A flashy launch in Venice and four wannabee F1 winners

Twenty years ago, back in the days when Formula 1 teams tried to outdo each other with glitzy...

The highest race number ever seen in F1

In 1974, Italian racer Lella Lombardi made a vain attempt to qualify for her very first F1 race,...

A 6-year-old with a steely look of determination

Pierre Gasly celebrates his 25th birthday today, on the eve of the Frenchman heading into his fourth full...

Just a reminder of where 'Bobby K' has come from…

It was on this day in 2011 that Robert Kubica's world - and his career in F1 -...

Perhaps the last of Grand Prix racing's privateers

Turning 65 on this day is Hector Rebaque, who was Mexico's last F1 driver for three decades before...

Two on the trot for the Ligier boys in Brazil

On this day in 1979, Jacques Laffite won the Brazilian Grand Prix at Interlagos with Ligier, doubling his...

The Midland M16 - Russia's first Formula 1 car

On this day in 2006, the newly-christened Midland F1 Racing team unveiled its first car at Silverstone. Billionaire...

Look Mom, no buttons!

Back in 1984 - in the good old days of turbo thunder - a Formula 1 car's steering...

Jo Bonnier: A true gentleman racer

Jo Bonnier was born on this day in 1930. The Swede's career in Formula 1 spanned over a...

The last active F1 driver to win the Daytona 24 Hours

Motorsport fans will enjoy this weekend their first big dose of entertainment in 2021 with the Rolex 24...

The F1 world champion turned gentleman farmer

Nineteen-seventy-nine F1 world champion Jody Scheckter celebrates his 71st birthday today. The South African's F1 career started with...

Emmo draws first blood in Argentina

On this day in 1973, reigning world champion Emerson Fittipaldi kicked off his title defence in style by...