Jake Dennis has shared podiums with Max Verstappen, Charles Leclerc, George Russell, Esteban Ocon and Alex Albon, however he by no means obtained the prospect to affix them on the System 1 grid. He has, nonetheless, simply turn into a world champion following the System E finale in London final weekend.
Stefan Mackley studies from the double-header on this week’s difficulty and charts the rise of Dennis, who’s the third Autosport BRDC Award winner to turn into an FIA world champion after Jenson Button and Anthony Davidson. Very quickly we can be selecting the finalists for the 2023 version in partnership with Aston Martin, so look out for the subsequent British stars later in August.
One in all Dennis’s less-public roles is as a Crimson Bull growth driver, although most F1 rivals can be hoping there’s not an excessive amount of of that following the crushing efficiency of the RB19s at Spa final weekend.
Alex Kalinauckas explains how Verstappen so comfortably defeated team-mate Sergio Perez regardless of a grid penalty in our in-depth report, and picks out the opposite stars from the Belgian Grand Prix.
Ash Sutton and his Motorbase Ford Focus have introduced uncommon ranges of domination to the British Touring Automotive Championship in 2023, at the least when it comes to pure tempo. However he nonetheless solely has a slender factors lead thanks to a different dramatic spherical. Marcus Simmons studies from Croft, which additionally offered loads of motion within the help classes.
It was a busy weekend in UK motorsport. In addition to London and Croft, the Oulton Park Gold Cup was a spotlight and Marcus Pye’s protection leads our 17-page Nationwide part. Former BTCC and Tremendous Touring star Paul Radisich additionally picks out his favorite circuit…
We’ll be kicking off our F1 summer time break points with subsequent week’s half-term drivers report, grading the sphere over the primary 12 races. Celebrations of McLaren, the World Rally Championship and Silverstone may even be a part of our summer time specials.
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