just how hard it is to achieve finishes, points, podiums, victories and a championship at this level. Let alone six.Lewis must be fully recognised in…

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Martin Brundle: On Max Verstappen, Lewis Hamilton and the Mexican GP – Sky Sports
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Martin Brundle: On Max Verstappen, Lewis Hamilton and the Mexican GP – Sky Sports

Reviewing the critical moments that meant Mercedes still beat Ferrari at their bogey circuit, and why Verstappen had no yellow-flag excuses, after a race that leaves Hamilton on the brink of 2019 glory. Last Updated: 29/10/19 6:30pm The 2019 Mexican GP gave us plenty of talking points and an intriguing race even if it turned…

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Martin Brundle on the twists and turns of an unusual Singapore GP – Sky Sports
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Martin Brundle on the twists and turns of an unusual Singapore GP – Sky Sports

What a strange race. Ferrari score their first one-two since 2017 and their first hat-trick of victories since 2008 yet both drivers were subdued, and Max Verstappen took the final podium spot just 3.8 seconds behind the winner after two hours, beating both Mercedes, but expected much more from this event and so leaving him…

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Martin Brundle on Charles Leclerc, Sebastian Vettel and Italy’s tense thriller – Sky Sports
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Martin Brundle on Charles Leclerc, Sebastian Vettel and Italy’s tense thriller – Sky Sports

And still the great F1 races keep rolling in, ensuring we are the edge of our seats. Monza was a tense thriller with a fairytale ending. Charles Leclerc may appear to be Harry Potter’s polite younger brother but in combat his elbows have razor blades, he grows horns at 200mph, and his head appears to…

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