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#351 edelweiss

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Posted 09 December 2005 - 16:22

Originally posted by Bondurand
Please excuse me if this link has been posted before, but I did not see it on this trend :

Th Dywa Project (in Italian, with some pictures)

http://www.formulaze.../dywa_cap1.html

See also over here at 8W .
The Dywa is twice mentioned:
in 1979
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#352 ensign14

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Posted 09 December 2005 - 16:27

My Italian is next to non-existent, but does that article Bondurand kindly linked to REALLY say that the Dywa was inspired by the Kauhsen? :rotfl:

#353 Bondurand

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Posted 09 December 2005 - 16:39

Originally posted by ensign14
My Italian is next to non-existent, but does that article Bondurand kindly linked to REALLY say that the Dywa was inspired by the Kauhsen? :rotfl:


not REALLY :lol: I think it only states that the way the radiators were implanted to help the wing car effect had been used also by Khausen, but italian is not my mother-tongue...

#354 Spaceframe

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Posted 09 December 2005 - 17:11

Originally posted by rod
3: Nothing known:

Maurer


Maurer ran an F2 team from 1980 to 1983. The cars were designed by none other than Gustav Brunner and were quite succesful in 1981 (a couple of wins with Eje Elgh of Sweden behind the wheel) and 1982 (when Stefan Bellof won the first two EC F2 races of the season).

However once it became clear that Bellof was an F1 prospect, Maurer (I can't remember his first name) lost interest in the team and concentrated on managing Bellof.

I'm not sure whether they ever had serious plans to enter F1, though. Brunner left for the ATS team, maybe (this is an assumption, not a known fact) carrying ideas for a Maurer F1 with him.

#355 Spaceframe

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Posted 09 December 2005 - 17:15

Originally posted by pedro
Alfa Romeo - 160


Consalvo Sanesi tested a modified 159 with the driver positioned at the extreme rear end (like on a dragster) at Monza in September or October 1952. His comments were quite favourable, but the project (including a flat-12 2,5 liter engine) was shelved as Alfa Romeo had to assign all their engineers to the road car department.

The test was conducted in great secrecy, and it lasted some 15 years before the press (Count Johnny Lurani, I think) got hold of the story!

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Posted 09 December 2005 - 17:18

Originally posted by Spaceframe
...Maurer (I can't remember his first name)...

Willi?

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Posted 09 December 2005 - 17:22

And seeing a mention, above, of Khausen...
There was a a Khausen F1 monocoque (or, at least, it is labelled as such) in the circuit museum at Stavelot.

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Posted 09 December 2005 - 17:23

Originally posted by Spaceframe
Maurer ran an F2 team from 1980 to 1983. The cars were designed by none other than Gustav Brunner and were quite succesful in 1981 (a couple of wins with Eje Elgh of Sweden behind the wheel) and 1982 (when Stefan Bellof won the first two EC F2 races of the season).

However once it became clear that Bellof was an F1 prospect, Maurer (I can't remember his first name) lost interest in the team and concentrated on managing Bellof.

I'm not sure whether they ever had serious plans to enter F1, though. Brunner left for the ATS team, maybe (this is an assumption, not a known fact) carrying ideas for a Maurer F1 with him.

The name of the guy was Willi Mauer (yes, like Willy Weber ;) ).

The first drawings of the Maurer Formula One car were published in "rallye racing 2/1982".
In the drawings a BMW turbo engine is mounted into the rear of the Gustav Brunner design.
As an alternative, Maurer mentioned the Heidegger turbo engine.

The car was expected to compete already in the German GP in Hockenheim.

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Posted 09 December 2005 - 17:33

Originally posted by giacomo
The name of the guy was Willi Mauer (yes, like Willy Weber ;) ).

The first drawings of the Maurer Formula One car were published in "rallye racing 2/1982".
In the drawings a BMW turbo engine is mounted into the rear of the Gustav Brunner design.
As an alternative, Maurer mentioned the Heidegger turbo engine.

The car was expected to compete already in the German GP in Hockenheim.


Willi Maurer it was, thanks!

After a great season in F2 during 1982, it would be natural to progress into F1. But how on earth could Maurer believe that he would get his hands on the BMW turbo? Was he hoping the German press would pressure BMW into supplying his team?

btw - I seem to recall that Maurer and Heidegger fell out big time. A question of money, I think - maybe the payments for the F2 BMW engines?

