Category Archives: Centrale

Justin Wilson

Profile – Justin Wilson Part 1

Hailing from Sheffield, England, Justin Wilson waged an admirable fight against the power of wallet using determination as his weapon. Having finally faced defeat at the Formula One level, the lanky Yorkshireman took his skills across the pond instead and ended up building a long,

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Profile – Adrián Campos

Perhaps the quintessential reject, the life and times of Adrián Campos saw him rub shoulders with the bright and beautiful people of motorsport just as much as the backmarkers. His F1 career saw him race for Minardi for a little more than a year. After

Rain turned the 2021 Belgian Grand Prix into a messy, chaotic farce. Photo: Francisco Seco / AP

Teammate Collision – Episode #2: The Spa Emergency Podcast

The second episode of Teammate Collision is here! Lennart and Jeremy are back with two main talking points of the day: the Belgian “Grand Prix” of 2021, and Kimi Räikkönen’s upcoming retirement. They totally forget about the latter topic and instead have a sedate chat

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Batchelor’s Shot at Brilliance

When Geely’s boutique manufacturer Lynk & Co. joined the fledgling WTCR series in 2018, they boasted of being the first Chinese manufacturer to take it to the global motorsport stage. However, thirteen years prior, another Chinese manufacturer could have made history play out differently. Brilliance Auto

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Grands Prix that Never Happened: Australia and Oceania

Any self-respecting Formula One history geek knows the majority of the World Championship venues like the back of their hand. Some of the 70-odd circuits on that list have become a distant memory of the different eras of F1 – but most of them managed

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Valencia 2021 – Terminal Damage for Formula E?

On April 24 2021, the DHL Valencia E-Prix was held at the Circuit de la Comunitat Valenciana Ricardo Tormo. It was the fifth round of the 2020-21 FIA Formula E World Championship and in many aspects, it was a historical event: it was the first

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2001 British Formula Three – A Reject Odyssey

Every driver profiled on this lovely website has, of course, an origin story. A tale of where they came from, a tale of their path to Formula One. Said path, obviously, involved going through the feeder series, either in the mainstream path (Formula Two, Formula

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Steward Ops: Michael Masi’s Inconsistent Line

The 2021 Bahrain Grand Prix provided a thrilling start to the 72nd Formula One season, with an epic, race-long battle for top honours between Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen. However, there was a controversial incident which decided the race in Hamilton’s favour.  The incident and how track limits affect

2021 Formula 1 Season Preview

The 2021 (very inaccurate) Grand Prix Rejects Season Preview!

The 2021 Bahrain Grand Prix, happening next Sunday (28), will mark the start of the 72nd running of the FIA Formula One World Championship. Lewis Hamilton enters as the defending champion, hoping to overtake Michael Schumacher’s title record, while his team Mercedes-Benz hopes to carry

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Jordan’s Missed Opportunity?

On October 16, 2019, the official Formula One YouTube account released an episode of the Beyond the Grid“ podcast featuring former Reject of the Year podium finisher Ralf Schumacher. The German driver talked, amongst other subjects, about his career in the premier motorsport series. Of