Favourite F1 cars 1980 onwards

Favourite F1 cars 1980 onwards

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Piginapoke

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Friday 25th December 2020
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Merry Christmas one and all.

Just sitting here, drinking a glass of Pomerol and watching the turkey cook, and googling my favourite old F1 cars. Funny how they stick in my mind more than drivers. I'll post some of my favourites below- please share yours and why.

1986 FW11- Power.



1989 F640- Just look at it!



1989 B189- so nimble, beautiful V8 racer against V10 and V12 monsters



thegreenhell

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Piginapoke

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thegreenhell said:
Stunning

Mr E

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thegreenhell said:
Winner

M5-911

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MP4/4,

Mercedes W11,

FourWheelDrift

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Friday 25th December 2020
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The last of the V12s. 1995 Ferrari 412 T2.


anonymous-user

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Friday 25th December 2020
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Some of my favourites already posted - the Williams Honda FW11, Ferrari 640 and McLaren Honda MP4/4, so a more unusual one:

March 881.

Newey's first F1 car - amazingly capable and slippery.



Ferrari F1 87/88C.

Should have been a contender for a championship, but the MP4/4 came along and the rest is history.


Exige77

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Friday 25th December 2020
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M5-911 said:
Mercedes W11,
I wasn’t a big fan of the “black” silver arrows at first but it does look a real monster.

Deesee

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49 months

Friday 25th December 2020
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No wrong answers here hehe some great example above..

Loved the V10 era, Jaguar to me always had a great livery, and were the plucky midfield underdog.

Bt52 also from a bygone ground effect era, into the turbo with simple aero era..

https://www.formula1.com/en/latest/technical/2018/...

BT52

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Vs it’s chunky rival

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Personal favourite



Always liked a 80/90s lotus, and this one saw the confirmation of an era defining superstar.[url][url]

Edited by Deesee on Saturday 26th December 09:31

F1fan97

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Renault R25 - the last championship winning V10, and the Mild Seven livery is a personal favourite



Brawn BGP-001 - for the 'underdog' backstory

Piginapoke

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Landcrab_Six said:
Some of my favourites already posted - the Williams Honda FW11, Ferrari 640 and McLaren Honda MP4/4, so a more unusual one:

March 881.

Newey's first F1 car - amazingly capable and slippery.

Man alive, that 881 is incredible. I don't think it got it's due credit at the time for the jump it was. Beautiful.

DoubleD

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anonymous-user

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Friday 25th December 2020
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Piginapoke said:
Man alive, that 881 is incredible. I don't think it got it's due credit at the time for the jump it was. Beautiful.
Proving he's always had a thing for a tightly packaged arse!

A game changer, if you consider it was racing against the MP4/4, Ferrari F1 87/88c and similar clunkers which relied on brute power over finesse.

Simes205

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FourWheelDrift said:
The last of the V12s. 1995 Ferrari 412 T2.

Beautiful plus the sound!

I’ve seen and heard all of the cars in this list.
All stunning.

Piginapoke

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M5-911 said:
MP4/4,
What a car! I always preferred the look of the naturally aspirated cars- MP4/6 in particular. Looked so purposeful, and the sound!


WhisperingWasp

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103 months

Friday 25th December 2020
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DoubleD said:
Mine too.

Reminds me of watching F1 round my nan and grandad's after a Sunday lunch back in the day.

DanielSan

16,281 posts

133 months

Friday 25th December 2020
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Jordan 191 and Brawn 001 have been covered. I was always a fan of these

Arrows A19


Arrows A23


Minardi M02


I somehow cocked up posting the last pic
Jordan 197


Edited by DanielSan on Friday 25th December 20:22

Piginapoke

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F1fan97 said:


Brawn BGP-001 - for the 'underdog' backstory
I love the story about when the Jenson and the team turned up late at the second pre-season test late, went 1 sec faster than anyone else and realised what a car they had on their hands.

snotrag

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Friday 25th December 2020
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The early Jordan Hondas all looked great. Think this is the 1998.


scrw.

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  1. 1 is the Jordan 191, closely followed by the Tyrrell 019


then Leyton House CG901


Edited by scrw. on Friday 25th December 23:36