Ligier
Blog F1 1994

The Day Schumacher Drove a Ligier

The upcoming book details what is learnt about the Benetton controversies when Schumacher tested a Ligier for one day in December 1994. For instance was the German as impressive when not driving a Benetton? Before we answer this let us remember the background surrounding this test. In early 1994 the Ligier team were in financial trouble following their team owner, Cyril de Rouvre, having been jailed on fraud charges. Benetton
Benetton
F1 1994

Working Within Benetton During the 1990’s

“Berger was the thickest driver I have worked with, Alesi was a close second”…those are the forthright views of a former Benetton mechanic who is ready to let rip!  The ex-Benetton mechanic has kindly contributed towards the upcoming book, but cannot be named because he still works in F1. However, his anonymity means he can be brutally honest. An amazing article by Ibrar Malik! Benetton started 1996 with high hopes
GP1 Series
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Flavio Briatore’s GP1 Series could be a rival for F1

It has been said multiple times in the history of Formula One. An alternative championship for the Formula One. A good example for this was the GP1 Series Flavio Briatore announced already in 2006, before he came with concrete plans in 2012. To be honest I would support an alternative championship. Why I would support a rival championship for the Formula One?  Since day one I’m not a fan of
Grid Girls
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Grid Girls are part of Formula One!

Hello media, why did you publish the news that Grid Girls will be history soon. You said that the Grid Girls are from a long gone era, like Bernie Ecclestone. Why don’t you spread the word of the fans who like to keep them? There is no reason to have them banned from the grid. They are an addition for the sport. It is a political game isn’t it dear