The Villiger Cigar Team, fully Villiger Cigar Team Herbert Müller, is one of these teams that we have forgotten. It was an attempt to bring the Swiss driver at the start of the Italian Grand Prix of 1971. With the Lotus 21 from Rob Walker. The car which belonged to Graham Hill in the previous year. Sadly the team did not attempt the free practice not the qualification. It’s time
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
Pygmée (Constructions Mechaniques Pygmée), founded in 1960 in Annecy by Marius Dal Bo and was a French manufacturer specialised in racing cars. The company existed for 13 years before they had to close down their doors due to financial difficulties. The team was well known for constructing Junior Formula, Formula 2 and Formula 3 cars in the 1960s and the 1970s. While they gained success there were rumours of pygmée
Did you know that in the Persuaders, a brilliant series from the early 1970s, Brett Sinclair is also a Grand Prix driver? There is even the Sinclair Special featured in the episode “Someone Waiting” an episode about bribing people out of the race at Silverstone, which Brett Sinclair eventually would win. So which car was used for the episode because it is not the March 702 as you would assume.