27th January 2013

Countdown to 2013 Formula One season: 47 days

Birthdays:
German ex-F2 driver Marcus Pommer is 22.
Cypriot GP3 driver Tio Ellinas is 21.

On This Day:
Rain shortened the 1974 Brazilian Grand Prix, at which local hero Emerson Fittipaldi took pole and win in his McLaren.
The 1980 Brazilian Grand Prix was dominated by Renault. Jean-Pierre Jabouille had pole, and Rene Arnoux took the win.

News:
Alex Lynn won the first race at Taupo, while the second was won by Bruno Bonifacio.

Today:
The Daytona 24 Hours race, which began yesterday, will finish at 3:30pm local time (8:30pm GMT) A large number of ex-F1 drivers are represented.

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