The 1955 Belgian GP

Lancia Withdraws from F1. Lancia, despite their foray into Grands Prix racing, was struggling financially.  Lancia was sold to new ownership.  The new owner, as he tried to ‘right the …

Mercedes-Benz W196 at the 1954 French Grand Prix

I did a double-take when I saw how many engine failures there were. Remember, until this project, my Formula 1 experience only goes back to mid-2004. So, the concept of overcooking an engine trying desperately to chase down the leader is something that I have never come across.