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.
Accolade’s 1988 hit, Grand Prix Circuit was the paramount of all 8-bit Formula 1 games as said hardware systems reached their climax before the 16-bit generation struck down. Here’s how it went.
[UPDATE] This video was filmed today at Silverstone. It's vertical but there's nothing to see anyway and there's something that could potentially be the first soundbite of the Honda F1 engine idling:
What can you say about the man everything has been told of - and yet no words have been capable of capturing his being? You just retell the tale again and again until he becomes a legend.
Many racing team - manufacturer combinations have resulted in some really cool road cars in the past decades. Here's one that could have been totally awesome/weird.
In over a hundred years of Grand Prix racing there has been one recurring track synonymous with outright speed, rampaging horsepowers and time warping velocity. However, out of these one hundred years there were just only three that could make use of it all. Welcome to F1 during its screaming age.
Ayrton Senna did this Marlboro-organised TV-interview in a Budapest hotel some time before the 1993 Hungarian Grand Prix.
No one has ever achieved the feat of being Formula One World Champion AND IndyCar Champion at the same time, except one man - Nigel Mansell. And here’s how he did it.
...or indeed he was just bluffing?
"Ooooooh, dat sound, F1 now sounds like vacuum cleaners!" you might say, yes but that was 25 years ago.
Lots of people hate the Hungaroring because it does not support exciting racing for open-wheelers (except when raining - not a common feature in late July). What it does support is complex technical challenge for qualifying as it is just corner after corner.