Alan Jones articles on F1 Fanatic archive

30 years ago: Villeneuve’s last and best F1 win 21st June 2011, 9:03

Gilles Villeneuve’s victory at Jarama on this day in 1981 was instantly recognised as one of the great Grand Prix wins.

On this day in 1981: F1′s fiasco at Zolder 17th May 2011, 8:54

F1 counted the cost of a tragic and shambolic Belgian Grand Prix weekend at Zolder 30 years ago today.

Niki Lauda vs Alan Jones 7th January 2011, 12:22

These two champions made three comebacks between them – but which was best?

The drivers who defied team orders 18th August 2010, 16:00

Here are three drivers who refused to let their team mates pass when ordered to – or overtook them when they weren’t supposed to.

The F1 comeback Schumacher will want to emulate: Niki Lauda 9th January 2010, 7:00

One of the off-season’s most tantalising questions is how Michael Schumacher will fare on his F1 return. Other F1 world champions have made comebacks from retirement before him. Alan Jones did it twice, though with little success on either occasion. And Alain Prost did too though that was a pre-planned return from a sabbatical. Schumacher’s […]

Hamilton joins Senna, Prost, Schumacher and others who had F1 wins confiscated 9th September 2008, 13:00

Lewis Hamilton will have to hand over his Belgian Grand Prix winner’s trophy to Felipe Massa (appeal pending). It will be small comfort to him that plenty of other drivers have had wins taken off them in the past. Alain Prost, Michael Schumacher and others have lost race wins after the chequered flag. More encouragingly […]

100 F1 race winners part 7: 1977-1982 11th August 2008, 7:00

Jackie Stewart’s record of 27 victories stood for 14 years until Alain Prost surpassed his mark. The French driver would go on to win four championships and 51 races. Two other champions of the eighties covered in this part of the guide to F1 race winners are Alan Jones and Nelson Piquet. Jones won their […]

CART drivers who raced in F1: From Andretti to Zanardi part 5 5th June 2008, 7:00

One of the biggest names to cross from F1 to CART was Nigel Mansell – who did so after winning the 1992 F1 championship and claimed the Champ Car title at his first attempt. He wasn’t the only F1 champion to try his hand at CART – Alan Jones did as well, though only for […]

Where are all the Australians? 2nd June 2008, 5:00

Australia has produced two world champions but where are its stars of the future? Jack Butler looks at the past and future of Australians in F1 in this guest post. Australia is a big country. It?s one of the biggest, in fact. And yet it?s only produced sixteen F1 drivers and two world champions (Jack […]

Video: Monaco GP history 1974-2008 22nd May 2008, 7:00

Guest writer Journeyer concludes his two-part guide to the Monaco Grand Prix. If you thought part one yesterday was great, then you’ll love part two! This covers some of the more recent Monaco magical moments from the 1980s up to 2007: