Articles tagged Ford France

Page 30 of September 1965 archive issue thumbnail Page 30, September 1965

Coupe des Alpes

Results:Category A—Touring: 1st: R. Trautmann/C. Bouchet (Lancia Flavia).2nd: T. Makinen/. P. Easter (Cooper S).3rd: H. Taylor/B. Melia (Cortina-Lotus).4th: P. Hopkirk/H. Liddon (Copper).5th: J. F. Piot/F. Jacob (R8-Gordini).6th: J. Vinatier/H. Melot (R8-Gordini).7th: J. C. Ogier/B. Ogier (DS19).8th: A. Fall/J. Wood (Morris-Cooper).9th: R. Neyret/J. P. Vehrilac (DS19).10th: R. Clark/A. Porter (...

Page 15 of June 1967 archive issue thumbnail Page 15, June 1967

51st Targa Florio

Porsche win again Cefalu, May 14th. That Porsche won the annual dice round the Sicilian mountains was no surprise for they invaded the island in force, determined not only to win the 2-litre Prototype class but also the overall classification. For this purpose they had three new cars with the 910 type of space frame chassis and fibreglass bodywork, fitted with 2.2-litre versions of the...

Page 63 of October 1964 archive issue thumbnail Page 63, October 1964

Rally review

Toughest of them all The Liège If you were to ask Peter Hughes and Mike Armstrong which was most difficult, the East African Safari or the Liège-Sofia-Liège, the answer might be a straightforward vote for the Liège or a rather sheepish grin. The reason is that whereas Mike and Peter finished third and first in works Cortina GTs on the Safari neither they nor any of the other works Fords -finished...

Page 90 of April 2001 archive issue thumbnail Page 90, April 2001

Road to Rouen

By starting the 1968 French GP in a works Honda, 40-year-old Jo Schlesser realised his life's ambition. But a mere two laps later the dream turned into a nightmare. Adam Cooper pays tribute to a gentleman driver One of the most fascinating scenes in the film Grand Prix is the GPDA meeting at Spa, in which actors James Gamer, Yves Montand and Antonio Sabato mix it with a dozen real stars — half...

Page 54 of December 1987 archive issue thumbnail Page 54, December 1987

Neither Cut Nor Dried

The odds in favour of a home win for Lancia in the Sanremo Rally were high. No less than seven four-wheel-drive Deltas were among the first eleven starters in the last-but-one World Championship qualifier of the year — two entered by the factory, two by the Jolly Club, two by the Grifone team and one by French Lancia importer André Chardonnet. It was no surprise that six of them finished in the...

Page 64 of September 1967 archive issue thumbnail Page 64, September 1967

14th Circuit of Mugello

(July 23rd) In spite of the Italian Government making a noise about banning racing in Italy other than on closed Autodromes„ the A.C. of Florence held the annual race on the Mugello circuit in the mountains north of Florence. Run on Targa Florio style with interval starting, so that competitors race against the clock rather than against each other, this year's event attracted around 100 starters...

Page 108 of May 2012 archive issue thumbnail Page 108, May 2012

Lunch with... Keith Greene & Chris Craft

One was a popular saloon and sports car racer, the other a highly respected team manager. And as friends from their teens, their careers often wove togetherBy Simon Taylor I'm in a village pub, listening to two old friends reminisce about spending their entire working lives in and around motor sport. One raced his own marque of Formula 1 car, then spent 35 years as a top team manager in endurance...

Page 10 of July 1997 archive issue thumbnail Page 10, July 1997

Legends

On and off, Mario Andretti has been trying to win Le Mans for more than 30 years. The place has hardly been kind to him, but he adores it. "I was always able to relax there," he says. "I enjoy the whole event. And a Le Mans victory is something I really feel is missing from my CV." The most versatile driver of them all, Andretti has won the World Championship, the Indianapolis 500 and NASCAR's...

Page 78 of June 2005 archive issue thumbnail Page 78, June 2005

Wheel to reel

He's sleep-deprived, his eyes are shot, but Richard Heseltine has made it through the best and worst racing movies of all time...   Star Ratings: * * * * *    Absolute must-see * * * *      Great racing footage, OK movie * * *         Fast forward to racing scenes * *            Best viewed under the influence *              Warning!  Burt Reynolds is in it...    DRIVEN (2000) * Given that Champ...

Page 35 of March 1968 archive issue thumbnail Page 35, March 1968

Rally Review

Monte Carlo Rally Throughout Europe in the past few years, rallying has steadily become so sophisticated that it is almost beyond comparison with the adventurous, shovel-laden journeys of pre-war and even post-war years. As rally crews have become more skilled, and professionalism more prevalent, so have the cars developed from well stocked and equipped production line models to powerful...

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