• Top ten ... driver comebacks
  • Back in the fold
  • January 23, 2012: With Kimi Raikkonen returning to Formula One in 2012, we look back at ten notable drivers who came back to the sport after time away, both successfully and unsuccessfully

  • Swedish Grand Prix
  • Late Andretti pit stop hands Laffite victory
  • June 19, 1977: The wide-open 1977 season continued in Sweden where Jacques Laffite won for Ligier - the sixth different winner in the eighth race of the season - with Jochen Mass taking his best result for McLaren in second place

  • Canadian Grand Prix
  • It's Revson ... or maybe Fittipaldi
  • September 23, 1973: Utter confusion surrounded Peter Revson's second victory of the season at the Canadian Grand Prix at Mosport Park

  • Mexican Grand Prix
  • Ickx secures runner-up spot as Brabham bows out
  • October 25, 1970: With the world championship already decided, the final grand prix of the season in Mexico City was a chance for the drivers to race without any pressure. Jacky Ickx was victorious and finished runner-up in the championship standings behind posthumous winner Jochen Rindt

  • United States Grand Prix
  • Fittipaldi wins at The Glen for Rindt
  • October 4, 1970: Emerson Fittipaldi's victory at Watkins Glen ended Jacky Ickx's hopes, and meant that Jochen Rindt became the first and, to date, only posthumous world champion

  • Canadian Grand Prix
  • Ickx inherits comfortable victory to maintain title hopes
  • September 20, 1970: With Lotus not competing in the Canadian Grand Prix after Jochen Rindt's death at Monza two weeks previously, Jacky Ickx capitalised on Jackie Stewart's early retirement to win comfortably at the Mont-Tremblant circuit

  • Italian Grand Prix
  • Rindt's death overshadows Ferrari home win
  • September 6, 1970: Although Clay Regazzoni won the Italian Grand Prix in front of the fanatical Ferrari faithful, the weekend was dominated by the death of world champion in waiting Jochen Rindt during practice on the eve of the race

  • Spanish Grand Prix
  • Stewart hands March first victory
  • April 19, 1970: Jackie Stewart took March to their first grand prix victory at the Jarama circuit near Madrid, after winning the Spanish Grand Prix with such ease that he lapped everyone else taking part at least once, in a race that at times was fraught with chaos

  • Mexican Grand Prix
  • Hulme holds off Ickx in Mexico
  • October 19, 1969: Denny Hulme beat Jacky Ickx by less than three seconds in the season finale in Mexico, a thrilling conclusion to a remarkable year. For Hulme it helped ease memories of a wretched season in the McLaren M7A.

  • Canadian Grand Prix
  • Ickx leads home Brabham one-two
  • September 20, 1969: The drivers' and constructors' championship were already decided but that did not in any way diminish from Jacky Ickx's victory, and a Brabham one-two

  • Italian Grand Prix
  • Stewart seals title in thrilling fashion
  • September 7, 1969: Jackie Stewart took his sixth victory of the season at Monza in one of the closest finishes in grand prix history and in so doing secured his first world championship with three races remaining.

  • Monaco Grand Prix
  • Hill makes it five in Monaco
  • May 18, 1969: Graham Hill, the man known as Mr Monaco, took his fifth and last victory at the Monaco Grand Prix. It was also to be his final Formula One win, but given his remarkable record in Monte Carlo, there was no more fitting place for him to climb to the top of the podium for one last time.

  • Mexican Grand Prix
  • Hill secures second world title
  • November 3, 1968: Thirty-nine year-old Graham Hill secured his second world title in empathic style with victory in the season-ending Mexican Grand Prix.

  • British Grand Prix
  • Siffert secures maiden victory
  • July 20, 1968: Popular Swiss driver Jo Siffert scored his maiden victory at the British Grand Prix driving a Lotus 49 run by the privateer Rob Walker, who had backed Stirling Moss in the past.

  • French Grand Prix
  • Ickx's first victory darkened by Schlesser death
  • July 7, 1968: Jacky Ickx won the French Grand Prix, and in so doing cemented his position in the Ferrari team, but yet again the day was overshadowed by the death of a driver, Jo Schlesser.

  • Monaco Grand Prix
  • Hill cements Monaco reputation
  • May 26, 1968: Graham Hill showed why he was known as Mr Monaco with his fourth victory at the Monaco Grand Prix, silencing those who dismissed his win in the Spanish Grand Prix a fortnight earlier as a one-off.

  • German Grand Prix
  • Hulme extends lead with Nurburgring victory
  • August 6, 1967: After two races where his Lotus failed to last the distance, Jim Clark bounced back with victory at Silverstone, his fifth win in the British Grand Prix in six years, but Denny Hulme's second place extended his lead in the drivers' championship to nine points.

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