Articles tagged Ferrari

Page 16 of February 2009 archive issue thumbnail Page 16, February 2009

Nigel Roebuck

Reflections – F1 in crisis – but it need not have come to this – Surtees’s GP assessment still resonates today On Wednesday, December 3, I was due to attend Honda’s traditional end-of-season lunch, but on the Monday a letter, signed by Nick Fry and Ross Brawn, arrived by e-mail. In light of the prevailing economic situation, it said, and the fact that the company’s English plant was down to a...

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Schuey guns for eighth tittle

Seven-time champion plans to race on in face of retirement rumours Michael Schumacher has dismissed speculation that he will retire after clinching his seventh Formula One world championship — and even continues to leave the door open to racing beyond 2006, which is when his contract with Ferrari runs out. The 35-year-old made sure of the 2004 crown at the Belgian Grand Prix in August by...

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Ferrari faces legal challenge from old ally

It appears that the spaghetti is poised to hit the fan. Luigi J Chinetti the racing driver formerly known as 'Coco' Chinetti and son of the four-time Le Mans-winning founder of the North American Racing Team, who was a prime mover behind Ferrari's early commercial success has filed a legal suit against the Italian company. He seeks "declaratory judgment and cancellation of the Trademark Reg Nos 3...

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Vanwall Victory In "Daily Express" International Trophy Race, Driven By Moss At Record Speed

Connaughts Second and Third. Ferraris Retire. Sports-car Successes by Cooper-Climax and Aston Martin. Russell Wins 500-c.c. Race, Jaguar the Touring-car Event. Lap Records Shattered The Daily Express International Trophy Meeting at Silverstone is one of the highlights of the British racing season and this year, organised by the B.R.D.C. on May 5th, it provided good entries, plenty of variety, and...

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Getting the Breaks

The French GP was about getting the breaks, be they of the lucky or commercial variety, as Mark Skewis explains Had the French Grand Prix been televised by ITV, as will be the case next year, it would have been tempting to have made the tea during the race and sat down to watch the adverts! It was not a classic race by any stretch of the imagination. But it/s likely to prove a significant one,...

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Smooth justice

Gilles Villeneuve was much more than a brilliant but flawed racer. Look beyond the popular myths, says Mark Hughes, and the evidence points to a style that was precise and an approach that was measured A long time ago there was a racing driver, a fantastic driver, who did many impossible things. He took his first GP victory — at the end of his first full season — by choosing a compound his tyre...

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The Shark bites back

Ferrari's 555 racer was christened 'The Shark' but in the 1950s it was more minnow that man-eater. Now, forty years on, Willie Green takes on Maserati's fabled 250F and finds the Super Squalo fighting back Italy 1953. Ferrari designer Aurelio Lampredi wheels out Maranello's answer to Mercedes' W196. Sleek and low, with curvaceous side-tanks, the 553 Squalo looks like a mean rival to the silver...

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The month in MOTOR SPORT

Nov 8: Alister McRae, son of Jimmy and younger brother of Colin, is surprise winner of the Shell Rally Scholarship. His prize is a full British Rally Championship season in a Ford Sapphire Cosworth 4x4 sponsored by the oil giant. His programme will also include a couple of overseas events. Nov 9: Wisbech Stadium hosts its last-ever meeting. Danny Semrau wins the saloon stock car race which signs...

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On The New Formula Two

When the F.I.A. announced that Formula Junior would finish at the end of 1963 and be replaced by two Formulae, one above and one below in technical standards to the existing Formula Junior, it seemed like a sound move. It meant that there would be two reasonable stepping-stones up the ladder of single-seater racing to the pinnacle of Formula One or Grand Prix racing. However, the detailed rules...

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Radio GaGa

Radio GaGa Sir, Regarding DSJ's recent article on the Honda and Ferrari teams curious misfires possibly due to radio wave effects on the management systems, I submit that the Phoenix scenario is closest to the most likely culprit. I am an engineer for a fire truck manufacturer that builds its own chassis. Many of these trucks utilise Detroit Diesel's new "D-DEC" computer engine management system...

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