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Tuesday 21st October 2014

 

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Tambay and Haas

A look back at one of Can-Am’s most successful relationships

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Le Mans 24 Hours live coverage

A notional concept, rest. It doesn’t matter how many times you cover Le Mans, nor how well you appreciate the benefits of a break…

Le Mans: the first 12 hours

Canadian Tony Burgess was lucky to escape serious injury in a huge crash that cut his Lola coupé in half…

Aston racer Simonsen killed at Le Mans

Aston Martin Racing driver Allan Simonsen has died after crashing on the third lap of the Le Mans 24 Hours. …

Le Mans 24 Hours: busy even on a Friday

According to the official Le Mans 24 Hours timetable, Friday is a time of rest – an opportunity for drivers …

Nissan unveils ‘zero emissions’ racer

Nissan took the covers off its experimental ‘zero emissions’ racing car at Le Mans, as it gears up to break …

Emerson Fittipaldi: an all-time great

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Dear Nigel, I was reading your Grand Prix Greats book and the chapter on Mario Andretti reminded me of another …

Juan Pablo Montoya: a great loss for F1

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Dear Nigel, During your article in the April edition you mentioned you were, for a variety of reasons, delighted at Juan Pablo …

1988 Le Mans 24 Hours report

The one nightmare shared by Jaguar’s board members was the possibility of defeat…

Le Mans: Prologue to the 24 Hours

5am, Thursday morning. I’ve locked the front door, duvet and pillow under one arm, travel bag in the other and …

Audi’s McNish and Jarvis on Le Mans

“Oh s**t,” says Allan McNish after a long pause. I had just explained how much track time I was getting …

1973 Le Mans 24 Hours report

Last year’s victory by Matra was somewhat hollow thanks to the lack of opposition, notably from Ferrari…

José Froilán González at Silverstone

Professional racing drivers tend to fight shy of admitting to a favourite circuit because any such pronouncement presupposes that there …

1965 Le Mans 24 Hours report

There were 51 starters in the Le Mans race, but to all intents and purposes it was a straight fight…

When will Valentino Rossi win again?

It’s the question you get asked half a dozen times a race weekend, usually by expectant Rossi fans, hoping for …

1953 Le Mans 24 Hours report

The Le Mans 24 Hour race carries with it more tradition and history than any other event…

Rolls-Royce Ghosts retrace historic trip

A hundred years ago, four Rolls-Royce Ghosts left England bound for the Alps. Three were factory prepared cars, one was …

1949 Le Mans 24 Hours report

Before the war Le Mans was a household word in British motor racing circles, as well it might be…

Le Mans 1967: Gurney and Foyt win for Ford

In the current issue of Motor Sport our editor-in-chief Nigel Roebuck writes about why he considers the 1967 Le Mans …

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