Arturo Merzario debuted in 1972 in the Formula One with Scuderia Ferrari. He finished sixth in his first race! Back then, finishing sixth meant one point. After two years with Ferrari and roaming around with Frank Williams Racing Cars, Copersucar-Fittipaldi, March and Walter Wolf Racing Arturo debuted Team Merzario in 1977, his own team. He would race, expect for one race with Shadow, with March 761B the season. Team Merzario
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
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
Almost a century ago, when the motorsport was dominated by wealthy gentlemen drivers and passionate drivers. Who all shared the passion for motorsport and saw it as a hobby instead of a profession. During the Italian Grand Prix of 1922 held at Monza on the 10th of September a new team the Austro-Daimler was one of the entrances. Sadly, the team would not drive a single centimeter during the race.
The 1930s are also known as the Golden Era in the motor sport scene. The Grand Prix races became easier to visit for fans; sometimes a massive amount of 300.000 would visit a Grand Prix! And the 30s were known for its immense technical progress and development. This progress resulted in some bizarre creations. One of these creations was the Monaco Trossi, constructed by Augusto Monaco in favour of Felice
Unrevisted F1 is the Throwback Thursday of UnracedF1. Every Thursday a new post will arrive with randomly old news items, reports or silly season rumours. Most of the news items will come from old magazines such as Autosport. Get yourself some coffee and enjoy the trip back in time with the newest edition of Unrevisted F1! For the original scan of the article hit the date under the item. Monza
The Alfa Romeo Tipo P1, designed by Giuseppe Merosi was the first Grand Prix car build by Alfa Romeo in 1923. The car was fitted with a 2.0L straight-6 engine, which produced 95HP at 5000 rpm. With a calculated top speed of 180KM/H the would probably have competed at the top, however after the disastrous crash in 1923 Alfa Romeo withdraw the car. Before the Alfa Romeo Tipo P1 was