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Energy drinks in the Formula 1

You can’t imagine it now though there was a time in the Formula One there weren’t any energy drinks in the Formula One. These started to appear in the Formula one in the early 1990s. I wouldn’t take long before the energy drink companies would appear in the Formula One. Ready to support the teams. The best example of course is Red bull with their own two teams in the
Fittipaldi six wheeler
Unraced 1970 - 1979

The Fittipaldi Six Wheeler

We are all aware of the Tyrrell P34 six wheeler, which raced for two seasons in the Formula One and even won races. Probably the most of you remember the Williams FW07C and the FW08D from the early 80s. Similar to the March 2-4-0, and some of you recall the Ferrari 312T6, Ferrari’s six wheeler tested by Niki Lauda. However, are you aware of the Fittipaldi six wheeler that was
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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
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Formula one’s almost stand-in drives

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.
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
1991
F1 Testing Testing 1990 – 1999

Overview Formula One Testing In 1991

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
1990
F1 Testing Testing 1990 – 1999

Overview Formula One Testing In 1990

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