Life In The Fast Lane #9: Russell Makes It Two At Monaco, Williams Get New Director

Welcome to week nine of Overtime Online’s F1 column: Life In The Fast Lane. This week we’re looking at the Monaco Virtual Grand Prix, the appointment of Simon Roberts to Williams and the rumours linking Sebastien Vettel to Aston Martin -Racing Point.

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Thirty30 tennis – Changing the game

Tweet Want to get more youngsters on the tennis court? Introduce Thirty30 tennis, a new concept invented by tennis enthusiast, Mark Milne. Thirty30 is a format designed to speed up tennis matches. With the current scoring system, matches can drag on for hours and Milne believes change is needed. Thirty30 is the tennis equivalent of cricket’s Twenty20 which has grown in popularity in recent years due to its fast paced nature. Thirty30 would mean that instead of games starting at 0-0, every game would begin at 30-30 hence the name…

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Football… Has it always been a Man’s Game?

Tweet Despite what you many imagine, football isn’t a game which is only played and watched by men. Millions of girls and women around the world have a passion for the game, and it’s an interest that started long, long ago. Women’s football in England has undoubtedly become more popular since the inception of the WSL in 2010 – but there is still an on-going issue with the recognition that athletes and teams receive from the worldwide media, with their male counterparts receiving a higher status.  Even with the history…

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Was it wrong to give the Cheltenham Festival the go-ahead?

Tweet The Cheltenham Festival has been subject to heavy criticism since its staging in early March following accusations that hosting it only accelerated the spread of the Coronavirus across the UK.  The four-day event was hosted just days before the Government called for a temporary ban on mass social gatherings, but many have argued across social media that officials were still in the wrong to give the Festival the ‘green light’.  Chief Executive of the British Horseracing Authority Nick Rust is tasked with the job of answering to these criticisms…

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What Ramadan Means During a Lockdown

Tweet In Muscat, Oman, Coronavirus has reshaped an important month of the year for Muslims. Ramadan is a month of worship where Muslims can become closer to God and devote themselves to their faith. It is a sacred month in the Islamic Calendar as it is believed that it was in Ramadan that God revealed the first verses of the holy book, the Quran. What happens during Ramadan? For the whole month, Muslims start their fast by not eating or drinking from dawn and break it at sunset. This act…

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Life In The Fast Lane #8: Driver Movements, Russell Wins In Spain and Schumacher v Ecclestone.

This week on Life In The Fast Lane we’ll be covering the F1 Driver Markets explosion into life, the Virtual Grand Prix and who F1 fans voted as the most influential person in Formula One history.

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