Articles tagged Qantas

Page 63 of August 2012 archive issue thumbnail Page 63, August 2012

1963 & '65: Jim Clark

Back in Australia in early 1966, when I was 13 and the world seemed to go on forever, the talk among my buddies was of The Beatles and Vietnam. For me, though, the long summer holidays (December through to late February) brought another focus: midday on sun-filled Saturdays – and therefore hopefully allowing for the time difference to New Zealand – I’d spend hours ‘tuning’ my trannie to find news...

Page 62 of May 2000 archive issue thumbnail Page 62, May 2000

The Longest Journey

This year's Australian Grand Prix should have been one of the great moments in Jaguar's history. In the end, the team travelled 20,000 miles to see its cars last less than ten minutes. Andrew Frankel sifts through the wreckage of the weekend from hell and finds a few crumbs of comfort. Heathrow airport, Terminal 4, Tuesday 7th March 2000. The Grand Prix fraternity mills around the corridors and...

Page 45 of April 1993 archive issue thumbnail Page 45, April 1993

Jim Clark – March 4 1936 to April 7 1968

The hamlets of Chirnside and Duns nestle into the mellow countryside of Scotland's Border region, mere miles from the northernmost boundary of England. The homesteads have names such as Mill Farm, West Fouldron, New Mains. Or Jim Clark's Edington Mains. This was the haven from which the reluctant racer sallied forth on his forays to the far reaches of the motorsport world - to Zandvoort, Warwick...

Page 52 of December 1979 archive issue thumbnail Page 52, December 1979

Formula One Trend of Design

Cockpits and Controls At a quick glance the cockpit and controls of a modern Grand Prix car look pretty basic and simple, a small thick-rimmed heavily padded steering wheel, a tachometer, an instrument or two and that's about all. Indeed the cockpit looks too small for much else for the monocoques of most of today's cars are tailored to fit, with a minimum of waste space. With the G-forces being...

Page 41 of June 1982 archive issue thumbnail Page 41, June 1982

Aviation art

THE 12th annual exhibition of the Guild of Aviation Artists can be seen at the Qantas Gallery in London from June 16th to July 9th. Paintings by such well-known artists as David Shepherd, Michael Turner, Penelope Douglas and Valentine Vanstone, among many others, will depict the flying scene over many years. — W.B.

Page 79 of April 2008 archive issue thumbnail Page 79, April 2008

Lunch with... Alan Jones

Williams’ favourite son on dodgy campers, nightmare bosses and gelling with Frank and Patrick. By Simon Taylor Scroll down the roster of drivers who won a single World Championship – names like James Hunt and Jody Scheckter, Nigel Mansell and Damon Hill – and for each there’s a different reason why they never took a second title. In the case of Alan Jones, it’s probably down to the English...

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