Jack Leslie is a freelance journalist specialising in motorsport and Formula 1. He has been writing since 2011 and currently contributes to Car Throttle, Grand Prix Times and About.com. Jack also runs a popular blog and has been a fan of Formula 1 for over half of his life.
Jack decided to combine his passions for Formula 1 and writing in 2011 and set up a blog. He contributed to a number of small websites and online magazines before joining Richland F1 in March 2012. Jack attended three F1 races for the FIA-accredited website in 2014, making his debut at the Austrian Grand Prix, and one race in 2015.
He was previously a contributor to Formula1Blog, PureF1 and F1 Plus. The 20-year-old now contributes to Grand Prix Times, About.com and is a freelance writer for popular automotive platform Car Throttle, focusing on motorsport. He is also Sports Editor of the University of Westminster's newspaper, The QH.
Jack is currently a second year B.A. Journalism student at the University of Westminster. He graduated from Hartismere Sixth Form in Suffolk, England, in 2013, before taking a gap year to focus on his Formula 1 and motorsport writing.
It may seem quite odd, but I am proud of how critical my English teacher was of my writing skills during my GCSEs at school. It definitely reflected in my marks, but it was my favorite subject and I worked really hard to improve and that's exactly what happened. The experience inspired me to set up my own blog and try a career in journalism. It just shows that if you work hard and put the effort in, you can turn things around and reach your goals.
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