1994 the Untold
F1 1994 Motorsport reviews

Book review: 1994 the Untold Story by Ibrar Malik

The Formula One was dominated years by McLaren and Williams. Both won several titles during the 1980s and the 1990s, until 1994 arrived. With Senna moving towards Williams and McLaren left with Peugeot engines. And Benetton… well they had some German Michael Schumacher. The season would be full of scandals, false claims and sadly the loss of Ayrton Senna and Roland Ratzenberger. 1994 the untold Story by Ibrar Malik goes
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
Rumour
Old Rumour Mill

The old rumour mill; Gil de Feran looks at F1?

Welcome to the first episode of the Old Rumour Mill of Formula One. This blog post is about sharing old rumours that appeared in the rich history of the Formula One. The first episode is just a test to see if the readers appreciate these types of blog posts or not. If it does, every week I’m planning to publish one Old Rumour Mill of Formula One, with a headliner
James HUnt
Blog

James Hunt ‘s comeback that never happened

James Hunt, the most flamboyant character the Formula One ever had. The world champion of 1976 withdrew from the paddock during the 1979 season when he was the driver for Walter Wolf’s racing team. After his career in the Formula One Hunt became f1 commentator next to Murray Walker for the BBC. Though, the eventual comeback in the Formula One kept appearing on his path. Sadly, it never happened. In
Imola
F1 1994

Mike’s memories of Imola 1994

To commemorate the 25th anniversary of that horrific race weekend and the passing of two F1 drivers there will be 3 separate blogs over the coming days. Tomorrow’s blog pays tribute to Roland Ratzenberger and how his accident helped spark an important safety legacy within F1. Wednesday’s blog will remember Ayrton Senna’s final 24 hours. However, today’s blog gives a more personal recollection. Mike Fairholme is well known and respected
AFRIX
News

AFRIX; A1GP’s (African) revival ?

Perhaps im a bit late with publishing this news, though years ago the news was spread that AFRIX GP of South Africa bought the remaining A1GP Powered by Ferrari cars. Including spare parts, engine, steering wheels, basically the complete packages. Sadly, the cars did not re-appear on any circuit on the Africa continent. Earlier this year AFRIX GP announced that, the cars would at least appear on the tracks during
Alfa Romeo
News

Alfa Romeo, the comeback kid

What we already knew became a fact; Alfa Romeo Racing will make its comeback as team in the Formula One. The name Sauber F1 Team will disappear, probably permanently, from the Formula One. It is not the first time Alfa Romeo makes its debut or comeback in the Formula One as team. Hopefully the team will stay longer than their last attempt. Alfa Romeo made its debut during the Targa
1997
Projects 1970 - 1999

Unraced Projects of the 1997 season

In 1997 Jacques Villeneuve became world champion in a controversial last race, were Michael Schumacher at that time the leader in the championship deliberately rammed Villeneuve whilst trying to defend. While new comer Lola appeared, a year to early, on the grid under pressure of MasterCard. After the Brazilian Grand Prix the team would not re-appear on the circuit. Besides the attempt of Sosprini to take over the team. Arrows
Ferrari 312T6
Unraced 1970 - 1979

312T6; Ferrari’s forgotten six-wheeler

Everything would change in the new 1976 season. Tyrrell would made its debut with their Tyrrell P34, with four small wheels in front, and two normal wheels in the back. Besides the Tyrrell there was some more talk at 75’s year’s end. Simultaneously rumours arose about the March 2-4-0 while the same time BRM designed a similar 2-4-0 concept. If this was not enough, another rumour appeared about a six