Articles tagged Scheckter

Page 37 of March 1980 archive issue thumbnail Page 37, March 1980

The Formula One scene

There are times when I get the feeling that "big business" is trying to manipulate the sport of Grand Prix racing to further its own ends, and the recent juggling of dates on the 1980 Calendar, the acceptance of certain tracks or autodromes as suitable for Formula One and the cancellation of certain races tend to encourage these feelings. If a big petrol company, like ELF, or a serious motor...

Page 7 of February 1998 archive issue thumbnail Page 7, February 1998

Scheckter buys his debut GP McLaren

The sale of Maserati 250F chassis 2524, in which Spanish aristocrat Francesco ‘Paco’ Godia-Sales finished in fourth place in the German and Italian Grands Prix of 1956, was the highlight of last month's Brooks auction at London's Olympia. Godia's compatriot, former FIA Historic champion Joaquin Folch-Rusinol, bought the machine for £500,000 (including the buyer's premium), but the short-nosed...

Page 33 of October 1978 archive issue thumbnail Page 33, October 1978

Reflections in the Royal Park

Reflections in the Park were hazy to say the least, for apart from the chaos and absurdity of the result of the Italian GP as it was run, there was the sad news that Ronnie Peterson had succumbed after an operation on his badly injured legs sustained in the multiple pile-up just after the start. One could write pages on "SuperSwede" in the form of a formal obituary, but it would not do him any...

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