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A salute to Sir Jack, Brabham trail blazer extraordinaire

Born on this day in 1926 in Sydney, Australia, Jack Brabham blazed the family trail and many others...

No room in F1 for April Fools in 2001

Although the Formula 1 season is typically well underway by this point of the year, the sport has...

A milestone 15th career win for Damon Hill in Brazil

On this day in 1996, Damon Hill took the checkered flag at the Brazilian Grand Prix, clinching his...

A birthday salute to Mike Thackwell

Mike Thackwell, the last Kiwi to race in Formula 1 before Brendon Hartley came along at the end...

Brawn, Button and Barrichello's big breakthrough!

March 29 nine years ago saw one of the genuine shocks of modern Formula 1. The new Brawn...

Senna rakes in win 100 for McLaren

Ayrton Senna prevailed on home turf at Interlagos on this day in 1993, clinching his 37th career win...

Birthday boy Coulthard's last Grand Prix triumph

Former Formula 1 driver David Coulthard turns 46 today. He retired from racing in 2008 but remains an...

We salute Elio, a true Roman Prince

Italian racer Elio de Angelis was born on this day in 1958. The son of a wealthy Roman...

Young karters with a dream, which came true!

Childhood friends Charles Leclerc and Esteban Ocon battled in the frantic ranks of karting, dreaming of one day...

Two or four wheels, as long as it was fast for 'Mike the bike'

The great Mike Hailwood - one of motorsport's all-time greats - left us on this day in 1981....

The day Webber made his Mark in Melbourne

Mark Webber's very first Formula 1 race was at home, in Melbourne in 2002. And it was a...

Still in motorsport's collective memory...

Ayrton Senna da Silva was born on this day in 1960. One of Formula 1's greatest legends remains...

If you want something done, do it yourself...

Cosworth co-founder Mike Costin believed traction was in short supply in F1 following the widespread adoption of his...

Fisichella's lights-to-flag final Grand Prix win

The Renault team managed by Flavio Briatore rejoiced in Malaysia on this day in 2006 as it celebrated...

Brazil loses a quiet man on the verge of greatness

On this day in 1977, Carlos Pace was killed in a light aircraft accident near Sao Paulo when...

Ralf's big win in Malaysia after Michael's first lap mishap

On this day 16 years ago, the 2002 Formula 1 world championship was already into its second race...

Formula 1's first and last unofficial starter

German driver Hans Heyer was born on this day in 1943, and while his main expertise was in...

Stephen Hawking: a loyal Williams supporter

The scientific world lost a beautiful mind this week with the passing of Professor Stephen Hawking. His personality...