Articles tagged Christian Klien

Page 72, November 2014

"It just keeps on giving"

Motor Sport was offered an exclusive opportunity to try Audi’s 2014 Le Mans-winning R18. Your chauffeur? Harry Tincknell, who scored an eye-catching class victory on his Sarthe debut Writer: Sam Smith Mid-August, Italy. Shutdown. The towns and cities have emptied, their citizens headed for the Adriatic. Bronzed tourists line up, sardine-like, and bake on the scorched beaches of Riccione. A few...

Page 122, May 2014

More than just a tall story

Once a bright British prospect whose F1 career was equal parts bafflement and brevity, Justin Wilson has now spent more than a decade in America. He’s forged a fine reputation in his adopted home, thanks in part to his habit of conjuring victories for unfancied teams…Writer: Simon Arron It is almost 20 years since Justin Wilson created a piece of history that will forever be his. He was one of...

Page 43, September 2008

Hamilton's day in the sun

Lewis celebrating his British GP win with the crowd at Goodwood was just one highlight of another superb Festival of Speed. Here follow some of the others Lord March couldn’t have asked for more. Just seven days after that brilliant wet-weather win in the British Grand Prix here was Lewis Hamilton at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, eager to meet his adoring public and bask in the deserved glory...

Page 88, October 2011

THE HISTORY

THE HISTORY British Formula 3 is the world's oldest F3 championship. It started in 1951 and has remained one of the series you must compete in as an aspiring professional driver. One of the reasons it has been so successful for so long is that it regularly produces future Formula 1 World Champions. Sixty years ago the series ran 500cc cars, but by 1959 it had joined forces with Formula Junior and...

Page 15, March 2008

Force India saves Fisi

Giancarlo Fisichella has been handed a Formula 1 lifeline by Force India, where the 34-year-old Italian will partner Adrian Sutil this season. With his signing the revamped team has sent out a clear message that its days of taking pay drivers are gone. Fisichella had been told by Renault team boss Flavio Briatore that he had no future there well before it confirmed the signing of Fernando Alonso...

Page 66, January 2012

Lunch with... Christian Horner

In seven seasons, Horner has led Red Bull Racing from struggling F1 outfit to the dominant force in the pitlane. And all because he could admit to himself that he wasn’t going to be the next Vettel By Simon Taylor In the business world, management is all. The best managers earn the biggest salaries; companies with good profit growth are said to be well-managed. Management is studied at...

Page 23, April 2009

Top seat for Brabham

David Brabham will try to emulate older brother Geoff by winning the Le Mans 24 Hours in a Peugeot. Brabham was the surprise announcement when the Peugeot team launched its 2009 sports car campaign at company headquarters in Paris in February. The 43-year-old British-based Australian was named alongside Peugeot returnee Sébastien Bourdais and seven drivers who raced the 908 HDi last season....

Page 54, October 2008

One for the pros

Procar involved some stunning BMW M1s and a bunch of F1 drivers who were let loose on the track before a Grand Prix. No wonder they wanted a reunion By Adam Cooper BMW celebrated the 30th anniversary of the M1 in style by running a pair of demonstration Procar races at the German Grand Prix meeting. Ten of the Group 4 racers, both privately owned and from the company museum, recalled the...

Page 76, July 2006

Renault – A century

The circle is neatly completed as Renault — and its industry soulmate Michelin — carry the champion's number one in Formula One this season. For it was exactly 100 years ago that they carved out the commandments for grand prix success: technical innovation, detailed preparation, a tyre advantage, carefully choreographed pit work and neat, fast, consistent driving to a pre-arranged strategy. That...

Page 27, April 2008

Klien joins Peugeot bid

Christian Klien will take time out from Formula 1 testing duties with BMW to race for Peugeot at the Le Mans 24 Hours. The 25-year-old Austrian was the surprise announcement when Peugeot revealed its roster of drivers for its three 908 HDi turbo-diesel prototypes in Paris. “BMW was happy for me to get some more race miles,” said Klien. “It wants what is best for me.” Klien, a veteran of 46...

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