Articles tagged Argentine GP

Page 62 of March 1979 archive issue thumbnail Page 62, March 1979

Kyalami - The South African Circuit

While these words are being read in the March issue of Motor Sport the South African GP will be in full swing on the fast Kyalami circuit north of Johannesburg. Over the years the Kyalami circuit hasn't been changed very much so it is a good basis of comparison and analysis. After the Grand Prix races in Argentina and Brazil there were a lot of variables and unknowns around the performances of...

Page 21 of August 1972 archive issue thumbnail Page 21, August 1972

Matters of Moment

All quiet at the Palace Although Britain is well-provided with race circuits, if they are not further threatened by bans on account of noise, which airports escape, it is sad that the Crystal Palace circuit in London is to close, because this is the last of the pre-war circuits and the oldest of our surviving race courses, motorcycles having been unleashed over the Palace paths in the 1920s. The...

Page 66 of November 1997 archive issue thumbnail Page 66, November 1997

Accidental heroes

No one believed that a garage owner and his son could take on and beat the might of Ferrari and Maserati. Matthey Franey looks back at, and samples, a bit of Cooper history In 1955, the Cooper Car Company, perhaps unwittingly, built a sportscar that would change forever the face of motor racing. Charles and John Cooper's tiny concern from darkest Surbiton had already enjoyed considerable success...

Page 36 of January 1982 archive issue thumbnail Page 36, January 1982


WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP EVENTS Champion Driver - Nelson Pique Santo Maior Champion Car - Williams FW07C-Cosworth V8 Date / Race and Distance / Location / First / Second / Third / Fourth / Fifth / Sixth / Winner's Speed k.p.h / Fastest Lap / Time Min. Sec Mar. 15, USA (West) GP - 261 700 kms, Long Beach, A. Jones (Williams FW07C-Cos V8), C. Reutemann (Williams FW07C-Cos V8), N. Piquet (Brabham BT49C-...

Page 21 of January 1977 archive issue thumbnail Page 21, January 1977

International Calendar for 1977

This time last year there was a wrangle going on between the Formula One Constructors Association and the CSI and officially no Formula One races were scheduled for 1976. However, it was all sorted out and a very full list of events for the World Championships appeared and only one was axed, which was the Argentine GP. The Canadian GP returned to the list and two new events, one in the spring in...

Page 5 of May 1996 archive issue thumbnail Page 5, May 1996

The Death of Innocence

It is common practice not to award number 13 in the start list for any form of motorsport. On the Tour of Corsica, there has been no number four since 1986. Twice running, the driver of car number four - a Lancia on both occasions, as it happened had been killed. Rallying went about its business after the death of poor Attilio Bettega, but the demise of Henri Toivonen and his codriver, Sergio...

Page 110 of July 1982 archive issue thumbnail Page 110, July 1982

BRM P25 1958

Chassis No. 258 Engine No. 2583 The BRM number 258 made its first race appearance in the French Grand Prix at Reims in July 1958 where Harry Schell drove it to record third fastest practice time, behind two Ferraris. Although he led away from the start he was soon overtaken and after battling for 4th place he had to retire with fuel-pump failure. In the British Grand Prix which followed Schell...

Page 19 of January 1976 archive issue thumbnail Page 19, January 1976

The Formula One scene

The last Formula One race to he held was the United States GP at Watkins Glen, and that was on October 5th, almost three months ago; during that time an incredible number of things have happened that will have a bearing one way or another on the Formula One scene in 1976, which should start in a few days lime with the Argentine GP at Buenos Aires on January 11th. Almost every week since that last...

Page 33 of March 1975 archive issue thumbnail Page 33, March 1975

Before We Lose Track

When Jack Brabham retired from motor racing and returned home to Australia he sold his firm, Motor Racing Developments, to Bernard Ecclestone, an enthusiastic businessman from South East London, who had been involved in motor racing for many years. Brabham's designer and partner, Ron Tauranac, left the newly-owned MRD firm and the young South African Gordon Murray took over the design work....

Page 60 of February 1999 archive issue thumbnail Page 60, February 1999

Team Managers - Guy Anthony Vandervell

In part two of our series, Robert Edwards looks at the man who walked out on BRM and yet brought Britain its first F1 World Title. It was Tony Vandervell's impatience as much as anything else which created the machine which won the inaugural Formula One Constructors' Championship in 1958. He had, like other notables in British engineering, been on the advisory board of the British Motor Racing...



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