He came very close to a seat with world champions Williams, but in the end Damon Hill got the drive instead. Bentley EXP Speed 8. In , he moved up to Formula Three achieving five pole positions and two wins in his debut season. Mosley’s position as president is untenable. Notify me of new comments via email.

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Like always, away from the front half of the grid, the second half of the season will be dominated by drivers and manufacturers looking to make a statement as the driver market hots up. Fast-forward toand Brundle was taken ill prior to the British Grand Prix race, having been caught up in a sickness bug that affected a portion of the Formula 1 paddock.

Blundell recorded further race victories in Toronto and Blumdell en route to sixth in the blundekl.

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The team performed well in the World Sportscar Championship seasonand Brundle won the world sportscar title with a record points haul. It was therefore no surprise at all when Ferrari announced the year-old Finn had extended his contract by another year this week.

Bentley EXP Speed 8. More points finishes and a fine third at Imola were achieved in a car without active suspension.

Autosport National Racing Driver of the Year Martin is the best F1 commentator ever, closely followed by Crofty. Retrieved from ” https: In reality the culprit was a clutch that cracked spilling blyndell lubricants on top of the hot engine causing a spectacular fire.

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Anthony Davidson was the super-sub in Hungary when di Resta was himself replacing then-Williams driver Felipe Massa in the cockpit. Retrieved 5 January A drive with Ligier netted him his first two podium finishes in South Africa and Germany.

Joining the team was a case of bad timing in many ways. He won the Grovewood Award as the most promising Commonwealth driver. He was confirmed less than two weeks before the season-opening Brazilian Grand Prix.

Nevertheless, his reduced schedule gives him around a three week break between China and Spain, and a further four weeks between Singapore and USA. Brundle failed to win a race at the top level of single seater racing, but he has been successful in other disciplines.

World Sportscar Champion Brundle joined the BBC’s commentary team alongside Jonathan Legard when they won back the rights to show F1 from In the very next race, he powered past Gil de Ferran on the final straight to win the Grand Prix of Portland by 0.

At some point, in the same way others bblundell, he may want to reduce his Formula 1 broadcasting commitments partially, or fully. Blundell completed the season in sixth place. Brundle has been involved in driver management.

Blundel September he suggested that the treatment of McLaren “had the feel of a witch hunt” in his Sunday Times column. Brundle is married to Liz [2] and they have a daughter, Charlie, and a son, Alex.

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During his early ITV days, Brundle missed several races due to his sportscar commitments, as well as missing the Hungarian Grand Prix on occasion. This article is about the racing driver. Whilst being a full-time tester for McLaren, he also continued to race sports cars. You are commenting using your Twitter account.

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Still in demand within F1, Brundle raced for Ligier in The son of a motor car dealer, he and his brother Robin took over the blundelp car dealership from their father.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Ironically, the driver he replaced at Zakspeed, fellow Englishman Jonathan Palmerwould join Tyrrell in who were once again using a Cosworth engine.