Celebrating 250 races in the F1 paddock

Celebrating 250 races in the F1 paddock

Silverstone marked the 250th grand prix DIETER RENCKEN covered as a journalist. He looks back on how life in the Formula 1 paddock has - and hasn't - changed since 1997

By the nature of its brief, this column is usually written in the third person. Only where they added substance to text had personal references previously been included, and then only to underscore a particular point.

However, this edition breaks with tradition, for good reason: Silverstone marked my 250th grand prix, and it proved fascinating to compare the different eras then (1997) and now.

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