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
Tyrrel Rothmans
Blog Unraced 1990 - 1999

Tyrrell Rothmans a forgotten deal

At the end of the 80’s Tyrrell was not the top team as it once was, though still the team managed to score points and podiums. At the end of 1989, it seemed that 1990 would be the birth of the new Tyrrell team with lots of opportunities, chances and more over a title sponsor, in Rothmans, willing to invest in the team and the Formula One. Sadly, it was
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
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
Direxiv Motorsport
Unraced 2000 - 2009

Direxiv Motorsport and their attempt to enter the F1

When you look at the history of Formula One you see a lot attempts from Japan to either enter the Formula One as a constructor, as an engine supplier or as a sponsor. Not to forget to mention excellent drivers as Aguri Suzuki and Takumo Sato who came from Japan. In 2006 there were two Japanese teams, Toyota who tried for years to reach the top, and Super Aguri which