Articles tagged Zakspeed

Page 56 of October 2000 archive issue thumbnail Page 56, October 2000

One-man banned

Group B rallying was fantastic but fatally flawed. Groups was ment to take all the best bits and leave out the bad. It would have done just that, says John Davenport, given half a chance This is a story of power. Not the sort measured on the dyno (though there's plenty of that) but the high-octane material found in smoke-filled rooms. In the 1980s there was something called Group S. It was meant...

Page 44 of July 2007 archive issue thumbnail Page 44, July 2007

Cosworth DFV – Horses for courses

Cosworth’s brilliant engine ruled F1, but it was far from a one-trick pony. Graham Robson describes how it turned out to be rather adaptable, and turned up in some very unexpected places The DFV was the world’s most successful F1 engine – but it was much more than that. For more than 30 years it, and its derivatives, won in almost every branch of motorsport. Sports cars? For sure. Indycars? No...

Page 18 of September 1988 archive issue thumbnail Page 18, September 1988

Two Pros At Work

If Alain Prost's brilliant manoeuvre had worked at the start of the Hungarian Grand Prix's 49th lap, the Frenchman still would have been the leader of the World Championship chase after 76 gruelling laps of the tortuous Hungaroring. Instead, team-mate Ayrton Senna yet again pushed the nose of his Honda Marlboro McLaren first across the finish line, 0.529 seconds ahead of Prost. It was the team's...

Page 84 of May 1976 archive issue thumbnail Page 84, May 1976

German high performers

How the big names of racing and tuning have survived the fuel drought For a country which seems to have the most stable economic base in Europe, West Germany displayed astonishing panic symptoms when the fuel crisis threatened to interfere with its Utopia. The motor car, the very life-blood of practically every German, overnight became a dirty word, leadfoot autobahners turned into mimsers, and...

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