Does ‘The Best of the Best’ do justice to the legacy of a driver with the extraordinary talent of Jim Clark? Read the RaceFans verdict.
This memoir by Jim Clark’s former number one mechanic offers a fresh perspective on the driver who died 50 years ago next week.
Jim Clark’s victory in the 1962 Belgian Grand Prix marked the beginning of an era in which he and Lotus owner Colin Chapman dominated Formula 1.
By the end of this season Schumacher will have started four times as many races as Clark.
These two British champions raced decades apart but there are similarities between them.
Two British title-winners go head-to-head in the latest round of Champion of Champions.
In 1964 the honour of hosting F1 in Britain went to Brands Hatch for the first time.
Britain has had more home winners of its Grand Prix than any other country. And with Jenson Button favourite to win again this year, that record could grow even further this weekend.
With five wins and a third place from the first six races, Jenson Button has made one of the best starts to the world championship ever seen in F1. His achievement equals Michael Schumacher’s in 2002, and is bettered only by Schumacher in 1994 and Nigel Mansell in 1992.
Since Giuseppe Farina?óÔé¼Ôäós victory in the first ever F1 world championship race at Silverstone in 1950, Formula 1 drivers have been locked in battle to see who can be the fastest for the longest, and win more races than anybody else. These are the seven drivers who have held the title of F1?óÔé¼Ôäós most prolific … Continue reading F1?óÔé¼Ôäós greatest winners (F1 in numbers)
F1 Fanatic guest writer Andrew Tsvyk looks back at a time when the F1 season started on January 1st.
The fourth part of our series looking at F1’s 100 winners includes four champions: Jackie Stewart, Jim Clark, John Surtees and Denny Hulme. Plus which Italian driver only won once – at home, in a Ferrari? Read on to find out.
Poor Felipe Massa. Had his Ferrari engine gone three laps further he?óÔé¼Ôäód be sitting on top of the drivers?óÔé¼Ôäó championship now. Formula 1 cars may be extremely reliable nowadays but they do break down occasionally. But it’s one thing to drop out of the race in the early stages – it’s quite another when you’re … Continue reading Last-lap losers (p1/2)
The Times newspaper has made two centuries of its archives freely available on the internet. A vast amount of F1 history is contained in this excellent resource. Here are seven examples I found with a quick search but make sure you have a look at the archive too.
With Robert Kubica winning the first ever Formula 1 Grand Prix for Poland there’s a bumper crop of facts and statistics following yesterday’s Canadian Grand Prix. Nick Heidfeld is now the driver with the most second places and no wins, Kimi Raikkonen set yet another fastest lap, and McLaren & Ferrari’s domination of the top … Continue reading 2008 Canadian GP facts & stats
Lotus has produced a special version of its Elise dedicated to Jim Clark. Clark, widely regarded as one of the greatest Formula, won two championships for Lotus in 1963 and 1965. The Clark Type 25 Elise SC comes in the distinctive British Racing Green and yellow livery of the Type 25 Lotus Clark won his … Continue reading Lotus commemorates Jim Clark with car