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Ex-Formula 1 racer Pierluigi Martini has a special place in the hearts of Minardi fans – after all, he was the driver with whom the team made its F1 debut in 1985, scored its first point in 1988, and recorded its only ever front-row start in 1990. This diminutive but larger-than-life character has his own racing love affair, however: his pride and joy is an ex-Ronnie Peterson Tyrrell P34.
The 1993 Portuguese Grand Prix was significant for a number of reasons – not least Alain Prost’s announcement that he was retiring from the sport, the day before he wrapped up his fourth world title. But it was a big weekend for a young Finn called Mika Hakkinen, too…
Sam Smith recalls the story of Didier Artzet, one of the most naturally gifted drivers to fail to make it to Formula 1 at a time when many of his countrymen ascended the ladder all the way to the summit of the sport.
Rene Fagnan looks back on the day when Jean Alesi captured his first and only Formula 1 victory in Montreal, on the day of the Frenchman's 31st birthday.
What's better than owning a Porsche 935? How about owning a Porsche 935 and a matching team support van!
The 1981 Canadian Grand Prix saluted what was to be Jacques Laffite’s sixth and final win in Formula 1, but the race will always be remembered for Gilles Villeneuve’s heroic drive.
On a freezing day of October 1978, Canadian Gilles Villeneuve scored his maiden Formula 1 Grand Prix victory in front of his home crowd in Montréal.
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With winter testing for the 2017 Formula 1 season just under a month away, Rene Fagnan spoke to renowned designer Frank Dernie to see how pre-season preparations were done 40 years ago.
The first edition of the Canadian Grand Prix was held on this day, August 27, back in 1967. Sir Jack Brabham, driving one of his cars powered by a Repco engine, captured victory.