Category Archives: Motor Racing History

A HISTORY OF FORMULA 1: PART 6 THE 2000’s


The arrival of the 21st Century and the new millennium signaled the start of unprecedented periods of domination and saw many records smashed, not to mention an almost complete take-over by the manufacturers and the decline of the privateers while … Continue reading

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1991 Australian Formula One Grand Prix


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F1 Teams of the Past – Pacific Racing


Originally posted on Lights Out – The Motorsport Blog:
Pacific Racing were an Formula 1 team that competed during the 1994 and 1995 seasons. They were founded in 1984 by Keith Wiggins to race in the British Formula Ford series,…

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10 Drivers Who Never Should Have Been In F1!


Originally posted on Lights Out – The Motorsport Blog:
There are many Formula 1 fans saying that some of the current crop of drivers aren’t cut out to be in F1.  However if you compare the current crop to the…

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FORMULA 1: 750 DRIVERS AND STILL COUNTING BY MICHAEL C. BUNGAY


In my recent preview of the 2013 Formula 1 Season, I mentioned that the 5 drivers entering F1 for the first time this season will bring the grand total of drivers to have started an F1 World Championship race in … Continue reading

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FORMULA 1 2013: A PREVIEW BY MICHAEL C. BUNGAY


After an absolutely enthralling 2012 Formula 1 Season that saw 8 different winners (including an unprecedented 7 from the 1st 7 races) the most since 2003 and an unprecedented 6 World Champions competing, the F1 circus resumes in earnest on … Continue reading

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A HISTORY OF FORMULA 1: PART 5 THE 1990′s


The 1990’s saw the rise of the manufacturers and a rise in safety standards that rendered death on the track almost impossible. The decade began with the resumption of the rivalry between Ayrton Senna and Alain Prost, although the Frenchman had … Continue reading

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