The first driver for McLaren to become the Formula 1 World Champion was Emerson Fittipaldi in 1974. Also 1974 was the first time that McLaren won the F1 Constructors title. Image by Gerald Swan – July 1974, Brands Hatch, England Advertisements
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Mike Hawthorn was the first British Formula one world Champion in 1958. If it wasn’t for Stirling Moss’s sportsmanship and being an all round good guy it would of been Stirling Moss himself that would of been the first British F1 Champion. Hawthorn was disqualified for pushing his car in the Portuguese Grand prix which was against […]
After watching the Petrol Age on Sky Atlantic last week I had to track down the DB5 used in it because it’s a fantastic example of British Car Design. This Aston Martin 1964 DB5 is currently up for sale at http://www.coys.co.uk/showrooms.php?itemID=942 Price not listed. The DB5 was made famous from it’s use in James Bond films […]
While watching the coverage of the Malaysian Grand prix on Sky F1 they showed a great video about the first FIA F1 Race at Silverstone 1950. While this video is not the same one I thought it was just as good and well worth sharing. If you find any great footage feel free to send […]
This weeks interesting F1 fact is about Giuseppe Farina an Italian Racing Driver. Giuseppe Farina was the First FIA F1 World Champion winning the 1950 F1 World Championship while driving for Alfa Romeo. Farina won 3 races that year but was matched in wins by his legendary team mate Juan Manuel Fangio. Farina took the title thanks to a […]
After tracking down a Graham Hill Autograph, I decided to find a Jim Clark one and come across this one http://www.brandesautographs.com/historical_en/clark-jim-5025122-autograph-signed.html It’s a great picture and clear Autograph but it will cost you €850.00 and has a Guarantee of Authenticity Certificate.