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Jarier's 1975

by Paul Fearnley, January 15th 2015

“Without a moment’s hesitation Jean-Pierre executed a perfect handbrake turn....

Visiting the Nuvolari museum

by Rob Widdows, January 8th 2015

Among the pictures on my office walls are two of Tazio Nuvolari. I look across...

Jean-Pierre Beltoise, 1937-2015

January 5th 2015

Jean-Pierre Beltoise, winner of the 1972 Monaco Grand Prix for BRM, has died...

Racing drivers in WW1

by Paul Fearnley, January 1st 2015

They’d said it would be over by Christmas. Yet by 1915 the vast Vickers ‘shed...

How Clark drew Chapman's attention

by Paul Fearnley, December 26th 2014

“I finally got going after a push and spent a dismal race in the middle of the...

Mechanics' tales: Bob Dance

by Rob Widdows, December 15th 2014

When you think of the Lotus Grand Prix team, the ‘real one’, as us oldies like...

Jackie Stewart: F1's original young gun

by Paul Fearnley, December 11th 2014

Max Verstappen is a veteran. Having karted competitively since before he was...

Comparing eras at Mercedes

by Andrew Frankel, November 25th 2014

A few days before the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix I asked someone at Mercedes-Benz...

Penske behind the wheel

by Gordon Kirby, November 24th 2014

Everyone is familiar with the excellent record Roger Penske’s racing team has...

Customer cars

by Paul Fearnley, November 20th 2014

The haves and have-lots are playing high-stakes poker with the sport we love....

Racing's greatest generation

by Gordon Kirby, November 10th 2014

There’s little doubt in most of our minds, is there not, that the ‘60s produced...

New beginnings in Brazil

by Paul Fearnley, November 6th 2014

There was a time when the Brazilian Grand Prix habitually featured as a...

The first Haas F1 team

by Gordon Kirby, November 3rd 2014

Race fans in America hope Gene Haas’s Formula 1 team will prove a worthy...

It's not easy out there

by Paul Fearnley, October 30th 2014

Hey, it’s not easy out there. That’s why there have been so many more losers...

Constructors champions

by Ed Foster, October 16th 2014

It was never really in doubt was it? As soon as the pace of the Mercedes was...

Harsh lessons from F1's past

by Paul Fearnley, October 9th 2014

Forty years ago – a time when running a World Championship Grand Prix in Russia...

De Cesaris by Giacomelli

October 8th 2014

Andrea De Cesaris died on Sunday after a road traffic accident in Rome. The 55-...

Mechanics' tales: Kerry Adams

by Rob Widdows, October 3rd 2014

“Can we talk later on this afternoon?” he says. “I’m a bit tied up right now,...

Crossover circuits

by Paul Fearnley, October 2nd 2014

John Hugenholtz thought the project unfeasible at first sight. Soichiro Honda...

The man in the green helmet

by Paul Fearnley, September 25th 2014

Happy birthday to the man in the green helmet. Henri Pescarolo is 72 today....

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