Articles tagged Ferrari

Page 24 of July 1996 archive issue thumbnail Page 24, July 1996

Must The Show Go On?

If the rain won't stop, should the racing? Mark Skewis considers the controversial issue highlighted by the Spanish GP Two matters of concern arose from Barcelona's rain-lashed Grand Prix: one was an issue for Damon Hill, the other for the sport as a whole. The tour de force with which Michael Schumacher scored his first victory for Ferrari, and his team's first success with a V10 engine, was a...

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The President's Men

Can Schumacher end Ferrari's 17-year drought in the drivers' championship? Mark Skewis finds Ferrari's President in optimistic mood There is far more to being a successful politician than just grabbing the nearest grubby-faced baby and praying that its nappy is empty and that the ice cream it is wearing instead of eating won't smudge your Sunday best as you cuddle it. Anyone seeking a vote of...

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Reflections

Kimi's move to Ferrari recalls other feisty driver pairings; Shell film rekindles the bravery that the old Spa demanded, and Brundle goes back to the Fifties with boot polish For the majority of Formula 1 fans, I like to think, that fortnight encompassing Spa and Monza remains the core of any Grand Prix season. As long-time enthusiast Clive James remarked in his column in the Telegraph, “When the...

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200 Grands Prix for Honda

The earliest steps are the most troubled and the learning curve is a steep one. But eventually, the adept are rewarded. When in 1964 Honda first entered Formula 1 with a neat device called the RA271, complete with transversely-mounted V12 engine — it was little surprise that no points were scored. But Ronnie,Bucknum had qualified tenth at Monza and ran as high as fifth before retirement....

Page 52 of February 1979 archive issue thumbnail Page 52, February 1979

Page & Moy Ltd

Specialists in Motor Racing Tours, Travel and Trade and Press Conventions Page & Moy of Leicester are synonymous with motor-racing tours for enthusiasts. It all started back in 1959, when Tony Moy went to Le Mans with friends in a 1½-litre Riley, the year Salvadori and Shelby won for Aston Martin, and was so impressed with this unique race and the joys of Continental travel that he decided...

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Three Formula 2 races

Zeltweg Airfield, Austria ON September 18th the Austrian motor-sporting public had a great day, for they were able to see World Champion Jack Brabham and Stirling Moss in action with F.2 cars on the short aerodrome circuit at Zeltweg. Brabham was naturally driving a Cooper-Climax and Moss had the R. R. C. Walker Porsche single-seater, while against these two were Hermann and Barth with factory...

Page 72 of March 2007 archive issue thumbnail Page 72, March 2007

Ferrari Classiche

Owners of classic Ferraris can now have their cars officially restored, maintained, recognised and certified by the Maranello factory itself Inside the imposing main gate of the Ferrari factory at Maranello is to be found a new venture for the famous Italian manufacturer.  Even if you have never been lucky enough to own a Ferrari you may have made that holiday diversion to Maranello and stood...

Page 67 of November 1978 archive issue thumbnail Page 67, November 1978

Formula One Facets

The Gearbox The name of Mike Hewland and his engineering company are well known throughout the World for racing car gearboxes and final-drive units. They make racing gearboxes for everything from USAC Indianapolis cars to Formula Ford and apart from Ferrari the whole of the Formula One firmament rely on the Maidenhead concern in some way or another. At one time most constructors took a basic...

Page 72 of May 1961 archive issue thumbnail Page 72, May 1961

XXI Grand Prix De Pau

An Easy Lotus Victory Pau, FRANCE, April 3rd. APART from being the twenty-first race to be held by the Automobile Club Basco-Bearnais and the first European Grand Prix of the season, the race at Pau also had the distinction of being the first Grand Prix to be held under the new Formula for 1961-64. The first practice session was on Saturday afternoon and there was plenty of activity, for drivers...

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Fatal friction

Overshadowed as Villeneuve’s team-mate, Didier Pironi was turning into a great driver. But his mind games against Gilles and the tragic outcome did not make him popular… Twenty-five years have passed since the death of Gilles Villeneuve, the most beloved racing driver of his generation, and many words have lately been devoted to a man without whom, for many, motor racing has never been quite the...

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