|Harry Schell: American Bleue|
| ||Americans would officially set foot on French soil during the Second World War in 1944. However, after a few years, the troops would leave, yet, there would be one that would remain. He had been in Europe long before and he would be there still when the Americans returned in the 1950s.
Selim Lawrence 'Laury' Schell would lead the way. Though conceived by American parents, Laury would be actually be born in Switzerland in the late 19th century. At that time, the automobile was still very much ...[Read more...]|
|INFINITI PARTNERS WITH HONG KONG UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY FOR FORMULA ONE ENGINEERING ACADEMY INITIATIVE|
|HONG KONG – Infiniti Motor Company, Ltd. has announced a partnership with the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, which offers performance-driven engineering graduates an exclusive opportunity to work in Formula One via a new global talent search initiative.
Known as the Infiniti Performance Engineering Academy, the enterprise offers leading engineering and technology students the chance to gain experience with Infiniti Red Bull Racing, the triple Formula One World Champion...[Read more...]|
|1993 Hungarian Grand Prix: It All Started with Hungary|
|In 1975, Formula One would loose one of its great ambassadors and larger-than-life characters. The name 'Hill' would be lost in Formula One; a terrible lost for the sport. However; in 1993, Formula One would witness the return of Hill to the top step of the podium. The son had joined his father as Formula One victors.
At the age of 33, Graham Hill would take his first victory in Formula One with a win at Zandvoort in 1962. Not only would this prove to be the year of his first victory but it w...[Read more...]|
|1969 United States Grand Prix: The Rise of Rindt|
|If there was one racer in the Formula One paddock that drivers and spectators alike believed should have scored his first victory before the start of the 1969 season it would almost unanimously be Jochen Rindt. Fast and flamboyant, the Austrian exhibited car control that enthralled just about everyone it seemed, except perhaps the cars themselves. Constantly undercut by poor reliability, it seemed Rindt was to forever suffer under such an oppressive weight. However, at the 1969 United States Gra...[Read more...]|
|1990 Hungarian Grand Prix: The Third Time's the Charm|
|On March 1st, 1992 Williams would debut its new FW14B. On the outside, it would appear no different than the previous year's car. But underneath Newey's design would be an array of technology that would start a revolution in Formula One. Complete with a semi-automatic gearbox, active suspension, anti-lock brakes and traction control, the FW14B was well ahead of its time and it would usher in technology that would be in use more than a decade later. It would dominate the 1992 season and give Nige...[Read more...]|