Category Archives: Reject Drivers

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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,

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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

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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

Harald in one of his more solid drives during the 1976 Italian Grand Prix

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.

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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

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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

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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