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Posted 09 December 2005 - 17:36

Originally posted by Spaceframe
After a great season in F2 during 1982, it would be natural to progress into F1. But how on earth could Maurer believe that he would get his hands on the BMW turbo? Was he hoping the German press would pressure BMW into supplying his team?

I think, at that moment BMW still had not decided, if they would support ATS or Maurer.

Maurer looked like a good prospect: good success in F2, good designer, great driver.
I cannot remember why the whole project failed.

Maybe BMW pulled the plug.

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Posted 09 December 2005 - 17:41

Originally posted by giacomo
I think, at that moment BMW still had not decided, if they would support ATS or Maurer.

Maurer looked like a good prospect: good success in F2, good designer, great driver.
I cannot remember why the whole project failed.

Maybe BMW pulled the plug.


I'll see what I can find in the basement.

#362 macoran

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Posted 09 December 2005 - 19:48

I recall the Italian Autosprint magazine carrying a 2 page story on the Maurer F1 project
I'll see what I can dig up (sic) in the attic

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Posted 10 December 2005 - 02:43

Originally posted by edelweiss
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This article comes from Autosprint 47/1983, page 25 and it talks about two tests at Monza (Junior circuit) of the new Dywa 010 Cosworth, driven by Peo Consonni.
After his first attempt in 1980 during Formula Aurora race at Monza, Dydo Monguzzi started to build the new Dywa 010 in May 1983 and these test were done in November 1983.

Ciao,
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Posted 10 December 2005 - 02:51

Originally posted by ensign14
My Italian is next to non-existent, but does that article Bondurand kindly linked to REALLY say that the Dywa was inspired by the Kauhsen? :rotfl:

I'm not able to translate in English the whole article; however, the article says that Dywa had (but not in first tests in 1979) a rear wing similar to Kauhsen one.

Moreover, the same article says that in 1983 Monguzzi worked again on his Dywa 010 as Formula 3000. Autosprint never mentioned this fact ane it reported Dywas as 'Formula 1', even if it did never mention any chance to race in any championship.

Ciao,
Guido

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Posted 22 May 2006 - 09:53

Sometime TNFer Aerogi posted these on another forum. They're scans of an Auto Hebdo article from October 1976, covering a projected Portuguese F1 car. I sent the details to Mattijs, who tells me he'd heard tell of the beast, but had never seen anything in print about it. But before it gets added to the 6th Gear list - does anyone know what the thing was actually going to be called? Nowhere in the article is there any mention of the name of the car!!! It appears to have had its roots in the old BIP sports car team, but that died when the bank was nationalised in the wake of the revolution, so what name were Messrs Mègre and Marinho going to race under? There's mention of sponsors, but no clue as to who they were ....

http://img.photobuck.../Port_F1_01.jpg

http://img.photobuck.../Port_F1_02.jpg

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Posted 22 May 2006 - 10:01

Originally posted by Vitesse2
Sometime TNFer Aerogi posted these on another forum. They're scans of an Auto Hebdo article from October 1976, covering a projected Portuguese F1 car. I sent the details to Mattijs, who tells me he'd heard tell of the beast, but had never seen anything in print about it. But before it gets added to the 6th Gear list - does anyone know what the thing was actually going to be called? Nowhere in the article is there any mention of the name of the car!!! It appears to have had its roots in the old BIP sports car team, but that died when the bank was nationalised in the wake of the revolution, so what name were Messrs Mègre and Marinho going to race under? There's mention of sponsors, but no clue as to who they were ....

http://img.photobuck.../Port_F1_01.jpg

http://img.photobuck.../Port_F1_02.jpg


As far as I remember it was written up by an English language magazine
under the title Marinho F1 project

#367 macoran

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Posted 22 May 2006 - 10:27

I have a scan of the drawing that accompanied the article, but can't find the
original, or my personal notes

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Posted 22 May 2006 - 13:14

Originally posted by Vitesse2
Sometime TNFer Aerogi posted these on another forum. They're scans of an Auto Hebdo article from October 1976, covering a projected Portuguese F1 car. I sent the details to Mattijs, who tells me he'd heard tell of the beast, but had never seen anything in print about it.


Never trust your own memory. :(

Dug into my archives today, only to find precisely that Auto Hebdo article - which was sent to me by Felix as early as 2002... :blush: :lol:

I'm sure the lack of a proper name kept me from including it in the Never raced list on 6th Gear. :)

#369 macoran

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Posted 22 May 2006 - 20:05

Originally posted by Racer.Demon


I'm sure the lack of a proper name kept me .................



Ah... so that is why I filed it under Portuguese F1 project ???

