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.
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.
LMP1 and F1 car designer Nicolas Perrin took the rules of Formula One and slapped the system across the face by designing a car and creating a team around it... which wouldn't really be there as you'd normally think. Here's the ultimate shadow racing organisation.
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Nicolas Perrin is a busy man. When he's not designing his LMP1-H car for the World Endurance Championship, he's explaining why he is doing it. He does it for your enjoyment anyway. Tech geeks, unite, it's a long one!
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.
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.
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.