Impressive ! 24 years since it happened, at the F1 British GP



2023 British Grand Prix, Sunday – Steve Etherington

As Max Verstappen won the British F1 Grand Prix last Sunday, an old performance was equaled during this event on the Silverstone circuit. In fact, it has been nearly 24 years since two British-born riders last stood on the podium together in this race. It is indeed necessary to go back to the 1999 season and the victory of David Coulthard (Mclaren) in front of Eddie Irvine (Ferrari) to find such a presence of two pilots in the service of his Majesty on the box. Ralf Schumacher (Williams) was then ranked third.

F1: this time, two Englishmen finish on the podium, in England!

Namely, a Scotsman and an Irishman. Knowing that last weekend, it was two Englishmen, Lando Norris (Mclaren) and Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes), who finished second and third respectively. On English soil, which is to say, at home. Let’s also remember that this British F1 GP also made history because of the serious accident of Michael Schumacher, just after the start. The German then broke his leg, after a very violent contact with the tires. He was then replaced by Mika Salo…

Article published on 07/14/2023 at 7:00 a.m.


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