22 October 2006 Felipe Massa brought Brazil's 13-year wait for a home winner at Interlagos to an end with an imperious performance in the final grand prix of 2006, but it was the fortunes of title rivals Fernando Alonso and Michael Schumacher that held the capacity crowd enthralled.
08 October 2006 Fernando Alonso's championship chances received a massive boost at Suzuka, not only with victory in the Japanese Grand Prix but also with main rival Michael Schumacher retiring from the race while comfortably in front.
01 October 2006 After two races without so much as a sniff of the points at the Shanghai International Circuit, Michael Schumacher finally found the fortune he was looking for as he won a race that really should have belonged to Renault.
10 September 2006 Michael Schumacher suffered the highs and lows of motorsport life in one afternoon at Monza as, having racked up his 90th race win in front of the adoring tifosi at Monza, he announced that the time had come to bow out of Formula One.
27 August 2006 Felipe Massa's move to Ferrari finally brought its reward, as the Brazilian recorded the first grand prix win of his interrupted career by beating Fernando Alonso and Michael Schumacher to the line in Turkey.
06 August 2006 The common belief that the Hungarian Grand Prix and excitement couldn't go hand-in-hand was debunked as Jenson Button defied the odds and all the weather gods could throw at him to claim his maiden F1 victory.
30 July 2006 Michael Schumacher closed the world championship gap to just eleven points by inflicting another crushing defeat on his rivals, this time on home soil at Hockenheim.
16 July 2006 The 2006 French GP will certainly not go down as a classic, but for Michael Schumacher and Ferrari, their fourth win of the season marked another important step in their bid to close the gap to Fernando Alonso and Renault in the drivers' and manufacturers' championships.
02 July 2006 If the American fans that gave Indianapolis and Formula One a second chance were looking for something different this season, they only got part of what they hoped for as Ferrari again romped to a 1-2 result.
25 June 2006 Having never stepped onto the podium in Montreal before, Fernando Alonso ensured his first visit was to the top step with a dominant victory in the Canadian Grand Prix.
11 June 2006 Despite the usual paddock talk beforehand, Fernando Alonso and Renault again proved to be the class of the field in the British Grand Prix, romping to a 13-second victory at Silverstone.
28 May 2006 Reigning world champion, Fernando Alonso has won the Monaco Grand Prix, leading from start to finish at the principality, the seventh round in the 2006 FIA Formula One World Championship.
14 May 2006 Fernando Alonso gave the massive Spanish crowd just what it wanted in Barcelona, taking a comfortable lights-to-flag win to ease out his championship lead over closest rival Michael Schumacher.
07 May 2006 Michael Schumacher took full advantage of Ferrari strategy and a brace of fast in-laps to claim his second straight victory of the 2006 Formula One season.
23 April 2006 Michael Schumacher resisted pressure from Renault's Fernando Alonso to end the regie's winning streak and bring to an end an 18-month victory drought for Ferrari against meaningful opposition.
02 April 2006 Fernando Alonso increased his world championship advantage with a second win of the year in Australia, but the real interest in the race was behind the runaway Spaniard.
19 March 2006 Giancarlo Fisichella led a Renault 1-2 in the Malaysian Grand Prix, giving the team its second win of the 2006 season after leading all the way from pole position.
12 March 2006 Fernando Alonso got his Formula One world title defence off to the perfect start with ten points from the opening round of 2006 in Bahrain, but the Spaniard had to overcome the threat of a rejuvenated Ferrari team to take top honours.
16 October 2005 Fernando Alonso led from start to finish in a slow-burner of a Chinese Grand Prix, helping to secure the constructors' world title for his Renault team.
09 October 2005 If Juan Pablo Montoya had been proud of his rise from 19th to second in the German Grand Prix this season, he no longer has bragging rights in the McLaren camp after team-mate Kimi Raikkonen went from a similar position to take victory in a dramatic Japanese Grand Prix.