What made you tick in 2020? Between exploits, accidents, cancellations, postponements, assessments or punchlines, we’ve got concocted a high 20 of probably the most read articles on our website throughout the previous yr. A 3rd part (from 10 to six) the place we come again to WEC, F1 or Alessandro Zanardi.
10. Ken Block unveils his Mustang Hoonifox
The king of Gymkhana was entitled to a brand new mount for his frenzied drifting periods. The Hoonifox is notably based mostly on the Ford Mustang of the Nineteen Eighties.
9. AUTOhebdo – Alpine excluded in LM P1 in 2021
A number of days earlier than the 2020 version of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, AUTOhebdo completely revealed to you that Alpine would be part of the LM P1 class. The data was later confirmed and the Dieppe agency has indicated that it’s going to interact a renamed Rebellion R13 made by Oreca.
8. New well being bulletin from Alessandro Zanardi
Victim of a street accident whereas out on a handbike on Friday June 19, the previous F1 driver. The Italian was then admitted to intensive care the place he was beneath the supervision of the medical workforce of the Santa Maria elle Scotte hospital in Siena.
7. Pope Francis writes a handwritten letter to Alessandro Zanardi
A number of days after his horrible visitors accident which took him to the hospital, Alessandro Zanardi acquired the assist of the Sovereign Pontiff. In this letter, Pope Francis speaks particularly of his admiration for the course of the previous Italian pilot.
6. F1 unveils a calendar of 8 Grands Prix in 10 weeks
Stopped since November 2019, F1 has registered its return to competitors after permitting the primary wave of the pandemic to go. The organizers then revealed a primary calendar with eight rounds, all in Europe, to lastly launch the 2020 season.