A short but informative interview with French Formula 1 legend ‘Happy’ Jacques Laffite, taken from www.motorsport-aktuell.com is posted below: <originally transcribed from German> On Sunday the death of Elio de Angelis for the 25th anniversary MOTORSPORT times reminiscent of the current Italian with a sympathetic story and anecdotes from eyewitnesses in the print edition released tomorrow [...]
Classic Team Lotus remembers Elio de Angelis with 81T and 91T cars Back in March of this year, I received an email from Andrea Gallignani who was a good friend of Elio’s and whom I have been in contact with since I started the Tribute to Elio de Angelis website in 1999. Andrea explained that [...]
From ESPN: Lotus is preparing to celebrate its 500th grand prix by gathering every type of Lotus Formula One car raced between 1958 and 1994 at Snetterton on Sunday for the Classic Team Lotus Festival. 35 cars from 37 years of competition will be on display at the circuit, with 18 taking to the track [...]
The latest site update contains: a new article from Peter Windsor entitled ‘Touched by de Angelis’, which appeared in the monthly f1 magazine F1 Racing. Also, there are Photogallery updates and also some site menu re-arrangements; which gives more visibility to imaged interviews by Rombo and Autosprint magazines. Enjoy!
Grand Prix International No 85 A new article is is now availabe under the ‘Features’ section, which tells the story of the 1984 Dallas Grand Prix with a focus on Nigel Mansell and the relationships during this stage of the season between Elio, Nigel and JPS Team Lotus
As computer technology improves and greater flexibility for development is incorporated into racing games, the amount of interest in vintage F1 racing continues to grow. One such community for Computer Grand Prix simulations exists at http://www.grandprixgames.org which forms a comprehensive discussion community relating to most of the popular racing games for the PC. Microprose Grand Prix, rfactor, F1 Challenge are [...]
The December edition of MotorSport Magazine podcast includes discussion of Elio, featuring Nigel Roebuck and special guest Niki Lauda.
A new feature called ‘Elio on Ebay’ has been added to the main menu toolbar that allows you to browse all the current ebay listings for Elio under the main menu toolbar. Happy bidding!
Two fantastic new videos exclusive to this website courtesy of Antonio Mizzanu have been uploaded, and a new Television Documentaries subcategory added to the Multimedia section. Both of these videos are extremely rare. The first is a SkySports feature on Italian Racing heroes, which includes a lookback on Elio’s career from his family, friends and [...]
I have decided to share some of my personal items of Elio de Angelis memorabilia, and have created a new subfolder under Special Interest entitled ‘Personal Collection’. This includes some rare models and replica helmets. Enjoy!