Rhunah Soriano

Rhunah Soriano is a Columnist at Grit Daily. She is a full-time journalist and event organiser based in Montreal and Toronto (Canada). She holds a BA in Political Science and a Certificate in Community Service from Concordia University, and started a Graduate Diploma in Management: PR and Communications from McGill University.

Canada Grand Prix drama continues amidst Team Ferrari investigation request

Canada’s Grand Prix did not have a shortage of drama. From the “Wall of Champions” to the “unjust” five-second penalty that cost Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel his first win of the season, it made way for Mercedes-Lewis Hamilton’s fifth win in 2019. Fans across the globe did not take it well either — especially Canadians. In fact, Team Ferrari requested an investigation before formally appealing to the penalty. What was the fuss all about Lap 48 was when Vettel lost...

Lance Stroll headlines Canadian Grand Prix with a grandstand named after him

Lance Stroll earned one new title: “poster boy” for the Canadian Grand Prix. He made headlines recently because a grandstand is named after him — a grandstand located on the southeast side of turn 10 with a view of the Expo 67 Biosphere and skyline of Montreal. The grandstand also allows one to see the cars entering and maneuvering the famous hairpin turn, which is located reasonably close to the metro and near the support race paddocks. Lance’s father is no other than billionaire...

Formula One’s Jacques Villeneuve dishes on Pirelli’s brand and his own pivot into media

Canadians, especially Montrealers, love Formula One as much as they love poutine — a street food combination of French fries, gravy, and cheese curds. It’s what one of the few things that sets Quebec apart from the rest of Canada. It is no surprise all Canadian racing drivers were born in Montreal, from the circuit’s namesake Gilles Villeneuve to the rising star Nicholas Latifi. This year, we have three living Formula One drivers. On Jacques Villeneuve Yes, he’s the son of Gilles and was...

Monaco Grand Prix 2019 was one, big, emotional roller coaster

Overall, Formula 1 is a fantastic display of engineering and performance. But even the fantastic can fall flat. What happened at Monaco Grand Prix? Monaco’s Formula One hero, the talented Charles Leclerc, had to start at an embarrassing position 15. This is not even due to a technical issue but a misjudgment from Mattia Binotto and his team. Scuderia Ferrari’s new team principal underestimated the “cut off” lap time required for the young pilot. There was already enormous pressure for...

Formula One’s Amber Lounge made its own race — against dementia

Formula 1’s Amber Lounge launched a three-night affair to raise awareness and funds to benefit dementia — a degenerative mental disease that affects many families around the world. Every family member affected by the disease is coping with it as caretakers without any psychological understanding on how to deal with the illness. The fundraising objective is to do further research; it was founded by Formula One legend, three-time world champion, Sir Jackie Stewart. From Prince Albert...

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