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Leclerc sparkles for Alfa Romeo in the Mille Miglia

Alfa Romeo was able to inject some modern Formula 1 glamour into the historic Mille Miglia on Saturday....

"You're always going to have problems with a genius..."

Anthony Colin Bruce Chapman was born on this day in 1928 in London. The great designer and brilliant...

A Lotus blossoms in Monaco for the very first time

Colin Chapman's Team Lotus entered Grand Prix racing on this day in 1958, fielding a pair of Climax-powered...

Mikko Kozarowitsky wasn't exactly a flying Finn

He wasn't a flying Keke or Mika, but he was a Finn, and actually the second man from...

Schumacher and Irvine paint the Principality red

Michael Schumacher clinched his 35th career win on this day in 1999, leading home Ferrari team mate Eddie...

A Williams finds its way to the grid of the Indy 500

The 65th running of the Indy 500 held back in 1981 saw an interesting machine line up on...

Mansell closes the book on F1 and exits through the back door

On this day in 1995, Nigel Mansell closed the door on his career in Formula 1 with an...

Farina writes up the first chapter of the history of F1

On this day in 1950, Giuseppe Farina became the first victor of a Formula 1 World Championship event...

The days when a simple caravan was 'home away from home'

The start of the European leg of the F1 season typically brings out the teams' massive motor homes...

"Someone tell Michael it's raining..."

On this day in 1997, a wise tyre choice and a good dose of outstanding skills enabled Ferrari's...

Last lap fumble for Black Jack in Monaco

On this day in 1970, Jack Brabham was setting himself up nicely for his 15th Grand Prix win...

United Colors of Benetton and... Pirelli

In today's Formula 1, the discernible sidewall colour of Pirelli's tyres identifies the manufacturer's specific compound. Back in...

Still racing on in many people's heart

Hard to believe, but it's now 36 years to the day since we lost one of Formula 1's...

The Bear's first win, overshadowed by tragedy

Denny Hulme clinched his first Grand Prix win on this day at Monaco in 1967, driving for Brabham....

Formula 1 drivers on sportscar duty at Spa

Fernando Alonso's participation in the World Endurance Championship with Toyota is viewed as an exception to the rule...

The last time Fernando started from pole

Fernando Alonso is making his first LMP1 start in the FIA World Endurance Championship today at the 6...

A salute on this day to John Watson

Belfast-born John Watson came into this world 72 years ago today and ushered his way into F1 in...

The BT3: Brabham's first F1 car in 1962

With the news of the launch of Brabham Automotive's brand new BT62 hypercar this week, we thought a...