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May 1994

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The month in MOTOR SPORT MARCH 18: Benetton reports that JJ Lehto will not be fit to race in the Brazilian GP. los Verstappen will deputise. 18: Arguments about TV coverage of World Championship...
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MATTERS Of MOMENT A victim of its own success? Consider an event which causes a jam of up to 10 miles' standing traffic on a major dual carriageway. Could this be a Milanese football derby we're...
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. c° )‘ +' expet tall'ons In the end, the Brazilian Grand Prix went against all expectations. Few would seriously have bet against the chances of Ayrton Senna, on his homeground, and the Williams-...
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Jj /.) .3) _1:1 _ILY_1_-) (jail) ILL/ J. 1J 'j_k_d__`1 9_11 _5_/) J I IL/JI IIiJJJ Oh dear! You can't help but feel a degree of sympathy for Eddie Irvine, a driver who while keeping his foot in it...
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Even before Brazil, Renault Sport admitted that it was impressed by the Ford ZetecaR. With development of its own RS VIO now levelling off, the French are getting ready for a new wave of F1 engine...
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he Toyota got the win it wanted in Kenya, but not from the anticipated source in the small hours of the morning, a car climbed the ramp in Nairobi after the first leg of the East African Safari...
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or a series that has been read the last rites more often than Barnet Football Club, the European F3000 Championship has a positively roseate glow to its cheeks. When it kicks off at Silverstone on...
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The 1994 IndyCar season may look healthy on the surface, but beneath the 30-car grids lies a political minefield that requires urgent sweeping No matter how you cut it, it's a long way from the...
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40110%, • / one Al n to ott .ihhti pening round the giftli the . A ale too do a other was red. :111„,,L1 wA. a 0' too many conclusions from Thruxton. From our own point of view, I know that we didn'...
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At the time of its launch, Audi did stress that the 52 wasn't designed as an heir to the original Quattro • . • When the late, great Ouattro was laid to rest a few years ago. Audi made it quite clear...
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please study the following carefully, inwardly digest and, if possible, try to fathom out whether you are reading a) a sculpture exhibition catalogue or b) an extract from Private Eye's Pseuds Corner...
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0000h," cooed the receptionist as she took the keys and caught sight of the logo on the leather tag, "a BMW." Note one: signs of a favourable initial response to the marque. Then, she turned up her...
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Decent a car as the Renault 2 I was (and in turbocharged form it was quick, well-balanced and immensely satisfying to drive quickly), it didn't exactly have fleet buyers falling over themselves to...
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Civil Civk irhis is the car that daddy would buy the sensible teenager in downtown LA. American designed and built, the little Honda Coupe is a real smoothie with a galvanised steel-clad 0.33 Cd. It...
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The real ALPINE TRIAL 1933 Alpine In recent times many retrospectives of former important competition events have been held, for classic and other cars. They are commendable in that they provide good...
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Exmoor Trial On March 19 the VSCC ran its Exmoor Fringe Trial. There were 43 starters, some sharing cars, and 41 finishers: Gill's 1925 30/98 and Michelmore's 1932 Boyd Carpenter A7 retired. There...
OBITUARIES Max Hill A s we closed for press we heard the very sad news of the death, aged 88, of Max Hill, after a very short spell in hospital. Max was a long-time VSCC member, who competed in their...
VSCC hi The Dales con March 5 the VSCC took its trialsdriving contingent to the Derbyshire dales, to try their fortune up 14 sections, including the three Clough Woods, Gipsy Lane and Gibbet Wood....
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V-to-C Miscellany The Rover Sports Register will hold the National Rover Rally at Belvoir Castle, near Grantham, on August 22, and after the recent BMW takeover of the longestablished British company...
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The Co-Op cars This time we will depart from the previous policy of this feature, and cover a number of different makes instead of just one marque. This, I think, is permissible, because all were...
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Cars in books Cecil Lewis, still writing at 95, but perhaps best-remembered for his wonderful account of flying with the RFC during the First World War (Sagittarius Rising, published in 1936 by Peter...
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Down Under -1-let no one think that the VSCC of Australia is inactive not that any British participants i the rallies there could ever harbour such a thought. Further to endorse the view that the...
Out of the past In the 1920s motor racing at Brooklands and private flying were flourishing, and addicts who found the Weybridge Motor Course too far away to visit would probably aim for the Shelsley...
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Footnote FFinally, what is all this about a motor racing centenary this year? In my view, the first race was Paris-Bordeaux-Paris in 1895 (winner Levassor's Panhard); ParisRouen in 1894 was a trial...
Pleasure motor Obviously, the motor car can give pleasure of various kinds. There is the pleasure of driving a good car and making it perform to its driver's wishes. There is the convenience of a car...
Sierra's 50,000 The Ford Sierra EFi 4x4 has done a trouble-free 50,000 miles. Still nothing amiss, except a digital read-out showing the driver's door unshut when it is — resulting in hard slamming...
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The Guinness Complete Grand Prix Who's Who, by Steve Small. Guinness Publishing, 114.99. There are probably a number of you out there who don't recall the precise reason why Ernst Loof retired his...
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... or rough justice? Sir, I have had time to read the analyses in the weekly specialist press and the national newspapers, and have replayed my video of the incident countless times. While I can see...
A fair trial ... Sir, 1 know that the camera can always lie even the TV camera but 1 have to say that I fully condone the FIA's decision to punish Eddie Irvine after the spectacular accident which...
Beauty beheld Sir, Despite the usual furore over what is termed technically 'legal' and what is not, 1 think congratulations are in order to John Barnard and Ferrari for producing the 'prettiest'...
Aston memories Sir, The photograph on pages 354/5 in April's edition, showing Innes Ireland driving a DB4 GT, brought back some memories. In the early 1960s, we owned the car depicted 17 TVX together...
Traffic jam blues Sir, Watching the opening events at Thruxton on Easter Monday, I couldn't help but glance across at the A303 every now and again. I wonder how many of those entangled in the...
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4Cif facts Sir, We have recently purchased a 1958 Renault 4CV convertible, which we hope to use in historic rallying. We are looking for archive material relating to the 4CV's race and rally history...
A valuable link Sir, Reader Bill Timm (March 1994) may have a point that Monaco is an anachronism in the context of modern Grand Prix racing, but I have to say that its continued inclusion on the Fl...
Monaco fan Sir, A brief response to Mr Timm's letter in your March edition. His letter started with the question 'What is it about Monaco?'. Well, if he does not know, I can only assume he has never...
Starters' paradise Sir, I would like to congratulate Reynard on its startling IndyCar debut at Surfers Paradise. I know that Adrian Reynard has had previous firsttime success when he has entered his...
The numbers game Sir, I have been lucky enough to get hold of a copy of the 1994 NASCAR Year Book. It's full of facts, figures, driver and track profiles, not to mention entertaining adverts for...

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