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

Our thoughts are once again with Michael Schumacher today on the seven-time world champion's 53rd birthday. Back in...

The day Love failed in Kyalami

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

A New Year's day genesis for the 'X' factor

F1i wishes a happy birthday to the great Jacky Ickx, who turns 77-years-young on this first day of...

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

It was different times and a different era for Formula 1 over half a century ago, a period...

Mike Spence: 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...

Eight years on, a thought for Michael Schumacher

Eight 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

Once F1 driver Jean-Christophe Bouillon was born on this day in 1969, in Saint Brieuc, France. A Williams...

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 its founder Bertrand Gachot celebrates his 59th...

The rapid rise and fall of Super Aguri in F1

Super Aguri's application to join Formula 1 became a reality on this day in 2005, although formal confirmation...