16: Having passed scrutineering at Le Mans, the Jaguar X122005 are declared illegal after it is observed that they are running without catalysts. After some discussion. TWR appeals and the cars are allowed to run pending the outcome.
16: Shortly after setting what was to be the Le Mans pole time, Philippe Alliot crashes his Peugeot. Although the car is initially declared to be a write-off,...
or a series that has been read the last rites more often than Barnet Football Club, the European F3000 Championship has a positively roseate glow to its cheeks. When it kicks off at Silverstone on May 2, there should be at least 26 cars present.
And there could be as many as 30.
Either way. that means a full grid, and in the current economic climate, that's no mean feat. Particularly so when one...
Three races; three different winners; three drivers sharing the championship lead; was Formula 3000 ever anything other than congested?
What has been the best news for Formula 3000 drivers in recent weeks? On a personal level. Gil de Ferran and Massimiliano Papis will have drawn great satisfaction from their victories in Pau and Barcelona, respectively. The most significant development,...
18: Manuel Gião loses his victory in the recent Nürburgring Formula Opel Euroseries round. After a protest, the Portuguese is deemed not to have been running when the race was halted (he had spun into a gravel trap) before winning the restart. Jason Watt inherits the spoils and cuts Gião's points advantage.
22: Sources suggest that Reynard is instigating action against the FIA through the...
Watching first qualifying for the German GP, at Hockenheim, whilst waiting for the Formula 3000 paddock to stir into life, a few people winced as Eddie Irvine's Jordan skated off on an oil slick at the first corner. Several other cars had already been caught out, and a tractor was in the process of hauling Jos Verstappen's Benetton clear of the gravel trap.
Irvine ended up perilously close to the...
SEPTEMBER15:Peugeot confirms that it will enter F1 in 1994, but declines to nominate a partner for the time being. Larrousse is said to be favourite.
15:Michael Andretti announces that he's to quit F1 forthwith. Mika Hakkinen will partner Ayrton Senna for the final three Grands Prix; Andretti will return to IndyCar racing in 1994, driving one of Chip Ganassi's new Reynards.
15:Chevrolet pulls out...
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