Now, there are some who would suggest that this weekend's Las Vegas Grand Prix is not the 1,100th World Championship race.
They would claim it is only the 1,089th such race, with the missing 11 thanks to those anomalous Indianapolis 500s between 1950-1960.
Indy was only put on the calendar to put the 'World' in World Championship, and rarely caught the attention of F1 drivers - although Alberto Ascari did attempt it in 1952.
But they stand as points-paying Grands Prix, and so F1 will celebrate its 1,100th World Championship race with its first Saturday race since the 1985 South African Grand Prix - race #419 - a span of 680 Sunday races.
The previous milestone races, as shown in the table below, do have some iconic moments.
The 1990 Australian GP was race #500 - with the fallout of Ayrton Senna and Alain Prost's collision at Turn 1 in Japan. It is where Senna gave his infamous "if you no longer go for a gap" interview to Sir Jackie Stewart - the winner of race #200 in Monaco.
Race #700 was Jordan Grand Prix's last win in the curtailed Brazilian GP of 2003, while race #800 was the controversial 2008 Singapore GP - the less said about F1's first night race, the better...
Lewis Hamilton was the winner in #900, in that battle with Nico Rosberg in Bahrain, while he became the sole two-time milestone winner in China 2019 - the 1,000th race.
F1's milestone Grands Prix
|1||Great Britain||Silverstone||May 13th, 1950||Giuseppe Farina||Alfa Romeo|
|100||Germany||Nurburgring||August 6th, 1961||Stirling Moss||Lotus|
|200||Monaco||Monte Carlo||May 23rd, 1971||Jackie Stewart||Tyrrell|
|300||South Africa||Kyalami||March 4th, 1978||Ronnie Peterson||Lotus|
|400||Austria||Spielberg||August 19, 1984||Niki Lauda||McLaren|
|500||Australia||Adelaide||November 4th, 1990||Nelson Piquet||Benetton|
|600||Argentina||Buenos Aries||April 13th, 1997||Jacques Villeneuve||Williams|
|700||Brazil||Interlagos||April 6th, 2003||Giancarlo Fisichella||Jordan|
|800||Singapore||Marina Bay||September 28th, 2008||Fernando Alonso||Renault|
|900||Bahrain||Sakhir||April 6th, 2014||Lewis Hamilton||Mercedes|
|1,000||China||Shanghai||April 14th, 2019||Lewis Hamilton||Mercedes|
|1,100||Las Vegas||Las Vegas||November 18th, 2023||----||----|