Minardi
Minardi

Drivers who almost moved towards minardi

Minardi is probably one of the few teams in the rich history of the Formula One with plenty of rumoured drivers to drive for the team. Even more rumoured are the takeovers of the Minardi F1 Team. As to quote Paul Stoddart in 2005 “Over 40 groups were interested in taking over Minardi”. Let’s uncover history and see the almost driver moves for Minardi. 1984 – Minardi M184 Debut with
Rumour
Old Rumour Mill

The old rumour mill; Benetton – BMW V12

Welcome to the second episode of the Old Rumour Mill of Formula One. A special blog dedicated to the old rumours of Formula One. Many rumours appeared during the years. Some were just silly “Alain Prost to move to Benetton in 1992”. Others were just amazing to read “Pedro Diniz to move to Ferrari in 2000”. Every week a new episode of the Old Rumour Mill of Formula One will
Dome F106
Debunked Projects

Debunked: Dome F106 rumors

The Dome F106 is one is one of the unraced projects nothing is known of. The first time I heard of the Dome F106 as a concept Formula One car was years ago on a forum.  There are other websites that mention the car as the supposed successor of the Dome F105, which never debuted. So what is true and what isn’t? We all know that the Japanese manufacturer Dome
Nigerian F1
Unraced 1990 - 1999

Prince Malik and the Nigerian F1 dream

We all remember our self the self-claimed Nigerian Prince Malik Ado Ibrahim who became the co-owner of the Arrows team in 1999. He promised the team an investment of 125million via his company T-Minus, the company’s logo was seen big on the side pods of the Arrows A20. In the end, there was no money and Malik left the Formula One via the backdoor. Leaving Arrows in a horrible situation.
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