Articles tagged FDA

Page 7 of December 1988 archive issue thumbnail Page 7, December 1988

United States loses its GP

The 1989 Detroit Grand Prix will be a round not of the Formula One World Championship but of its American counterpart, the CART/Indycar World Series. The switch-over was effected very swiftly after the six-year-old event failed to meet FISA's safety requirements. When a move from Downtown to a purpose-built track on nearby Belle Isle fell through, the organisers refused to build permanent pit...

Page 44 of October 1956 archive issue thumbnail Page 44, October 1956


* * * THE ROADHOLDING OF THE SUNBEAM RAPIER Sir, A little knowledge is, I know, a dangerous thing and this fact has been brought home to me with full force by your September issue of MOTOR SPORT. Among the many misleading statements you made about the Sunbeam Rapier was one which I feel should not go unanswered, and that is the suggestion that the elimination of three of the works Rapiers in this...

Page 46 of May 1983 archive issue thumbnail Page 46, May 1983

Aston plans

Bovis is to sponsor an Aston Martin Nimrod long distance racing car along with Pace Petroleum during 1983. The car will be racing at Brands Hatch, Silverstone and Le Mans.  The car is owned by the Rt. Hon. Viscount Downe and will be managed by Richard Williams, whose London-based Aston Martin business ran the car last year. The Nimrod team have had a busy winter developing their already...

Page 42 of November 1988 archive issue thumbnail Page 42, November 1988

Pacific/Asia Touring car series: Bathurst 1000kms

The mighty are fallen There was no doubting the satisfaction in Ruedi Eggenberger's smile as Klaus Niedzwiedz hurtled the Allan Moffat/ANZ Bank Ford Sierra RS500 round Mount Panorama to clinch the $15,000 prize in the "Tooheys Top Ten" run-off. It mattered little that FISA had decreed this televised spectacular would no longer count for grid placings as is the Bathurst tradition; for Ruedi, it...


August 2019
100 years, three cars, one epic track test



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