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.

Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton wins for the sixth time this season

Team Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton won his sixth race out of eight this year, defending his victory in the same circuit last year. His teammate, Valtteri Bottas took second place, earning 18 points. Whilst Team Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc was third in the podium, earning 15 points, maintaining at position five, and still below Team RedBull’s Max Verstappen and his teammate Sebastian Vettel. Stars of the French Grand Prix Kimi Räikkönen 2007 World Champion Alfa Romeo’s Räikkönen has raised the team’s...

Hamilton defends his throne — for this year’s season and last year’s French Grand Prix

Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton –the five-time World Champion — is in the top spot this year’s French Grand Prix. Despite the strength Mercedes has shown at this point of the race, Ferrari has unwaveringly exhibited during the Canadian Grand Prix that their cars could compete against the Silver Arrows. It is where the latter have struggled to win. In fact, Hamilton only won through technicality where Vettel received the infamous five-second penalty. It also attests that Canada is a...

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...

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