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Brings Calvin Lo Hong Kong back in the F1?

Earlier this week some rumours appeared to me that a Hong Kong based Billionaire is looking to enter the Formula One. His name is Calvin Lo and, according to Wikipedia, R.E. Lee International, the world’s largest and considered as the most successful life insurance broker company. So far the background. I was triggered today as website has started to publish articles regarding his plans, or wish, to enter the Formula
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Simtek’s saviour Barbara Behlau

Barbara Behlau made it happen that Roland Ratzenberger made his debut in the Formula One in 1994 with Simtek. After Ratzenberger’s horrific dead in Imola, Barbara was impressed how the team kept the spirit for Ratzenberger alive within the team. This was one of the reasons she purchased 30% of the stakes in the team. Only a year later during the Monaco Grand Prix she became the true saviour of
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The Orange Arrows formula 1 summer of 2002

It’s the summer of 2002, the Orange Arrows team from Tom Walkinshaw is on the edge of bankruptcy. It’s the summer Paul Stoddart loves to see Walkinshaw burning and will have the ultimate payback in 2003 when purchasing most of the team’s assets in favour of his Minardi team. Moreover, it is the summer of many rumours in and outside the paddock. Arrows is sold to an American, Arrows is
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Dutch Autosport 1894 – 1949

History books are telling us that the first race for motorised vehicles was held on the 22nd of July 1894. The race known as Paris-Rouen, a trip of 126 Kilometre won by Jules Albert, Count de Dion in a De Dion Bouton. Of course, I disagree with this idea as previously competitive races were held like in Manchester. However, the first time the Netherlands had their first taste with autosport
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Formula one’s mostly forgotten stand-in drivers part 1

Stand-in drivers, the drivers we mostly forget about though play sometimes a huge roll for teams. They are often at short notice in the car for most various reasons. During the covid pandemic, we have seen several stand-in drivers, well not really stand-in like Russell taking place in the Mercedes because of Hamilton or Kubica instead of Kimi. However, do you remember Anthony Davidson who stand-in at Minardi in 2002
Kalff
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Boek review: Kalff Leven in de racerij

Allard Kalff is misschien wel de meeste geliefde persoon momenteel op de televisie en in de paddocks.  Mijn eerste kennismaking met Allard Kalff als pitreporter moet ergens in 1995 of 1996 zijn geweest toen ik voor de buis zat als klein jongetje. Want Formule 1 was een heel ding hier in de huiskamer. Zeker omdat een Limburger in de F1 reed. En Allard, die maakte de beleving compleet! Ik ben