Introduction to Silverstone Race Maker

I thought I would introduce you to one of my passions, as some of you know I am a massive fan of motorsports, mainly Formula 1 but also British Touring Car Championship and World Endurance Championship. Before 2014, I had never attended a motorsports championship at Silverstone, a circuit that I constantly drove past whenever I went to my uncle’s.

It wasn’t until I saw Silverstone advertising their Race Maker program that I thought, I should definitely apply for that! It would be a dream come true if I attended an event at Silverstone, I know I lived six hours away and couldn’t drive but I thought why not. You never know unless you apply. My mum threw all sorts of questions at me when I told her I wanted to apply, like how will you get there, where will you live?

I just replied saying, I might not even get it. When I received that email to say can I travel to Silverstone to have an interview, I was over the moon, straight away telling dad that he needs to take me to Silverstone. It also meant my first time visiting Silverstone would be with my dad, who also wanted to visit the circuit but never had free time with his job. Trying to drive from the main gate to the Wing took forever!

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The Liebster Award

I’ve got a very special announcement to make…

I found out that the lovely Steph from Juniper Daze nominated me for the Liebster Award!

This is the second nomination I have received for An Ocean Glimmer, after Abi Moss nominated me for the Versatile Blogger Award last month. It is always lovely to be nominated for something like this, as you know there are people out there that are reading and enjoying your blog.

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Blogmas Day 4 // The Versatile Blogger Award

I hope you’re having a great Sunday! This post is a little special, I will be posting twice today because I’ve got some exciting news to share with you.

Yesterday, I found out that the lovely Abi Moss had nominated me for the Versatile Blogger Award! This was super kind of her and I love sharing this news with you, this is the first nomination I have received for An Ocean Glimmer.

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Daniel Ricciardo: “You’re pushing the limit on a street circuit”

Daniel Ricciardo was edged out by team-mate Max Verstappen in both free practice sessions in Singapore on Friday, but is confident for the rest of the weekend, read more here.

Photo Credit: Lars Baron/Getty Images

Red Bull Racing 1-2 finish for FP2 at the Belgian Grand Prix

Max Verstappen tops the time sheets of the second practice session for the Belgian Grand Prix ahead of Red Bull Racing team-mate Daniel Ricciardo, read more here.

Photo Credit: Octane Photographic Ltd.

Rosberg quickest with Halo in FP1 at Spa-Francorchamps

Nico Rosberg finished the opening session of the Belgian Grand Prix quickest while testing the Halo for Mercedes AMG PETRONAS, with Lewis Hamilton making it a 1-2, read more here.

Photo Credit: Octane Photographic Ltd.

Daniel Ricciardo: “It has always been a good track to return to for me”

Daniel Ricciardo is excited to be returning to the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps this weekend for Red Bull Racing after the summer break, read more here.

Photo Credit: Octane Photographic Ltd.