The Grand Prix Masters - featuring some legendary single-seater drivers in equal cars - was a racing series that was destined for massive success but then ultimately went down the drain as most of the start-up initiatives in the motor racing community. Here’s the story of it all from those involved.
Scuderia Ferrari and Jordan Grand Prix found themselves in trouble at the United States Grand Prix in 2000 while still at Indianapolis, title tobacco sponsor ran around the track frantically, trying to stay invisible.
The years 1987 to 1989 were pivotal ones in Team Lotus’s history in Formula One with a triple World Champion Brazilian arriving to the stable while a future triple World Champion Brazilian was leaving it. The last hurrah - told by their contracts.
The break-up of one of the most successful Formula One sponsor-constructor partnerships of all time happened super-quickly and might have got a little bit weird - according to the documents that stay with us.
The 49th Mecsek Rally in South-West Hungary turned up with a relatively small field, but the Historic European Championship still had some machines to witness.
Ten years ago, Formula One nearly wrote itself and everyone involved off from one of the biggest markets it always wanted to conquer - driven by ego and self-interests. Here is what (probably) happened.
I had a thought or two about the show Formula E has to provide and came up with a ‘sound’ idea after a drink.
If you ever want to introduce motorsports to a person not interested in high-octane entertainment, the 1994 Indianapolis 500 is the race to do it. Conquest, tears, divorce, fuel. All in one package.
Much like IndyCar, Formula One has also threatened to split multiple times, but for one crucial moment - ahead of it American counterpart - it did go separate ways for a few races. This is the story of the F1 series that never was.
DTM’s recent struggles in keeping its manufacturers in line have caused sparking frictions among participants and launched the series into - potentially another golden era. What does DTM have up in its sleeves?
The 1958 Monaco Grand Prix said goodbye to one of its legendary drivers, introduced the greatest king to its streets and gave one man his one and only shot at Formula One racing, who would go on and own it all. Louis Chiron, Graham Hill and Bernie Ecclestone.
In this series I am looking into women’s role in a highly male-dominated field of interest - motoring and motorsports - asking females involved. Part IV. - The Stock Car Driver from Arizona
This is the story of a group of Hungarian Grand Prix drivers who could have written motor racing history in the 1920s and 1930s before the waves of war swept old Europe away. [warning: heavy use of gifs]
A relic Maserati Grand Prix racing car survived the most treacherous race tracks in Europe, fascism, decades of communism, the junk yard, yet it is still raced today by a fanatic.
...on the surface it’s sitting comfortably in a chair, but I don’t necessarily want to know what it was about below. This is what I’d like to see happening in Formula One in the long run.
The Los Angeles Motordrome was one of the fastest tracks on Earth in the early 20th century, rivalling the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. A Hungarian racing entrepreneur, an English bicycle rider and an American oil magnate made it happen. WARNING: heavy use of gifs.
In this series I am looking into women’s role in a highly male-dominated field of interest - motoring and motorsports - asking females involved. Part III. - The Model from Down Under
In this series I am looking into women’s role in a highly male-dominated field of interest - motoring and motorsports - asking females involved. Part II. - The Racing Driver from Canada
Just when you thought an excellent racing photo cannot be any better, you meet the woman from A.U.N.T.