The first 60 years of F1’s world championship are the subject of an hour-long documentary to be screened on BBC4 on Sunday at 8pm.
Entitled Formula 1’s 60th Anniversary: Plus Ça Change, the film features exclusive interviews with 18 world champions, as well as rare archive material and new high-def sequences shot behind the scenes at last year’s Bahrain GP.
Nigel Mansell relives his epic battles with Ayrton Senna, and the likes of Jenson Button, Mario Andretti and Sir Jackie Stewart reflect on their admiration for Alain Prost, Phil Hill and Juan-Manuel Fangio.
Among the film’s other highlights are rare colour footage of F1’s first-ever grand prix at Silverstone in 1950, and interviews with champions such as Michael Schumacher, Lewis Hamilton, Sir Jack Brabham, Emerson Fittipaldi, Mika Hakkinen, Keke Rosberg, Jody Scheckter and John Surtees.
McLaren-Honda has finally, finally revealed its driver line-up for the 2015 Formula One season: Jenson Button will partner Fernando Alonso.
Lewis Hamilton scooped the 2014 F1 drivers’ title with a comfortable victory over Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
In the end, we got the story we wanted.
One of Formula 1’s most drawn-out ‘will they, won’t they’ sagas has finally been resolved ahead of 2014’s season finale. Yep, nearly two months after Sebastian Vettel announced his departure from Red Bull after the chequered flag is waved in Abu Dhabi, it’s been confirmed he swaps Milton Keynes for Maranello. Seb’s off to the […]