My name is Michael Bailey and I am a sports journalist and TV presenter working in Norfolk, England primarily covering Norwich City Football Club. I currently work for the Eastern Daily Press, pinkun.com and Mustard TV. I also host the Norfolk Formula One community NRF1. I have written for numerous national titles and appeared on TalkSport, Sky Sports, the BBC and more. I've been lucky enough to be named EDF East of England Sports Journalist of the Year (2013) and EDF East of England Digital Journalist of the Year (2012, 2013, 2014).

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Richard Baxter: With Halo on the agenda, how dangerous is Formula One really?

It is a sport all about going as quickly as possible, often with inches between your car and another. There has been much debate recently about the now-dropped Halo head protection concept. But how dangerous really is F1 compared to other forms of motorsport? And is the Halo concept really needed? We see endlessly how […]

Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo during third practice for the 2016 British Grand Prix at Silverstone Circuit, Towcester.

Kyle Cumbers: Your betting tips for F1’s 2016 Hungarian Grand Prix

We are now into the second half of the 2016 Formula One season and as you will know, after all the fun and games at the front between the Mercedes drivers, there is only one point between Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg. The momentum is definitely with Lewis after four wins in the last five […]

Max Verstappen attending the Family Racing Days in Zandvoort, The Netherlands on June 4, 2016 // Marcel van Hoorn / Red Bull Content Pool // P-20160604-00886 // Usage for editorial use only // Please go to www.redbullcontentpool.com for further information. //

Kyle Cumbers: Your betting tips for F1’s 2016 Austrian Grand Prix in Spielberg

So as we head to “Schpeilberg” – as Michael calls it – for the Austrian Grand Prix, and the 2016 drivers’¬†championship battle between the Mercedes pair of Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg is as it was before the Canadian Grand Prix. That shows how topsy-turvy the championship can be and hopefully this will continue for […]

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