Katie Grimmett
Hampshire, England

Katie Grimmett

Joined F1plus
19 June 2013
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In 2007, closely-fought battles and tight championship results graced the ever-evolving world of Formula 1 and it left me captivated. A relative latecomer to motorsport, I quickly became an avid fan and garnered particular interest in F1’s illustrious history and the upcoming generation looking to make their mark.

After setting up my blog ‘stoodonthepodium’ in late 2012, I started working in the Formula 1 training ground, Formula Renault 3.5. Since then, I have been able to observe drivers as they continue to develop at a crucial stage in their careers. An occasional member of the World Series by Renault paddock with ‘Crash.net’, I feel I have a unique perspective when it comes to writing about the racing pinnacle here on ‘F1Plus’.

Delving deeper into famous legacies and pinpointing next season’s potential rookies helps me combine my knowledge and enthusiasm for Formula 1 on a regular basis. To be even a small part of a race weekend would be an honour and is, rather unsurprisingly, the dream.  

Katie Grimmett's Articles

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Is Alexander Rossi the one who got away?

Katie Grimmett looks at whether the US driver is 'the one that got away' Read more »

Friday, October 24, 2014

Formula 1 and Mercedes in the 1950s

Mercedes returned to the top of Formula 1 to win their first constructors’ championship at the 2014 Russian Grand Prix, sixty years after a period of dominance with legendary racer Juan Manuel Fangio and great sadness at Le Mans. Read more »

Thursday, October 9, 2014

The rise of Daniil Kvyat

The 20-year-old has gone from anonymous Red Bull junior to the next Infiniti Red Bull Racing challenger, a position that was announced not long before the inaugural Russian Grand Prix in front of his home crowd. Read more »

Thursday, October 2, 2014

A look back: McLaren and Honda’s F1 partnership

McLaren and Honda are set to be reunited in 2015, reigniting a partnership responsible for the record-breaking MP4/4 back in 1988 and housing one of Formula’s most intense rivalries. Read more »

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Is Bottas a future F1 world champion?

Valtteri Bottas’ star is rising every season and with Williams F1 now back on form, the Finn could one day win a championship of his own for the legendary team. Read more »

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