Articles tagged Coca-Cola

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The moneyman with soul

John Hogan has worked out of the limelight during his 40 years in Formula 1. But as the sponsor man from Marlboro, he wielded great power within the sport he loved Writer: Damien Smith, Photographer: Howard Simmons Recognise this guy? It would be quite understandable if you didn’t. Yet for the best part of 30 years, he was considered one of the most powerful and influential figures in the Formula...

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Maserati Indy

When they were new An original road test taken from the Motor Sport archives, November 1971 | By Denis Jenkinson During the summer of 1956 I saw drawings of the V8 Maserati engine, and later that year I saw the first cylinder block come out of the Maserati foundry. At that time I was very closely associated with the Maserati racing department, for in the spring of that year I was with Stirling...

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Safari Rally

When a rally takes place in some of the toughest terrain imaginable, is run smoothly and efficiently by organisers whose fingers are always at the control buttons, and Is blessed by a talented field of the world's best drivers, it has the necessary ingredients for a superb and memorable competition. Add the inevitable African seasoning of unpredictable and rapidly changing weather conditions and...

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Rally Review - Corsica

Tragedy repeated in Corsica For the second year in succession tragedy has struck the Lancia team whilst competing in the Tour of Corsica. Last year Italian driver Attilio Bettega was killed when his Lancia Rally ditched and hit a tree. This year popular Finnish driver Henri Toivonen and his American-born Italian co-driver Sergio Cresto both died in a terrible accident when their Lancia Delta S4...

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Ford GT40 heads Marathon weekend

While most of the action at the 31st running of the Oldtimer Grand Prix took place on the Grand Prix circuit, a 70-strong field of classic sports and GT cars competed on the famous Nordschleife in the AvD Historic Marathon. Seeking to add another major historic endurance win to their growing tally, Jon Minshaw and Martin Stretton planted the former's Jaguar E-type on pole in style, but their race...

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Newsfeed

IRL The series has announced a new multi-year sponsorship deal with Coca-Cola. It has also introduced a new style of ‘knock-out’ qualifying for road races. Cars will be divided into two groups, with the fastest six from each progressing to the next round. The quickest half dozen from round two will then take part in a ‘Fast Six Shoot-out’.  BTCC Team 48 Motorsports, run by three ex-England...

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Misguided missile

Shadow's first car was one of the strangest devices ever seen on a racetrack. Preston Lerner recounts how innovative ideas on the drawing board became fundamental flaws in the flesh. Picture a car the size of a go-kart. No, a tad bigger. Say knee-high, with tyres that wouldn't look too out of place on a Ford Ka. Now picture a hulk of Detroit iron. No, bigger. A lot bigger. Say seven litres of...

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German high performance

Motor Sport visits the BMW and Porsche factories and tests representative models On arrival at Stuttgart Airport last month, we found awaiting us a maroon Porsche Carrera and a grey Porsche 1,600. The Editor was put into the Carrera, his colleague drove the 1,600, and thus we arrived at the Porsche works in the pleasant factory suburb of Zuffenhausen. The rear-engined, air-cooled flat-four...

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Rally review: Rally of the Thousand Lakes

A year ago Hannu Mikkola won the Rally of the Thousand Lakes after his team-mate Stig Blomqvist, obviously more than capable of winning, was told by Audi's team manager to slow down and finish second. We said then that such an order detracts from an event, producing an artificial result, and we now find ourselves expressing the very same sentiments, for at the end of August the 1983 Rally of the...

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The month in Motor Sport

May 17: Alfa Romeo announces that its British Touring Car Champion Gabriele Tarquini is to make his BTCC return at Oulton Park. 19: Honda BTCC racer lames Kaye gives the 'thumbs up' to the re-opened Croft circuit, which is shortly to host its first race meeting for 14 years. 19: Michael Schumacher tops the post-Spanish GP testing times at Barcelona. 19: Four-times Le Mans winner Henri Pescarolo...

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