On This Day: 26 April Edition

The COVID-19 pandemic may have wiped out the sporting calendar but on Sunday 26 April in years gone by there has been racing action, with just three examples below. 1998 Formula 1 San Marino Grand Prix The 1998 edition of the San Marino Grand Prix was the fourth round of the Formula 1 season. Heading […]

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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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2005 Japanese Grand Prix

After seasons of Ferrari dominance the form book was changed as Renault and McLaren contested for the Constructors Championship, whilst their two main drivers, Fernando Alonso (Renault) and Kimi Raikkonen (McLaren) battled for the Drivers’ title. Going into the Event Fernando Alonso had clinched his first title at the previous round in Brazil by finishing […]

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1994 Japanese Grand Prix

The 1994 season had been one of tragedy and would change the sport forever. The championship still continued and soon developed into being contested between two drivers, Williams’ Damon Hill and Benetton’s Michael Schumacher. Going into the Event Damon Hill had to win in order to be in with a realistic chance of winning the […]

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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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Pre Race: Hungarian Grand Prix

The circuit has seen four drivers claim their maiden win 2014 race winner: Daniel Ricciardo Five of the current active drivers have won the event Most successful F1 Hungarian driver at the event: Zsolt Baumgartner Most successful driver(s) at the event: Michael Schumacher and Lewis Hamilton To read more about the upcoming Hungarian Grand Prix […]

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