Besides the stand-in drivers there is also another group. The almost stand-in drives. Why would you cover these? Well, if you see the names that appear during the research of the subject and see the story behind it. These are worth sharing! Most of the almost drives are long forgotten by the most fans. It makes it only more worthwhile to dive into these stories and uncover the full story.
As there are over 650 Unraced F1 projects from the period 1885 – 2020 I decided before to publish articles of unraced projects per year. This is easier for you to see which attempts happened a specific year. Of course, it is easier for me as well as researching and writing an article takes a lot of time, which I don’t always have. If you are interested in one of
This season, 2020, the Formula One celebrates it's 70th season. 70 years of exiting racing, incredible race drivers and of course 70 years of failed F1 ventures! Many are known to the public. However, there are many projects that are unknown to the public. Enjoy the list of some, i believe, unknown attempts to appear in the Formula One the last 70 year! 1950 SVA-FIAT 1500 SVA (Societa Valdostana Automobili)
Fittipaldi Automotive’s last season was in 1982. The team’s results during the season where poor and at the end of the season Emerson and Wilson Fittipaldi decided to pull the plug for their Formula One team. It meant that the design of the stillborn FD10 stopped as well. 16 years later, the rumours appeared of a return. Fittipaldi Automotive, also known as Copersucar, made its Formula One debut in