Legends Of The Sport
Formula 1 Print 1984 - Elio de Angelis cornerin his Lotus-Renault 95T at the 1984 British Grand Prix at Brands Hatch
Elio de Angelis (ITA) cornering in his Lotus-Renault 95T at the1984 British Grand Prix in Brands Hatch on July 22. The race, was won by Niki Lauda (SUI) for McLaren, who also raced the fastest lap, after starting third on the grid. Derek Warwick (GBR) came second in a Renault RE50 and Ayrton Senna (BRA) third in a Toleman-Hart TG184. Elio de Angelis finished in fourth place.
The 1984 Formula One season was the 35th season of FIA Formula One motor racing. It featured the 1984 Formula One World Championship for Drivers and the 1984 Formula One World Championship for Manufacturers which were contested concurrently over a sixteen-race series which commenced on 25 March, and ended on 21 October.
In the Drivers' Championship, the season became a duel between McLaren's Alain Prost and Niki Lauda. Prost won 7 races to Lauda's 5, including the last two Grands Prix of the year, but Lauda eventually prevailed by half a point – the smallest margin in Formula One history.