Articles tagged Gurney

Page 71 of October 1967 archive issue thumbnail Page 71, October 1967

Weather affects first Canadian Grand Prix

Weather affects first Canadian Brabhams again supreme Grand Prix TORONTO, CANADA, August 27th AS part of the Mebrations for thc Canadian Centennial Year, the F.I.A. sanctioned a Formula One race to take place on the 3.956-km. Mosport circuit justoutside Toronto. The Canadian Grand Prix looks as if for the time being it May be just a " one-off " race for it is not included in next y.car's calendar...

Page 28 of December 1969 archive issue thumbnail Page 28, December 1969

American Comment

THE 1969 Can-Am series has been completed and despite all the dire forecasts by the prophets of doom there now seems little doubt that it was a success. It is true that the series was completely monopolised by the McLaren team, with McLaren scoring six wins to Hulme's five and the pair of them finishing first and second in all but three of the eleven races. It is also true that after being...

Page 54 of August 1962 archive issue thumbnail Page 54, August 1962

48th French Grand Prix

A Race of Surprises Rouen-Les Essarts, July 8th. Every five years the Grand Prix de l'A.C.F. leaves the Reims circuit and is held at Rouen-Les-Essarts, having done so in 1952, 1957 and now in 1962. The Rouen circuit does not have the amenities nor the grandness and atmosphere of Reims, but the circuit itself is one of the best in Europe from the point of view of driving and spectating. All the...

Page 41 of January 1971 archive issue thumbnail Page 41, January 1971

Dan Gurney at home

The news of Dan Gurney's retirement may have been a disappointment to his followers in Europe and America, but it can scarcely have been a surprise, for the ever-youthful Californian had become increasingly disillusioned as a driver in Europe and his attitude was understandably affected by the death earlier this year of Bruce McLaren. We were lucky in the timing of our visit to California because...

Page 31 of August 1965 archive issue thumbnail Page 31, August 1965

Reflections on the G.P. de I'A.C.F.

It is strange how some circuits and organisers have to have at least one Formula One race before they can hold a World Championship Grand Prix, and yet the A.C. d'Auvergne held the Grand Prix of the Automobile Club of France on the Circuit of Charade near Clermont Ferrand without any preliminary Grand Prix event. The circuit was built in 1958, since when F.2, Junior, Sports car and G.T. races...

Page 12 of January 1967 archive issue thumbnail Page 12, January 1967

Racing Notes

As these words are being read the South African G.P. will be taking place, this year at the Kyalami circuit and not at the usual East London one. (A full report will appear in February Motor Sport.) As the event is in the World Championship series this year, many teams have had to get organised very quickly, and there have been some interesting changes. Biggest surprise was Graham Hill leaving...

Page 15 of July 1959 archive issue thumbnail Page 15, July 1959

The A.D.A.C. 1,000-Kilometre Race - Nurburgring

Moss the Absolute Master Adenau, June 7th. When the cars and drivers began arriving at the Nurburgring the day before practice commenced, the Eifel countryside was looking its best, bathed in warm sunshine, and even those people who hate the fantastic circuit and loathe the 1,000-kilometre sports-car race, could not help being in a good mood. As previous reports in Motor Sport have pointed out,...

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