Super Nova
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Super Nova Racing and Formula One

Super Nova Racing Limited, as the official name was of the team, was established in 1991 and competed in two seasons of the All Japanese Formula Three Championship before the team moved their headquarters in 1994 to England, to compete in Europe’s International Formula 3000 series.  A year later, the first rumours appeared of Super Nova’s Formula One plans. From buying the bankrupted Team Lotus, to merging with the Arrows
British F3000 championship
Forgotten racing series

Revival of the British F3000 championship

Since the early days of Motor sports, Great Britain is the place to be if you want to develop yourself as a professional driver. Many international race classes visit one of the circuit in Great Britain, and many teams have their headquarters there. However, when they try to setup a British championship it does not go that well. The British F3000 championship in 1997 is a great example of it.
Shannon Racing
Unraced 1990 - 1999

When Shannon Racing announced their F1 plans

Ask yourself first the question; do I remember the Shannon Racing Team?  Maybe the older readers will say yes the Shannon Racing Team who entered the British Grand Prix in 1966 with the Shannon SH1, driven by Trevor Taylor. Sorry but it is the wrong answer. I mean the Shannon Racing Team, which was active in both Formula3 and Formula 3000 around Europe in the mid-1990s.   Still no bells ringing?
Unraced Series

EUROLights series would have been the European CART

The EUROLights series was an attempt to create an oval racing series in Europe. During the late 1990s and early 2000s CART and IRL became very popular in Europe. This interest culminated in 2001 when CART visited EuroSpeedway Lausitz in Germany, and Rockingham in Britain. The Rockingham 500, held in September 2001 was won by Gil de Ferran, and a few weeks later plans to have an oval open wheel