Grand Prix Racing during the 1990’s was among one of the best era’s of the sport. Not only did you have great F1 drivers & loud F1 engines (like the old V12’s) which not only excited fans, but, the sport was full of colourful characters and it was an era before people were afraid of watching their words. This book therefore captures some forgotten, yet fascinating short stories from that time that will make you laugh, cry or even just ponder. They include:
Chapter 1 What Do The Most Successful and Worst Car of 1994 Have in Common?
Chapter 2 Funny Stories From An F1 Mechanic
Chapter 3 Brundle at McLaren
Chapter 4 Mansell’s 1994 Comeback
Chapter 5 Working Within Benetton During the 1990’s
Chapter 6 Unraced Projects of the 1994 F1 Season & an insight into Pacific Grand Prix racing (written in conjunction with Jasper Heijmans)
Chapter 7 Schumacher’s Ferrari Controversies
Chapter 8 Schumacher’s 1994 Ligier Test
Chapter 9 Herbert at Benetton
Chapter 10 Lehto at Benetton
Chapter 11 The Flying Dutchman After 1994
Chapter 12 How the Schumacher v Hill Feud Developed
Chapter 13 Paul Tracy’s Benetton Test, September 1994
Chapter 14 Memories of Imola 1994 - by Mike Fairholme
Chapter 15 Roland Ratzenberger – 25 Years On
Chapter 16 Ayrton Senna – His Final Hours
Chapter 17 My Opinion on What Caused Ayrton Senna’s Crash?
Chapter 18 Did a Return to Simpler Cars in 1994 Contribute to the Accidents?
Chapter 19 1994 – A Brief Overview of F1’s Darkest Season
Since 2015 I’ve been researching all the books, internet sources and magazines (Autosport, F1 News and Motor Sport) covering 1990’s F1. Furthermore I’ve interviewed various key figures employed by Benetton, Ford Electronics and Williams. In addition, I’ve studied all the on track action from time – simply because I love reliving that era of F1. This book & its short stories listed above are the fruits of all that hard work and research.
As a devoted Formula 1 fan, I thought I knew everything about the sport from the 1990’s before starting this project. But since interviewing those involved it soon became apparent how much had yet to be made public. I’ve resigned from my day job purely to write this book. That is h