Articles tagged Goodyear

Page 31 of November 1978 archive issue thumbnail Page 31, November 1978

The Formula One Scene

The 1978 season was proving to be a jolly good one until about midway when it all started to go wrong. It had opened with a most interesting collection of variables that were going to prove or disprove themselves as the year went on. World Champion Niki Lauda had left Ferrari and joined the Alfa Romeo powered Brabham team under Bernie Ecclestone, Ferrari had forsaken Goodyear and was contracted...

Page 102 of August 1981 archive issue thumbnail Page 102, August 1981

Spanish Grand Prix

Ferrari win on power Jarama, Madrid, June 21st Last year the Spanish Grand Prix was the centre of a dispute between the Formula One Constructors Association and officialdom in the form of the Federation Internationale du Sport Automobile, representing the Federation Internationale de l'Automobile, who are the world ruling body of motoring sport. The Spanish club sided with the constructors...

Page 40 of August 1981 archive issue thumbnail Page 40, August 1981

The French Grand Prix

Inconclusive Dijon-Prenois, July 5th The most important aspect of the 1981 French Grand Prix was that it saw the return of the Goodyear Tyre Company to Formula One. It will be recalled that they withdrew entirely last winter during the fracas between Bernie Ecclestone and the Formula One constructors and officialdom. Thanks to the support of Michelin, who agreed to supply everyone with tyres...

Page 52 of June 1984 archive issue thumbnail Page 52, June 1984

Grote Prijs van Belgie

-- Ferrari fight backZolder, April 29th When the Belgian Grand Prix returned to the Spa-Francorchamps circuit last year, everyone was delighted and full of enthusiasm for a real Grand Prix de Belgique and the general feeling was that there need be no further discussion; the Belgian race was back at its rightful home and there it would stay. However, those who thought that overlooked one small...

Page 60 of April 1984 archive issue thumbnail Page 60, April 1984

Fitzpatrick Racing:

from driver to owner “If I don’t drive any more, at least I can say I went out on a successful note,” commented John Fitzpatrick after announcing his new sponsorship deal with Skoal Bandit smokeless tobacco in London early in March. “I won the European Endurance race with Derek Warwick at Brands Hatch, a Can-Am race, an IMSA race, and a European Touring Car Championship trace with Jaguar, so you...

Page 18 of February 1968 archive issue thumbnail Page 18, February 1968

American Comment

Gas turbine cars have been attracting considerable attention over here this winter, and 1968 may well be the year that these engines come into their own in racing—both for Indianapolis cars and for road racing machinery. The most recently announced Indianapolis project is a team of two cars to be built by Ken Wallis, the man who was largely responsible for the design and construction of...

Page 36 of July 2003 archive issue thumbnail Page 36, July 2003

America's all action hero

'He truly never met a race car that he didn't like. All US racing was clamped in an AJ Foyt stranglehold' Detractors of America's all-action hero point to his rare European forays. But Joe Scalzo argues that Foyt did enough at home to be classed a true great It was a great racing civilisation that America had going for itself in the mid-1960s, and certainly its highlight was getting to watch A J...

Page 41 of July 1964 archive issue thumbnail Page 41, July 1964

Book Reviews

"1964 World Car Catalogue." Compiled by the Automobile Club of Italy. 565 pp. 10-5/8 in. x 8-7/8 in. (Iliffe Books Ltd., Dorset House, Stamford Street, London, S.E.1. 90s.) The favourable remarks we published when reviewing the 1963 edition of this great work apply equally to the 1964 edition, which covers improved technical and typographical presentation and details of many new models, while...

Page 19 of May 1985 archive issue thumbnail Page 19, May 1985

Matters of Moment

Birmingham Street Race We must congratulate Martin Hone and his team of supporters on the fact that the reading of the Bill to allow road racing in Birmingham received an overwhelming majority in the commons. We are proud to have played some small part in this success for Sir Reginald Eyre, proposing the Bill, included in his speech our last editorial on the subject. The Bill does not open the...

Page 60 of January 1990 archive issue thumbnail Page 60, January 1990

Neutral Contour

Neutral Contour Technology was used in the development of the low-profile NCT tyre in the late 1970s, the introduction of which was a milestone in the development of high-performance tyres. NCT theory states that if the internal stresses within a tyre can be equalised, then an optimum balance in ride and handling can be achieved. Simply put, a car's performance can be significantly improved if...

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