Minardi
Minardi

Drivers who almost moved towards minardi

Minardi is probably one of the few teams in the rich history of the Formula One with plenty of rumoured drivers to drive for the team. Even more rumoured are the takeovers of the Minardi F1 Team. As to quote Paul Stoddart in 2005 “Over 40 groups were interested in taking over Minardi”. Let’s uncover history and see the almost driver moves for Minardi. 1984 – Minardi M184 Debut with
Jordan 191Y
Unraced 1990 - 1999

Jordan 191Y interim car for Yamaha

The Jordan Grand Prix team made a perfect debut season in 1991, powered by the Ford V8 engine the team was successful. For 1992 Eddie Jordan managed to make a deal with Yamaha. Yamaha would provide Jordan their newest V12 engine the Yamaha OX99. After the season ended the Jordan 191Y interim car appeared on the track. While Jordan’s debut in the Formula One was an big success, ending fifth