You will have noticed that the F1 calendar just goes on getting longer and longer. This year the season started on March 17thand kept going all the way to its finale in Abu Dhabi on December 1st. But that’s not the latest a World Championship F1 race has been held, not by some distance. Because in 1962 and 1963 the season ended on the 29thand 28thof December respectively, because down at the East London circuit in South Africa, it was the middle of summer.
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