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Posted 02 June 2006 - 08:46

Should we ad the AGS SH01,2 and 3 to the list? (picture on http://www.agsformul..._historique.php

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Posted 02 June 2006 - 09:07

I like the "repeatedly" scored points...well, twice is one repetition...

#372 Racer.Demon

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Posted 02 June 2006 - 10:20

Interesting, but...

genuine F1s developed by the AGS R&D team and full of the latest technology


...are they "genuine", and if so according to what rules? A 650hp V8 Cosworth is hardly matching the 2003 F1 regulations...

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Posted 06 January 2007 - 22:57

For those who don't subsribe to Autosport there is a fascinating article this week (4th january) on cars that never raced in Formula 1. Some, like the 1992 Trebron never got past the concept stage whilst others tested but didn't race for various reasons. A number are very familiar, including the BRM wing car discussed previously on this forum and the six-wheel Williams (four at the back). I remember seeing the Lola T97 on a stand at the NEC Autosport Show but some of the cars listed I had forgotten, the DAMS F1 car fro 1996 for example. By far and way the most outrageous model is a drawing of a four wheel Lotus from the early 1990s, supposedly penned by Enrique Scalabroni. It has four wheels but one on each side, one at the rear and one at the front! Poor wind tunnel results saw the project cancelled but if any posters know any more it would be good to hear. Autosport is promising a similar article on sports cars next week.

#374 Vitesse2

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Posted 06 January 2007 - 23:17

Welcome, Paul.

I think you'll find all those and many more in this thread. It formed much of the basic research for this list:

http://www.forix.com...neverraced.html

Now, if someone at Autosport could just tell us about the Toutou ...... :lol:

#375 macoran

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Posted 07 January 2007 - 11:23

Originally posted by Paul Jeffrey
For those who don't subsribe to Autosport there is a fascinating article this week (4th january) on cars that never raced in Formula 1. Some, like the 1992 Trebron never got past the concept stage whilst others tested but didn't race for various reasons. A number are very familiar, including the BRM wing car discussed previously on this forum and the six-wheel Williams (four at the back). I remember seeing the Lola T97 on a stand at the NEC Autosport Show but some of the cars listed I had forgotten, the DAMS F1 car fro 1996 for example. By far and way the most outrageous model is a drawing of a four wheel Lotus from the early 1990s, supposedly penned by Enrique Scalabroni. It has four wheels but one on each side, one at the rear and one at the front! Poor wind tunnel results saw the project cancelled but if any posters know any more it would be good to hear. Autosport is promising a similar article on sports cars next week.


Yes Paul, I found that article very interesting as well. I ploughed through the attic immediately and dug up some old articles I had saved. Found the Trebron story as well as the Scalabroni stuff.
I can scan some and mail you if you want.

Of course I was thrilled to finally see a good picture of the Maki F102

Edit: I also should have the complete DAMS article from the French magazine Sport-Auto.

2nd Edit: Paul, you'll find the Scalabroni material if you scroll back to post 250 by G de Carli.

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Posted 07 January 2007 - 15:37

Dear Macoran. Will take your advice and look at the post from de Carli but if you have anything you could scan and mail it would be most welcome. The link posted by Vitesse is phenomenal - thank you.

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Posted 11 January 2007 - 22:50

Autosport has 'done' sports cars that never raced this week. Fairly thin article compared to last week and mostly modern cars including some test cars that later raced, or at least formed the basis for a car that raced (e.g. Volkswagen W12, Bentley Exp).

We are promised rally cars that never raced next week.

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Posted 12 January 2007 - 07:46

Originally posted by Paul Jeffrey
Autosport has 'done' sports cars that never raced this week. Fairly thin article compared to last week and mostly modern cars including some test cars that later raced, or at least formed the basis for a car that raced (e.g. Volkswagen W12, Bentley Exp).

We are promised rally cars that never raced next week.


Some potentially good material there - the Group S prototypes, the 'Baby Benz' Merc 190 hatchback, the Escort RS1700T...

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Posted 14 January 2007 - 11:12

Originally posted by Paul Jeffrey
Autosport has 'done' sports cars that never raced this week. Fairly thin article compared to last week and mostly modern cars including some test cars that later raced, or at least formed the basis for a car that raced (e.g. Volkswagen W12, Bentley Exp).

We are promised rally cars that never raced next week.


And it missed some of the more interesting modern sportscars that never raced. Where was the Alfa Romeo Group C?

