• Maurice Hamilton's blog
  • A welcome return to Austria
  • June 18, 2014: On the eve of the first race since it returned to the F1 calendar, Maurice Hamilton looks back at Austria's 1964 debut and the history it brings with it

  • Ask Steven
  • Williams' wobbliest season
  • September 9, 2011: Our resident expert - Steven Lynch - is back to answer more of your burning questions. This week he compares Williams' disappointing season with the team's illustrious past and takes questions on Senna, Macau and the Bandini Trophy

  • Monaco Grand Prix
  • Hulme win overshadowed by Bandini crash
  • May 7, 1967: Denny Hulme won the Monaco Grand Prix, his first championship win, but the day was overshadowed by the death of Italian Lorenzo Bandini who crashed while in second place

  • United States Grand Prix
  • Clark finally wins in '66
  • October 2, 1966: Jim Clark finally overcame the unreliability of his Lotus to win the US Grand Prix at Watkins Glen, although it was not a complete success for the Norwich team as the car had an old engine borrowed from rivals BRM.

  • Italian Grand Prix
  • Scarfiotti wins as Brabham is crowned champion
  • September 4, 1966: A crowd of 60,000 was left in raptures as Ludovico Scarfiotti driving a Ferrari won the Italian Grand Prix, in Monza - the first Italian to win there since 1952 - but it was Jack Brabham who secured his third drivers' championship, in spite of retiring with engine trouble.

  • German Grand Prix
  • Four in a row all but seals Brabham's title
  • August 7, 1966: Jack Brabham eased to his fourth successive win at the German Grand Prix at the Nürburgring, giving him an almost insurmountable lead in the drivers' championship.

  • French Grand Prix
  • Brabham makes history with Reims win
  • July 3, 1966: Jack Brabham won the French Grand Prix in Reims, in the heart of champagne country, his victory in his own V8 Brabham-Repco was the first world championship win by a driver in a car he had designed himself.

  • Monaco Grand Prix
  • Stewart opens with Monaco victory
  • May 22, 1966: Jackie Stewart won the season-opening Monaco Grand Prix, driving a two-litre V-8 BRM, with three quarters of a minute to spare over the Ferrari of Lorenzo Bandini.

  • Italian Grand Prix
  • Stewart wins his maiden grand prix
  • September 12, 1965: Jim Clark's luck ran out at Monza and he was unable to continue his five-race winning streak, leaving rising star Jackie Stewart to take his first grand prix victory in only his eighth start.

  • French Grand Prix
  • Clark wins in two-year-old reserve Lotus
  • June 27, 1965: The French Grand Prix moved to a new venue in 1965, but this proved no problem for Jim Clark who won the race with ease, once again leading from start to finish.

  • Monaco Grand Prix
  • Hill triumphs in Clark absence
  • May 30, 1965: Graham Hill made history by winning the Monaco Grand Prix for the third successive year, and in doing so swept into the lead in the world championship

  • Mexican Grand Prix
  • Heartache for Clark as Surtees becomes champion
  • October 25, 1964: John Surtees added the Formula One World Championship to his motorcycle titles as both Jim Clark and Graham Hill failed to score in the Mexican Grand Prix.

  • Italian Grand Prix
  • Surtees delights Tifosi with win
  • September 6, 1964: John Surtees brought the 70,000 partisan crowd to its feet at Monza when he emerged victorious in a thrilling Italian Grand Prix, giving Ferrari their third successive championship win.

  • Austrian Grand Prix
  • Bandini stamina earns first victory
  • August 23, 1964: Lorenzo Bandini, the second Ferrari driver, scored his first and only championship victory in the Austrian Grand Prix, as the bumpy makeshift track at Zeltweg airfield accounted for the retirement of nine of the 20 starters.

  • German Grand Prix
  • Surtees conquers the Nurburgring again
  • August 4, 1964: For the second year in succession, John Surtees won the gruelling German Grand Prix at the Nürburgring, with his Ferrari team-mate Lorenzo Bandini coming third and Graham Hill sandwiched between them in second.

  • British Grand Prix
  • Clark triumphs on Brands debut
  • July 11, 1964: For the first time, the British Grand Prix was held at Brands Hatch in Kent, which, according to race winner Jim Clark was "almost as difficult as Monaco, you are changing gear at least 20 times a lap and straining the suspension all the time".

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