16th of November – Today is Gian Paolo Dallara’s birthday and one does wonder whether the Italian is still grinding his teeth for the podium finishes the BMS team missed Continue reading
11th of November – Today is the 82nd birthday of Maria Teresa de Filippis who caused quite a stir 50 years ago as the first woman to compete in a Continue reading
8th of November – Newly crowned World Champion Nigel Mansell was in the lead of the 1992 Australian Grand Prix at Adelaide, closely followed by Ayrton Senna. As the leaders Continue reading
28th of October – three drivers were within striking distance of the World title coming to the final round of the 1951 season, the Gran Premio de España in Pedralbes: Continue reading
23rd of October – James Hunt s 10th Grand Prix win at Japan s Fuji circuit is overshadowed by a heavy accident after Ronnie Peterson is collected by a young Continue reading
For the first time the French Grand Prix at the Paul Ricard circuit in Le Castellet was staged in the spring as opposed to the traditional high-summer venue.
17/4/1954, Riccardo Patresse is born in Padua, Italy. After a distinguished record of achievement in karting and Formula 3, Patrese graduated to F1 with the Shadow team in 1977. When Continue reading
PIC OF THE WEEK – Qualifying a Toro Rosso for the first time in the team’s history in qualifying in Fuji already was a great achievement for youngster Sebastian Vettel. Continue reading