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Tuesday 6th October 2015


F1 History

Graham Hill, 40 years on

A preview of our special issue, looking back at Graham Hill’s life and career after 40 years

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Hamilton nears Senna in the history books

Lewis Hamilton can match Ayrton Senna’s win-record this weekend, compare the two with our Database

Simon’s snapshots #21

Formula 1 Merzarios 37 years apart: Brands Hatch 1978, Monza 2015

Tony Southgate podcast

Over an hour delving into the long and varied career of Tony Southgate.

Looking back at the Hungarian Grand Prix

Is the Hungaroring a theatre of tedium?

Will Aston Martin return to Formula 1?

Could a link-up with Red Bull and Mercedes be on the cards? If so, it’ll surely be better-timed than Aston’s original effort…

British Grands Prix through the decades

Looking back at key moments from 1955, 1965, 1975 and 1995

A brief history of the Austrian Grand Prix

From bumpy airfield to emasculated roller coaster, the Austrian Grand Prix’s always thrown up surprises and great battles

Alonso drives the ex-Senna McLaren MP4/4

In memory of Ayrton Senna McLaren lets Fernando Alonso loose in the MP4/4

Great moments from the Canadian GP

Memories of great races at St Jovite, Mosport and Montréal

Classified spotlight: Jaguar R3

Disappointing in period, this stunning Jag nevertheless propelled Eddie Irvine to the Monza podium

1980 and the Balestre vs Bernie battle

As Formula 1′s potential to make money becomes clear, Ecclestone and Balestre try and wrestle control from each other

Robert De Niro to play Ferrari on the big screen

Enzo Ferrari will be played by Robert De Niro in a new biopic, but how will the rest of his world be portrayed?

Mike Earle podcast

An hour and a half talking about F5000, F3000, F2, F1 and Onyx’s backer Jean-Pierre van Rossem. Not to be missed…

Ferrari vs Mercedes in the ’50s

Ferrari did its best to thwart Fangio and co in 1954-55

Small grids through history

Australia wasn’t the first Grand Prix with a less-than-stellar entry

F1 stand-ins

Will Kevin Magnussen be a Lewis-Evans or a Badoer when he subs at McLaren in Melbourne?

Gérard Ducarouge, 1941-2015

Find out more about one of F1′s foremost designers through the ’70s and ’80s

Graham Hill

Forty years have passed since Graham Hill was taken from us. Fearnley looks back with the help of JYS and Hill’s wife Bette.

F1 History photo galleries

Motor Sport on F1 History

“I get disappointed when I hear about modern racing drivers not having any interest in the past,” said Sir Jackie Stewart when he came into the office to edit the December 2011 issue of Motor Sport. “The one thing about history, and the one thing about knowing a bit of it, is that you learn from it”. Not only that, but the sight of Grand Prix machines tackling the old Nürburgring and Spa circuits is enough to get most of us hooked on the sport for good. Motor Sport has always delved into interesting stories from the past and although the magazine looks to the future, it constantly keeps an eye on F1 history.