|Schell Shocked: 1958 Dutch Grand Prix|
| ||All throughout his career Harry Schell would be recognized as a very consistent, and professional, racer. While he was known to be quick, he was not among the very best of his generation. But, there would be those moments when Schell drove like the best. The result was an American driver that had the potential to surprise. One of those moments would come in 1958.
Monza, 1956. The attrition for the Italian Grand Prix would be disconcerting. Though relatively new, the steep banking would be pun...[Read more...]|
|INFINITI RED BULL RACING DRIVER DANIEL RICCIARDO REVEALS NEXT STAGE IN SEARCH FOR BUDDING F1 ENGINEERS|
|HONG KONG – Infiniti Red Bull Racing's new driver Daniel Ricciardo joined Infiniti to bring top budding engineers a step closer to their dream in Formula One by announcing that today marks the opening of applications for the Infiniti Performance Engineering Academy.
Speaking at Melbourne's Monash University ahead of last weekend's Australian GP, the 24 year-old racer was joined by the team's Chief Engineer - Car Engineering, Paul Monaghan and Infiniti Global Director of Formula One, An...[Read more...]|
|1951 British Grand Prix: Tapped for a Special Moment in History|
|The lead and the victory were firmly within his grasp, but would the moment be taken away from him? He had been in a similar situation before and then there would be a tap on the shoulder and he was forced to give up what he had fought so hard to earn. Would this be another one of those moments? Thoughts raced through his head, and then, there was a tap on the shoulder once again.
Prior to the 1951 season, Jose Froilan Gonzalez had shown little of his true potential. After making his debut in...[Read more...]|
|1951 Italian Grand Prix: Promising Result Left Unfilfilled|
|In 1957, at the Italian Grand Prix, Andre Simon, almost as usual, would share a drive with Ottorino Volonterio and would finish his final Formula One grand prix in 11th place. And while the fact Simon would have to share his drive with another would not be all that surprising to many, it would be a far cry from what many believed would be the case after the 1951 Italian Grand Prix.
Andre Simon had made an impressive debut at the 1949 24 Hours of Le Mans, which gained the attention of Amedee G...[Read more...]|
|2012 German Grand Prix: Preview|
|Round 10 of the 2012 Formula One World Championship marks the second home race in succession for the MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS team. The German Grand Prix takes place on Sunday 22 July at the Hockenheimring which is just 100kms from the Daimler and Mercedes-Benz headquarters in Stuttgart.
• The 2012 German Grand Prix will be the 33rd held at Hockenheim; Mercedes-Benz power has won twice, in 1998 & 2008
• This year's race marks the tenth anniversary of the circuit's redesign and the constructio...[Read more...]|