Articles tagged Lear

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 89 of February 2011 archive issue thumbnail Page 89, February 2011

Long Shadow of the Man in Black

He raced hard, reaped the rewards and divided opinion. Even 10 years after his death Dale Earnhardt’s influence is still being felt in NASCAR It happened 10 years ago on the last lap of NASCAR's traditional season-opening Daytona 500. Everyone was jammed together in a massive pack, feet flat on the throttle in typical restrictor-plate racing style. Running third with no real hope of winning,...

Page 24 of July 1995 archive issue thumbnail Page 24, July 1995

Simtek: F1's latest Catch 22 victim

Simtek's withdrawal from the Canadian Grand Prix was the precursor to its swift decline into receivership. Led by promising designer Nick Wirth, Simtek entered Formula One at the same time as Pacific Grand Prix, the team for which Bertrand Gachot drives. Its demise, following hot on the heels of those of Lotus and Larrousse, prompted the Belgian to reflect: "It's very sad to see a team that was...

Page 55 of October 1997 archive issue thumbnail Page 55, October 1997

Coventry Climax

A supercharged V8 motor mates Jaguar's new XJR the quickest saloon car in production but, as Andrew Frankel discovers, it is merely the crowning glory of a radically improved range I have long believed that the perception of a car's performance is more important than the reality; indeed one of the reasons you and I like older cars is that they tend to feel faster than they actually are. If you...

Page 46 of October 1982 archive issue thumbnail Page 46, October 1982

The Italian Grand Prix

The Italian Grand Prix — Renault v Ferrari Monza, Italy, September 12th IF you have never seen an Italian Grand Prix at Monza you really have missed one of the most important aspects of Grand Prix racing. for even if the race itself proves to be dull and unexciting the atmosphere is never dull. The owners may have built there ..Micky-Mouse" chicanes into the circuit in recent years, which has...

Page 86 of July 2011 archive issue thumbnail Page 86, July 2011

Lunch with . . . David Coulthard

From catching Senna's eye at Williams, to crossing swords with Schumacher, to helping Red Bull earn its wings, DC's F1 achievements go far beyond the statistics By Simon Taylor Lets deal with the statistics first. David Coulthard's 13 Formula 1 victories never won him the world title, but he was runner-up in 2001, and took third place in the table no fewer than four times. In his 247 Grands Prix...

Page 73 of July 1998 archive issue thumbnail Page 73, July 1998

The Professional

Mark Donohue was not simply quick, his approach to racing changed the sport. Sam Posey, his friend, rival and team-mate, remembers his too short life. Twenty six years ago, on May 28, 1972, a driver with a degree in mechanical engineering from Brown University won the Indianapolis 500. His name was Mark Donohue. It was a time of change, a time when technology was transforming the American racing...

Page 96 of September 1998 archive issue thumbnail Page 96, September 1998

My greatest race - Alan Jones

United States GP (East), Watkins Glen, October 5th 1980 The world title was in the bag, the pressure was off… but so was his Williams at the first corner of the US GP. The recovery which followed was pure Alan Jones From start to finish, the 1980 season was an unbelievable one for me. It was an amazing year because I won my world championship with Williams, but it also stands out as the season in...

Page 49 of April 1971 archive issue thumbnail Page 49, April 1971

Book reviews

"Lost Causes of Motoring—Europe, Volume 2", by Lord Montagu of Beaulieu. 323 pp. 8 1/2 in. x 5 1/2 in. (Cassell & Co. Ltd., 35, Red Lion Square, London, WC1. £3.25.) Here is the keenly-awaited second volume of Lord Montagu's "Lost Causes of Europe", more interesting, I think, than the first of his volumes dealing with defunct European automobiles because the marques covered—Talbot Darracq, de...

Page 53 of November 1960 archive issue thumbnail Page 53, November 1960

Earls Court impressions

EVERY year my Proprietor demands this stop-press report of the Show almost before it has opened, and on the day of the B.M.C. luncheon, too. Consequently I am looking at the exhibits through a haze of Pouilly Fuisme 1955 which I hope Manufacturers will remember when reading what follows. Earls Court 1960 is a great spectacle but not terribly exciting for not many new cars are to be seen. However...



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