Category Archives: Centrale

Profile – Justin Wilson Part 2

In Part 1 we traced Wilson’s career from karting all the way to his Minardi days in F1. We pick the story back up in the summer of 2003 as Justin embarked on his Jaguar odyssey. Link to Part 1 >> At the point of the

Justin Wilson

Profile – Justin Wilson Part 1

Hailing from Sheffield, England, Justin Wilson waged an admirable fight against the power of wallet using determination as his weapon. Having finally faced defeat at the Formula One level, the lanky Yorkshireman took his skills across the pond instead and ended up building a long,

Profile – Adrián Campos

Perhaps the quintessential reject, the life and times of Adrián Campos saw him rub shoulders with the bright and beautiful people of motorsport just as much as the backmarkers. His F1 career saw him race for Minardi for a little more than a year. After

Batchelor’s Shot at Brilliance

When Geely’s boutique manufacturer Lynk & Co. joined the fledgling WTCR series in 2018, they boasted of being the first Chinese manufacturer to take it to the global motorsport stage. However, thirteen years prior, another Chinese manufacturer could have made history play out differently. Brilliance Auto

Grands Prix that Never Happened: Australia and Oceania

Any self-respecting Formula One history geek knows the majority of the World Championship venues like the back of their hand. Some of the 70-odd circuits on that list have become a distant memory of the different eras of F1 – but most of them managed

Steward Ops: Michael Masi’s Inconsistent Line

The 2021 Bahrain Grand Prix provided a thrilling start to the 72nd Formula One season, with an epic, race-long battle for top honours between Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen. However, there was a controversial incident which decided the race in Hamilton’s favour.  The incident and how track limits affect