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Feature: 1962 - December F1 and the changing of the guard

Formula 1, like most things, has its unwritten rules to go with its written ones. And aptly the unwritten rules, like the written ones, are there to be broken. The recent Abu Dhabi Grand Prix season closer did just that. As, in something long considered unthinkable, it slipped into the month of December. Yet the words of Sir Frank Williams are apposite. “It’s tempting to think that recent events are breaking new ground or that they are the end of the world as we know it,” he observes, “when, in fact, there is actually – technical developments aside – absolutely nothing new in this business.” And there isn’t here. F1 has ventured into December...
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