The 1985 San Marino Grand Prix is one of those historical curiosities that deserves a place in any Formula 1 fans mental database of races, the final few laps saw the front runners all begin to run out of fuel and come to a stop. The race win was then awarded to Prost only to be taken away when it was discovered that he didn’t have enough fuel onboard to take a sample for testing.

I won’t tell you any more about the race so I don’t ruin it for you but if you’re pinning for the start of the F1 season in a couple of weeks time, this should help with the pangs.

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Ben Branch has had his work featured on CNN, Popular Mechanics, the official Smithsonian Magazine, Road & Track Magazine, the official Pinterest blog, the official eBay Motors blog, BuzzFeed, and many more.

Silodrome was founded by Ben back in 2010, in the years since the site has grown to become a world leader in the alternative and vintage motoring sector, with millions of readers around the world and hundreds of thousands of followers on social media.

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