Or the Porsche LMP900 that got canned because the company elected to spend the money developing that horrible Cayenne thing?

As for rally cars, some of the most interesting ones were the those that did race, but only very briefly. The Group B Citroen BX springs to mind....and the great whacking tank that was the Vauxhall Calibra Turbo...

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Posted 17 January 2007 - 15:24

Originally posted by gdecarli
OK!
I'm a F1 fan for exactly 20 years (my first GP on TV was Great Britain 1983), and I think I saw many strange ideas and projects, but surely this one is the very strangest!
From Autosprint 25/1993 - June 1993 - page 36-39:

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Do you want an Indycar Version? Here it is!

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There is also an interview to Scalabroni, where he explains in few words why such a strange idea.
It is in Italian, so I try to translate the main ideas. I'm sorry for my poor technical English, I think it's better for you my strange phrases rather than the original in Italian!
First of all, according to F.1 rules (in 1993) a F.1 must have at least two steering wheels and it can't be a 4 wheels drive. There isn't any rules about three wheels drive, like this one (Note that at end of 1993 also 4 wheels steering were forbidden but I don't know exactly if such a system now would be allowed anymore).
Such a car has a minor frontal section because there are no big wheels (back tyres were 18" in 1993, IIRC); lateral tyres on this project should have been standard front tyres on standard F.1. For this reason it is 25% more efficent: it use a 10% for a bigger back wing and a 15% for improving speed.
There are two viscous differentials; standard transmission and a cardanic transmission for the back steering wheel. Three wheels drive means more grip. Ideal engine would be a V8 (remember that in 1993 there were V8, V10 and V12 and all of them were quite god in F.1).
Front suspension is quite similar to motorbike or could be derived from aircraft wheels.
If this car could have active suspension (allowed in 1993), in could lift interior wheel in bends.

So, what about it?

Ciao,
Guido


Browsing through the thread I've just come across this post. Back in 1993 I had a subscription to Autosprint and I still remember very vividly the shock of seeing this on the cover. Anyway, what I wanted to say is that recently me and two press colleagues met Enrique Scalabroni in Barcelona during the WS finale, the subjetc of this project came out and he told us it had been commissioned by Lotus but it all came to nothing since the team collapsed.

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Posted 12 April 2008 - 18:10

I would love to get this thread running again for a few months, to see what else can be found out.

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Posted 28 April 2008 - 11:59

Originally posted by ybee02
I would love to get this thread running again for a few months, to see what else can be found out.


An interesting thing to do would be to ferret around for information on the teams that bid for the 'twelfth slot' - the one that Prodrive won but hasn't done anything with. "F1 Entries That Were Stopped From Making It"

AFAIK the wannabes included:

Prodrive
Eddie Jordan (the sound you now hear is that of the barrel being scraped?)
"European Minardi" - Stoddy trying to get back?
DirexiV (McLaren B team)
Carlin, hiding under the name AMT Promotions
BCN, Mr Scalabroni the king of unraced F1 cars popping his head over the parapet again
Craig Pollock (BARam)

and the 'unknowns':
Luxrace - who hell they?
ALK Group - ditto
Filmty Interactive (claimed to have had Cosworths?)
North Western - they were the bus firm when I grew up, taking over a load of Ribble services round Liverpool, but it wasn't that one - some Law firm set this one up!;)

Apparently there were about another dozen proposals that didn't even get to the final stage....

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Posted 28 April 2008 - 14:31

ALK Group, eh? Martini sponsorship, or Jim Beam? :smoking: :lol: :rotfl:

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Posted 29 April 2008 - 18:25

Originally posted by petefenelon


An interesting thing to do would be to ferret around for information on the teams that bid for the 'twelfth slot' - the one that Prodrive won but hasn't done anything with. "F1 Entries That Were Stopped From Making It"

AFAIK the wannabes included:

Prodrive
Eddie Jordan (the sound you now hear is that of the barrel being scraped?)
"European Minardi" - Stoddy trying to get back?
DirexiV (McLaren B team)
Carlin, hiding under the name AMT Promotions
BCN, Mr Scalabroni the king of unraced F1 cars popping his head over the parapet again
Craig Pollock (BARam)

and the 'unknowns':
Luxrace - who hell they?
ALK Group - ditto
Filmty Interactive (claimed to have had Cosworths?)
North Western - they were the bus firm when I grew up, taking over a load of Ribble services round Liverpool, but it wasn't that one - some Law firm set this one up!;)

Apparently there were about another dozen proposals that didn't even get to the final stage....


