Berger buys share in F1 team
Austrian re-enters grand prix arena after taking new role in Scuderia Toro Rosso. But controversy awaits over its use of V10 engines against the V8 opposition
Multiple grand prix winner Gerhard Berger has returned to a Formula One role two years earlier than planned — as the new co-owner of Scuderia Toro Rosso.
The Austrian, who retired from F1 driving at the end of...
Eddie clears desk as new-look unit rebuilds without him
Eddie Jordan's decision to sell his Formula One team to 36-year-old Russian billionaire Alex Shnaider has brought an end to his 14-year term in motor racing's upper echelon. It will likely signal the end of the Jordan name in F1, too, for the team is expected to be rebranded as Midland F1 by 2006.
The deal was struck on January 21, with...
A Section Devoted to Old-Car Matters
V.S.C.C. Northern Trial (Nov. 30th)
First-Class Awards: B. M. Clarke (1925 Austin Seven) and M. J. Harris (1929 Austin Seven).Second-Class Awards: C. J. Marrable (1931 12/50 Alvia) and M. L. Beecroft (1929 Fraser-Nash).Third-Class Award: C. Winder (1924/8 Humber).
V.S.C.C. Heston Driving Tests (December 15th)
The annual frolics and demonstrations of...
A Henry Laird Morgan
Morgan magic is hard to ignore. It was exerted by the fiercer of those three-wheelers from Malvern Link, current between the years 1910 to 1947, after which the Ford-engined models took over. Alas, I have left it too late to drive a hot Moggie fast round Brooklands, and would not have been brave enough, anyway. To my shame I have never restored the 1927 Family Morgan which...