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The 10 worst engines in Formula 1 history!

Could it be otherwise after catastrophic testing at the end of which the new Honda V6 turbo is responsible for...

John Surtees - Il grande John

John Surtees was motorsport royalty, simply put. Not just for the mere fact that he held the outstanding distinction of...

F1 teams which won on their GP debut

Last year, Haas F1 Team enjoyed a strong start to life in Formula 1 courtesy of Romain Grosjean’s stunning sixth-place...

F1i Classic - Bowing out on a high

Nico Rosberg's decision to retire from racing marks only the third time in modern F1 history that a driver has...

The 1991 Brazilian Grand Prix - Senna's pain and glory

It took Ayrton Senna until 1991 to win his home Grand Prix. But what looked like an easy and casual...

F1i Classic - Masten Gregory, the 'Kansas City flash'

It was often said that Masten Gregory was blind as a bat without his glasses, but blindingly fast with them....

Sepang 2001 - Ferrari pulls off a masterstroke

On paper, 'Michael Schumacher leads home a Ferrari 1-2' hardly reads like a riveting headline. But the 2001 Malaysian Grand...

F1i Classic - Gentleman Jo

Jo Bonnier was a gentleman-racer as measured by the true standards: worldly and refined off the track, fair and sportsmanlike...

F1i Classic - Mayhem, monsoon and the mother of all Belgian Grand Prix

Before Formula 1 gets back to business next week at Spa, F1i looks back at a race to remember: the...

F1i Classic - The unforgettable Harry Schell

F1i looks back at the career of the likeable Harry Schell. He never won a Grand Prix, but one of...

Chris Amon: A legend's career in pictures

Chris Amon is widely regarded as the best driver never to win a Grand Prix. While the description fits the...

F1i Classic: Penske's emotional Austrian GP win

It has been 40 years since a US outfit last won a Grand Prix. And that feat was achieved in Austria...

Canada 1991 - Mansell's wave of disaster

Nigel Mansell led every single lap of the 1991 Canadian Grand Prix, except for the one that really mattered: the...

Barcelona 1994: Schumacher's '5th gear only' signature drive

F1i looks back at the 1994 Spanish Grand Prix in which Michael Schumacher pulled off the stunning feat of racing...

Sweden 1977: Ligier and Laffite's 'Jour de Gloire'

In 1977, the Formula 1 season offered some cracking races and interesting milestones. Both came together in Sweden when Jacques...

Melbourne 2002: Aussie Grit's dream debut

Mark Webber's very first Formula 1 race was at home, in Melbourne. And it was a dream-come-true debut. F1i Classic...

Cheever the Achiever

As the last American to race for a US team in Formula 1, and the only American ever to race...

1982 French GP: A French touch of clash...

With Formula 1 coming out of hibernation this week for testing at the Circuit Paul Ricard, F1i looks back at...