Where have you this list from? Never heard of Luxrace and the other unknown.

But there were some others who were at the entry list, Racing Engineering, Super Nova and the A1 GP team Pakistan...

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Posted 12 October 2008 - 07:28

Originally posted by giacomo
I think, at that moment BMW still had not decided, if they would support ATS or Maurer.

Maurer looked like a good prospect: good success in F2, good designer, great driver.
I cannot remember why the whole project failed.

Maybe BMW pulled the plug.


Probably a matter of Schmidt had money and Maurer didnt have as much.

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Posted 12 October 2008 - 09:12

More likely: Schmidt had no money, and Maurer even less...

I recall that, at the time, I was very anxious to see Maurer in F1. While Schmidt was an enthusiast, he somehow managed to shoot himself in the foot all too often. Maurer looked a good prospect, especially with Brunner aboard, and the Chevron infrastructure. In the end, he decided that it was too expensive to do it all himself, so he concentrated on (mis)managing Bellof.

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Posted 12 October 2008 - 15:47

I haven't seen it, but I believe that Pete Fenlon's list of 2008 entries comes from the June 2006 edition of 'F1 Racing'.

Filmty Interactive?? I imagine they were planning to run a Toutou?

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Posted 28 October 2008 - 17:05

Originally posted by petefenelon


An interesting thing to do would be to ferret around for information on the teams that bid for the 'twelfth slot' - the one that Prodrive won but hasn't done anything with. "F1 Entries That Were Stopped From Making It"

AFAIK the wannabes included:

Prodrive
Eddie Jordan (the sound you now hear is that of the barrel being scraped?)
"European Minardi" - Stoddy trying to get back?
DirexiV (McLaren B team)
Carlin, hiding under the name AMT Promotions
BCN, Mr Scalabroni the king of unraced F1 cars popping his head over the parapet again
Craig Pollock (BARam)

and the 'unknowns':
Luxrace - who hell they?
ALK Group - ditto
Filmty Interactive (claimed to have had Cosworths?)
North Western - they were the bus firm when I grew up, taking over a load of Ribble services round Liverpool, but it wasn't that one - some Law firm set this one up!;)

Apparently there were about another dozen proposals that didn't even get to the final stage....


Are there more infos about BARAM and Pollock?
I heard from Johanna Villeneuve that Jacques was not involved in that project.
For what is Baram standing?
How could I contact Craig Pollock?

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Posted 02 January 2009 - 17:26

Were their any Mexican F1 projects?
We have the Rebaque team.
And then the failed GLAS team in the 90s.
Herdez wanted to enter F1 some years ago.
Now Carlos Slim perhaps will buy Honda.

But any other failed Mexican projects?

#390 HistoryFan

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Posted 26 February 2009 - 21:09

Nigerian Prince Malik Ado Ibrahim was shareholder at Arrows in the late 90s. His origin plans were to set up a new team with support from Lamborghini. I don't know whether that were only rumours.

One question: Are there any Portugese F1 plans in addition to the Marinho project in the mid 70s?
Were there any rumours in the past?

Kind regards

#391 Alexander M

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Posted 26 February 2009 - 21:15

I think there were some plans from Gumball 3000 guys to make a Formula-1 team about 7-8 years ago, but I'll have to look this up.

#392 HistoryFan

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Posted 26 February 2009 - 21:26

That will be very nice, thank you! :up:

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Posted 27 February 2009 - 09:13

Originally posted by gdecarli
OK!
I'm a F1 fan for exactly 20 years (my first GP on TV was Great Britain 1983), and I think I saw many strange ideas and projects, but surely this one is the very strangest!
From Autosprint 25/1993 - June 1993 - page 36-39:

Posted Image

Posted Image

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Do you want an Indycar Version? Here it is!

Posted Image

There is also an interview to Scalabroni, where he explains in few words why such a strange idea.
It is in Italian, so I try to translate the main ideas. I'm sorry for my poor technical English, I think it's better for you my strange phrases rather than the original in Italian!
First of all, according to F.1 rules (in 1993) a F.1 must have at least two steering wheels and it can't be a 4 wheels drive. There isn't any rules about three wheels drive, like this one (Note that at end of 1993 also 4 wheels steering were forbidden but I don't know exactly if such a system now would be allowed anymore).
Such a car has a minor frontal section because there are no big wheels (back tyres were 18" in 1993, IIRC); lateral tyres on this project should have been standard front tyres on standard F.1. For this reason it is 25% more efficent: it use a 10% for a bigger back wing and a 15% for improving speed.
There are two viscous differentials; standard transmission and a cardanic transmission for the back steering wheel. Three wheels drive means more grip. Ideal engine would be a V8 (remember that in 1993 there were V8, V10 and V12 and all of them were quite god in F.1).
Front suspension is quite similar to motorbike or could be derived from aircraft wheels.
If this car could have active suspension (allowed in 1993), in could lift interior wheel in bends.

