Michael Andretti’s chance of a Formula 1 debut in 1986 was thwarted when the sport’s governing body refused to give him a superlicence.
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“Al Unser Jnr: A Checkered Past” reviewed
Al Unser Jnr opens up on his struggles with drugs and alcohol during the CART Indycar era in this startlingly candid new book.
“Indy Split: The Big Money Battle that Nearly Destroyed Indy Racing” reviewed
Over 25 years since Indy racing split into two factions, a new book looks at how CART and the IRL went to war with each other.
CART drivers who raced in F1: From Andretti to Zanardi part 9
The final part of our look at Champ Car drivers who raced in Formula 1 includes one of the most incredible stories of survival in any sport – never mind just motor racing.
CART drivers who raced in F1: From Andretti to Zanardi part 6
One of the most exciting talents to join F1 from Champ Car, Juan Pablo Montoya, is among the names in today’s installment of the CART drivers who raced in F1 series.
CART drivers who raced in F1: From Andretti to Zanardi part 5
One of the biggest names to cross from F1 to CART was Nigel Mansell – who did so after winning the 1992 F1 championship and claimed the Champ Car title at his first attempt. He wasn’t the only F1 champion to try his hand at CART – Alan Jones did as well, though only for … Continue reading CART drivers who raced in F1: From Andretti to Zanardi part 5
CART drivers who raced in F1: From Andretti to Zanardi part 3
The third part of our series on F1 drivers who raced in Champ Car includes two-times Formula 1 champion Emerson Fittipaldi, whose American career included a CART title as well as two Indianapolis 500 victories.
Video: The five greatest Champ Car momentsPosted on
I’ve been working on an article about CART drivers who races in F1 for F1 Fanatic but inevitably I got distracted watching old Champ Car videos on YouTube… From 1979 to 2008 Champ Car gave fans some of the most stunning examples of great motor racing. These are the five moment I remember best – … Continue reading Video: The five greatest Champ Car moments
“Rapid Response” by Stephen Olvey reviewed
Dr Steve Olvey’s book on safety developments in CART and IndyCar racing is a fascinating and thought-provoking read.