Articles tagged Ferrari

Page 14 of August 1962 archive issue thumbnail Page 14, August 1962

1962 British Grand Prix race report - The uncatchable Lotus and Clark

15th RAC British Grand Prix report from 1962 Aintree, Liverpool, July 21st In spite of a lot of protests the R.A.C. once again delegated the British Grand Prix to the B.A.R.C., the second time in succession, so that the Grand Prix circus had to journey to Liverpool to race at the Aintree Stadium. After the victories by Cooper at Reims and Porsche at Rouen, as well as Porsche at the smaller...

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Unlucky Star?

No-one doubted his skills; but was it ill-luck or bad judgement which kept him from a win? 20 years after his last race, Chris Amon speaks candidly to Mark Hughes The French Grand Prix 1972 was a neat paradigm of Chris Amon's F1 career, encapsulating both his sublime talent and appalling luck. Clermont-Ferrand was the venue: a sinewy, hilly circuit, five miles of fast bends and blind apices cut...

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The Formula One Scene

The Formula One Scene RECENTLY THE FISA have been announcing a long list of new rules. some to come into effect immediately. others as long-term thinking and many of them arc aimed to ensure that control of Formula One racing remains with the International Governing body, and that it remains At line with the rest of the world of motor sport. Malty people in Forrnula One think that it is somCthing...

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Ed Foster

Knight racingWith seven gold medals in his saddlebag, Sir Chris Hoy is buckling down to a Radical new competitive discipline From footballer Luther Blissett to Olympic decathlon medallist Bruce Jenner, there are plenty of sportsmen and women who have gone on to try motor sport. Not all reached the heights of Jenner, who won his class in the 1986 Sebring 12 Hours, or indeed Jackie Stewart who was...

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Rare Ligier sports-racer back after 27 year rest

En route to entering Grand Prix racing as a constructor in 1976, French Formula One privateer of the mid-1960s Guy Ligier built and raced successful sports-prototypes designed by Michel Tetu. Ligier drove the unique open JS3, powered by a 3-litre Cosworth DFV engine, to victory in the 1971 Spring Cup at Montlhery. He also finished second, with Patrick Depailler, in the Le Mans test weekend's...

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An encounter with a Ferrari 250GT SWB Lightweight Berlinetta

The 250GT Ferrari must surely represent the ultimate in modern high-speed sporting travel, or GT competition and holds today a position rather similar to the Bugatti 57SC of 1939," said Motor Sport, March 1963, in an article by K. H. Miska describing the development of the 250GT Ferrari. The respected American magazine Sports Car Illustrated describes the 250GT short wheelbase lightweight...

Page 73 of April 1978 archive issue thumbnail Page 73, April 1978

Book reviews

"Historic Fairground Scenes" by Michael E. Ware, FRPS. 96 pp. 9 1/2 in. x 7 1/4 in. (Moorland Publishing Co., The Market Place; Hartington, Buxton. Derbyshire, SK17 0A1. £4.20). Michael Ware has led us, through his photographic archives, to some pleasant historical paths, such as how motor cars were manufactured, the canal scenes of long ago, and so on. His latest book in this style covers a...

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Looking back on Stuart Lewis-Evans

"ONE OF the season's great moments for me came at Monza, during the second day's practice for the Italian Grand Prix. I had already managed a respectable lap time, and when1 worked out how much I had in hand, it looked as though I might achieve fastest practice time. I set out to do this when there were only five often minutes of practice left. Just as I crossed the line after what I felt was the...

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Cotton on....

New formula for Le Mans? Motor Sport's proposed Supercar Grand Touring category has been well received by manufacturers and by the public, whose concern for the future of sports-car racing is raised by the extremely commercial nature of FISA's development of the World Championship. Peace proposals have been agreed between FISA and the Automobile Club de l'Ouest for the running of this year's 24-...

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Grand Prix De Belgique

Spa, June 3rd. The permanent road circuit that lies within the triangle formed by the three villages Francorchamps, Malmedy and Stavelot, in the Spa region of the Ardennes, is one of the finest in Europe, and each year the Royal Automobile Club of Belgium organise their Grand Prix on this circuit. With its extremely high lap speeds, fast uphill and downhill corners, long sweeping curves, and its...

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