This week 40 years ago, an Italian fashion label signed a deal which began one of F1’s most successful, influential and colourful sponsorship programmes.
Michael Andretti’s chance of a Formula 1 debut in 1986 was thwarted when the sport’s governing body refused to give him a superlicence.
What was Formula 1’s best ever championship showdown? Recap all thirty final race title deciders and then let us know what you think was F1’s best climax to a season.
Formula 1 considered introducing Saturday ‘qualifying races’ in 1986 but the plan was scrapped – 35 years on, expect a different outcome.
Marc Surer drove F1 cars with explosive power – and for team managers with explosive tempers. He tells us about both in the new edition of My F1 Cars.
Nigel Mansell scored a remarkable home victory at Brands Hatch 30 years ago today driving his team mate Nelson Piquet’s spare car.
With the first race of 2016 still two months away, it’s time to ease the withdrawal with some retro F1 videos. But which are the best?
One of the most notorious episodes in F1 history occurred today in 1989 when Alain Prost won the world championship after colliding with McLaren team mate Ayrton Senna at Suzuka.
Nigel Mansell and Nelson Piquet talk about their notorious F1 rivalry, sportsmanship – and whether today’s drivers could cope with yesterday’s cars.
One of Nigel Mansell’s greatest victories came 25 years ago today on home ground at Silverstone – but his win had consequences for Williams.
The turbulent 1982 season took another tragic turn 30 years ago today as Ricardo Paletti lost his life in the Canadian Grand Prix.
Formula One lost one of its most beloved heroes on this day 30 years ago. Gilles Villeneuve was killed in a crash at Zolder in Belgium.
The 1982 San Marino Grand Prix, 30 years ago today, began with a political row and ended with a bitter feud between team mates – which had tragic consequences.
A dramatic championship twist 25 years ago today set up a three-way fight in the last race.
F1 counted the cost of a tragic and shambolic Belgian Grand Prix weekend at Zolder 30 years ago today.
The 1986 Spanish Grand Prix witnessed one of the closest finishes in F1 history.
McLaren routed the opposition in the season-opening race of 1998 at Melbourne, but a bizarre error led David Coulthard to let Mika Hakkinen through to win.
When McLaren turned up at the first race of 1988 with scarcely any testing miles on its new car, few expected the MP4/4s to dominated the season the way they did. But at the Brazilian Grand Prix hopes of a closely-fought season were wrecked as McLaren dominated. Guest writer Andrew Tsvyk tells the story. This … Continue reading 1988 Brazilian Grand Prix flashback
Formula 1 was one of the last sports to abandon apartheid South Africa, though several teams boycotted the final 1985 race on the original Kyalami circuit.
Twenty-five years ago the F1 circus visited the United States three times in one season. The first ever Detroit Grand Prix was the second round in the USA that year.