Jacky Ickx in the Ferrari 312B2 at Mosport Park in 1972.  Copyright Robert Murphy 2009.  Used with permission.

Formula 1

Formula 1 was introduced for the 1948 season and is still going strong today. OldRacingCars.com will cover F1 from 1946 to 1985 but at present the only published resources are for 1949-1953 and for the 1966-1985 period.

4.5-litre/1.5-litre s/c Formula 1 (1946-1953)

The 1949 season

The 1950 season (championship and non-championship F1)

The 1951 season (championship and non-championship F1)

The 1952 season (non-championship F1 and libre racing)

The 1953 season (non-championship F1 and libre racing)

3-litre Formula 1 (1966 - 1985)

The Return to Power, after five seasons of the technically advanced but undernourished 1.5-litre formula, started one of the most exciting periods in the history of motor racing. The cars built over the next 20 seasons were the most varied and well-travelled ever built. As well as the 270 Grand Prix and 52 non-championship races that formed their staple diet, they were also to be seen in 35 Tasman Cup races, 152 major F5000 races, 43 British F1 series races, 116 South African series F1 races, 124 British hillclimbs, 29 Can-Am races and so much more...