All posts by Laine Tisdall

BTCC Rejects

Rejects of the BTCC

The British Touring Car Championship celebrates its sixtieth year in 2018. From its humble beginnings as the British Saloon Car Championship in 1958, the championship has passed through many iterations, including the Ford Sierra RS500 monsters of the 1980s, through the exotic and expensive Super

2014: The Sorry Saga of Sauber

Peter Sauber’s eponymous racing team became synonymous with midfield competency during their years in Formula One, notwithstanding a brief BMW-assisted detour to the front of the grid in the late 2000s. After Bavaria withdrew its factory support in 2009 as a result of the global

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Pedro Diniz: Formula One’s best pay driver?

The 1990s are often considered to be the heyday of the “pay driver” in Formula One, with such luminaries as Giovanni Lavaggi, Taki Inoue and Jean-Denis Deletraz thrilling audiences worldwide in their quest to drive F1 cars as slowly as possible. Pedro Paulo Diniz was

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Reject of the Year: 2017

Another season of Formula One has entered the record books, but before 2017 can be laid to rest there’s a rather prestigious award to hand out. That’s right, it’s Reject of the Year time once again. The new aero regulations for 2017 gave us a genuine

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2001: A Benetton Odyssey

In 1995, the Benetton Formula One team was on top of the motorsport world, and bagged both World Drivers’ and Constructors’ championships that year. Six years later, the Benetton name left the sport having scored a measly ten points all year long. Where did it all

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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