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How Michael Schumacher got his big break with Jordan

Mark Gallagher, formerly of the Jordan Formula 1 team, explains how legend Michael Schumacher got his first big break.

Michael Schumacher: The story of his Formula 1 debut

Gary Anderson, Jordan's technical director in 1991, tells the story of Michael Schumacher's Formula 1 debut at the Belgian Grand Prix.

Hamilton 'likely' to face Belgian penalty

Mercedes say Lewis Hamilton is "likely" to suffer a grid penalty for using too many engine parts at this weekend's Belgian Grand Prix.

Moody, magnificent Spa ready to host Belgian GP

It might not be quite what it was, but the Spa circuit that hosts this weekend's Belgian GP is entwined with the soul of F1.

F1 gossip: Red Bull, Verstappen, Ricciardo, Sainz, Mercedes

Lewis Hamilton goes back in time, Red Bull work out driver rivalry and Carlos Sainz is asked about a Renault switch.

F1 quiz: Are they a genuine driver or an imposter?

More than 750 drivers have raced in the Formula 1 World Championship since the first race in 1950. Can you pick the F1 drivers from the imposters?

Formula 1 in the Olympics? Not as ridiculous as it sounds...

Think having a Formula 1 race in the Olympics is ludicrous? Well, it has already been in - sort of.

Retired racing star Franchitti says concussion changed his personality

Scotland's four-times IndyCar champion Dario Franchitti tells the BBC that his first concussion sustained in a racing crash 16 years ago changed his personality "permanently".

Crashes, fightbacks & rules chaos... the story so far

A close and tense rivalry plus action-packed races... 2016 has been so entertaining we almost forgot knock-out qualifying happened.

F1 gossip: Massa, Sainz, Williams, Renault, Red Bull, Pertamina, Pirelli

Massa debates future, Pertamina quits Manor after Haryanto departure, Van der Garde at the Rio finish line.

Formula 1 driver Chris Amon remembered

If it is true that nice guys always come second, Chris Amon won the respect and admiration of the sport many times over.

Manor: Esteban Ocon replaces Rio Haryanto for rest of F1 season

Manor terminate Rio Haryanto's contract and replace him with French teenager Esteban Ocon for the rest of the season.

F1 gossip: Raikkonen, Hakkinen, Renault, Red Bull, Bottas, Ecclestone

Kimi Raikkonen gets married, Mika Hakkinen happy to be wrong about Max Verstappen, Valtteri Bottas enjoys Rio, plus more.

Chris Amon: Former Ferrari driver dies from cancer at the age of 73

New Zealander Chris Amon - a former Ferrari driver and Le Mans winner - dies from cancer at the age of 73.

Jim Clark at 80: In search of racing icon's Hockenheim memorial

Tom Clarkson and Allan McNish discover the memorial to racing icon Jim Clark at the site of his death in Hockenheim, Germany.

Ecclestone's helicopter pilot arrested over kidnapping

Brazilian police arrest one of Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone's helicopter pilots after the kidnapping of Mr Ecclestone's mother-in-law.

Pirelli begins testing on wider tyres to be used in 2017

Formula 1 supplier Pirelli starts on-track development work for the wider tyres to be used from next season onwards.

F1 Gossip: Vettel, Alonso, Hamilton, Rosberg, Ricciardo

Daniel Ricciardo's new drinking technique and failed Scottish accent, Sebastian Vettel and Fernando Alonso's team radio issues, plus more.

F1 chief Bernie Ecclestone's mother-in-law freed

The mother-in-law of F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone, kidnapped last week in Brazil, is freed without any ransom paid, say police.

Lewis Hamilton celebrates 'crazy' F1 title turnaround in Germany

Lewis Hamilton says the turnaround in form that led to him opening a 19-point lead in the championship was "kind of crazy".

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