Eau Rouge is easily one of the most famous corners in motor racing, it’s located on the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, the location of the Formula One Belgian Grand Prix, the Spa 24 Hours and the 1000 km Spa endurance races.
This is the full length 1984 Monaco Formula 1 Grand Prix, it features legendary drivers like Alain Prost, Nigel Mansell, René Arnoux, Niki Lauda, Nelson Piquet, Keke Rosberg, Ayrton Senna and Martin Brundle. It was one of the most controversial races of the 1980s due to the wet conditions and an early stoppage that favoured one driver over another who was right on his pipes when the race was red flagged.
This is just about the best picture of Juan Manuel Fangio I’ve seen, interestingly, Fangio still holds the highest winning percentage in Formula 1, he won 46% of the races he entered (24 of 52).
Gurney was one of the more successful American racing drivers to compete in F1 in the mid-20th century, he drove for a number of teams and counted Carroll Shelby amongst his first team mates.
Gilles Villeneuve is one of the more compelling Formula 1 drivers that the sport has seen, he started out as a snowmobile racer in Quebec and using nothing but raw talent..
With the long awaited return of Formula 1 this weekend taking place at the iconic Spa-Francorchamps circuit in Belgium I thought it would be fitting to feature the 1985 Belgian Formula 1 Grand Prix.
This clever little keyring was brought to my attention earlier this week by one of our regular readers, it’s a titanium suspension stud from a Honda Formula 1 car and you can buy it, along with a whole series of other Formua 1 related keepsakes over at Ledon Gifts here.
If You’re Not Winning, You’re Not Trying is a 1973 Documentary that follows the iconic John Player Lotus team through the ’73 season. It features some truly amazing footage of Colin Chapman, Emerson Fittipaldi and Ronnie Peterson…
There’s a lot to be said for classic Formula 1, before the billions of dollars, super model wives and corporate overlords…
“Ayrton Senna – The Right To Win” is a documentary that came out in 2004, a few years before the recent and brilliantly made “Senna”.
This is Jochen Rindt jumping the Flugplatz corner (literally meaning “airfield” in German) at the Nürburgring in 1969.
This is the full 1984 Monaco Formula 1 Grand Prix, it was a rather wet race with all the usual accidents as a result. The grid was stacked with talent in ’84 including names like Alain Prost, Nigel Mansell, Niki Lauda, Nelson Piquet, Keke Rosberg, Ayrton Senna, Martin Brundle and René Arnoux.