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.
My thoughts today for the forgotten man of the 1982 Formula One season, Riccardo Paletti.
When Niki Lauda walked out on his Brabham team following practice for the 1979 Canadian Grand Prix, the British team found themselves in a dire situation. Step forward Ricardo Zuniño.
I must admit that my knowledge of the 1983 season is a little vague. Sandwiched in between the controversial 1982 and 1984 seasons, it is something of an anonymous year in the sport, despite the fact that the championship went down to the final race at Kyalami in South Africa. For 53 laps on the … Continue reading Reflection: 1983 Austrian Grand Prix (Round 11)