Ferrari stars sparkle at Daytona... for six hours

Back in 1972, Ferrari's line-up of drivers included mega stars Mario Andretti and Jacky Ickx, perhaps the best...

When Big Dan put on a scary mask

Dan Gurney pioneered the use of Bell's full-face helmet in F1 in 1968, but six years earlier, back...

A young hopeful and his idol cross paths for the first time

Our thoughts are with Michael Schumacher today on the 52nd birthday of the most successful driver in F1's...

The day Love failed in Kyalami

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

Partying like its 1968, the night before F1's curtain raiser

It was different times and a different era 52 years ago, when drivers indulged in a permissive and...

A man on the brink of greatness

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

Seven years on, Michael Schumacher is still fighting

Seven years ago today, seven-time Formula 1 world champion Michael Schumacher was on holiday with his family, skiing...

Clark closes out banner year in East London

On this day in 1963, Jim Clark closed out a banner year with a slam dunk at the...

A forgotten French driver's best result in F1

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 Formula 1 racers born on Christmas day

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

It's a 'Hypy' birthday to Bertrand Gachot!

F1i.com will once again be on its best behaviour today as our founder Bertrand Gachot celebrates his 58th...