Talk:British Grand Prix

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Could I just ask why Scottish drivers get to display the Scottish flag in the rankings but English born drivers are labelled with the Union Jack. I think this is grossly unfair, where is the St. George's Cross for England please? -- 22:20, 19 February 2006 (UTC)

This question comes up all the time. There was a discussion at 2006 Formula One season not so long ago. The FIA seem to work at the level of the UK, not the individual elements, as do the Olympics, so they should all have the UK flag. I'll correct them. 4u1e 23:00, 4 May 2006 (UTC)

The Austrian flag is broken. The icon graphic is attempting to link to: (talk) 17:33, 5 November 2008 (UTC)

Seems to be working OK now. DH85868993 (talk) 01:34, 14 November 2008 (UTC)

Donington Park[edit]

I added Donington Park into the infobox due to recent confirmation that it will host the GP from 2010 onwards. If there is any issue with it being included in the infobox please discuss. TestUser001 (talk) 11:59, 4 July 2008 (UTC)

Ferrari's wins[edit]

I notice recently Ferrari has been demoted from 15 BGP wins to 14, presumably because of the Lancia D50 chassis the team used to win the 1956 Grand Prix. One of the problems with the 'Constructor' nomenclature is that it creates this little inconsistencies. The Ferrari team has won 15 British Grands Prix, but can't claim it in the infobox now? Comments before an edit war ensues? --Falcadore (talk) 00:35, 30 April 2010 (UTC)

I noticed that too. I support the listing of constructors rather than teams in the infobox (I think listing teams would cause us more grief); I think the issue here is whether the car Fangio was driving was a "Ferrari" or a "Lancia-Ferrari". We currently have some inconsistency on this issue: 1956 British Grand Prix and Ferrari Grand Prix results call it a "Ferrari" (as do FORIX, ChicaneF1 and whereas this article and Juan Manuel Fangio call it a "Lancia-Ferrari". DH85868993 (talk) 02:55, 30 April 2010 (UTC)