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  • Rewind to ... 1960
  • Lotus breaks its F1 duck
  • May 28, 2010: Fifty years ago this weekend Lotus wrote its name in motor-racing history when it recorded its first Formula One world championship win, Stirling Moss driving a Lotus 18 to victory in Monaco

  • German Grand Prix
  • Surtees takes first win on four wheels
  • August 4, 1963: Jim Clark's unbeaten run of victories was broken by former world motor cycling champion John Surtees, who notched up his first championship win on four wheels, in a furiously fast race full of incident.

  • British Grand Prix
  • Clark dominates at Aintree
  • July 21, 1962: On a beautiful day in Liverpool, Jim Clark won his second grand prix of the season in impressive style, leading from start to finish.

  • Monaco Grand Prix
  • McLaren capitalises on Hill misfortune
  • June 3, 1962: BRM reliability problems cost Graham Hill victory at the Monaco Grand Prix, as his engine blew up just seven laps from the end, allowing Bruce McLaren to come through and win in the new works Cooper Climax.

  • Dutch Grand Prix
  • Hill triumphs at Zandvoort
  • May 20, 1962: The revitalised British contingent of BRM and Lotus dominated, and, in the first race of the season at Zandvoort, Graham Hill took victory in the new V8 BRM.

  • American Grand Prix
  • Ireland takes maiden victory at Watkins Glen
  • October 8, 1961: The US Grand Prix moved to Watkins Glen in upstate New York, the third new venue in as many years, where the absence of the dominant Ferraris allowed Innes Ireland to claim victory - the first, and what proved to be only, win of his career.

  • German Grand Prix
  • Moss shows class to hold off Ferrari
  • August 6, 1961: Stirling Moss was back to his imperious best at the legendary Nürburgring, where he beat the more powerful Ferraris through sheer driving brilliance.

  • Monaco Grand Prix
  • Moss withstands Ferrari pressure with supreme display
  • May 14, 1961: Stirling Moss turned in what was considered to be one of the greatest drives of his career to win the season-opening Monaco Grand Prix in an ageing Lotus, holding off a trio of far superior Ferraris.

  • United States Grand Prix
  • Moss signs off season with big payday
  • November 20, 1960: With the world champion and runner up already decided, the United States Grand Prix was a chance for the chasing pack to claim third place.

  • British Grand Prix
  • Brabham wins as Hill takes the plaudits
  • July 16, 1960: With an assured drive at Silverstone, Jack Brabham recorded his fourth successive grand prix victory, the first man to achieve such a feat since Alberto Ascari in 1952.

  • Dutch Grand Prix
  • Brabham wins as newcomer Clark makes a statement
  • June 5, 1960: After failing to score any championship points in the first two races of the season, Jack Brabham returned to form with a resounding win in the Dutch Grand Prix among the sand dunes at Zandvoort.

  • Argentine Grand Prix
  • McLaren continues where he left off
  • February 7, 1960: Bruce McLaren won the season-opener in Argentina, giving him his second consecutive victory after his win in the last race of 1959 in the USA.

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