Liam Plötner

Liam Plötner

Perth, Scotland
My name is Liam & I am a writer for Downforce. I have enjoyed motorsport from an early age and am incredibly interested in historic F1, which is what I talk about on this page.
Jun
06
The Weirdest Grand Prix in History?!

The Weirdest Grand Prix in History?!

The 1984 Italian Grand Prix was held at Monza and on pole for the race was Brabham’s Nelson Piquet,
2 min read
May
24
The Rule of 11

The Rule of 11

The 1982 season was incredible… It was the greatest season for amount of race winners of all time and saw
10 min read
May
23
The Story of the First Constructors’ Championship.

The Story of the First Constructors’ Championship.

Contrary to belief, F1’s constructors’ championship wasn’t until 1958, 8 seasons after F1’s Drivers Championship started in
5 min read
May
16
How François Cevert’s Crash in Watkins Glen changed Jody Scheckter’s Career.

How François Cevert’s Crash in Watkins Glen changed Jody Scheckter’s Career.

In 1973, Jackie Stewart won the world championship for Tyrrell with the help of his teammate and protégé François Cevert.
2 min read