Brabham Galmer
Top stories Unraced 1990 - 1999

Brabham Galmer, the failed attempt to revive Brabham

The 1992 season in Formula One can be seen as an interesting year. Many teams were trying to qualify their cars and a couple of these teams wouldn’t complete the season. All the while there were many rumours circulating about teams being bought. This is the story of the Brabham team which collapsed after the Hungarian Grand Prix and which was almost taken over by Galmer Engineering. Team Brabham Galmer
Vanwall
Unraced 1990 - 1999

The failed attempts to revive the Vanwall Team

During the 1950s many British teams tried their luck in Formula One. Back then it was quite easy, if you had the money of course, to enter Formula One.  One man who did was Tony Vandervell who entered F1 in 1954 with his own Grand Prix cars. The Vanwall team would win the inaugural Constructors’ Championship in 1958 with Stirling Moss, Tony Brooks and Stuart Lewis-Evans driving. The team would
Eyckmans Grand Prix
Unraced 1990 - 1999

Eyckmans Grand Prix; A Belgian dream!

The 1990s is probably one of the most famous decades in Formula One. While front-running teams such as Williams and Benetton pushed limits with the latest technology, many smaller teams struggled financially or stopped racing altogether. But that didn’t stop the queue of new teams and individuals wanting to be a part of F1 – there were many announcements made during this time of new teams. One of them was
Ikuzawa
Unraced 1990 - 1999

Ikuzawa; the team that became Stewart Grand Prix

Sometimes there are new teams entering Formula One which are not really new at all. Jackie Stewart’s Stewart Grand Prix team was a good example, a hidden secret which we will reveal now. The origins of Stewart go way back to 1994 when Japanese driver Tetsu Ikuzawa started his own Formula One project, in which he planned to enter the championship by 1998. But as time went by, the team
Team Lotus
Top stories Unraced 1990 - 1999

The last twenty Five years of Team Lotus Part 1

The last twenty five years, of Team Lotus’ relationship with Formula One has been turbulent, with lots of gossip and lots of rumours. They left F1, came quickly back, left again, almost came back, and then finally returned with two teams, only to leave once more at the end of 2015. Will it be forever, or will they return? Time will tell. For now enjoy this amazing roller coaster ride
Zakspeed
Unraced 1990 - 1999 Unraced 2000 - 2009

How Zakspeed tried to re-enter the Formula One

Erich Zakowski left Formula One at the end of January 1990 when his Zakspeed team tested their Zakspeed–Yamaha 891B for the final time at Estoril and then Paul Ricard. The F1 project had become too expensive and after a disastrous 1989 season the team’s main sponsors ended their support of Zakspeed. However, as with many other former F1 team bosses, Erich’s son Peter Zakowski wanted to return Zakspeed to Formula
BMW S192
Unraced 1990 - 1999

The story of the BMW S192 and the Bravo S931

It’s difficult to tell the story of the BMW S192 without describing what happened after the car was penned by Nick Wirth back in 1991. Four years later the car was still in use by Simtek, and it was still being developed. Jos Verstappen showed the Formula One world back then that the Simtek S951 was a fast car by qualifying in 14th place for the Argentinean GP. In the
AGS JH26
Unraced 1990 - 1999

AGS JH26 and the Larrousse connection

The AGS JH26 was supposed to be the AGS team’s new Formula one car for the 1991 season. However at the end of 1990 all was not well with the small French team. Rumours suggested that AGS was bankrupt and wouldn’t enter the 1991 season at all. But the team managed to scrape together enough money to enter for 1991, a season full of rumours, gossip and a desperate team
AGS
Unraced 1990 - 1999

AGS JH25B and AGS JH27

AGS was a small French team which entered Formula One in 1986 with their JH21C car. This car tells the history of the AGS team and their Formula One aspirations. The JH21C was based on an AGS F3000 car and used some parts from the Renault team which had left F1 at the end of 1985. Originally the car was planned for the Arno F1 project but AGS took on