News Details

A flashy launch in Venice and four wannabee F1 winners

Eighteen years ago, back in the days when F1 teams tried to outdo each other with flashy launches, Benetton opted for Venice and its beautiful Piazza San Marco to present its 2001 car and a quartet of young drivers. Surrounding the Renault-powered B201 were full-time racers Jenson Button and Giancarlo Fisichella - the ones with the glasses - and test drivers Mark Webber and Fernando Alonso. The four young men obviously had no wins to their name at this time, but today they reside in F1's history books with 59 Grand Prix victories, and three world champions as far as Button and Alonso are concerned.
Full Story »
1w ago from F1i.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

F1 2019 Launch Schedule: All you need to know

now viewing F1 2019 Launch Schedule: All you need to know Feb 3, 2019...
2w ago from F1Hub.net

Haas F1 launch the Rich Energy VF-19

Haas F1 have released their new Formula 1 car for 2019. In short, it...
2w ago from TheParcFerme.com

Ferrari to live stream 2019 car launch from Maranello

Ferrari will pull the covers off its 2019 prancing horse on February 15...
2w ago from F1i.com

Grosjean not expecting change at the front before 2021

Haas F1's Romain Grosjean believes Formula 1 needs more diverse winners...
1w ago from F1i.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

Jerez Moto2 test: Top five for Britain's Lowes

Britain's Sam Lowes ended the Jerez Moto2 test fifth on the overall...
9h ago from BikeSportNews.com

‘Understanding physical condition is first...

Repsol Honda's Jorge Lorenzo's first target at this weekend's Qatar...
15h ago from BikeSportNews.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

AutoNation partners McLaren Racing for Indy 500

AutoNation has returned to McLaren Racing as a partner for the team as...

VIDEO: Wickens stands six months after horror crash

IndyCar driver Robert Wickens has published a video showing himself...
19h ago from SpeedCafe.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Hyundai axes Andreas Mikkelsen from Corsica WRC line-up

The Hyundai WRC Team has dropped Andreas Mikkelsen for the next round of...

Popular On GunnersToday.com

We were sweet enemies - Mourinho salutes old rival...

Arsene Wenger deserves more recognition for overseeing Arsenal's...
2h ago from SportsKeeda.com

Unai Emery dismisses Matteo Guendouzi to Paris...

Arsenal manager Unai Emery has admitted to being "surprised" by...
3h ago from SportsMole.co.uk

Who could we face in the Europa League last 16?

We qualified for the last 16 of the Europa League on Thursday night,...
3h ago from Arsenal.com

Comments

Hottest News

Recent News

2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.