Andrea de Cesaris in the Jordan 191 at Monaco in 1991 © LAT
Jordan 20 years on – It's two decades since Jordan Grand Prix first rocked up at a race, when it arrived in Phoenix for the 1991 season-opening United States Grand Prix.
Adam Cooper again produces one of his great historical features, detailing that turbulent opening weekend. Andrea de Cesaris failed to pre-qualify, but Bertrand Gachot was classified as a finisher. And Marie Jordan (Mrs EJ) kept everyone going on sandwiches.
It was the start of an amazing adventure that continues even today, with EJ's eyebrow-raising taste in flashy shirts and disco trousers and his former team's multiple metamorphoses into what is today known as Force India.
Mark Hughes – Our top columnist describes a nightmare Fernando Alonso may well have had, about the unpredictable racing ahead caused by the new Pirelli tyres…
Pirelli assessment – …and then for good measure Mark explains, over five pages, just why the racing will be different.
Exhaust-blown diffusers – Edd Straw examines why they've made an impact, and looks back at when they were a novelty – on Alain Prost's Renault.
Overcoming a bad start – How do you recover if your F1 car is born slow? Gary Anderson explains.
Intercontinental Le Mans Cup – With the Sebring 12 Hours just over a week away, sportscar doyen Gary Watkins salivates over a classic season in the making.
Rally Mexico – David Evans takes a look back at all the action from Central America, although Sebastien Ogier would probably prefer not to be reminded of it.
World Touring Car Championship – Rob Huff talks to Mark Glendenning about Chevrolet's prospects; Robert Dahlgren updates Charles Bradley on life at Volvo. And we look at all the runners.
Aaro Vainio – Remember this Finn's name. He's racing in GP3; he's managed by Nicolas Todt. So we thought we'd better tell you about him.
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