Gilles Villeneuve’s victory at Jarama on this day in 1981 was instantly recognised as one of the great grand prix wins.
McLaren have failed to score point for four races – the first time that’s happened since 1981. But it’s all good for Sebastian Vettel, who joins the ranks of F1 drivers to score a ‘hat-trick’ in a Grand Prix. Here are the stats and facts from the British Grand Prix.
Britain has had more home winners of its Grand Prix than any other country. And with Jenson Button favourite to win again this year, that record could grow even further this weekend.
Dozens of drivers were named by F1 Fanatic readers in the quest to find F1’s greatest underdog winner. Here’s the final ten to make your choice from – with videos of each race below to help you make up your mind…
Ron Dennis is stepping down as McLaren team principal. Here’s how he turned the team Bruce McLaren founded into one of the most successful in F1.
Lewis Hamilton will have to hand over his Belgian Grand Prix winner’s trophy to Felipe Massa (appeal pending). It will be small comfort to him that plenty of other drivers have had wins taken off them in the past. Alain Prost, Michael Schumacher and others have lost race wins after the chequered flag. More encouragingly … Continue reading Hamilton joins Senna, Prost, Schumacher and others who had F1 wins confiscated
The latest instalment of the guide to 100 Grand Prix winners includes the driver who scored his only win – and then crashed after crossing the finish line. Plus an F1 team that won its first race, and the driver who won from 22nd on the grid. Oh, and a couple of world champions…