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
Pirelli 18 Inch
News

Pirelli to stay as supplier until 2023

Pirelli is to keep his monopoly position in the Formula One as tyre supplier. Today the supplier and the Formula One came to a new agreement for the years 2020 until 2023, the reason no other companies applied or were chosen for the reason the Formula One will change to 18 inch tyres in 2021. It seems there were no serious bids from other suppliers who were interested to supply
Michelin
News

Michelin is interested in a comeback per 2020

Michelin announced today that they are evaluating an eventually return in the Formula One as supplier per 2020. They are not the first to show their interest, Hankook did it, but to be honest Michelin is one more likely to be a serious candidate. Michelin is familiar with the Formula One. The company was a tyre supplier before during the first Turbo era between 1977 and 1984. Later in 2001
Ghinzani
Top stories Unraced 1980 - 1989

Ghinzani; From Osella driver, to “almost” Osella owner!

1989 seemed to be a perfect year for the small Italian team Osella Squadra Corse.  Cosworth was supplying the team with engines, while Pirelli improved their qualifying and race tyres. Sadly, 1989 would prove to be the last year for the Osella team with Enzo Osella as team owner. At the end of the season the team was for sale, and believe it or not Piercarlo Ghinzani was interested to
Hankook
F1 Rumours News

Will Hankook replace Pirelli in 2021?

Wil Hankook become the new brand for Formula One tires? For 2021, a complete new package will be introduced in the Formula One. The cars will look different, the engines will be different and probably the Formula One will say goodbye to the 13-inch tyres and say welcome to the 18-inch tyres. The question is who will supply the new tyres? To be honest, I’m not a fan of the
Brabham BT58Y
Top stories Unraced 1990 - 1999

The forgotten Yamaha test car; The Brabham BT58Y

Yamaha has never been a big engine supplier in the Formula One, since they entered the Formula One with the Zakspeed team the company only struggled to make their engines reliable. For the 1990 season, the company failed to supply a team, they decided under the leading eye of Takaaki Kimura to reorganize the engine department. This resulted in a new alliance with the Brabham team. And de creating on