Start, Estoril, 1992

F1 should have full grids again – Mansell

F1 Fanatic Round-upPosted on | Author Keith Collantine

In the round-up: Nigel Mansell calls for F1 grids to increase back to full size.

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Many of you reckon John Surtees deserves greater recognition than a CBE:

Congratulations to John Surtees on gaining his CBE. My only disappointment is that it is not a knighthood, the man is a living legend!
Dex

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On this day in F1

The new year kicked off with the non-championship South African Grand Prix on this day 45 years ago. Mike Spence won in a Lotus 33 at the East London circuit.