Articles tagged Philip Morris

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The moneyman with soul

John Hogan has worked out of the limelight during his 40 years in Formula 1. But as the sponsor man from Marlboro, he wielded great power within the sport he loved Writer: Damien Smith, Photographer: Howard Simmons Recognise this guy? It would be quite understandable if you didn’t. Yet for the best part of 30 years, he was considered one of the most powerful and influential figures in the Formula...

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Lunch with... Alastair Caldwell

He rose from cleaner to team manager at McLaren, walked out on Bernie Ecclestone and then found a way to fund a passion for fine cars Writer: Simon Taylor | Photographer: James Mitchell Spending a day or even an hour with Alastair Caldwell, listening to his fund of stories about Formula 1 from the inside 40 or more years ago, is an unforgettable experience. As a callow, penniless 24-year-old,...

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The Worst Car I Ever Drove

After a roller-coaster few years, Michele Alboreto's Grand Prix career seemed set to stabalise with a promising new team. But as Adam Cooper heard, it almost finished his Formula One hopes. In 1985, Michele Alboreto's star was on the rise. The first Italian to drive for Ferrari for over a decade, he was on the podium eight times in the first 10 races, and fought with Alain Prost for the World...

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European letter

[By means of which our roving European reporter keeps in touch with the Editor.] Dear W. B., After motoring about on the highly efficient German and Belgian motorways and eating at the clinical and rather plastic motorway food stops, it was rather pleasant to return to France where you don't have to use the Autoroutes, leaving them to those people who are in a hurry. Meandering across France on...

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A tidy prophet

The shiny decals of Rondel Racing might have caused a few sniggers in F2 paddocks 40 years ago, but Ron Dennis and Neil Trundle set new standards in team image – and they had the last laugh in the years to comeBy Alan Henry Forty years ago on April 17, Palm Sunday, the complexion of European motor racing took the first step towards changing forever. Two pale blue Brabham BT36 Formula 2 cars...

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1994-2004

Ferrari recruits Michael Schumacher, a Rebirth that sets it on course for four world titles. And Motor Sport undergoes some big changes, too Driver: Michael Schumacher Mission accomplished No sooner had the Ferrari of Michael Schumacher flashed over the finishing line to win the Japanese Grand Prix than he was beating both clenched fists on his hi-tech steering wheel. The euphoria as he tasted...

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Williams and McLaren: It's not what you've got, it's what you do with it

While the Brabham-BMW combo made its debut in the opening round of the 1982 season, it wasn't until the second half of '83 that McLaren and Williams raced turbos. And they, like Brabham,discovered how a huge leap in power immediately highlighted — or indeed, created — chassis deficiencies. "There were three fundamental problems with the FVV09 in 1983/84:' says Frank Dernie,then Williams'...

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The enmity within

It’s war between Ferrari and McLaren in 2007, but this rivalry goes back over three decades By Adam Cooper The ongoing spy scandal involving Nigel Stepney and Mike Coughlan provides a distracting background to yet another World Championship battle involving McLaren and Ferrari. The two teams share an interwoven history, and have been locked in battle since the 1970s. Bruce McLaren entered his own...

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Continental notes

Grand Prix Politics LAST MONTH we left the scene in a state of deadlock between the Formula One constructors and the Grand Prix organisers, with the constructors asking for a guaranteed total of starting money and prize money for a field of 20 cars of around k,100000 and the organisers offering a total of about £53,000. Since then the constructors have come down and the organisers have gone up,...

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Model Reviews

While publishers scurry around to publish their annuals in time for Christmas, model manufacturers are doing the same. The Portuguese based Onyx company, which is represented in Britain by Modeltime Limited, 64-66 Windmill Road, Croydon have been busy in the last few weeks producing a series of cars that competed at Le Mans in 1990. The four TWR Jaguars are included, but unfortunately Gallahers...

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