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Remembering Harvey Postlethwaite 20 years on

Harvey Postlethwaite was one of the most respected technical directors in F1 at the end of the 1990s, until his tragic death from a heart attack while overseeing a Honda test session. In terms of F1 car designers, few have managed to become absolute giants of their field. Contemporary men like Adrian Newey & Ross Brawn may be household names at this point but, twenty years ago, Harvey Postlethwaite enjoyed a reputation to rival theirs. Renowned for his abilities to eke out performance from small budget cars, he began a new adventure in late 1998 and early 1999; designing and overseeing a possible return for Honda as a factory team. However, Harvey was to tragically pass away in early 1999...
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