1960: Hill goes from last to first - and loses
Graham Hill stalled his BRM at the start of 1960 Grand Prix, but went from last to first, only to spin off at Copse – five laps from the finish – breaking the hearts of his fans and handing victory to Jack Brabham.
1963: Clark wins at cruise
Jim Clark’s Lotus 24 was leading, but his fuel gauge was on empty. So he cruised the last lap in top gear in a desperate attempt to prevent the car running out of fuel. He won with almost half a minute to spare. (But with how much fuel?)
1969: Williams makes debut
The 1969 Grand Prix was won by Jackie Stewart in a Matra, but is now perhaps more notable for its 5th place – a privately-owned and built car’s debut driven by the 27-year-old ex-travelling grocery salesman Frank Williams.