The Top 25 F1 Liveries of All Time : #13



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One of only a handful of teams to recognise what a good combination black, white and yellow makes, Minardi’s striped car from 1990 probably would have been the one to make this list if it didn’t look so much like a ripoff of the early ‘80s Renault livery. As it is, though, the predominantly black car, with strips of white and yellow at the rear, was a much more distinctive effort. Minardi carved out a good visual identity for themselves with this colour combination, so it’s somewhat surprising that they subsequently flitted between various forgettable designs for most of the ‘90s (save a brief return to it in ’97).

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3 Comments

    Marleen

    January 29, 2008 at 6:24 pm
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    I don’t remember it at all, but I like it a lot.

    Also, if Bruce Wayne sponsored a F1 team, this is probably what his cars would look like.

    Class.

    Waris

    February 9, 2008 at 7:58 pm
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    It was simple, and it worked. Great livery.

    Jonny

    September 30, 2008 at 4:21 pm
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    Nice to see this one in there, probably the most underrated livery in F1 history, and like you I was disappointed to see Minardi go through loads of other colour schemes with the exception of ’97, which then had too much white and was spoiled a bit by the Mild Seven blue.

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