Category Archives: Centrale


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

2021 Azerbaijan Grand Prix, Saturday - Jiri Krenek

GPR Awards – Azerbaijan 2021

In a season that is turning even the most cynical of heads around to expect a good title fight to the finish, the Azerbaijan Grand Prix was by far the most weird and wonderful yet. With what appeared to be an inherited win by Sergio

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GPR Awards – Monaco 2021

For the first time in three years, the 2021 Monaco Grand Prix saw Mercedes at the top of neither the drivers’ nor the constructors’ championship on Sunday evening. It was a show of resurgence and driving excellence yet again from Max Verstappen, who took full

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GPR Awards – Spain 2021

The 2021 Spanish Grand Prix provided the fans with an unusually interesting race at the Circuit of Catalunya, as Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes used better strategy and almost unbelievable pace on medium tyres to provide a repeat of the 2019 Hungarian Grand Prix, overtaking Max Verstappen and Red

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GPR Awards – Portugal 2021

The 2021 Portuguese Grand Prix gifted us Lewis Hamilton‘s second win of the season, beating Max Verstappen and his team-mate Valtteri Bottas. While the race relied more on how the Pirelli tyres handled the surface of the Portimão racetrack to create some interesting strategy variance, further behind some plot lines developed, contributing to

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GPR Awards – Emilia-Romagna 2021

The 2021 Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix, whose full name is so rejectful I won’t even type it, brought F1 back to Imola again, and back racing after a three-week break. Max Verstappen took a dominant win to bring the title challenge to Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes.

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GPR Awards – Bahrain 2021

The 2021 Bahrain Grand Prix was run last Sunday. After a fantastic, yet controversial, race-long duel between Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton, the defending champion came out on top. But the race win isn’t the most important prize of the weekend at Grand Prix Rejects. Those are the coveted Reject of the

2021 Formula 1 Season Preview

The 2021 (very inaccurate) Grand Prix Rejects Season Preview!

The 2021 Bahrain Grand Prix, happening next Sunday (28), will mark the start of the 72nd running of the FIA Formula One World Championship. Lewis Hamilton enters as the defending champion, hoping to overtake Michael Schumacher’s title record, while his team Mercedes-Benz hopes to carry


RejectWatch Recap 2018 – Part 3

The exploits of unsuccessful Formula One pilots tackling other parts of the motorsport world has been so vast and reaching, we’ve needed a third article to wrap up our RejectWatch Recap 2018! Once again, to quickly recount who counts as a ‘reject’ for these purposes, we’re


RejectWatch Recap 2018 – Part 2

2018 certainly proved to be rich pickings for former Formula One Rejects in other motorsport series, given this is the second part of our RejectWatch Recap. To quickly recount who counts as a ‘reject’ for these purposes, we’re including any driver who entered a World