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Driver histories dating back to the late 1800s. There are currently 3268 driver records in our database.


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Events on this day

Interesting and notable events from the history of motor sport.

1982

The Belgian Grand at Zolder went ahead on the 9th of May 1982 despite the tragic death of Giles Villeneuve in qualifying the previous day. READ MORE

1993

The 1993 Spanish Grand Prix was held on 9 May 1993 at the Circuit de Catalunya. The Williams cars of Alain Prost and Damon Hill were on the front row and the race was won by Alain Prost with Senna second in a McLaren and Michael Schumacher third for Benetton. READ MORE

2004

The Spanish Grand Prix of 2004 was notable for the track invasion during the warm-up lap by a man calling himself Jimmy Jump. He had also invaded the Euro 2004 football final and a number of other prominent football matches. He was quickly apprehended soon by security staff. When the race got underway Michael Schumacher took the win for Ferrari with teammate Rubens Barrichello second with Jarno Trulli third for Renault.

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Giancarlo Baghetti, arguably the first and only person to win his very first F1 World Championship Grand Prix read more

2017-05-26 10:04:56.0 / by historicracing.com

Maurice Trintignant driving his Scuderia Centro-Sud Cooper-Climax to work in 1960 read more

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