News Details

Moments in time - the British Grand Prix

In our series exploring the history of Grands Prix through a selection of iconic images, we focus our lens on Great Britain, paying particularly close attention to Silverstone - the venue for the very first world championship race. This look back through history takes in a British clean sweep of the podium, a dramatic nine-car pile-up, Williams’ first win, Mansell mania, and more…Farina off to a flyer as the world championship gets underway, Silverstone, 1950It was on a mild Saturday in May 1950 that the inaugural Formula One world championship began at a former RAF base in Silverstone. 21 cars took the start of the race, which was attended by the reigning British monarch, King...
Full Story »
7mo ago from Formula1.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

The British GP timetable

The British GP, which takes place at the Silverstone circuit, marks the...
7mo ago from PlanetF1.com

Red Bull drivers preview the British Grand Prix

Sebastian Vettel and Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull drivers preview the...
8mo ago from GrandPrix247.com

British Grand Prix: Sauber preview Silverstone

Esteban Gutierrez leads Adrian Sutil The British Grand Prix, the ninth...
7mo ago from GrandPrix247.com

British Grand Prix: Mercedes preview Silverstone...

Nico Rosberg leads Lewis Hamilton Mercedes preview Round 9 of the 2014...
8mo ago from GrandPrix247.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MotoGPToday.com

MotoGP: Intrigue, gossip and rumour

A little of what went on behind the scenes at Sepang
10h ago from BikeSportNews.com

Sepang Michelin test ends in fast crashes for front...

The first test of next season’s new MotoGP control Michelin tyres has...

VIDEO: Iannone - The Ducati is fantastic!

Andrea Iannone has high hopes for the 2015 MotoGP World Championship...
1d ago from Crash.net

Miller: We need to work on saving tyres

Jack Miller's promotion to MotoGP has set tongues wagging up and down the...

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Why no love for tarmac rallies?

According to 'sources', World Rally Championship does not want another...

Evans optimisitc on return to happy hunting ground

Elfyn Evans is hoping to create more happy memories at Rally Mexico after...
7h ago from Crash.net

Evans excited for return to happy hunting ground

Elfyn Evans is hoping to create more happy memories at Rally Mexico after...
8h ago from Crash.net

Ogier: Pressure on rivals to catch up

World Rally Championship leader Sebastien Ogier says the pressure is...
11h ago from Crash.net

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Arsenal must be wary of Everton's £28m man

Everton caused us some real problems last season – a draw at the...
1h ago from AllArsenal.com

How Arsenal Should Line Up vs. Everton

Following the 3-1 defeat to Monaco we know all too well about, it will be...
3h ago from FreshArsenal.com

REVEALED : Arsene Wenger 'Hurt' By Monaco Humiliation

It has been reported that Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger admits their...
8h ago from Nastytackle.com

Ozil and Alexis have to step it up: Current output not...

Just 18 months ago Arsenal broke their transfer record for Mesut Ozil,...
9h ago from AllArsenal.com

Comments

comments powered by Disqus

Hottest News

F1 Live Timing: Day 7 – 2015 Barcelona testing

Good morning and welcome back to ThisisF1.com... Read More »
15h ago from ThisIsF1.com

MP4-30 a big improvement on 2014 car - Magnussen

Kevin Magnussen thinks McLaren has made a big... Read More »
4h ago from espnF1.com

Hamilton confirms Mercedes supremacy

Lewis Hamilton topped the timesheets on the... Read More »
5h ago from Pitpass.com

Recent News

2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.