Michael Schumacher as team boss in the Formula One? The impossible would become possible. As we have to believe Eddie Jordan who came with the news in the summer of 2006. Was it a joke? Was it serious? Alternatively, was it just a PR move to promote Schumacher? It could be possible. For 2008, the FIA was looking for new teams to enter the Formula One. It would be easy
Everyone remembers the application the FIA opened in 2008 for new teams to debut in 2010. However, did you know the FIA opened an application in 2006 for new teams to enter the Formula 1 in 2008? On the 14th of February 2006 the bid was opened. Twenty-two teams applied for an entry in 2008. I could uncover 20 of these, included were the teams that already raced in the
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
Probably you never heard of the Formula BRL championship. It isn’t that strange you haven’t. The Formula BRL was a formula series, which would become part of the Benelux Racing League. The BRL existed out of several series. Such as the BRL Light and the BRL V6 series. Both series were touringcar series. Entrepreneur Harry Maessen established the Benelux Racing League in 2004 as the successor of the Vege Series.
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