Senna
Unraced 1990 - 1999

Ayrton Senna ’s Formula One team

I don’t think I have to start about that horror weekend at Imola in 1994. The weekend were Roland Ratzenberger and Ayrton Senna let their lives after crashing their cars. In the aftermath, the FIA implemented new safety measurements that had to prevent new deadly crashes in the sport. While there was also a plan to keep Senna’s legacy alive in and outside the Formula One. This his all started
Lola T94/30
Unraced 1990 - 1999

The Lola T94/30 announced but never build

Lola MasterCard debuted in 1997 on the grid with the Lola T97/30 badly designed because of a time pressure from MasterCard. As their original plan was to debut in 1998 assumable with their own Lola V10 engine. In 1994, they appeared with the Lola T95/30 on Silverstone where Allan McNish tested the car with no engine cover. However, did you know that the T95/30 would actually be the Lola T94/30?
McLambo
Unraced 1990 - 1999

The history of the McLambo by Alexander Percy

September 10, 1992, Honda officially announces the suspension of its activities in Formula 1, a newswhich does not surprise Ron Dennis informed of the intentions of withdrawal of the Japanese brandsince the end of 1991. Leaks on the future intentions have also warned F1 from this future loss.Dennis still hoped to use the rebadged Honda V12s by exploiting them either by Mugen or by TAGand therefore by Dennis himself via
MiG 194
Unraced 1990 - 1999

MiG 194: German’s forgotten F1 dream?

In 1993, an article was published, assumable in Auto Motor und Sport, regarding an All German Formula 1 team. The car seen on the drawing has been appointed as the MiG 194. The interesting part of the car is the fact it is all German. Only German manufacturers were names in the article. Interesting to see is the name of Michael Schumacher on the car, as well the Audi V10
Pacific Grand Prix
Unraced 1990 - 1999

Pacific Grand Prix and their plans for 1996

I have written a couple articles already about the Pacific Grand Prix team which folded at the end of 1995. The team keeps on intriguing me as I keep on finding new information about their plans for 1996. The latest information I figured in my own archive is some information about Neil Brown and an unknown V10 engine, which would power the Pacific Team in 1996. Time to dedicate a
Prost Grand Prix
Unraced 1990 - 1999

Prost Grand Prix ’s original plan to debut in 1995/96

In early 1997, Alain Prost purchased the Ligier team from Flavio Briatore and even before the start of the season changed the name to Prost Grand Prix. For 1998, the team announced their exclusive contract with Peugeot to deliver them engines. For 1997 Prost Grand Prix drove with the planned Mugen-Honda engine and uses the JS45 designed by Loïc Bigois. However, did you know already in 1989 Alain Prost was
Tyrrel Rothmans
Blog Unraced 1990 - 1999

Tyrrell Rothmans a forgotten deal

At the end of the 80’s Tyrrell was not the top team as it once was, though still the team managed to score points and podiums. At the end of 1989, it seemed that 1990 would be the birth of the new Tyrrell team with lots of opportunities, chances and more over a title sponsor, in Rothmans, willing to invest in the team and the Formula One. Sadly, it was
ARC3
Unraced 1990 - 1999

The stillborn Rial Racing ARC3

Rial Racing was established in  1988 as Formula One constructor. Rial is a German producer of light allow wheels and rims, which was bought by Günter Schmid in 1987. Ex owner of the ATS Wheels company and the ATS Formula One team. Under his lead Rial debuted in the Formula One in 1988. In 1989 the team already left the Formula One. Though not before they already started working on
Jordan 191Y
Unraced 1990 - 1999

Jordan 191Y interim car for Yamaha

The Jordan Grand Prix team made a perfect debut season in 1991, powered by the Ford V8 engine the team was successful. For 1992 Eddie Jordan managed to make a deal with Yamaha. Yamaha would provide Jordan their newest V12 engine the Yamaha OX99. After the season ended the Jordan 191Y interim car appeared on the track. While Jordan’s debut in the Formula One was an big success, ending fifth