“Calm and staid on the outside, you could feel that within him burned the fire and passion of his native land” Enzo Ferrari on Nino Vaccarella Winning one’s home race is on the bucket list of every professional racing driver. Nino Vaccarella did just that,
Respected F1 drivers rarely ever leave the world of motorsport. Even after they hang up the racing gloves, there are many opportunities open to a retired driver: commentating, advising, representing, managing teams and drivers. The subject of today’s Driver Profile, Helmut Marko, falls into almost
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
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,
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
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
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,
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
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
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.
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