Giving Generously: The 5 Most Charitable Moments In F1

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Unlike Verstappen’s refusal to aid Perez’s pursuit for 2nd in the Championship, F1 history is full of moments of teamwork & friendship. Max Verstappen’s refusal to give up 6th place to teammate Sergio Perez before crossing the finish line in the Brazilian Grand Prix has provoked much debate within the sport. With the Dutchman’s Drivers’ […] READ MORE


Five Circuits That Formula 1 Should Add to the Calendar

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As Formula 1 continues its global boom, which circuits would make great additions to the future F1 race calendar? Formula 1 will travel to 24 – yes, 24 – different venues in 2023. However, as more dates are added to the F1 calendar, the less we are treated to some thoroughly decent circuits. Many of […] READ MORE


F1: Top 5 British Drivers of All Time

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Who are the best British Formula One drivers of all time? A statistics-based ranking of the top five. Since the inception of F1 in 1950, Great Britain has produced a total of 164 drivers, making it the most represented nation in the history of the championship. Who are the top five British drivers of all […] READ MORE



“Oh my goodness, this is fantastic!” – The Story of the 1989 Japanese Grand Prix

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Revisiting a classic Japanese Grand Prix. Boundaries between teammates were crossed & accusations of political game-playing rocked the sport. 1988 had seen one of the most dominant Formula 1 seasons in history, with McLaren-Honda racking up 14 wins from 15 races. Ayrton Senna had been recruited from Lotus and won the World Championship for the […] READ MORE


Going Dutch: Zandvoort’s Greatest F1 Grand Prix Moments

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LWOS trawls through the archives to chronicle some of the memorable moments from the Dutch Grand Prix’s long history. Zandvoort was largely a mainstay on the F1 calendar from its debut in 1952 until 1985. The scene of some horrific – and sometimes fatal – accidents, Zandvoort had been maligned by drivers for its lack […] READ MORE


“F1nally” back? The chequered past of Porsche in Formula 1

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As Porsche prepares to return to F1, LWOS takes a look back at the company’s previous forays into the pinnacle of motor racing. With the news that Porsche have trademarked the word “F1nally” (accompanying their 50 percent stake in Red Bull Racing), it looks as if the German automotive giants are close to confirming their […] READ MORE


Ayrton Senna’s First Victory-1985 Portuguese Grand Prix

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On a cold, rainy day in Portugal, a legend was born.  It was April 21, 1985, and the Autodromo do Estoril was being drenched by a constant downpour of rain and the chill was inescapable. The Portuguese Grand Prix was the second race of the Formula 1 season and little did fans know they were […] READ MORE