Today in Racing: 16 May

On an oddly quiet day in race history, Niki Lauda led Clay Regazzoni to a Ferrari 312T2 1-2 over Jacques Laffite’s Ligier Matra in the 1976 Grand Prix of Belgium. Michael Schumacher then broke Lauda’s wi... Read More...

Today in Racing: 15 May

  In a full day of Formula 1 history and not much else, there were a good few memorable Grands Prix on this day. Keke Rosberg and his Williams-Cosworth’s 1983 Monaco Grand Prix win amid a podium ... Read More...
Circuit de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain. Sunday 14 May 2017. Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes F1 W08 EQ Power+, celebrates after he climbs from his car after winning the race. World Copyright: Glenn Dunbar/LAT Images ref: Digital Image _31I6220

Today in Racing: 14 May

Stirling Moss pulled off another unlikely Monaco Grand Prix win when he steered his Lotus Climax to the first ever 1500cc Formula 1 win over Ferrari aces Richie Ginther and Phil Hill. Eleven years later ... Read More...

Today in Racing: 13 May

Today is Formula 1’s 70th birthday. Nino Farina led an Alfa Romeo 158 rout to win the first ever Formula 1 Grand Prix off pole position at Silverstone in 1950 from Luigi Fagioli and local hero Reg Parnel... Read More...

Today in Racing: 12 May

On a busy day for Formula 1 at Grands Prix all around Europe, there was not too much else in racing on his day. Graham Hill won the 1968 The Spanish Grand Prix in a Lotus 49 Cosworth from Denny Hulme’s M... Read More...

Today in Racing: 11 May

Graham Hill gave Lotus a little to smile about following a tragic and traumatic month when he won the 1968 Spanish Grand Prix. Hill beat Denny Hulme’s McLaren-Cosworth and Brian Redman in a Cooper-BRM in... Read More...

Today in Racing: 10 May

Jack Brabham took an historic Monaco Grand Prix win, the first for an Australian driver and also for the Cooper Car Company in his mid-engined T51 Climax in 1959. Tony Brooks was second a Ferrari 246 wit... Read More...

Today in Racing: 9 May

There were four grands prix on this day, one in Belgium and three in Spain. John Watson set the fastest lap as came from 12th on the grid to win a tragic 1982 Belgian Grand Prix of from Keke Rosberg’s Wi... Read More...

Today in Racing: 8 May

Yet another tragic day in racing when, in 1982, Gilles Villeneuve died aged 32 following a high-speed accident in qualifying for the Belgian Grand Prix at Zolder. In other Grands Prix on this day, Mario ... Read More...

Today in Racing: 7 May

A busy and, sadly, tragic day in racing history when Denny Hulme‘s 1967 Monaco Grand Prix victory for Brabham-Repco over Graham Hill Lotus-BRM and Chris Amon came under a cloud as Amon’s Ferrari teammate Lo... Read More...

Today in Racing: 6 May

San Marino 1984 was the only grand prix on this day, where Alain Prost drove his McLaren TAG-Porsche to win from pole position at Imola. Rene Arnoux was second in a Ferrari with Elio de Angelis a lap down i... Read More...

Today in Racing: 5 May

Limited fuel allowances saw to a bizarre 1985 San Marino Grand Prix at Imola when Ferrari driver Stefan Johansson drove from 15th to lead the race before running out of fuel, before first man home Alain Pro... Read More...

Today in Racing: 4 May

Such was Jackie Stewart’s domination in Ken Tyrrell’s Matra-Cosworth MS80S, that the 1969 Spanish Grand Prix at Montjuich Park was one of two where the winner ever finished two laps ahead of the runner-up, ... Read More...

Today in Racing: 3 May

Nelson Piquet’s Brabham BMW overcame long time race leader Didier Pironi’s ailing Ferrari to win the first world championship San Marino Grand Prix at Imola in 1981. Six years later, Nigel Mansell drove ... Read More...

Today in Racing: 2 May

The Spanish Grand Prix at Jarama kicked of a dramatic series of events that would go on to typify the 1976 Formula 1 World Championship in a result that would take three months to formalise. James Hunt w... Read More...

Today in Racing: 1 May

A black day in the middle of a tragic week in race history, 1 May is the day in 1994 three-time Formula 1 world champion Ayrton Senna died aged 34 during the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix in Imola. Brazilia... Read More...