In the round-up: Alain Prost reveals how close Renault came to quitting Formula One.
ITV cut their #F1 deal short by three years in 2008. Ecclestone collected their early exit penalty cheque within hours. Get a pen ready @BBC
? F1 Fanatic (@f1fanatic_co_uk) December 21, 2015
On this day in F1
Pierre Levegh was born on this day 100 years ago. He had a brief career in Formula One, starting hald-a-dozen races in 1950 and 1951. Sadly he is best known for the circumstances of his death in a terrible crash during the 1955 Le Mans 24 Hours, which killed over 80 other people when his Mercedes was launched into the crowd.