JACKY ICKX, 1/1/45; Hans Stuck, 1/1/51;
Robby Gordon, 1/2/69; Willy T. Ribbs,
1/3/56; MICHAEL SCHUMACHER,
1/3/69; Jim Downing, 1/4/42; Richie Hearn,
1/4/71; Lewis Hamilton, 1/7/85; Greg Pickett,
1/8/47; Mark Martin, 1/9/59; Harry Gant,
1/10/40; Rory Byrne, 1/10/44; Bobby Rahal,
1/10/53; Eddie Cheever, 1/10/58; Larry
McReynolds, 1/10/59; Don Garlits, 1/14/32;
Tom McEwen, 1/14/37; A.J. Foyt, 1/16/35;
Christian Fittipaldi, 1/18/71; Jenson Button,
1/19/80; Buddy Baker, 1/25/41; George
Follmer, 1/27/34; Jody Scheckter, 1/29/50;
Alex Figge, 1/29/82; Dale Blaney, 1/30/64;
Cory McClenathan, 1/31/63; JJ Lehto,
1/31/66; Buddy Rice, 1/31/76.
Bernd Rosemeyer, 1/28/38; Mike Hawthorn,
1/22/59; Reg Parnell, 1/7/64; Joe Weatherly,
1/19/64; RAY HARROUN, 1/19/68; Mauri
Rose, 1/1/81; Piero Taruffi, 1/12/88; Jim
Hurtubise, 1/6/89; Ferruccio Lamborghini,
1/20/93; CARL HOGAN, 1/14/01; Louis “John
Winter” Krages, 1/18/01; Hiram Eddie “Buster”
Couch, 1/12/02; Leroy Warriner, 1/2/03;
Johnny Mauro, 1/23/03; Eddie Leavitt, 1/26/03;
Jack Hinkle, 1/31/03; Bobby Hamilton,
1/07/07; BENN Y PARSONS, 1/16/07; Paul
Frere, 1/23/08; Giampiero Moretti, 1/14/12.
serious thought to
the Lotus team’s
offer to him to
fill in for Kimi
Raikkonen in the
final two grands
prix of 2013.
Maybe it related
to seeing fellow
on his records...
FIRST RACING HERO Damon Hill
was in his prime when I started to get
into F1. As I grew up and learned
more, I admired Ayrton Senna for
his passion and his approach.
FIRST ROAD CAR Renault Megane
FIRST RACECAR Formula Renault.
FIRST RACE Karting Regional
Championship, in Lyon, France when
I was 10.
FIRST VICTORY Same place one
year later. But first win in a car was
my first race in a car, in the 2006
French Formula Campus, aged 16.
FIRS T ACCIDENT Formula Palmer
Audi at Snetterton in 2009. I was
running third, and the two cars ahead
collided, spun and one flipped me.
FIRST PAYCHECK Firestone Indy
Lights prize money in 2012.
Celebrating Sebastian Vettel’s fourth-straight F1 title, Red Bull flew an F1 car to the
689ft-high helipad of Dubai’s Burj Al Arab Hotel where David Coulthard did donuts.
“I spent a whole year testing in the Top Fuel car.
But I learned that there is nothing you can learn
more from jumping right into competition”
Rush roars on at the box
office. Ron Howard’s ’70s F1
epic racked up more than $90
million in its first nine weeks. BRITTANY FORCE named NHRA Rookie of the Year