Colin Chapman

Anni di Rabbia

Uscendo dall’aeroporto Ilha do Governador, Elio de Angelis si trova davanti ad una sgradita sorpresa. «Acelera Ayrton» (Ayrton vai più forte), questo c’era scritto su un cartello pubblicitario…

A Career in Review

There will never be a definitive answer to the ongoing question of who is the greatest Formula 1 driver of all time, but a significant percentage of people would go for the iconic Ayrton Senna…

Lotus says goodbye to Elio

Team Lotus published the following message in their Lotus World Magazine (December 1985 issue) when the italian driver announced he was leaving the team at the end of the 1985 season…

Touched by Angelis

F1’s Fiat Pack – Eddie Cheever, Elio de Angelis and Riccardo Patrese – strode the pit lanes of the world in the 1970s and ‘80s. They all grew up in Italy; They all raced karts – for fun at first and then…

An Unfinished Symphony

Elio de Angelis could not only out-qualify Senna in an identical car, he was also a virtuoso pianist. Mark Hughes remembers this complex man and asks why he never realised his potential.

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