On This Day

F1 On This Day: 7th November

7th November is the day on which Senna made his last appearance with McLaren and the day that Hulkenberg started from pole for the only time in his career.

F1 On This Day: 24th October

The 2021 United States Grand Prix will be the seventh F1 race to be held on 24th October. It’s the day on which Honda recorded their first win, James Hunt won the 1976 World Championship and Mario Andretti set an unusual record…

F1 On This Day: 10th October

10th October is the day on which F1 was forced to qualify and race on the same day in both 2004 and 2010, and the day that Ferrari clinched the title in 1976.

F1 On This Day: 26th September

26th September is the day on which Formula 1 raced in China for the first time in 2004 and the day on which Alonso took a narrow victory in Singapore in 2010.

F1 On This Day: 12th September

12th September is the day on which the most ever lead changes were recorded in 1965, the day Lauda returned to racing after his 1976 accident and the day Alonso won in front of the Tifosi in 2010.

F1 On This Day: September 5th

5th September is the day on which the closest ever F1 finish was recorded in 1971 and the day Stirling Moss led a World Championship race for the first time in 1954. The 2021 Dutch Grand Prix will be the third F1 race held on 5th September.

F1 On This Day: 29th August

29th August is the date on which James Hunt won a Grand Prix on his birthday, the day that the 1982 Swiss Grand Prix took place in France and the day on which Michael Schumacher won his seventh title.

F1 On This Day: 1st August

The 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix will be the seventh F1 race held on 1st August. It’s the day on which McLaren started from pole for the 100th time, the day Clark claimed his second title and the day on which Lauda suffered a near-fatal crash.

F1 On This Day: 18th July

The 2021 British Grand Prix will be the eighth F1 race held on 18th July. It’s the day on which the BBC first televised a live Formula 1 race and the day that a controversial race took place in 1976.

F1 On This Day: 4th July

4th July is the day on which Mercedes secured their first Formula 1 win, the day Prost finished on the podium for the 100th time and the day on which Schumacher won the French Grand Prix for a seventh time. The 2021 Austrian Grand Prix will be the sixth F1 race held on 4th July.

F1 On This Day: June 27th

27th June is the day on which the Stewart team started from pole for the only time, the day three British drivers shared the podium in 1965 and the day on which Mark Webber went airborne in Valencia.

F1 On This Day: 6th June

On 6th June, Jim Clark made his F1 debut and John Watson won in Detroit from seventeenth on the grid. The 2021 Azerbaijan Grand Prix will be the third World Championship F1 race held on 6th June.

F1 On This Day: 23rd May

23rd May is the day on which F1 celebrated its 200th World Championship race in 1971, the day that only five cars reached the chequered flag at the 1982 Monaco Grand Prix and the day on which Jarno Trulli took his only F1 win.

F1 On This Day: 9th May

9th May is the day on which Prost, Senna and Schumacher shared the podium for the only time, and the day that Jimmy Jump interrupted the start of the 2004 Spanish Grand Prix.

F1 On This Day: 2nd May

The 2021 Portuguese Grand Prix will be the third F1 race held on 2nd May. It’s the day on which Hunt was disqualified after winning the Spanish Grand Prix before being reinstated as the race winner and the day that Badoer set a new unwanted record in 1999.

F1 On This Day: 18th April

The 2021 Emilia Romagna Grand Prix will be the third Formula 1 race held on 18th April. It’s the day on which Red Bull recorded their first pole position, the day that a Russian driver scored for the first time and the day that F1’s only posthumous champion was born.

F1 On This Day: 28th March

The 2021 Bahrain Grand Prix will be the fourth Formula 1 race to take place on 28th March. It’s the day on which Ayrton Senna recorded his final home win, and the day Jenson Button won with McLaren for the first time.

On This Day: 2020 Turkish Grand Prix

The 2020 Turkish Grand Prix will be the third Formula 1 race to have been held on 15th November, after the 1987 Australian Grand Prix and the 2015 Brazilian Grand Prix.

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