His sponsor hoodwinked Saab into going F3 but he might have come out of it OK if he'd been Brazilian, especially as he's always kept a lookout for antelopes on the apex
You beat Jacques Villeneuve, Tom Kristensen and Rickard Rydell to win the1992 Japanese F3 title. How come they made it much further than you? Nick Hollis, Derbyshire
I don't think Rickard made it much further than I did — apart...
Mar 16: The Lola T92/50 F3000 car proves quick in testing. DAMS confirms a two-car order on the strength of Jean-Marc Gounon's lap times at Le Mans, the first time the chassis has run in the dry.
Mar 18: Mark Kent, one of America's leading saloon car racers, loses his life in a testing accident at Sebring.
Mar 18: Guy Edwards, motor racing's most successful sponsor finder, joins Team Lotus as...
Formula Ford festival - In the first of a new series, David Malsher recalls how local knowledge (plus a talented driver) secured the only major win for a small racing-car manufacturer
There are perfonnances which transcend their class standard and enter general motorsport folklore Jochen Rindt's F2 drive at Crystal Palace in 1964, Mario Andretti thrashing of the NASCAR regulars at Daytona three...
19: NASCAR star Ernie Irvan is critically injured after a qualifying accident at Michigan. Happily, his condition steadily improves during the following week.
20: Sunday newspaper reports hint that Michael Schumacher is considering quitting Benetton, following the post-Hockenheim allegations of irregularity in the team's refuelling procedure. There is also growing media speculation, denied...
Jan 14: Lola unveils the T92/00 Indycar. The first two chassis go to the Hall-VDS and Dick Simon teams respectively.
Jan 14: Tom Walkinshaw Racing confirms that it will be supplying cars to Alan Randall's new RM Motorsport team for the 1992 Sportscar World Championship. To satisfy the requirements of sprint events, endurance races and the Le Mans 24 Hours, Randall orders no fewer than eight cars...
The Month in Motor Sport
Aug 20/26: Carlos Sainz and Luis Moya forfeit the Rally of 1000 Lakes after damaging their Toyota over a crest. Juha Kankkunen and Juha Piironen triumph for Lancia.
Aug 22: IMSA Championship leader Geoff Brabham suffers two fractured vertebrae, three broken ribs and abrasions after his Nissan has a puncture at 185mph at Road America, Elkhart Lake.
Aug 22: Veteran hot...
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