Formula 1's first ever red-flagged Grand Prix

There's only ever been one Grand Prix held on September 19 down the years - and it didn't...

Switzerland's most popular F1 journeyman

Born on this day in 1951, Marc Surer retired from F1 in 1986, with 81 Grand Prix starts...

Living legend Sir Stirling Moss reaches 90!

Sir Stirling Moss, one of motorsport's all-time greats, commonly described as "the greatest driver never to win the...

Slipping through the rain drops at Spa, à la Senna

On this day in 1985, Ayrton Senna won the Belgian Grand Prix at Spa, skillfully managing the wet-to-dry...

Vettel shows that when you're good enough, you're old enough!

On this day in 2008, Formula 1 saw a spring chicken named Sebastian Vettel become the youngest ever...

When Fangio rained on Ferrari's home party

The tifosi converged to Monza for the Italian Grand Prix on this day in 1953, expecting a Scuderia...

The man who once blew up McLaren's perfect track record

Born on this day in 1948, Jean-Louis Schlesser's claim to fame in F1 was the result of his...

Remembering the good times with the Super Swede

Formula 1 was left in a state of shock on September 11, 1978 when it was revealed that...

A coronation marred in tragedy at Monza

Phil Hill's win in the Italian Grand Prix at Monza on this day in 1961 delivered the world...

The day a clever Briatore made Schumacher his own

On this day in 1991, Michael Schumacher lined up on the Italian Grand Prix grid with Benetton for...

Stewart and Rindt prep for a mad dash showdown

On this day in 1969, Jackie Stewart out-dragged Jochen Rindt to win the Italian Grand Prix at Monza...

The Commendatore's Friday visits to Monza

Enzo Ferrari famously never attended the races in which his scarlet red machines were entered, even when the...

Remembering F1 great Jochen Rindt

Jochen Rindt holds a unique position in the annals of Formula 1 - but it's not a happy...

The very last Italian to win on home turf

If you're only going to win one Grand Prix in your career, it might as well be your...

The days of innocence of four kids with a dream

  It's an old fuzzy picture, but it's hard not to tear up when looking at this shot...

Phil Hill - A trailblazer and America's first F1 world champion

There's an old belief in motor racing that nice guys don't win world championships. This may resonate as...

'Eppie' wasn't very peppy in a works Lotus

The very first Canadian Grand Prix was run on this day in 1967 at the picturesque Mosport circuit...

When Hill the wet underdog lapped up Jordan's first win

On this day in 1998, the Belgian Grand Prix started with the biggest pile-up in the history of...