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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On This Day: 1 January

On this day in 1965 the first Formula 1 Grand Prix of the 1965 season was taking place in South Africa. John Surtees entered the new season as the reigning Driver’s Champion having won with Scuderia Ferrari, and would start the ’65 season driving for the Scuderia.

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On This Day: 11 February

There was a time in Formula One when competitive racing would take place in the month of January or February. Such an occasion was the 1973 season which saw the opening Argentine Grand Prix contested in January followed by the Brazilian Grand Prix which took place on 11 February.

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