Alonso celebrated Ferrari's triumph © LAT
Fernando Alonso's British Grand Prix win was not only his first of 2011 - and Ferrari's first for 10 races - but it also came at the same Silverstone circuit where Jose Froilan Gonzalez had taken the team's first World Championship race win almost 60 years previously to the day.
There was more reason for the Spaniard to be joyous though. Last weekend's result gave him the 27th grand prix win of his career, equalling the number of victories achieved by Britain's three-time world champion Jackie Stewart and leaving him joint fifth in the all-time winners' list.
Next on Alonso's hit list is Nigel Mansell, fourth in the all-time standings with 31 wins. He still has a long way to go to catch Michael Schumacher though, the German having taken 91 victories during his 20-year-career.
Alonso also scored his 19th fastest lap in Formula 1, moving him level with Stirling Moss, Ayrton Senna and Damon Hill in 11th place on the all-time list.