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The original 'Red Baron'

Our thoughts are with Michael Schumacher today on the 49th birthday of the most successful driver in F1's...

Love fails to prevail at Kyalami

Kyalami put itself on the Formula 1 map on this day in 1967, hosting the inaugural South African...

An informal meeting with the headmaster at Kyalami

Formula 1's class of 1969 - or most of it - is seen here basking in the sun,...

Just wing it!

The Spanish Grand Prix at Montjuich Park in 1969 was the last race of the high-winged F1 cars,...

On the brink of the big time...

Mike Spence was born on this day in 1936, in Croyden, Surrey. "Mike was almost too nice to...

Hill and BRM's first world titles

On this day in 1962, Graham Hill clinched his first F1 world championship by winning the South African...

Cashmere racer!

Jimmy Clark's free-flowing style behind the wheel of a racing car was always a joy to watch. But...

A forgotten Frenchman's best F1 result

Jean-Christophe Bouillon was born on this day in 1969, in Saint Brieuc, France. A Williams test driver in...

We wish a good one to Adrian Newey, OBE.

There are many in Formula 1 who believe that with this man sitting at the drafting table, a...

Two F1 racers born on Christmas day

One driver has a hugely famous name, the other is a special Grand prix winner, and both were...

A Superswede caught out by the snow!

Ever wondered if there was once a race impacted by snow in the history of Formula 1? There's...

Remembering a racer and a gentleman

Michele Alboreto would have turned 61 today, and the last Italian to win a Grand Prix for Ferrari...

The rapid rise and quick descent of Super Aguri

Super Aguri's application to join Formula 1 became a reality in December 2005, although formal confirmation had to...

Garner and Bandini get ready to roll

Two commemorative dates come together on this day, and both are embodied by this picture of actor James...

The day Senna sampled an Indycar

On this day in 1992, Ayrton Senna put himself behind the wheel of a Team Penske IndyCar at...

A heavy loss for Fangio and Gonzalez

Argentine driver Onofre Marimon, who was born on this day in 1923, raced in eleven F1 Grands Prix...

A helping hand from 'big brother'

As kids chasing a dream, Jules Bianchi and Charles Leclerc spent countless hours together grinding around their local...

Birthday boy Paul Tracy's brief history of F1

Today is Canadian racer Paul Tracy's 49th birthday. He's best known for competing in the CART and IndyCar...