Study visuals of Tazio Nuvolari's 1935 German Grand Prix-winning Alfa Romeo - which slayed the might of that country's Silver Arrows - and a detail is unmissable: A yellow shield bearing the letters S and F and a black rampant stallion (Cavalino Rampante) graces the flanks of this red single-seater, specifically its (front) engine cover.
A tatty Nurburgring race programme provides clues to those initials: Alfa Romeo's race team was then outsourced to Scuderia Ferrari after an agreement was struck between the Milanese company and its former race driver, Enzo. No sooner had the 1933-38 deal ended than World War II intervened, and, only after hostilities ceased did the Modenese construct and race cars under his own name.
The technical directive issued by Formula 1 to reduce levels of automation in pitstops has given teams an unwelcome period of adjustment. Although safety was the primary goal, it has already had a significant impact on the title race and puts extra pressure on teams to deliver as the season reaches the business end
Some 18 drivers have finished runner-up to Lewis Hamilton on his way to 100 wins. Three of those recall their battles with Formula 1’s centurion and give their personal insights into the seven-time world champion on his rise to unchartered territory
Until rain turned the Russian Grand Prix on its head in the closing stages, Lando Norris was set to convert his first Formula 1 pole position into a maiden win. But having recovered well from being shuffled back at the start, Hamilton and his Mercedes team called the changing conditions spot-on for a landmark 100th F1 victory
At the Italian Grand Prix Daniel Ricciardo turned around a troubled F1 season and, in F2, Oscar Piastri demonstrated once again that he is a potential star of the future. BEN EDWARDS weighs up the prospects of F1 having two Australian stars
Michael Schumacher is the latest sporting superstar to get the ‘Netflix treatment’, with a special documentary film airing on the US streaming giant’s platform this month. DAMIEN SMITH has the inside track on how the filmmakers gained access to tell the human story behind one of Formula 1’s most publicity-shy champions - while the man himself, for obvious reasons, is in absentia…
For the second race in a row, Mercedes has ended the first day of track action on top. It’s in a commanding position at the Russian Grand Prix once again – this time largely thanks to Max Verstappen’s upcoming engine-change grid penalty. But there’s plenty to suggest all hope is not lost for the championship leader at Sochi
McLaren's Fernando Alonso says some of his F1 rivals in worse pain
Force India F1 team signs Alfonso Celis as 2016 development driver