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In the pitlane - Safety doesn’t happen by accident

About Garry Sloan

A passionate Formula 1 fan with a curious and often cynical mind. I have used my investigative talents and forensic analysis to explore the world of F1. "In the pit lane - F1 exposed" is my first book in the series which I hope will spark discussion and maybe positive changes within F1.

In the pitlane - Safety doesn’t happen by accident

In the pitlane - Safety doesn’t happen by accident

In Bahrain, the F1 community witnessed the horrific crash of Romain Grosjean and at the same time what only can be described as some sort..

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30 Nov 2020
In the pitlane - Are Liberty Media on the right track?

In the pitlane - Are Liberty Media on the right track?

Are Liberty Media on the right track? The pandemic has taken its toll on Liberty Media’s finances with the announcement of a loss of..

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25 Nov 2020
In the pitlane - AlphaTauri the road ahead

In the pitlane - AlphaTauri the road ahead

Last week’s column looked at the possibility of Dietrich Mateschitz selling the Red Bull team, leaving the question, what about the..

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17 Nov 2020
In the pit lane - Mr Mateschitz will decide

In the pit lane - Mr Mateschitz will decide

Dr Helmet Marko and Christian Horner are always quoted as saying Red Bull owner Mr Mateschitz will make the final decisions on all the..

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11 Nov 2020
In the pit lane - Lawrence Stroll Rainmaker

In the pit lane - Lawrence Stroll Rainmaker

Lawrence Stroll once again proves to be the consummate dealmaker with the announcement last week that Mercedes-AMG was involved in a new..

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4 Nov 2020
In the pitlane - Gene Haas to decide

In the pitlane - Gene Haas to decide

Last week Kevin Magnussen and Romain Grosjean learned their services are no longer required by the Haas team. Grosjean told L’Equipe that..

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27 Oct 2020
In the pitlane - Good night Vietnam

In the pitlane - Good night Vietnam

The much-anticipated cancellation of the Vietnam 2020 race has struck another Covid-19 blow to Liberty Media’s finances. In an interview..

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20 Oct 2020
In the pitlane - Liberty Media takes back control in Brazil

In the pitlane - Liberty Media takes back control in Brazil

The news broke last week amid controversy that F1 will move from Interlagos in Sao Paulo to a new purpose-built track on the outskirts of..

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12 Oct 2020
In the pitlane - Ratcliffe’s master plan

In the pitlane - Ratcliffe’s master plan

Both Daimler and Toto Wolff continue to issue statements proclaiming their respective commitments to the Mercedes F1 team. Daimler recently..

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6 Oct 2020
In the pit lane - Carey’s report card

In the pit lane - Carey’s report card

It has now been officially confirmed Chase Carey will leave his role as chairman and CEO of F1 with former Ferrari team principal Stefano..

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29 Sep 2020
In the pit lane - From Russia with love

In the pit lane - From Russia with love

The F1 circus arrives this week in Sochi to complete the seven-year deal agreed back in 2010 between ex-F1 ringmaster Bernie Ecclestone and..

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22 Sep 2020
In the pit lane - Is Israel an option for F1?

In the pit lane - Is Israel an option for F1?

With the US acting as an intermediary Israel and the UAE agreed back in August to work towards “normalisation”. This would make the UAE..

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15 Sep 2020
In the pit lane - The dream turns into a nightmare

In the pit lane - The dream turns into a nightmare

After a long wait Ferrari owned circuit Mugello will host a F1 race, The Formula 1 Pirelli Gran Premio Della Toscana Ferrari 1000. For..

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8 Sep 2020
In the pit lane - Pirelli under pressure

In the pit lane - Pirelli under pressure

With the F1 season now in full swing, tyre supplier Pirelli is feeling the heat after tyre failures at the British Grand Prix. Lewis..

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1 Sep 2020
In the pit lane - Nothing ventured nothing gained

In the pit lane - Nothing ventured nothing gained

F1 discovered William's fate when it was announced last Friday the team had been sold to the relatively small American private equity firm..

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24 Aug 2020
In the pit lane - Lawrence Stroll gets very angry

In the pit lane - Lawrence Stroll gets very angry

Lawrence Stroll, a man who rarely makes a public comment, stood in front of the camera at Silverstone and gave a performance that almost..

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18 Aug 2020
In the pit lane - Formula E unplugged

In the pit lane - Formula E unplugged

Following a five-month lockdown Formula E returned with six races in nine days at Berlin’s Tempelhor track. So, should Formula 1 be..

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11 Aug 2020
In the pit lane - Zak Brown dealmaker

In the pit lane - Zak Brown dealmaker

In the week McLaren announced Gulf Oil as a new sponsor the team also came in for criticism for its deal with British American Tobacco and..

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4 Aug 2020
In the pit lane - F1 races to Africa?

In the pit lane - F1 races to Africa?

In his ongoing campaign to raise awareness of the Black Lives Matter movement, Lewis Hamilton has declared his desire for a race in Africa...

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29 Jul 2020
In the pit lane - Who will be taking a Stroll?

In the pit lane - Who will be taking a Stroll?

The tension mounts at Racing Point as the world of F1 waits with bated breath to find out if Sebastian Vettel will sign for the team and..

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21 Jul 2020

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