History, Facts & Figures from Every Day of the Year
by Rob Burnett
Formula One On This Day revisits many of the sport’s most magical and memorable moments which might otherwise have slipped under the radar. Here are hundreds of unusual highlights, all mixed in with a maelstrom of quirky anecdotes and legendary characters to produce an irresistibly dippable F1 diary – with an entry for every day of the year. Revisit the day Alberto Ascari took an unplanned dip in Monaco harbour along with his Lancia during the 1955 race; the race which saw Taki Inoue tangling with the course marshal’s car, and Nigel Mansell’s unlikely first win for Ferrari! Recalling events that will make you laugh, cry, or shake your head in disbelief, Formula One On This Day benefits from brilliant research, gathering together many original stories and tit-bits to create a snapshot of the diverse and often bizarre world of top-class motor-racing.