Projects 1946 - 1969 Unraced 1950 - 1959

Unraced projects of the 1958 season

Since the early days of Grand Prix racing many attempts were made to enter the Formula One and pre-war Grand Prix era. The period 1885 - 2021 contains over 650 Unraced projects. Every now and then new projects appear on the surface. To share with you all the stories i decided to summarize the stories per year. Don't you worry, all the stories will be researched and eventually published. This
Unraced 1950 - 1959

Tatra: The Grand Prix Car that never was

Probably you have heard of the Tatra Company. known for it's trucks and of course their participation in the Dakar. Recently i already published the story of the VM Monoplace, which was based on the Tatra T607. Thanks to Aleš Norský the story of the T607 can be told. Tatra’s predecessor Nesselsdorfer Wagenbau (the name Tatra was adopted in 1919) built its first racing car in 1900 and the company
VM Monoplace
Unraced 1950 - 1959

The sad story of the VM Monoplace

Probably you never heard of the VM Monoplace, neither did i until a week ago when i came across the entrant. I search in my own archive and I came across information that said the VM Monoplace was on the entry lost for the XXIII Grand Prix des Frontières held on June 6, 1954. The story behind the entrant will flabbergast you. The VM Monoplace was constructed by the Italian