James Hunt, the most flamboyant character the Formula One ever had. The world champion of 1976 withdrew from the paddock during the 1979 season when he was the driver for Walter Wolf’s racing team. After his career in the Formula One Hunt became f1 commentator next to Murray Walker for the BBC. Though, the eventual comeback in the Formula One kept appearing on his path. Sadly, it never happened. In
Shadow Racing Cars was the brainchild of the notorious Don Nichols. Originally founded as Advanced Vehicle Systems in 1968, the team was first active as a sports car racing team in the CanAm series and later would appear in the Formula One. With a couple of big successes, at the end of 1979 the team was almost bankrupt. They tried it once more with the Shadow DN12 powered by Cosworth.
In 1976, Tyrrell arrived in the Formula One with the first six wheeler, the Tyrrell P34 (Project34). The car had four small tyres in front of the car and two normal sized tyres in the back. The car was successful in the two years Tyrrell used the car, it scored several podiums and even won a race. During the same period, 1976/1977 March designed their 2-4-0 six wheeler. Instead of