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McLaren and Alonso: success in a bygone era

On this day in 2007, Fernando Alonso led home team mate Lewis Hamilton to win the Malaysian Grand...

We remember the great Jim Clark

Jim Clark was killed on a damp and dark morning in Hockenheim, April 7 1968. But we would...

Michael Schumacher's ultimate triumph

Shanghai was the scene of Michael Schumacher's very last Formula 1 victory in 2006 - his 91st Grand...

The first man to drive a Honda-engined car in F1

  Ronnie Bucknum was born on this day in 1936. The Californian's claim to fame was that he...

The day Cesar came and almost conquered...

Andrea de Cesaris was born on this day in 1959. In an F1 career which spanned 15 years...

A home win for Mario 40 years ago!

Mario Andretti won the US Grand Prix West at Long Beach on this day forty years ago! It...

Mike Hailwood: a star on both two and four wheels

Born on this day in 1940, Mike Hailwood was one of a small number of motorsport talents able...

A Brabham was born on this day

Sir Jack Brabham was born on this day in 1926. He remains the only driver to win the...

The end of a competitive career

On this day in 1980, the US Grand Prix West at Long Beach sadly marked the end of...

It's happy 56 to Mike Thackwell

Kiwi Mike Thackwell turns 56 years-old today. When he popped up on the scene, Mike was heralded as...

Brawn GP pair crush rivals on sensational debut

On this day in 2009, Brawn GP clinched a sensational 1-2 in the season opening Australian GP. It...

McLaren's 100th win and Damon's first podium

On this day in 1993, Ayrton Senna brought McLaren its century triumph in the Brazilian Grand Prix, winning...

Birthday boy Coulthard's last Grand Prix victory

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

The luckiest man alive

This is the steering wheel from Martin Donnelly's Lotus, a remnant from the Ulsterman's horrific crash at Jerez...

Brundle kicks off his F1 career in Brazil

On this day in 1984, Martin Brundle made his F1 debut at the Brazilian Grand Prix. Brundle qualified...

One unforgettable takeoff for Ralf Schumacher

Not many people remember Michael Schumacher's win in the 2002 Australian GP. But Ralf Schumacher's Williams  vaulting over...

The day Webber made his Mark

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

Senna: A legend is born

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