With Lewis Hamilton celebrating his 100th Grand Prix at Hockenheim this weekend, let’s look back on his best performance to date – the 2008 British Grand Prix.
With the crowd exhorting its hero onto greater heights, Mansell produced not only one of the most famous comeback drives in F1, but also one of the best passes, when he outmanoeuvred Piquet in the 1987 British Grand Prix.
Jackie Stewart recovered from a practice crash to win his first British Grand Prix in emphatic style.
The British Motorcyle Grand Prix of 1979 served up one of the greatest two-wheel races of all time. As Roberts and Sheene battled it out, it was David Essex who took the glory… Wasn’ it?
Recent changes to Formula 1 have improved the racing without a doubt, but they’ve also made it more difficult for spectators to follow – an area of the sport that’s been badly neglected.
According to the official result, the 1975 British Grand Prix had 19 classified finishers. Only six, though, had four wheels – or at least, four that pointed in the right direction…