Lesser-Spotted F1 Liveries

Some F1 liveries are iconic. The rosso corsa Ferrari, as used for decades. The red and white Marlboro McLaren, raced by legends such as Senna and Prost. The variations of the blue and white colour scheme used by Williams during their glory years in the '80s and '90s. The Silver Arrows Mercedes which was synonymous with both Mercedes in the '50s and McLaren over 40 years later. But not all designs reach this level of prominence. Some are consigned to the dustbin after no more than one or two events. Some are never raced at all. Others are never even intended to be raced! Created for reasons as varied as charity promotion, sponsorship changes and regulation disputes, this is a collection of obscure F1 liveries. [Read More]

January 11, 2010 // 15 Comments

Spyker Change Livery

The season hasn’t even started yet (four days until quali, though, hurrah!), and already one team have performed an about-face on their launched livery : The press release is here, with Colin Kolles admitting that “Whilst the bright orange was a very distinctive colour when you saw it [Read More]

March 13, 2007 // 0 Comments

Only three to go as Spyker launch…

So yes, Team Identity Crisis (alright, maybe I’m doing Spyker a disservice, maybe they’ll be around for years and become a noted F1 name – but come on, it’s hard to believe that this team was coming third in the championship with Frentzen as recently as 1999) have launched [Read More]

February 5, 2007 // 0 Comments