I swear I will eventually upload all the images in the first post to Imgur at some point! In the meantime, here is some stuff in French from the French Autosport, weekly car magazine, Auto Hebdo. (Taken from issues 1074: season preview edition, and 1076: Australian Grand Prix edition).
I plan English translations as an ongoing project alongside transferring over to Imgur.
And sorry, they are not currently in any sort of order. This will also be amended in due course before being dumped into the first post.
Lola have a designated test driver, which not every team does, even if Lola never end up making use of Montermini…
Oh, there was actually a way for MasterCard users to actually sign up to this sponsorship model! Wonder how many people did? No mention of it in the British press that I trawled through (Autosport, F1 News, MotorSport magazine, as found in post 1 of this thread).
Stewart were the butt of a few jokes in the '97 Australian GP paddock too, not just Lola!
All the fastest times from each official practice session, in a nice, easy-to-read table.
A quick look through this list shows that the drivers are listed by car number order, and that Rosset and Sosperi are fairly mid-grid in terms of weight, proving that they are neither ballast nor lacking in muscle bulk relative to other drivers.
An image clearly taken prior to the race, as the Mastercard Lola can be seen behind Panis's Prost.
And the images for the Tweets in the previous posts: