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  • Ask Steven
  • Team treachery
  • March 29, 2013: Our resident expert - Steven Lynch - is back to answer more readers' questions, including one on drivers ignoring team orders

  • Ask Steven
  • Loyalty to the brand
  • August 26, 2011: Our resident expert Steven Lynch tracks down the driver with the most races for one team as well as answering readers' questions on F1's next star and the limited success of Spyker

  • Top ten ... team orders
  • Taking one for the team
  • July 20, 2011: After Mark Webber paid no attention whatsoever to Red Bull's instructions to hold station behind Sebastian Vettel at Silverstone, we look back at the top ten instances of team orders in F1 history - both obeyed and disobeyed

  • Ask Steven
  • Eleven winners in one season
  • June 3, 2011: Our resident expert - Steven Lynch - is back to answer more of your burning questions

  • Ask Steven
  • Falling at the last hurdle
  • October 8, 2010: Our resident expert - Steven Lynch - is back to answer more of your burning questions

  • German Grand Prix
  • Tambay wins for distraught Ferrari after Pironi crash
  • August 8, 1982: A season already under a pall following the deaths of Gilles Villeneuve and Ricardo Paletti became even grimmer when championship leader Didier Pironi crashed his Ferrari heavily in practice at Hockenheim and broke both his legs. Team-mate Patrick Tambay won the grand prix the following day but it was little consolation for the devastated Ferrari team

  • French Grand Prix
  • Arnoux defies team orders to win at Ricard
  • July 25, 1982: Rene Arnoux recorded his first win in more than two years at the French Grand Prix, defying team orders to lead home Renault team-mate Alain Prost

  • British Grand Prix
  • Lauda eases to win as Watson stumbles
  • July 18, 1982: Niki Lauda showed that the three-litre engines could still outperform turbocharged ones with victory in the British Grand Prix at Brands Hatch, leading home Didier Pironi by almost half a minute

  • Dutch Grand Prix
  • Pironi slashes Watson's lead with comfortable win
  • July 3, 1982: Didier Pironi won the Dutch Grand Prix from Nelson Piquet and Keke Rosberg shortly after walking away unscathed from a massive testing accident at Paul Ricard, his car somersaulting before landing back on its wheels

  • Canadian Grand Prix
  • Piquet wins following start-line tragedy
  • June 13, 1982: Nelson Piquet won the Canadian Grand Prix, but it was another race marred by tragedy, this time witnessed by millions of viewers across the world as Ricardo Paletti was killed in a collision at the start of the race

  • United States Grand Prix
  • Watson surges through to take championship lead
  • June 6, 1982: John Watson in a McLaren won the inaugural Detroit Grand Prix, his second victory of the season putting him top of the drivers' championship. His win also set a record for a street circuit as he started the race way back in 17th place on the grid

  • Monaco Grand Prix
  • Patrese wins after chaotic closing laps
  • May 23, 1982: Riccardo Patrese won a Monaco Grand Prix which appeared to be a run-of-the-mill affair until light rain, spilt oil, and a lack of fuel late on turned the race on its head

  • Belgian Grand Prix
  • Watson win overshadowed by Villeneuve's death
  • May 9, 1982: John Watson won the Belgian Grand Prix at Zolder but the weekend was completely overshadowed by the death of Gilles Villeneuve when his Ferrari crashed during qualifying

  • San Marino Grand Prix
  • Pironi snatches win from Villeneuve on dark day
  • April 25, 1982: A Ferrari one-two at the San Marino Grand Prix should have been a reason for local joy, but the race will go down as one of Formula One's darkest days

  • Caesar's Palace Grand Prix
  • Piquet snatches title as Jones wins on farewell
  • October 17, 1981: Nelson Piquet claimed the world championship thanks to a fifth-place finish in Las Vegas, the two points it brought enough to put him one point clear of Carlos Reutemann who was back in eighth. Alan Jones, who had announced his retirement three weeks earlier, signed off with an impressive victory and some stinging attacks on his rivals

  • Canadian Grand Prix
  • Laffite wins as title goes to the wire
  • September 27, 1981: Jacques Laffite's second win of the year in the penultimate race in Canada set up a tense finish to the season, sending the Formula One circus to Caesar's Palace with three drivers in the hunt for the title - Carlos Reutemann on 49 points, Nelson Piquet on 48, and Laffite on 43

  • Dutch Grand Prix
  • Prost wins as Piquet erases gap
  • August 30, 1981: Alain Prost took his second win of the season for Renault, leading the Dutch Grand Prix at Zandvoort for all but a few dozen yards during a fierce battle with Alan Jones. Nelson Piquet's second place put him level with Carlos Reutemann in the drivers' championship

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