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Old Rumour Mill

Did you know? Fact, stories and anecdotes 5

Did you know? A series of articles about stories, facts, news and anecdotes about the Formula One the most of us have forgotten. It are those forgotten little facts that make the sport we love so interesting. As I love to dig into a lot of magazines such as Autosport, MotorsportMagazine and have a huge archive it would be a lost if i would do nothing with it! Did you
CG921
Unraced 1990 - 1999

The March CG921 became the Lotus 107

Leyton House Racing appeared on the grid in 1990, it was of course the March F1 Team that re-appeared on the grid in 1987. Sponsored by Leyton House a Japanese real-estate company. Where 1990 eventually was a good season, 1991 began badly. Financial struggle, and eventually the arrest of Akira Akagi in September was the begin of the end for the team. However, it did not mean that the team
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Stand-in drivers

Formula one’s mostly forgotten stand-in drivers part 3

Stand-in drivers, the drivers we mostly forget about though play sometimes a huge roll for teams. They are often at short notice in the car for most various reasons. During the covid pandemic, we have seen several stand-in drivers, well not really stand-in like Russell taking place in the Mercedes because of Hamilton or Kubica instead of Kimi. However, do you remember Johnny Herbert in 1989 who drove two races
Stand-in
Blog Stand-in drivers

Formula one’s mostly forgotten stand-in drivers part 2

Stand-in drivers, the drivers we mostly forget about though play sometimes a huge roll for teams. They are often at short notice in the car for most various reasons. During the covid pandemic, we have seen several stand-in drivers, well not really stand-in like Russell taking place in the Mercedes because of Hamilton or Kubica instead of Kimi. However, do you remember John Watson in 1975 for Team Lotus and
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Blog Stand-in drivers Top stories

Formula one’s mostly forgotten stand-in drivers part 1

Stand-in drivers, the drivers we mostly forget about though play sometimes a huge roll for teams. They are often at short notice in the car for most various reasons. During the covid pandemic, we have seen several stand-in drivers, well not really stand-in like Russell taking place in the Mercedes because of Hamilton or Kubica instead of Kimi. However, do you remember Anthony Davidson who stand-in at Minardi in 2002
1992
F1 Testing Testing 1990 – 1999

Overview Formula One Testing In 1992

You can’t imagine it now though there were years in the Formula One there were plenty of test drivers per team. Or teams tested in between races to test new aerodynamics or new engines. Or just to cash extra money by letting unknown drivers, who will never arrive, experience the Formula 1.As many of these drivers are long forgotten, and there isn’t a real overview of the test drivers, its