ricardo_rosset__australia_1997__by_f1_history-d9w090u

Lola Cars: A Retrospective

It has been twenty years since Lola entered its works team into the 1997 Australian Grand Prix, and was a spectacular failure which resulted in collapse just prior to the following race in Brazil. Curiously, this was a once-upon-a-time large, successful race car manufacturer, building

The 2017 GPR Season Preview

“It’s like an aspirin, it fixes pretty much everything” said Sebastian Vettel to Motorsport.com, delivering an analogy that Alan Partridge would be proud of. Instead of the usual grumbling from Formula 1’s contingent of drivers, the majority are overwhelmingly positive about the raft of changes

TommyB

Review: Crash and Burn

“When I was racing, I didn’t think I was the best driver in the world, I knew I was the best driver in the world.” A good number of you reading this have probably at the very least heard of Tommy Byrne’s fascinating autobiography, Crashed

Untitled-3

Reject Games: Formula 1 98

Prior to the release of Formula 1 on the Playstation, the license to replicate the likeness of F1 within a video game was issued on a relatively sporadic basis, and games were often of mixed quality. Game publishers Psygnosis were offered the chance to take

28743381443_12100bb698_o

Obituary: Manor Racing

After fruitless discussions with a number of prospective investors, Manor Racing has officially called time on its F1 journey after seven years of operation. As the sole remaining team of those introduced in 2010 and having raced under a number of different guises, Manor was

2016grid

Reject of the Year: 2016

Before looking ahead to the 2017 and the new ruleset that comes with it, it’s time to cast our minds back to last year and dish out the most “prestigious” awards in Formula 1: Reject Of The Year. 2016 was an enigma of a season,

Lamy put in a strong performance at Interlagos in '96, running strongly before retiring. (LAT)

Profile: Pedro Lamy

Nationality Portuguese Date of Birth 20th March 1972 Teams Lotus (1993-94), Minardi (1995-96) Races Entered 32 Races Started 32 Best Result 6th (AUS 1995) Throughout Formula One’s rich history, over 800 drivers have entered a World Championship Grand Prix. Despite the success of European competitors,

de-filippis

In Memoriam: 2016’s Fallen Heroes

As we reach the end of another historic year for Formula One, we take this opportunity to look back upon the events of the 2016 season, but, just as new names like Rio Haryanto and Pascal Wehrlein have joined us as underdogs or genuine stars

9oi9pee

Phoenix Finance: From Ashes to Ashes

In the 5th Century BC, the ancient Greek historian Herodotus wrote a commentary about the mythical phoenix, writing that “the Egyptians have [a] sacred bird called the phoenix which I myself have never seen, except in pictures. […] They tell a story of what this

1965_geki_russo

Profile: Geki

Nationality Italian Date of Birth October 19th 1937 Date of Death June 18th 1967 Teams Rob Walker Racing (1964), Team Lotus (1965-66) Races Entered 3 Races Started 2 Best Result 9th (Italy 1966) Over the course of motorsport’s rich and varied history, there have been