So, what about it?

Ciao,
Guido


Is there anybody, who still believes, that the 2009-cars are ugly...???...compared to that car...

#394 Alexander M

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Posted 05 March 2009 - 19:08

Unfortunately, after several days digging my magazines, I should declare I got rid of that one. I still hope I'll be able to find the information about that planned team anywhere else.

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Posted 13 April 2009 - 18:56

Dutchman Toine Hezemans planed a F1 team in the 70s. Any details?

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Posted 24 April 2009 - 22:18

Is the person named Toine Hezemans the same as the person who is having Hesketh march 731-Ford Cosworth GAA run in British F5000?

How also about these cars?

1967 Lola T110: F1 project
1970 Lola T230: F1 project
1978 McLaren-Cosworth M27
1979 Kojima-Cosworth KE010: I hear remodeling during production to KE011 F2 with the last F1 car(groud effect design) by Kojima.
1979 Surtees-Cosworth TS21: Ground effect car design.
1980 Lotus 79X: interim car
1983 Spirit-Honda 101: New car Spirit-Honda 101 was brought in to the circuit. However, it was ended never to run. Honda does it awful.
1983? Alfa Romeo 183T?: Side pod is seen to be cut diagonally. interim car?
1984? Alfa Romeo 183TB(183TC?) interim car?: The color of the car does Benneton's color, and seems the following Osella FA1F.
1988 Benneton-Ford B188: Ford-Cosworth DFR5(Yamaha tune 5-valve head) was installed in this car.
1988 Ferrari F1-88A "ibrido": Hybrid car of Ferrari F1-87/88C and 639
1988 Ligier-Judd JS29D: Judd V8 interim car
1989 Zakspeed-Yamaha 881Y: Yamaha OX88 interim car
1990 Zakspeed-Yamaha 891B: The collaboration of Yamaha and Zakspeed had already been canceled. However, it appeared in the circuit before it began to test the engine of Yamaha OX88 of the updated version.
1990 Brabham-Yamaha BT58Y: Yamaha OX88 of the updated version was installed in BT58, and it was tested by driving Ukyo Katayama.
1990-91 Tyrrell-Mugen 018: Mugen-MF358 V8 was installed in Tyrrell 018, and it was tested with the tire made by Bridgestone.
1991-94 Tyrrell-Mugen Honda 020:Mugen Honda V10 was installed as well as Tyrrell-Mugen 018.
1991 Jordan-Yamaha 191Y: Yamaha V12 interim car
1991 Monteverdi-Ford ORE-2?
1992 (LeytonHouse)March 921: It is the following Lotus 107...
1992 Reynard-Lamborghini 921: It kept negotiating with Lamborghini though Reynard failed to obtain the engine of Yamaha. Finally, though it was given up.
1992 Yamaha-Brabham: Yamaha was planning the purchase of Brabham. However, owner Nakauchi doesn't agree to purchase, the plan is withdrawn, and Yamaha has left.
A new car 'Yamaha V12-powered Brabham BT61Y(?)' should have appeared to the grand prix if Yamaha was taking the management right.
1993 March-Ilmor CG911B
1994 Tom's-Ford 011F
1994 Williams-Renault FW15D: interim car, passive suspencion
1996 Honda RC2-001 (RC2X or RC102?)

#397 COUGAR508

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Posted 25 April 2009 - 18:26

Originally posted by HistoryFan
Dutchman Toine Hezemans planed a F1 team in the 70s. Any details?


I vaguely recall reading or hearing about that some time in the past. Would Hezemans have been one of the drivers?

#398 Quaddo

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Posted 25 April 2009 - 19:35

Here's an interesting link: http://www.forix.com...neverraced.html

#399 HistoryFan

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Posted 02 May 2009 - 14:51

I've heard that Bill Jones wanted enter an Scirocco F1 for Phil Robertson in 1965.

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Posted 02 May 2009 - 17:30

Here's an interesting link: http://www.forix.com...neverraced.html


There is lots of interesting information there, and in chronological order. Thanks for posting the link. :)