Category Archives: Drivers

Guerra

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

Markus Winkelhock (GER)

When stand-in Winkelhock stood out in the rain

If you like your Formula 1 seasons to be packed with more stories than a bookworm’s Kindle, then the 2007 season is for you. It had everything: a young upstart embroiled in an increasingly toxic championship battle, subterfuge, politics and plenty of on-track drama; at

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,

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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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

2011hungary

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

ITALIAN GRAND PRIX F1/2010 - MONZA 11/09/2010

Profile: Lucas di Grassi

Nationality Brazilian Date of Birth 11th August 1984 Car Virgin Racing (2010) Races Entered 19 Races Started 18 Best Result 14th (Malaysia 2010) Throughout Formula 1’s existence, one of the most successful countries in nurturing young racing talent has been Brazil, producing three champions as

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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

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Johnny Claes: Part 3 – A Claes Of His Own

1951 had been Johnny Claes’ most successful season, with three race wins, while 1952’s switch to Formula Two regulations allowed him to be more competitive regularly. After these two years, Johnny’s results would fade away, but he would not go down without a fight. 1953:

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Johnny Claes: Part 2 – Top Of His Gaeme

After only two and a half years in the sport, Johnny Claes had established himself on the racing scene. He wasn’t considered a world-class driver, but his yellow Talbot-Lago had become a mainstay in the Grand Prix paddock, and he had scored his maiden victory