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

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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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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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

Miguel Angel 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

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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

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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