Author: Chris White

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The Day Schumacher Drove a Ligier

The upcoming book details what is learnt about the Benetton controversies when Schumacher tested a Ligier for one day in December 1994. For instance was the German as impressive when not driving a Benetton?...

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Brundle at McLaren

Throughout the winter of 1993/1994 F1 was subjected to infighting, politicking and accusations that cheating was rife within the sport, all of which is explained within the upcoming book. During this time Martin Brundle...

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Mansell’s 1994 Comeback

Nigel Mansell won the 1992 F1 world championship comfortably before announcing his shocking switch to American Indy car racing for the following year. He had become fed up with protracted contract renewal negotiations so...

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Working Within Benetton During the 1990’s

“Berger was the thickest driver I have worked with, Alesi was a close second” …those are the forthright views of a former Benetton mechanic who is ready to let rip! The ex-Benetton mechanic has...

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Funny Stories From An F1 Mechanic

Paul West worked for Williams throughout the 1990’s and is a massive contributor towards the upcoming book. This blog is therefore dedicated to him. Paul has many enjoyable stories from his time within F1...

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Roland Ratzenberger – 24 Years On

F1 is filled with irony, but the hand it dealt Roland Ratzenberger on 30th April 1994 was a particularly cruel blow – even by the sport’s standards. The Austrian, just weeks into his dream...