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Fernando Alonso says he had no intention of returning to Formula 1 when he said “bye-bye” in 2018, but he is certainly not the first driver to be tempted back from ‘retirement’.
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…
Famous Formula 1 driver, Gilles Villeneuve managed a win a Grand Prix by leading a five-car train despite the handicap of driving a turbo car on a twisty track.
A few years ago, René Fagnan had the opportunity to chat with the man who attended the car entered by Team Marlboro McLaren in 1977 for Gilles Villeneuve who contested his first Grand Prix.
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On 29th October 2006 Michael Schumacher was last seen behind the wheels of a Ferrari F1 car at the Ferrari Challenge in Monza.
In the fall of 2000, Michael Schumacher delivered for the Tifosi. After 21 years since 1979, he fetched the world Formula 1 title for Ferrari. We present a gallery on this momentous achievement.
As the current Formula 1 machinery gets ready to tackle the daunting Suzuka circuit, the timing is right to recall two relatively unknown Japanese F1 teams of the ‘70s.
Eight years ago, Force India claimed a shock podium finish at the Belgian Grand Prix, nearly upsetting Ferrari for a maiden win. We reflect back at this classic race.
The 2011 edition of the Canadian Grand Prix was one of records, extremes, superlatives, daring moves and thrilling moments.
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.
The victory at the 1991 Formula 1 Grand Prix was within reach for Briton Nigel Mansell, but the Williams driver ruined everything with just two kilometres to go.