Articles tagged TAG Electronics

Page 17 of December 1990 archive issue thumbnail Page 17, December 1990

Interview - Gordon Murray

Specification Engine: "Large" — Naturally aspirated Cylinders: "Lots" Power output: "Plenty" Suspension, brakes and steering: "Formula 1 standard" Availability: From 1994 Price: "More than anything in view today" Manufacturer: McLaren Cars Limited, South-east England If the specification for the forthcoming McLaren "supercar" looks decidedly vague, it's not because the directors are trying to...

Page 32 of July 1991 archive issue thumbnail Page 32, July 1991

Cotton On

Hark these words Sports car racing enthusiasts in Japan, Italy and Britain have now had the chance to see for themselves how very fast and fragile the new 3.5-litre Group C cars are. Many drivers at Le Mans, notably five times winner Derek Bell, have seen at first hand how braking distances are dramatically reduced, and how, in a couple or three seconds, dots in the mirrors become purple, silver...

Page 10 of March 1993 archive issue thumbnail Page 10, March 1993

Preview

A foregone conclusion for Prost? - or will Schumacher spring a major surprise? Has there ever been a season in which there has been so much uncertainty even before the racing begins? Back in 1990, of course, Ayrton Senna was the bete noire of F1 after his outburst against FISA following the exclusion from victory in the Japanese GP that he always believed cost him that year's World Championship....

Page 64 of October 2005 archive issue thumbnail Page 64, October 2005

X-ray spec -- McLaren MP4/2

Two brave design choices brought dominating success, the car's designer tells Keith Howard In Formula One the 1980s were McLaren's decade. From 1980 to '89 the team won no fewer than five drivers' and four constructors' championships thanks to two remarkable cars from two different designers. Gordon Murray's later MP4/4, which with minimal changes became the almost-as-successful MP4/5, was...

Page 21 of April 1991 archive issue thumbnail Page 21, April 1991

Cotton On

Countdown to the 1991 World Sportscar Championship A new era in sportscar racing opens at Suzuka, Japan on April 14, and a new interest is expected between Silk Cut Jaguar, Mercedes and Peugeot. With luck Walter Brun may have his Judd-powered Brun Gp C car ready, and Franz Konrad is working hard on his Lamborghini-powered contender, though their sights may be set on the European part of the...

Page 10 of February 1994 archive issue thumbnail Page 10, February 1994

A matter of interpretation

As the 1994 Grand Prix season approaches there's still a worrying degree of vagueness in the rules As these words are written, there are only 70 days before the start of the 1994 FIA Formula One World Championship. Teams say that they think they understand the spirit of the new regulations, but few are willing to admit that they really know the regulations themselves. Ron Dennis, speaking in...

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