Daniel McKenzie gives his verdict on changes that have seen this year’s Formula One cars prove themselves faster and more challenging to drive – with aerodynamics and bodywork among the key changes.
It is unusual for me to get to drive many supercars outside the racing world –but on this occasion I had the opportunity to take the new AMG GTS for an extended test-drive.
The challenges of motorsport require a driver to be at peak physical and mental fitness. As the European Le Mans Series prepares to end its summer break this weekend at Circuit Paul Ricard, Daniel explains how he meets the challenge.
In May this year Daniel and the European Le Mans Series arrived at Imola for the second round of the championship. The iconic Italian circuit is a place of history and legend at any time, but that month was special – it was the 20th anniversary of the crash that claimed a giant of our sport. Daniel tells David Ironmonger what it was like to race at the home of Ferrari, when the world was remembering Ayrton Senna.
Former Blancpain Endurance driver Daniel McKenzie is stepping up to the European Le Mans Series after signing a deal with championship winning team JMW Motorsport.
This year saw Daniel move from into the world of GT racing, competing in the Blancpain Endurance Series for Beechdean AMR. Here you can re-live his season in his own words.
A 24-hour endurance race tests teams, cars and drivers to the extreme. In this website exclusive, Daniel gives the low-down on what it’s like to race all day and all of the night.
For all its unavoidable danger, motor racing is now far safer than in its early years when driver fatalities were an all too common feature. But the loss of Aston Martin’s Allan Simonsen at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, then Lamborghini racer Andrea Mamé at the Paul Ricard Blancpain meeting, have acted as cruel reminders of what can happen. In this website exclusive, Daniel shares his thoughts on the unthinkable.
In this selection of photos – one per championship round – Daniel reveals the side of a race weekend that the fans don’t always see. From paddock to podium, from cresting a blind hill in Portimao to riding the kerbs of Monza, join him in this photo review of the 2012 season.
Daniel spent 2012 racing in the Formula Two championship, scoring two podiums and a string of top 10 results. In this interview with the official Formula Two website he reveals his highs and lows for the year.