Category Archives: The Drivers

Alain Prost: The Professor

In 1980, the unknown little Frenchman signed for the Woking-based team, McLaren, after winning the French and European F3 championship the year before. This attracted lots of attention from top teams in F1. McLaren at the time weren’t so competitive. The M30 had terrible handling and the aerodynamics made it very slow in a straight […]

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Michael Schumacher: The Seven-Time World Champion

In 1991, at the Belgian Grand Prix, Eddie Jordan needed a driver to replace Bertrand Gachot who had been arrested for assaulting a taxi driver. He looked at the young, ‘bushy tailed’ German as Jackie Stewart described him, who at the time raced in German SportsCars for Mercedes. His seventh place at Spa for his […]

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Ayrton Senna: Those incredible ten years

*I’m sorry that this post is delayed compared to other Ayrton Senna tributes but I had to concentrate on my A-Level exams which was stressful. I’m back though and I hope I’ll give you the most enjoyable tribute of Ayrton you’ve ever seen!* On 25th March 1984, a new talent was born. A talent that […]

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