Sponsored Video: Johnnie Walker Step Inside Singapore – Driving With Jenson

We all know that race drivers love to drive, but who would they love to be driven by? Johnnie Walker invited Vodafone McLaren Mercedes driver Jenson Button and our Global Responsible Drinking Ambassador Mika Häkkinen to take a spin around the stylish streets of Singapore to find out. This compelling journey captures an intimate conversation […]

My F1 Singapore piece on Speedhunters

Check out my piece on the recent Formula One Singapore Grand Prix on Speedhunters! Here’s the link: http://www.speedhunters.com/2013/09/street-life-singapore-f1-grand-prix/

Supercar owner for a day

Photos by Adrian Wong  Previously, I have had opportunities to drive supercars from Lamborghini, Ferrari, Bentley and McLaren, but this is the first time that I got to take home a supercar all to myself for 24 hours. Gran Superdrive, a newly-launched supercar membership club in Singapore, generously handed me a Lamborghini Gallardo LP 560-4 […]

Formula One SingTel Singapore Grand Prix 2013: Off-track happenings

Although the racing only happens over Friday, Saturday and Sunday, the city revved into top gear in the month of September and drivers started making appearances from mid-week onwards as they arrived into Singapore. Here are some of the happenings, in case you missed them: Mark Webber launches Infiniti Performance Engineering Academy at NUS, before […]

Mika Hakkinen to race in GT Asia

Two-time Formula 1 World Champion Mika Hakkinen will join Erebus Motorsport for the GT Asia Series at the Zhuhai International Circuit in China on October 11-13. This event also marks the launch of the AMG Customer Sports programme into the Chinese market. The winner of 20 Formula 1 Grands Prix will race the Bathurst 12 Hour […]

Women in Motorsport: Claire Williams and Susie Wolff

In the six decades of Formula One history, there has only been five female drivers. Currently, the closest to a Formula One female driver is Susie Wolff, 30, the development driver for the Williams F1 team. However, while the next female F1 driver may not be coming along anytime soon, there has been an increasing […]

Mika Hakkinen: ‘More nervous watching son race than racing Schumi’

While waiting to interview Mika Hakkinen, who was in Singapore for sponsor commitments, one of the other journalists in the group said he read reports about Mika’s arrogant attitude and was feeling a little worried. I frowned at this because I had the privilege of meeting the two-time Formula One world champion in 2010 at Siena, Italy, […]

Christian Horner believes in superstition

Red Bull Racing arrives in Singapore with a pretty good cushion of 104 points ahead in the team standings and Sebastian Vettel with 53 points ahead of Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso. However, team principal Christian Horner is “not looking at the points table”, he said. “Instead I’m just focused on having the best out of the team […]

Mark Webber: “I won’t come back to F1.”

I’ve had a chance to interview Red Bull Racing’s Mark Webber every year since 2010 and I’ve always liked speaking to him because of his honest and candid answers. Sadly, this will probably be the last time that I’m meeting the 37-year-old Australian in Formula One, because he will retiring at the end of this […]