After a roller-coaster few years, Michele Alboreto's Grand Prix career seemed set to stabalise with a promising new team. But as Adam Cooper heard, it almost finished his Formula One hopes.
In 1985, Michele Alboreto's star was on the rise. The first Italian to drive for Ferrari for over a decade, he was on the podium eight times in the first 10 races, and fought with Alain Prost for the World...
A foregone conclusion for Prost? - or will Schumacher spring a major surprise?
Has there ever been a season in which there has been so much uncertainty even before the racing begins?
Back in 1990, of course, Ayrton Senna was the bete noire of F1 after his outburst against FISA following the exclusion from victory in the Japanese GP that he always believed cost him that year's World Championship....
December24: The RAC MSA hands over management of the British Rallycross Championship to the BRSCC.
27: Belgian former racer André Pilette dies, aged 75.
January4: Lamborghini's future in F1 looks uncertain, as Larrousse confirms that it will switch to Ford's HB V8.
4: Talk is rife that there will be mid-week F3 races on summer evenings. The idea gets the thumbs-up from team managers.