News Details

A promising career gone South for Stephen

Stephen South, born on this day 69 years ago, once rose through the junior ranks of motorsport with skill and great promise, only to fall into oblivion. At the end of 1979, following a good campaign in the European F2 Championship, South looked to be on the verge of a Grand Prix career. He tested for Lotus but Colin Chapman ultimately chose Elio de Angelis to race alongside Mario Andretti. Opportunity came knocking however for South who deputized for an injured Alain Prost at McLaren at the 1980 Long Beach Grand Prix. It was raw deal however for the young and inexperienced Brit who failed to qualify the M29. To fulfill his year, South accepted a late Can-Am drive with Paul Newman's team...
Full Story »
5mo ago from F1i.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Vesti Revels in ‘Valuable Opportunity’ after...

Contact between Mercedes and Frederik Vesti was made long before the Dane...
5mo ago from TheCheckeredFlag....

Zhou F1 dream is 'once in a generation project' -...

Guanyu Zhou's bid to race in Formula 1 is a "once in a generation...
5mo ago from F1i.com

Albon demise shows ‘how hard F1 can be' –...

Feb.16 Alex Albon's demise shows 'how hard Formula 1 can be', according...
5mo ago from OneStopStrategy.com

Vettel sells his five Ferrari sportscars and a few...

Sebastian Vettel has put up for sale his five personal Ferrari...
5mo ago from GrandPrix247.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

BREAKING: 2021 Thai MotoGP has officially been...

The 2021 Thai MotoGP set to take place in Buriram later this year has...
2d ago from Crash.net

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Franchitti explains how Palou came into Ganassi’s...

Spaniard leads IndyCar Series in sophomore season
2h ago from SpeedCafe.com

Castroneves to make shock full-time IndyCar return

Castroneves set to make IndyCar Series return at 46 years old
1d ago from SpeedCafe.com

MSR re-sign Castroneves for 2022 season, Harvey out

Meyer Shank Racing has confirmed it has re-signed four-time Indianapolis...

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

5 Arsenal players to watch during pre-season 

Ume Elvis FOLLOW ANALYST 0 Modified Jul 23, 2021, 08:08 PM ET 21 mins ago...
3h ago from SportsKeeda.com

Newcastle United 'plotting double swoop for Arsenal's...

Arsenal duo Ainsley Maitland-Niles and Joe Willock are both wanted by...
4h ago from SportsMole.co.uk

Arsenal move closer to Tammy Abraham Chelsea transfer...

Arsenal are ready to agree to Tammy Abraham's requested personal terms as...
5h ago from Express.co.uk

Arsenal 'still interested in signing Glen Kamara'

Arsenal could reportedly move for Rangers midfielder Glen Kamara during...
10h ago from SportsMole.co.uk

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.