“I Have a Passion for Racing – Barrichello”

With 11 wins from 322 Grand Prix over 19 seasons, Rubens Barrichello is fondly remembered as one of the quickest and most highly respected drivers in the history of Formula One. However, as 2020 stutters along amidst the seemingly endless Coronavirus pandemic, Barrichello – now a stock car racer in South America – is more … Continue reading “I Have a Passion for Racing – Barrichello”

“F1: It Was Clear for Me to Change My Life – Gerhard Berger”

Gerhard Berger may be fondly remembered as one of the jokers of Formula One’s past, but with ten victories over the course of fourteen seasons, he is also one of the most highly respected drivers of the 1980s and 90s. Now 60 and long retired as a Formula One driver, the Austrian tells World in … Continue reading “F1: It Was Clear for Me to Change My Life – Gerhard Berger”

“Oliver Jarvis: I’m here to win!”

There is little doubt the start of the 2015 FIA World Endurance Championship has proved a stern test for Audi Sport Team Joest racer Oliver Jarvis. Yet as Jarvis approaches the 83rd 24 Heures du Mans, the Englishman reveals that rather than be disheartened with early season form, he is excited for the challenge ahead. Recently, TheMotorsportArchive.com caught up with Jarvis to hear his thoughts on Le Mans, teammates and finding his path.

“Remembering Roland Ratzenberger”

When Roland Ratzenberger crashed brutally during qualifying for the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix, Formula One was forced to face mortality for the first time in eight years, but the death the following day of Ayrton Senna cast a shadow over Ratzenberger’s tragedy. Twenty years on, Ratzenberger’s memory breathes, as does his legacy. Leigh O’Gorman spoke to the drivers who raced against and knew him, as they remember Roland Ratzenberger – Formula One’s forgotten man.

“Felix Rosenqvist: some unflustered charm”

Last week, despite the late autumn heat, Felix Rosenqvist appeared to be the coolest man in Zandvoort. With only two rounds of Formula 3’s primary series still remaining, the Swede is laying pressure on rival Raffaele Marciello for the title, but what is his mindset as the series goes to Vallelunga?

“James Hunt: On the politics surrounding the 1982 San Marino Grand Prix”

Leading up to the fourth round of the 1982 Formula One World Championship, the political battles between the FISA-affiliated teams and the FOCA entities finally exploded into all-out war. Former World Champion and then BBC F1 commentator James Hunt had this to say.

“Reflections: ‘Lauda razor sharp in Long Beach – 1982 US Grand Prix West (Rd 3)’”

As the Formula One circus pitched up at Long Beach for the first of three American Grands Prix in 1982, the tensions between FOCA and FISA began to heat up once again following two heated meets in South Africa and Brazil.