RACE DEBRIEF

    With the announcement that Formula 1 is set to go racing again in July, Issue 4 of The Official Formula 1 Magazine goes on sale this week and looks ahead to the opening races of the revised season. There is plenty to read in this month’s 132-page action-packed issue, which also includes a free Alfa Romeo poster!

    In this month’s cover story we discover the truth about one of the most enigmatic drivers on the Formula 1 grid. Acclaimed Finnish reporter Heikki Kulta has interviewed Kimi more than any other journalist in the sport and gives his personal appreciation of the ‘Iceman’ detailing why he such a fan favourite. Plus we list the top 10 races of Raikkonen’s distinguished career.

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    We also speak to Kimi’s team mate Antonio Giovinazzi, to find out what he’s been doing at his Monaco home during lockdown, interview Alfa’s test driver Tatiana Calderón, explain the inner workings at Hinwil and celebrate Alfa Romeo’s illustrious 110-year-old history in racing.

    Elsewhere in the issue, we have a special 12-page guide to the world of F1 Esports, which includes an in-depth look at what goes into making the new F1 2020 game. We also speak to Ferrari’s Esports champion David Tonizza, look at the latest equipment to buy for your home simulator rig, while rounding-up the best of the Virtual Grand Prix action.

    As ever, we have the latest news from the world of F1 this month, Kevin Magnussen’s driver column – in which he reveals where’s he’s been on his boat recently – and Formula 1 chief technical officer Pat Symonds answers your tech queries.

    Issue 4 of The Official Formula 1 Magazine also features interviews with AlphaTauri’s Daniil Kvyat, an extract from the new Niki Lauda biography, a special insight into the sport’s response to Covid-19 (Project Pitlane), 21 reasons why the Monaco Grand Prix is unique and discover who are the F1 stars of the future. Could Mick Schumacher be the next talent from Formula 2 to reach the pinnacle of the sport?

    Start your subscription to The Official Formula 1 Magazine, starting with Issue 4, where you will receive a special discount if you use the code DRIVE10 at www.thef1magazine.com. The global edition of the magazine is available for postage worldwide - and look out for our plans to start an Italian language edition soon. If you love F1 you will love The Official Formula 1 Magazine.