The first ever Swedish Grand Prix, held on this day 40 years, almost had a fairytale finish. But hopes of a home win were dashed on the last lap.
Ayrton Senna scored his first win for McLaren on this day 25 years ago – at the same track where he lost his life six years later.
F1’s only race at Donington Park saw a memorable first lap by Ayrton Senna, an great but unrewarded drive by Rubens Barrichello – and Tom Wheatcroft achieve his lifelong dream.
The first flyaway round of the world championship was held in Argentina on this day 60 years ago. But the race held at the behest of president Juan Domingo Peron ended in tragedy.
Nigel Mansell clinched the world championship in an unusually incident-packed Hungarian Grand Prix on this day in 1992.
One of Nigel Mansell’s greatest victories came 25 years ago today on home ground at Silverstone – but his win had consequences for Williams.
Jim Clark’s victory in the 1962 Belgian Grand Prix marked the beginning of an era in which he and Lotus owner Colin Chapman dominated Formula 1.
The turbulent 1982 season took another tragic turn 30 years ago today as Ricardo Paletti lost his life in the Canadian Grand Prix.
Formula One lost one of its most beloved heroes on this day 30 years ago. Gilles Villeneuve was killed in a crash at Zolder in Belgium.
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.