Category Archives: Drivers

1961 Canada GP

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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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

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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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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

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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,

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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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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

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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

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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