Category Archives: Reject Drivers

Profile – Justin Wilson Part 2

In Part 1 we traced Wilson’s career from karting all the way to his Minardi days in F1. We pick the story back up in the summer of 2003 as Justin embarked on his Jaguar odyssey. Link to Part 1 >> At the point of the

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,

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

Profile – Jan Magnussen

Some people are born with great natural talent, and as a result success comes easily to them. Where others hone their efforts with great commitment, others can go without putting in the long hours needed to gain that extra tenth and still be the best – at least

Profile – Sébastien Bourdais

Racing drivers, both from Formula 1 and CART/IndyCar, occasionally attempt one of the most difficult feats of motorsport: switching continents and succeeding. For every Mario Andretti who crosses the Atlantic and wins a world championship, there is an Alex Zanardi who struggles dreadfully, either through motivation,

Profile – Bruno Senna

The expectations of being a Formula One driver are not easily met. You have the press constantly asking you questions on your form and future, and you have the fans constantly wanting you to put up a good performance on the racetrack. Sometimes, that pressure is

Profile – Lance Reventlow

Nationality American Date of Birth February 24th 1936 Date of Death July 24th 1972 Teams Scarab, Rob Walker Racing (1960) Races Entered 4 Races Started 1 Best Result DNF (Belgium 1960) Trying to join the ranks of Formula 1 without money is akin to tackling

Profile – Harald Ertl

The Erzherzog Johann BORG is a boarding school in Bad Aussee, a small town in the Austrian state of Styria. The school has two chief reputations. It owes the first to its 1952 foundation by Wilhelm Höttl, a former Austrian member of the Nazi SS.

John Miles: 1943-2018

Former Team Lotus driver John Miles has passed away Sunday morning aged 74. The son of character actor Sir Bernard Miles, John Miles was a student of engineering who began his racing career in 1963. Nicknamed ‘Diva’, after the Ford-engined sportscar in which he achieved

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