een talks formula one

Some accurate but also some interesting (see bottom right) things pop up when you search “(year) f1 car” into google image search.

This one goes out to the girls at fuckyeahfrenchdrivers. Francois Hesnault, Monaco 1984.

This one goes out to the girls at fuckyeahfrenchdrivers. Francois Hesnault, Monaco 1984.

Jacques Laffite for, um, I dunno… some French team he raced for. He only raced for two teams in his long career (retiring as the most experienced driver of all time), well actually technically three: Frank Williams Racing (a pre-cursor to Walter Wolf Racing, which went bought by Walter Wolf he kicked out the titular Frank Williams who made Williams Grand Prix Ltd in 1977), Ligier, Williams F1 proper, and then once again Ligier.

Jacques Laffite for, um, I dunno… some French team he raced for. He only raced for two teams in his long career (retiring as the most experienced driver of all time), well actually technically three: Frank Williams Racing (a pre-cursor to Walter Wolf Racing, which went bought by Walter Wolf he kicked out the titular Frank Williams who made Williams Grand Prix Ltd in 1977), Ligier, Williams F1 proper, and then once again Ligier.

There was one other winner that season, likeable Frenchman Olivier Panis driving for likeable French teak Ligier won an eventful rain hampered race at Monaco after both Damon Hill and later Jean Alesi had massive leads swiftly interrupted by poor performance, but, as Murray Walker would say, to finish first, first you have to finish.
Olivier Panis, 1996 Monaco Grand Prix

There was one other winner that season, likeable Frenchman Olivier Panis driving for likeable French teak Ligier won an eventful rain hampered race at Monaco after both Damon Hill and later Jean Alesi had massive leads swiftly interrupted by poor performance, but, as Murray Walker would say, to finish first, first you have to finish.

Olivier Panis, 1996 Monaco Grand Prix

Cars as art.

The tale end of pay driver Pedro Diniz’s Ligier, 1996 Spanish Grand Prix.

The tale end of pay driver Pedro Diniz’s Ligier, 1996 Spanish Grand Prix.

Patrick Depailler for Ligier, Long Beach 1979.

Patrick Depailler for Ligier, Long Beach 1979.

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1997

Jerez, season round up.
Back row: Johnny Herbert, Nortbeto Fontano, Olivier Panis, Shinji Nakano, Giancarlo Fisichella (current Ferrari test driver),  Ralf Schumacher.
Middle row: Jos Verstappen, Mika Salo, Pedroa Diniz, Damon Hill, Jan Mangussen, Rubens Barrichello, Ukyo Katayama, Tarso Marques.
Front row: G-man, Jean, Heinz Harold Frentzen, Jacques Villeneuve, Michael Schumacher, Eddie Irvine, Mika Hakkinen, David Couthard.
The only man here still racing in Formula One is Michael. There are eleven world championships present in this photo.

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1997

Jerez, season round up.

Back row: Johnny Herbert, Nortbeto Fontano, Olivier Panis, Shinji Nakano, Giancarlo Fisichella (current Ferrari test driver),  Ralf Schumacher.

Middle row: Jos Verstappen, Mika Salo, Pedroa Diniz, Damon Hill, Jan Mangussen, Rubens Barrichello, Ukyo Katayama, Tarso Marques.

Front row: G-man, Jean, Heinz Harold Frentzen, Jacques Villeneuve, Michael Schumacher, Eddie Irvine, Mika Hakkinen, David Couthard.

The only man here still racing in Formula One is Michael. There are eleven world championships present in this photo.

Alesi at Montreal, 2001.

Alesi at Montreal, 2001.

Equipe Ligier Formula One

Equipe Ligier Formula One