All posts by Anthony Byrne

2016

Ten of the Best: Rejects at the Indy 500

In case you haven’t heard, Fernando Alonso will be competing in the Indianapolis 500 this year, to which we say: good on him. He’s far from being the first F1 driver to do so, as the field including Juan Pablo Montoya, Takuma Sato and our

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Profile: Peter Ryan

Nationality Canadian Date of Birth 10th June 1940 Date of Death 2nd July 1962 Car Lotus (1961) Races Entered 1 Races Started 1 Best Result 9th (USA 1961) Canadian driver. Young. Inexperienced. Prone to errors. Rich parents. Father owns property in Mont Tremblant. Lance Stroll,

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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

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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

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Profile: Sébastien Buemi

Nationality Swiss Date of Birth 31st October 1988 Team Toro Rosso (2009-11) Races Entered 55 Races Started 55 Best Result 7th (AUS 2009, BRA 2009) The Red Bull Junior Team is dedicated to the unearthing and recruiting of young motorsport talent and gearing them for

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Profile: Don Beauman

Nationality British Date of Birth 26th July 1928 Date of Death 9th July 1955 Car Connaught (1954) Races Entered 1 Races Started 1 Best Result 11th (GB 1954) Before Formula One In the world of motorsport, 1955 was a year disproportionately fraught with tragedy. At

The Maserati 6CM. Kelly always painted shamrocks on his cars as a nod to his homeland.

Profile: Joe Kelly

Nationality Irish Date of Birth 13th March 1913 Date of Death 28th November 1993 Car Alta (1950-51) Races Entered 2 Races Started 2 Best Result NC (GB 1950, GB 1951) Before Formula One The Irish Republic has had little association with Formula One over the