• Where Are They Now?
  • F1's journeyman
  • March 9, 2010: F1 journalist Andrew Marriot catches up with racing driver turned olive farmer, Jean-Pierre Jarier

  • 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

  • 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

  • Japanese Grand Prix
  • Lauda courage sees Hunt dramatically snatch title
  • October 24, 1976: Third place at a rain-lashed inaugural Japanese Grand Prix was enough to secure James Hunt his first and only world title, a tense finale to a season of almost unprecedented on-track fluctuations and off-field drama

  • Canadian Grand Prix
  • Hunt wins to keep title race alive
  • October 3, 1976: James Hunt won the Canadian Grand Prix but actually lost ground on Niki Lauda in the drivers' championship as it had earlier in the week been announced his victory at Silverstone had been overturned by the FIA.

  • Italian Grand Prix
  • Peterson wins on Lauda's remarkable return
  • September 12, 1976: Ronnie Peterson's wretched luck with his March was put to one side for a day as he won the Italian Grand Prix at Monza, his third victory in the race in four seasons. But all the media attention before and after the race surrounded the remarkable return of Niki Lauda

  • Dutch Grand Prix
  • Hunt holds off Regazzoni to slice Lauda's lead
  • August 29, 1976: James Hunt celebrated his 29th birthday with victory at the Dutch Grand Prix at Zandvoort, and in so doing closed the gap on Niki Lauda in the drivers' championship to three points with four races remaining

  • German Grand Prix
  • Hunt's win forgotten as Lauda's life hangs in the balance
  • August 1, 1976: James Hunt won the 1976 German Grand Prix at the Nürburgring but no-one remembers that. Instead, the abiding memory of the race is a burning Ferrari with an unconscious Niki Lauda trapped within

  • French Grand Prix
  • Hunt wins as Lauda retires
  • July 4, 1976: The seemingly effortless procession of Niki Lauda and the Ferraris, which had wobbled in Sweden, came off the rails completely at Paul Ricard

  • Swedish Grand Prix
  • Tyrrells finally come good at Anderstorp
  • June 13, 1976: Niki Lauda's domination of the season was put on hold as Jody Scheckter gave the innovative Tyrrell P34 six-wheeler its maiden grand prix win in Sweden

  • United States Grand Prix West
  • Regazzoni dominates Ferrari one-two
  • March 28, 1976: Ferrari dominated the new Long Beach Grand Prix, although it was Clay Regazzoni who led home team-mate Niki Lauda

  • South African Grand Prix
  • Two from two as Lauda holds on
  • March 6, 1976: Niki Lauda's second win of the season laid down a marker for the year, and his victory at the South African Grand Prix came in the old 1975 Ferrari

  • Brazilian Grand Prix
  • Lauda's defence off to flying start
  • January 25, 1976: World champion Niki Lauda in a Ferrari dominated the season-opening Brazilian Grand Prix, leading home Patrick Depailler's Tyrrell by 21 seconds

  • United States Grand Prix
  • Lauda wins as Regazzoni is criticised
  • October 5, 1975: With both drivers' and constructors' titles resolved at Monza, there was little to play for at Watkins Glen, but Niki Lauda showed why he was the new champion by winning the US Grand Prix

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