Formula 1

1956: Peter Monteverdi commenced with the design and manufacture of race cars designated MBM (MONTEVERDI BINNINGEN MOTORS). Formula Junior cars were the first to be built under this label. They acquired an excellent reputation and enjoyed world-wide sales.

1961: The first Swiss Formula 1 car followed that year.

1960: Formula Junior MBMs being test driven at the Sebring track in Florida.

1960: MBM Formula Junior engine.

1960: MBM Formula 1 car at the Solitude course near Stuttgart, Germany.

1961: C-type MBM Formula Junior car with tuned Ford Anglia engine.

1985: Replica MBM
Formula 1 chassis.

1961: D-Type MBM Formula Junior car.

1961:
Peter Monteverdi with his MBM Formula 1 car at Monza.

1990: MONTEVERDI Onyx Formula 1

1990: Peter Monteverdi bought the ONYX Grand Prix Formula 1 team together with well known Swiss entrepreneur Karl Foitek in 1990, after which the team was renamed as MONTEVERDI Onyx and participated in the Formula 1 events during the 1990 F1 racing season under Peter Monteverdi's management.

1990: J.J. Lehto and Swiss driver Gregor Foitek piloted the MONTEVERDI Onyx F1 cars, the latter attaining the team's best result for the 1990 racing season with his seventh place at the Grand Prix of Monaco.

1990: MONTEVERDI
Onyx Formula 1 car
in the F1 Championship event at Sao Paulo
in March, 1990.

Peter Monteverdi with MONTEVERDI Onyx team drivers J.J. Lehto and Gregor Foitek.

1990: The MONTEVERDI Onyx team at the Formula 1 race in Budapest.

1990: Peter Monteverdi with J.J. Lehto.

1990: Peter Monteverdi during the Formula 1 race in Imola.

1990: MONTEVERDI Onyx Formula 1 car at the Grand Prix of Monaco in May, 1990.
1990: MONTEVERDI Onyx
Formula 1 car during the F1 Championship event at Imola
in May 1990.

1990: MONTEVERDI Onyx F1 car at the race in Le Castellet
in July, 1990.

1990: MONTEVERDI Onyx F1 car during the race at the Hockenheimring in July, 1990.

1991: Opel Lotus.

1991: Peter Monteverdi founded the MONTEVERDI Racing Team in 1991 to compete in the OPEL-Lotus Euro Series Championship events with team drivers David Luyet and Peter Honegger. The series encompassed 14 events throughout Europe and the drivers competed with identical monoposto racing cars, each powered by a 2.0-liter Opel engine and weighing in at 450 kg with a stipulated 250 km/h top speed.

MONTEVERDI Car Collection

Oberwilerstrasse 20, 4102 Binningen/Basel, Switzerland