F1 history articles on F1 Fanatic archive
30 years ago today: Villeneuve and Pironi’s fatal feud at Ferrari 25th April 2012, 9:29
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.
20 years ago today: Schumacher’s first podium and Mexico’s last race 22nd March 2012, 17:34
Mexico’s last F1 race, held 20 years ago today, saw Michael Schumacher claim his first podium finish.
50 years ago today: F1′s worst tragedy at Monza 10th September 2011, 0:39
On this day 50 years ago, a crash during the Italian Grand Prix claimed the lives of 16 people.
“He was on it from the word go” – Schumacher’s debut remembered 25th August 2011, 11:14
On this day in 1991, Michael Schumacher made his F1 debut behind the wheel of a Jordan 191.
Kevin explores Brooklands: the world’s first racing circuit 16th July 2011, 9:11
Guest writer Kevin Parrott visited the world’s first racing circuit.
Williams FW08B: The last six-wheeled F1 car 14th July 2011, 13:00
Williams considered a six-wheeled F1 car for 1983 before the technology was banned.
On 14 July 1951 José Froilán González scored Ferrari’s first world championship race win.
McLaren MP4/1: Carbon fibre revolutionary 3rd July 2011, 14:30
McLaren’s 1981 MP4/1 was a rare step forward for both performance and safety.
The FW15C bristled with gadgets, most of which were banned after it dominated in 1993.
Martin Donnelly gets back in a Lotus 102 2nd July 2011, 14:05
Martin Donnelly got back behind the wheel of a Lotus 102, in which he suffered a dreadful crash in 1990.