Gerhard Berger gives Ferrari its first win since 1990 by winning the German GP, a race that is marred by Jos Verstappen’s pit fire that engulfs Benetton’s mechanics (above). The Dutch driver bounces back to take third in Hungary, a race won by Schumacher.
Alain Prost wins the German GP (above) despite being forced into the spare McLaren before the start. Elio de Angelis and Nelson Piquet both retire whilst leading. At the Osterreichring, Niki Lauda passes Piquet to win, as Prost spins out on an oil slick.
Clay Regazzoni wins the German GP for Ferrari at the Nürburgring (above) after beating team-mate Lauda off the line. Lauda spins out as he tries to pass Jody Scheckter’s Tyrrell. Carlos Reutemann dominates the Austrian GP from pole in his Brabham.
Juan Manuel Fangio storms to victories in the German and Swiss GPs for Mercedes-Benz. José Froilán González leads at the Nürburgring (above), but finishes second in both races. Luigi Musso wins Pescara GP after Stirling Moss is forced to retire.
Alfa Romeo outperforms rival Italian marque Fiat in the Grand Prix of Europe on the Lyon road circuit. Antonio Ascari leads the seven-hour race, but slows with a lap to go. His team-mate Giuseppe Campari (above) comes through to take victory.
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Contents, October 1945
Delage Data ... 199 Busy Days Again! ... 201 Cars I Have Owned ... 203 An M.G. Magna Rebuild ... 205 A New Recipe for Roadholding ... 206 Comment on…
“I never considered early on that Niki could beat me to the championship. That was a mistake!"
In 1984, Alain Prost joined mighty McLaren and confirmed what we already knew: he was the fastest man on the grid. But wily old team-mate Lauda wasn’t about to roll…