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60 years ago today: Ferrari’s first F1 win 14th July 2011, 8:00

On 14 July 1951 Jos?? Froil??n Gonz??lez scored Ferrari’s first world championship race win.

40 years today: Mario Andretti?s first F1 win 6th March 2011, 18:30

Mario Andretti won his first F1 race 40 years ago today at the 1971 South African Grand Prix.

Changing tracks: Interlagos 1st November 2010, 18:38

Once almost eight kilometres long with a two-and-a-half-minute lap, Interlagos has been halved in length since holding its first world championship race in 1973.

Mercedes deny Massa held up Schumacher for Alonso 31st October 2010, 12:34

Mercedes have denied reports Michael Schumacher was held up by Felipe Massa during the Korean Grand Prix.

“Senna” movie: an F1 Fanatic’s opinion 30th October 2010, 16:04

F1 Fanatic reader Robert York has been to see “Senna” in Tokyo and wrote in to share his verdict.

“Drivers of today are best since my day” 29th October 2010, 16:18

In part two of F1 Fanatic’s interview with Sir Jackie Stewart he tells us why he’s backing Mark Webber to win the world championship.

2011 F1 testing dates confirmed

The F1 teams have agreed the test dates for the 2011 F1 season.

Contrary to earlier reports the teams will not be testing at the Algarve International Circuit in Portimao, Portugal.

Korea say 168,000 attended first F1 race

The inaugural Korean Grand Prix attracted 168,000 spectators over the three-day event, the race organisers claimed on Friday.

“I was fortunate to race in my era” 28th October 2010, 16:22

Sir Jackie Stewart’s racing career is the subject of a new book, “Collage”, which brings together newspaper and magazine clippings, photographs and all kinds of other documents from his life.

Bernie Ecclestone hits 80 with no sign of slowing down

Bernie Ecclestone, the most powerful man in Formula 1, turn 80 years old today.

He’s been a racing driver, a manager and a team owner. But above all it’s in his role as president of Formula One Management that he exerts far-reaching influence over F1.