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Mansell exits F1 through the back door

On this day in 1995, Nigel Mansell closed the door on his career in Formula 1 with an unremarkable drive…

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The day Monaco's rain was Schumacher's gain

On this day in 1997, a wise tyre choice and outstanding skills enabled Ferrari's Michael Schumacher to drive circles around…

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United Colors of Benetton... and Pirelli!

In today's Formula 1, the discernible sidewall colours of Pirelli's tyres identifies the manufacturer's specific compound. However, back in 1986,…

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A day to remember one brave racer

For many motorsport fans around the world, it's hard to seize the end of April and the beginning of May…

2 months ago

Lauda's maiden F1 win and Ferrari's 50th GP triumph

In this scene immortalized by Bernard Cahier, a jumping-jack Luca di Montezemolo flanked by the checkered flag man greeted Ferrari…

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Moments before tragedy struck for Moss

It was looking like just another Sunday drive for Stirling Moss at Goodwood on this day in 1962. However, it…

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A salute to F1's former marathon man

Riccardo Patrese - who turns 70 on this day - held for 19 years the record for the most Grand…

2 months ago

Just one more trail blazed by Dan Gurney

Dan Gurney, born on this day in 1931, was often at the forefront of innovation during his outstanding career in…

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Jacques Villeneuve's first claim to fame

Jacques Villeneuve turns 53 on this day, and its an opportunity to remind everyone of the Canadian's very first claim…

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A salute to Sir Jack - trail blazer extraordinaire

F1 legend Sir Jack Brabham, one of Australia's greatest sportsmen, was born on this day in 1926. A 14-time Grand…

3 months ago

A milestone 15th career win for Hill in Brazil

On this day in 1996, Damon Hill took the checkered flag at the Brazilian Grand Prix, clinching his 15th career…

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Birthday boy Coulthard's final Grand Prix triumph

Former Formula 1 driver David Coulthard who turns 53 today retired from racing in 2008 but remains an integral part…

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