AFRIX
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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
Goodbye
Blog

Goodbye, my love, Goodbye Formula One

Goodbye my love, Goodbye, Goodbye, auf Wiedersehen, Goodbye and au revoir my love. Demis Roussos sang it in 1973, after today’s race at Singapore it seems I have to sing it as well. What has happened with the sport I used to love so much, what happened many like me are on the point to say Goodbye my love? The last seasons, basically since 2009, the Formula One isn’t that
1994
F1 1994 Interviews

Interview with Ibrar Malik the Author of F1 1994

On the 13th of August I had an interview with Ibrar Malik, the writer of the book: 1994 – The Untold Story of a Tragic and Controversial F1 Season. Better still, it was a conversation between two fans, two fans who share the same passion for the same season. 1994 Is probably the most controversial season in Formula One history. Illegal software, wheel banging on the tracks, and sadly some
F1 1994

Funny Stories from an F1 Mechanic Paul West

F1 Mechanic Paul West worked for Williams throughout the 1990’s and is a massive contributor towards the upcoming book. This blog is therefore dedicated to him. Therefore an release date for the F1 1994 book is announced. In January 2019 the book will be published by Performance Publishing. The book will contain 200 rare photo's will be in the book. Some fragments of the book will be published on the
Formula One
Blog

The Formula one crisis continues in 2018

The 2018 Formula One season officially started today with Australian Grand Prix held on Albert Park. What can we say? The race was, as previous races in 2017, more a parade with less action on the track. Vettel won the race thanks to the Virtual Safety Car, Some say Hamilton had a Software problem, and Kimi was faster than Vettel and Hamilton, but finished 3th. For the rest it was
Future
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Formula 1; what does the future hold?

Currently the Formula One is in one of its most difficult era’s since the first official Grand Prix held in 1950. The Hybrid Turbo era is a lost decade if you ask me. However, in a few years, the news rules will be implemented in the Formula One and we will probably see a complete new Formula One.  Won’t we? What do we really want for the future of Formula