Britain’s new star, France’s first champion

1985 European Grand Prix flashbackPosted on | Author Keith Collantine

Twenty-two years ago Britain was comfortably supporting two Grands Prix – never mind struggling to run one. Star attraction was home hero Nigel Mansell who took his first Grand Prix win at the European round at Brands Hatch in 1985. It was an incident-packed race that saw the crowning of a new champion and a … Continue reading Britain’s new star, France’s first champion

Hill two laps clear as he ends tough year on a high

1995 Australian Grand Prix flashbackPosted on | Author Keith Collantine

This weekend all eyes turn to Melbourne as a new Grand Prix season finally gets underway. The race will see a lot of new beginnings – new drivers, new partnerships and a new, post-Schumacher era. Twelve years ago the Australian Grand Prix was quite different. It marked the end of the season and the 1995 … Continue reading Hill two laps clear as he ends tough year on a high