Category Archives: Drivers

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Profile: Tony Brise

Nationality British Date of Birth 28th March 1952 Date of Death 29th November 1975 Teams Frank Williams Racing Cars, Embassy Hill (1975) Races Entered 10 Points 1 Best Result 6th (Sweden 1975) The Embassy Hill mechanics were weary. After a long week’s testing in late

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Las Vegas 1981-82: The worst track ever?

With the superb new facilities available at circuits these days, drivers hardly complain about the track any more. Well, maybe except for Sochi. But if they do complain, at least there’s nothing these days quite like the Las Vegas street circuit, which held the final round of

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2001: A Benetton Odyssey

In 1995, the Benetton Formula 1 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

Richardson clocking in the endless miles he would go through testing the BRM Type 15 (Marcus Clayton Collection)

Profile: Ken Richardson

Nationality British Date of Birth 21st August 1911 Team BRM (1951) Races Entered 1 Races Started 0 Best Result DNS (1951 Italian GP) Part 1: The beginning of an E.R.A. William Kenneth Richardson was never destined to be a racing driver. Already, his early life

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Reject Games: F1 Career Challenge

Since 2010, Codemasters has been the sole company responsible for producing Formula 1 games, but between the late 1990s and early 2000s, F1 game enthusiasts were spoiled for choice. Different developers and publishers had access to the much-coveted FOM license, meaning that there was plenty

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Profile: André Lotterer

It’s not uncommon for Formula 1 drivers to turn their attention to sportscars, especially when they’ve been displaced from their drive by someone younger, richer or more talented. Even the most cursory glance at the World Endurance Championship entry list will yield a number of

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Larrousse Abuse: When team-mates collide

At the 2017 Belgian Grand Prix, the intensifying battle for supremacy between Force India team-mates Sergio Pérez and Esteban Ocon boiled over. Pérez’s recalcitrance to let Ocon through at Montréal became the first sign of tension between the two, and their subsequent collisions at Baku

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Profile: Leslie Marr

Nationality British Date of Birth 14th August 1922 Car Connaught (1954-55) Races Entered 2 Races Started 2 Best Result 13th (GB 1954) Driving is an art form. At least that’s what the common metaphor claims. Graham Hill claimed to be an artist, the track serving

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Reject Games: Checkered Flag

After the video games crash in 1983, it could be argued that the previously-successful Atari were the biggest losers in the whole debacle. Credited with taking gaming out of the arcades and into the living room, Atari tasted huge success with the 2600 (and considerably

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Profile: Miguel Ángel Guerra

Nationality Argentinean Date of Birth 31st August 1953 Team Osella (1981) Races Entered 4 Races Started 1 Best Result Ret (San Marino, 1981) There is an oft-discussed obscure Formula One record: who had the shortest Formula One racing career? The driver most often cited for