Articles tagged Revlon

Page 98 of April 2014 archive issue thumbnail Page 98, April 2014

All work no playboy

Forty years have passed since the sport lost one of its most misunderstood – and underrated – talentsWriter Andrew Frankel I’d known about the autobiography of Peter Revson for years, but never felt inclined to read it. Revson’s was a supporting role on the global motor racing stage: not a bit part for sure, but he was certainly no superstar either. Besides, Revson only got that far thanks to...

Page 84 of September 1998 archive issue thumbnail Page 84, September 1998

The wheel of fortune

Heir to a multi-million dollar fortune, a genius driver and married to Miss World, Peter Revson seemed to have it all. But reality, says Mark Hughes, was not so simple He was the Grand Prix driver straight from the Hollywood A-list. An offspring of one of modern America's icon dynasties, this handsome, debonair sophisticate would kiss goodbye to any one of a number of beautiful women, climb into...

Page 72 of August 1999 archive issue thumbnail Page 72, August 1999

The greatest drivers of the century - a personal view

Welcome to part two of Mark Hughes' assessment of the top 100 greatest racing drivers of all time. On the following pages you will discover the winners of seven World Championships, two current Formula One drivers and two or three whose names you may not even recognise. Part 2 (80-61) The story so far: 100 - Hans stuck Snr 99 - Rubens Barrichello 98 - Philippe Etancelin 97 - Albert Clement 96 -...

Page 63 of August 2011 archive issue thumbnail Page 63, August 2011

A-Z of the British GP

of the British G t's wnere tne Word CnamOonsnp began, and been on tne ca endar ever §nce, Sverstone, Antree, Brands -atcn tne fans nave f ocKed to tnem a We cnehsn 'our' race, and as our a pnabett gude snows, t nas a cnaracter / XINTREE Horses for courses? Not necessarily. The home of the Grand National hosted five British GPs (plus 11 non-championship F1 races) in the 1950s and early '60s on a...

Page 17 of February 1972 archive issue thumbnail Page 17, February 1972

Grand prix scene

DSJ previews the coming season By the time these words appear in print the 1972 Grand Prix season will have begun, with the Grand Prix of Argentina held on the National Autodromo in Buenos Aires. The Argentinians held a Formula One race in 1971 as a test run for their World Championship event this year and it will be recalled that it was a strange race held in two parts and Amon was the overall...

Page 23 of March 1994 archive issue thumbnail Page 23, March 1994

There but for fortune

Just as it finally seemed within his reach, a broken titanium component crushed Peter Revson's F1 dream Peter Jeffrey Revlon Revson had it all. Good looks, breeding, an attractive personality and an ability to drive race cars fast. In 1973 he won two Grands Prix races for McLaren, in one of them defeating the best opposition fair and square. After a struggle against his silver spoon background,...

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