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Dutch GP F1 History

How about the Dutch Grand Prix Formula One? The Dutch Grand Prix (Grote Prijs van Nederland) was a Formula One automobile race held at Circuit Zandvoort, near Zandvoort, the Netherlands, from 1952 to 1985. It was a part of the World Championship from 1952, and designated the European Grand Prix twice, 1962 and 1976, when […]

The evolution of McLaren in F1

Overview of the evolution of McLaren race cars in the Formula One; from their beginning in 1966 with the McLaren BRM M2B and Bruce McLaren as driver untill the current 2015 season with the McLaren Honda MP4-30 and Fernando Alonso and Jenson Button as drivers. Click image to enlarge or visit my McLaren F1 1966 […]

The evolution of Williams in F1

Overview of the evolution of Williams Grand Prix race cars in the Formula One; from their beginning in 1974 with the Williams Ford FW01 and Jean-Pierre Jabouille, Gijs van Lennep, Arturo Merzario, Tom Belso, Ian Scheckter and Francois Migault as their drivers untill the current 2015 season with the Williams Martini Racing Mercedes FW37 and […]

The evolution of Ferrari F1

Overview of the evolution of Ferrari race cars in the Formula One; from their beginning in 1950 with the Ferrari 125 and Alberto Ascari, Raymond Sommer, Luigi Villoresi and Peter Whitehead as their drivers untill the current 2015 season with the Ferrari F15T and Sebastian Vettel & Kimi Räikkönen. Click image to enlarge or visit […]

Dutch Formula 1 Drivers

The Netherlands has had many succesfull Formula One drivers in the past. In 2015, Max Verstappen will be the latest Dutchman to join this exclusive group of drivers. It has been 63 years since the first Dutchman Jan Flinterman drove a race in a Grand Prix Formula One. Who were those Dutch Formula One drivers? […]

F1 – Jan Lammers

Jan Lammers, (born 2 June 1956 in Zandvoort), is a racing driver and team principal from the Netherlands. In 1979, Lammers made his debut in Formula One driving Shadow and moved to ATS for 1980. He moved to Ensign mid-way through the season but rejoined ATS for four races in 1981. He joined Theodore for […]

F1 – Boy Hayje

Boy Hayje (born 3 May 1949, Amsterdam) is a former racing driver from the Netherlands. He participated in seven Formula One Grands Prix, debuting on 29 August 1976. He scored no championship points. After his victory in the Dutch Formula Ford championship in 1974, Hayje got the possibility of a international motorsport career. That same […]

F1 – Gijs van Lennep

Jonkheer Gijs van Lennep (born 16 March 1942, in Aerdenhout, North Holland) is a Dutch esquire and former racing driver who competed in eight Formula One races. However his main achievements were at the wheel of a sports car. Van Lennep drove for the Porsche sportscar team from 1967 and won the Le Mans 24 […]

F1 – Carel Godin de Beaufort

Jonkheer Carel Godin de Beaufort (10 April 1934, Maarsbergen – 2 August 1964, Cologne, Germany) was a Dutch nobleman and motorsport driver from the Netherlands. He competed in Formula One between 1957 and 1964. He participated in 31 World Championship Grands Prix, becoming the first Dutchman ever to score points in the Formula One World […]

F1 – Conny Andersson

Conny Andersson (born 28 December 1939 in Alingsås, Sweden) participated in Formula One during 1976 and 1977 for the Surtees and BRM teams. The Stockholm racer must have thought he’d never get an F1 chance after spending seven years in Formula Three, but finally, after being pipped to the European title by a young Riccardo […]