One of my twitter followers pointed out that my tone might somewhat oversell this idea, so here’s a reminder that it’s really a pretty speculative thought exercise. Treat this blog as “wow! That’s a weird thing to think about!” rather than “wow, I better go tell my friends there’s a black hole orbiting the solar… Read more
I was in vacation in the south of France when I was 14 years old and with my father, we stopped at Paul Ricard by curiosity. Back in the day, there were no restriction to access the circuit, and we were very lucky to see a few 905 running in preparation of Le Mans. What a treat. I still remember this moment 25 years…
McLaren also went back to not caring when they ended up with the Peugeot V10 in 1994 and didn’t win a single race. They ditched them for Mercedes-Benz in 1995.
I think you may be confusing (or rather, conflating) Römerquelle (mineral water, an Austrian company) and Parmalat (dairy products). Indeed, until very late in his life Lauda used to wear a Parmalat cap, but he did not get that sponsorship until he was with Ferrari. Let’s not forget Parmalat used to be an Italian group… Read more
For those that are interested, Duncan Import is selling the manual for around $9K and the automatic for around $8K.