Damon Hill came within a lap of scoring what would have been one of the greatest shock wins in Formula One history on this day 20 years ago.
The contrasting priorities of Ferrari and Mercedes were plain to see as Sebastian Vettel extended his championship lead in the Hungarian Grand Prix.
The championship contest took a back seat at the German Grand Prix 20 years ago today as one of the sport’s old hands returned to claim a final victory.
Lewis Hamilton continued his domination of the British Grand Prix in the hybrid era, while Ferrari’s late misfortune saw a major shift in the championship battle.
Bad luck cost Jacques Villeneuve the lead at Silverstone today in 1997 but good fortune handed him the win back at the expense of Mika Hakkinen.
Stunning reactions helped Valtteri Bottas beat Sebastian Vettel by six-tenths of a second in Austria, enhancing his credentials as a title contender.
In the middle of one of the most frantic final laps of an F1 race a cool-headed Michael Schumacher found the time to help out his little brother.
Lewis Hamilton lost his headrest but Sebastian Vettel lost his head. Out of the chaos Daniel Ricciardo emerged to take a shock win in Baku.
Twenty years ago today the Wall of Champions claimed the home favourite in Montreal but another driver had a much more serious crash.
It wasn’t a showdown between the title rivals or a one-stop procession. Lewis Hamilton’s third win came in a lively race and closed up the title fight.
Sebastian Vettel struck an early blow not just to Mercedes’ championship aspirations in Monaco, but also his team mate’s.
Jacques Villeneuve’s Spanish Grand Prix victory 20 years ago today put him ahead of Michael Schumacher in the title fight. But a potential new rival also emerged.
Lewis Hamilton beat Sebastian Vettel to victory in the Spanish Grand Prix after a hard fight – but he had help from his team mate on the way.
Michael Schumacher took the points lead 20 years ago today with a commanding victory in a wet Monaco GP. But the car in second was just as significant.
Valtteri Bottas took his first grand prix victory in style in only his fourth race as a Mercedes driver, despite fierce pressure from Sebastian Vettel.
Two consecutive wins had put Jacques Villeneuve ahead in the 1997 F1 championship. But at Imola he had more on his mind than just the title fight.
Mercedes had chances to win the Bahrain Grand Prix but once Sebastian Vettel got between their drivers it became impossible to contain the Ferrari.
An unwell Jacques Villeneuve held off a charging Eddie Irvine to 20 years ago today at Buenos Aires after Michael Schumacher crashed out at the start.
Ferrari were fast again in China but Lewis Hamilton held on to his advantage from pole position for his first victory of 2017.
Jacques Villeneuve bounced back from his turn one retirement at the first race of 1997 by winning the second race of the season in Brazil on this day 20 years ago.