The countdown is on for the start of the Formula 1 season

It’s little more than three weeks to go before the start of the Formula 1 Grand Prix season – and at Atlas Helicopters we can’t wait! Currently, the teams have been testing their state-of-the-art racing cars in Spain at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, with all eyes on the season’s curtain-raiser in Melbourne on March 20th. […]

Record Number of Champion Racers Announced for ROC 2015

The Race of Champions 2015 will feature a record 20 top drivers speeding around London’s Olympic stadium for the grand title. Two of the greatest drivers of touring car history, Guernseyman Andy Priaulx and Argentina’s José Maria ‘Pechito’ López, will be joining the force next weekend in the battle against the likes of Vettel, Button, […]

The Race of Champions Returns to London in 2015!

If you want to experience motor racing close-up, see every corner and every maneuver happen in front of you, while roaring engines and the smell of petrol fill the air, then the Race of Champions is for you. Taking place in the former Olympic Stadium on November 21st, the event will feature some of the […]

The Everlasting Appeal of Valentino Rossi

Valentino Rossi – the sportsman, the entertainer, the legend. Rossi has single-handedly dominated the last 15 years of motorcycle racing, since his first ever World Championship win in the 250cc class in 1999. The charming Italian has not only spectacular skills on the circuit, but is charismatic and fun when he is off the bike […]

F1 GP Silverstone; Rain, Rams and Revenge

Amid speculation about the future of F1 following a series of predictable races in the last few weeks, the race that took place at Silverstone was a breath of fresh air to the sport. Indeed, for quite some time it seemed that for once, the dominant Mercedes duo would not take the top spots on […]

Pit Call the Wrong Call for Mercedes

The aftermath of the Monaco GP has been filled with debate and accusations following a fairly soporific race with a surprisingly dramatic ending. For the first three-quarters of the race, it was a normal Monte Carlo event – very difficult to overtake, resembling a train of cars following one after the other, the order unlikely […]

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No Pain in Spain for Rosberg

The sun shined down last week on Catalunya as two teams were set to battle it out at the Barcelona Grand Prix 2015. Mercedes, ahead in the drivers’ and constructors’ championships, were looking to maintain their healthy lead over their closest rivals, while Ferrari, winners of the previous race, were gunning from behind, Vettel and […]

Hamilton Wins But Ferrari Look Menacing in Bahrain

After the re-establishment of Mercedes’ dominance at Shanghai, the lead-up to the race in Bahrain was all about Ferrari; do they have the pace to take on the German team, and can they capitalise on their better tyre management during the races to challenge them on the podium? Following China, when Raikkonen and Vettel came […]