Did you know
Blog Old Rumour Mill

Did you know? Fact, stories and anecdotes 4

Did you know? Is a new series of articles about stories, facts, news and anecdotes about the Formula One the most of us have forgotten. It are those forgotten little facts that make the sport we love so interesting. As I love to dig into a lot of magazines such as as Autosport MotorSportMagazine and so on it is easy investigation to do. Did you know: That James Hunt signed
Haas
Unraced 1980 - 1989

Team Haas and their preparation for 1987

Early on in 1986, Haas lost its main sponsor Beatrice. Both their CART Indycar and Formula One project was affected by it. However, Haas continued racing in 1986. In June that same year, the team signed Adrian Newey for three years. Only to leave the teams two months later. The same time the rumours appeared of Bernie Ecclestone purchasing the team. Carl Haas had no more interest in his F1
Tyrrell 008
Unraced 1970 - 1979

The Tyrrell 008 was originally a fan car

In 1976 and 1977, Tyrrell Racing drove with their revolutionary P34. The first, and only, six-wheeler who raced and even won a race! In 1977, it became clear that Goodyear stopped developing the 10-inch front-wheels. Tyrrell came with a conventional car with just four wheels, the Tyrrell 008. What many don’t know is that the Tyrrell 008 was intended to be fitted with a fan on the back of the
Ecclestone
F1 Rumours

Formula One sold to Bernie Ecclestone Jr. and Sr.

Unknown sources were able to provide me with the Information that Bernie Ecclestone will take back the power in the Formula One and bring the Formula One back to the heydays when the Americans were not involved in the matter, and destroyed the Formula One. You know all about the show, who cars the fans and the technique? Side note: Before you start asking questions. This is an fictive item
Minardi PS04
Top stories Unraced 2000 - 2009

Arrows A23 Saga: Minardi PS04 – Part 2

Here we are again at the Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit for the opening race of the 2003 season. Verstappen made a deal with the Minardi F1 Team, Frentzen would race his last season in the Formula One with Sauber and Michael Schumacher was already dominating the season without racing one single lap. Arrows Grand Prix International was just a faded memory of the past. The team was, the Arrows A23
1998
Projects 1970 - 1999

Unraced projects of the 1998 season

In 1998, the grooved tyres, with three grooves, were introduced in the Formula One. Mika Häkkinen was too strong for Michael Schumacher and became world Champion that year.  It would also be the last year for the Tyrrell Racing team. In addition, did you know that Zakspeed was seriously working on a comeback on the grid? Dome F106 During the season it became known that Dome was working on an
Chase Carey
Dutch Unraced Blog

Chase Carey: it’s all about the money

Een paar dagen geleden had Liberty Media haar jaarlijkse bijeenkomst. Hier sprak Chase Carey de waarschuwing maar weer eens uit dat slecht presterende Grand Prix’s, dus races waar niet of nauwelijks aan verdiend wordt zomaar van de kalender kunnen verdwijnen. Of het circuit nu van Historische waarde is of niet.  Beter gezegd als je niet genoeg opbrengt wordt je gedumpt. Ik had een paar dagen nodig om het bericht van