Do you remember when Pastor Maldonado was banned for life from racing at Monaco? 

Basically, during a World Series by Renault race at Monaco in 2005 Maldonado ignored yellow flags and hit a track marshal causing, among other injuries, a broken back. He was banned from next four WSR races, and the people that run the Monaco GP decided to ban him for life. After his dad stepped in and payed all the…

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This Day In Automotive History: 1958 - Team Lotus Debuts in F1

On this Day in 1958, Team Lotus makes their Formula 1 debut in the Monaco Grand Prix, the opening the opening event of the year’s European racing season. Their entries into the event were two Type 12s driven by Cliff Allison and Graham Hill. Allison, even though he was 13 laps down and the last running car to cross…

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