Ben Anderson is Autosport's Grand Prix Editor and one of our track testers. He holds an undergraduate degree in journalism studies from the University of Sheffield and joined the title in March of 2008, after eight months working in local newspaper journalism for award-winning weekly the Surrey Mirror. He has raced karts and cars since the age of 11, and occasionally continues to do so around his reporting commitments for Autosport.

Features by Ben Anderson
Why McLaren's Alonso 'tricks' could backfire At the end of 2017 Fernando Alonso could leave the failing McLaren-Honda partnership. McLaren's doin... 1492732800 F1
Eight reasons Mercedes lost the Bahrain GP Mercedes' pace advantage in Bahrain looked clearer than at any other time in 2017 so far, yet it los... 1492387200 F1
Bahrain Grand Prix driver ratings Nobody earned a perfect score in Bahrain this weekend, but plenty of drivers were worthy of praise, ... 1492387200 F1
Can Red Bull really mix it at the front? After trailing Mercedes and Ferrari substantially in Australia and China, Red Bull was right on the ... 1492128000 F1
How Ferrari's other drivers cost Vettel victory shot Sebastian Vettel didn't manage to follow up Australia with a second victory for Ferrari in China, bu... 1491782400 F1
Chinese Grand Prix driver ratings Mixed conditions brought out the best in some of Formula 1's top names in China, with a quarter of t... 1491782400 F1
Under the skin of Honda’s latest F1 saga This season was supposed to be the year that Honda finally came good, but its engine's deficiencies ... 1490918400 F1
Did Ferrari win it or Mercedes throw it away? After Ferrari's strong pre-season testing form, Mercedes looked like it had regained the advantage i... 1490572800 F1
Australian Grand Prix driver ratings The race winner is one of three drivers who earn top marks in our assessment of the Australian Grand... 1490572800 F1
Why Ferrari's testing pace is looking like a false idol Little more than a day into the Formula 1 season, expectations that Ferrari might take the fight to ... 1490313600 F1
Can McLaren-Honda be saved from crisis? The McLaren-Honda (re)union appears at an all-time low. Is it close to complete dissolution - or can... 1489708800 F1
Rating F1's most exciting driver line-up Formula 1's best driver of 2016 squares up against the prodigy of grand prix racing for the first ti... 1489622400 F1
Is the threat to Mercedes real? After a first test full of ominous signs, the final four days of running at Barcelona suggested Merc... 1489104000 F1
Are Honda's woes masking Renault's troubles? McLaren-Honda woes have taken centre stage so far in Formula 1 testing, but it has hardly been smoot... 1488931200 F1
The crisis deepens at McLaren-Honda Another day of Formula 1 testing, and another tale of woe for McLaren and its engine partner Honda. ... 1488844800 F1
Why under-the-radar Red Bull should be feared Mercedes has been quickest, Ferrari has impressed. Red Bull has gone comparatively unnoticed in the ... 1488412800 F1
How much trouble is McLaren-Honda in? This was supposed to be the year things started clicking in a big way for McLaren and Honda, but the... 1488326400 F1
Testing exposes the flaws in F1's 2017 rules Heading trackside for a first-hand taste of Formula 1's new era led to an underwhelming sensation. W... 1488240000 F1
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