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The Orange Arrows formula 1 summer of 2002

It’s the summer of 2002, the Orange Arrows team from Tom Walkinshaw is on the edge of bankruptcy. It’s the summer Paul Stoddart loves to see Walkinshaw burning and will have the ultimate payback in 2003 when purchasing most of the team’s assets in favour of his Minardi team. Moreover, it is the summer of many rumours in and outside the paddock. Arrows is sold to an American, Arrows is
Jos Verstappen
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Jos Verstappen and his options for 2004 and 2005

Jos Verstappen had a contract to race for the Orange Arrows team from Tom Walkinshaw. However, just before the start of the season he ditched Verstappen, while the Arrows A23 was built around him, and hired Heinz-Harald Frentzen instead. In 2003, he signed a contract with Minardi. Not the season he expected. So what would it be for 2004? Jaguar, Jordan, perhaps Sauber or stay with Minardi?  We know now
Vodafone
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Jordan Vodafone F1 Team

You probably remember the Vodafone sponsorship with the Scuderia from 2002 until 2006. The younger once probably remember it as the main sponsor for McLaren from 2007 until 2013. Or if you’re a nut like me you remember the branding on the front wing of the Benetton B201. What many probably forgot or simply don’t know is that Jordan Grand Prix was in negotiations with Vodafone for a sponsor deal.
2002
Projects 2000 - 2025

Unraced projects of the 2002 season

As there are over 650 Unraced F1 projects from the period 1885 – 2020 I decided before to publish articles of unraced projects per year. This is easier for you to see which attempts happened a specific year. Of course, it is easier for me as well as researching and writing an article takes a lot of time, which I don’t always have.  If you are interested in one of
Grand Prix 4
Gaming Unraced Games

Grand Prix 4 for the original Xbox

Earlier this week i wrote about the unreleased Grand Prix 3 port for the Dreamcast. Today I write about the unreleased Grand Prix 4 port for the Xbox. Yes, on the 15th of October Grand Prix 4 for the Xbox was scheduled to be released by Infrogrames.  The game would never appear on the Xbox. The biggest question is whatever happened with the game? and was the port in a
Prost Grand Prix
Unraced 2000 - 2009

Khaled Al-Waleed and Prost Grand Prix

Prost Grand Prix once a winning team was on the edge of bankruptcy in late 2000. The team was already on their knees in the early summer days of 2001.  There was a savior for the team. Prince Khaled Al-Waleed the son of Al-Waleed bin Talal invested 10 million dollar in the team around June 2001. Was Prost Grand Prix saved now? Talks were held to keep the team on
American F1 Team
Unraced 2000 - 2009

Dan and Phil’s dream the American F1 Team

When the Orange Arrows team disappeared from the grid, several groups were interested to save the team. One of these attempts was the All American F1 dream from Dan Gurney and Phil Hill. No Phil Hill is not family of Graham Hill. Their plan to create a Formula One team with American drivers, American employees well everything American except for the tyres and the engines. Time to bring this forgotten