CDG wing
Blog Unraced 2000 - 2009

The forgotten CDG wing concept

12 years ago the dominance of the Scuderia Ferrari was over. Fans didn’t like the dominance of Schumacher and Ferrari, but there was an even bigger problem. The races became boring due the lack of overtaking by the drivers. To tackle this problem the FIA came up with the radical CDG wing concept for the 2007 season.  The idea behind it was simple, generate more downforce and get closer to
German Grand Prix Racing Team
Top stories Unraced 2000 - 2009

German Grand Prix Racing Team’s second attempt

Recently part one of the German Grand Prix Racing Team was published on UnracedF1. The mainline of the story was the attempt to save the Orange Arrows team by German banker Oliver Behring.  To turn it in all German team. Sadly, the deal was never completed, and the Arrows team disappeared from the grid. This was just the first part of the story; Oliver Behring continued to bring the German
German Grand Prix Racing
Unraced 2000 - 2009

Arrows and the German Grand Prix Racing Team

Lets go back to the year 2002, Toyota appeared on the grid with their own team, while Renault took over the Benetton team. Prost was lost, and the Phoenix would not arise from its ashes. The future for Minardi and the Orange Arrows team? Well it wasn’t that good either. Arrows would leave mid-season. However, many attempts were made to save the team. So did Oliver Behring who came with
Arrows AMT A21
Top stories Unraced 2000 - 2009

Story of the unknown Arrows AMT A21

In the summer of 2000 AMT, Asia Motor Technologies, acquired the totality of the Peugeot Formula One Engine project. After several difficult years Peugeot decided to stop with their Formula One project. AMT, under the lead of Enrique Scalabroni, announced a few weeks later it closed an exclusive deal with the Arrows F1 Team. Later In the season the Arrows AMT A21 would appear on Valencia for their first test.
Team Dubai F1
Unraced 2000 - 2009

What happened with Team Dubai F1?

Can you remember the A1GP series held between 2006 and 2009? I bet you do, the series was broadcast in the winter seasons so we had all year long great motor sports to watch on the television. A Sheikh from Dubai with a long name, Sheikh Maktoum Hasher Maktoum Al Maktoum,  created the series in a period that Dubai was internationally growing on several markets. The same sheikh however was
Tyrrell
Unraced 2000 - 2009

Tyrrell “Racing towards the Millennium”

In the 1990’s Tyrrell Racing was not the championship winning team anymore. The team had some sober years during the Turbo era in the 1980’s. We know what happened in 1984 when Tyrrell was the only team to drive with an Atmospheric Engine. 1990 would be the last “top” year for the Tyrrell team when Jean Alesi scored twice a podium. The following years Tyrrell had to survive in the
Paul Stoddart
Minardi Unraced 1990 - 1999 Unraced 2000 - 2009

Paul Stoddart attempts to enter the F1 before Minardi

Paul Stoddart is a well-known person in the Formula one paddock. Previously as Minardi Team Boss and more recently he is back in the paddock with his Minardi X2-seaters, which he gives demonstrations with during Grand Prix Weekends. However, did you know Paul Stoddart tried to enter the Formula One 20 years ago by made a bid on the Tyrrell team, which he sponsored with his European Aviaton? What do
Diniz Grand Prix
Unraced 2000 - 2009

The forgotten story of the Diniz Grand Prix Team

It is probably one of these stories people forgot about. We al know that Phoenix Grand Prix bought the Prost Grand Prix assets for 4 million dollar, and thought they could enter the Formula One in 2002. We all know it did not happened after several trials. However, there was another buyer interested in the team if we have to believe the rumours. Former Formula One driver and Prost shareholder
Direxiv Motorsport
Unraced 2000 - 2009

Direxiv Motorsport and their attempt to enter the F1

When you look at the history of Formula One you see a lot attempts from Japan to either enter the Formula One as a constructor, as an engine supplier or as a sponsor. Not to forget to mention excellent drivers as Aguri Suzuki and Takumo Sato who came from Japan. In 2006 there were two Japanese teams, Toyota who tried for years to reach the top, and Super Aguri which