Formula 1’s 1000th Grand Prix

This weekend will see Formula 1 contest its one thousandth official Grand Prix. A lot has happened since the very first Grand Prix at Silverstone on 13 May 1950. This article won’t attempt to trace the numerous changes that have taken place since 1950, but will focus on some of the Grand Prix that have […]

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1990 Japanese Grand Prix

The second race in the feature is the 1990 Japanese Grand Prix, which has entered Formula One folklore. The 1990 season, once again saw Ayrton Senna and Alain Prost, who was now at Ferrari, battle for the drivers championship. Going into the event The previous round was in Spain and had been won by Prost […]

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Grand Slam

Today sees the beginning of the Tennis US Open which along with the Australian Open, Wimbeldon and the French Open, form the Tennis Grand Slam. Formula One itself also has a Grand Slam of its own which consists of claiming pole position, fastest lap and claiming the win whilst leading every lap. It is also […]

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Misconceptions

The 1980’s was the golden age of Formula One when Mansell, Piquet, Prost and Senna to name a few graced the sport and when the cars had turbo charged monsters in the back, right? Maybe not. Over the past few weeks both Nico Rosberg and Felipe Massa have defended the current state of Formula One, […]

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1992 Monaco Grand Prix

The season had begun with Williams dominating, their lead driver, Nigel Mansell having won the opening five rounds. Monaco was the sixth round where the signs looked like another Mansell/Williams win as Mansell claimed pole position and his team mate, Riccardo Patrese, lined up second.

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