• Maurice Hamilton's F1 blog
  • One for the road
  • February 6, 2013: Maurice Hamilton on why wristbands rather than pints of Guinness are now handed out at car launches

  • Italian Grand Prix
  • FIA steward Daly thinks Schumacher deserved penalty
  • September 15, 2011: The FIA driver steward at the Italian Grand Prix, Derek Daly, has revealed that he thinks Michael Schumacher should have been penalised for the way he defended his position from Lewis Hamilton at Monza last weekend

  • Top Tens - Team-mate collisions
  • Pulling in opposite directions
  • June 7, 2010: Martin Williamson and Laurence Edmondson look at ten instances where team-mates have proved anything but supportive

  • Austrian Grand Prix
  • De Angelis edges out Rosberg in thriller
  • August 15, 1982: Elio de Angelis, driving a JPS-Lotus won his first grand prix after a thrilling finish at the Austrian Grand Prix at the Österreichring, coming home by only five hundredths of a second from Keke Rosberg

  • 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

  • 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

  • Spanish Grand Prix
  • Villeneuve takes astonishing defensive victory
  • June 21, 1981: After a season dominated by off-track politics and disputes, purists were delighted that the Spanish Grand Prix was memorable for the right reasons, Gilles Villeneuve winning a thrilling race where less than one-and-a-quarter seconds separated the first five cars

  • British Grand Prix
  • Jones wins 'home grand prix'
  • July 13, 1980: Alan Jones won the British Grand Prix, his third win in succession even though the one in Spain had been invalidated, to extend his lead over Nelson Piquet in the drivers' championship to six points

  • Monaco Grand Prix
  • Reutemann wins after early pile-up
  • May 18, 1980: Carlos Reutemann won an action-packed and wet Monaco Grand Prix for Williams, a race marked by a spectacular four-car first-corner pile-up

  • Argentine Grand Prix
  • Jones continues where he left off
  • January 13, 1980: Alan Jones, who ended the 1979 championship in blistering form, showed his Williams was the car to beat with victory in the season-opening Argentine Grand Prix

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