Articles tagged Formula One Association

Page 27 of July 1977 archive issue thumbnail Page 27, July 1977

Continental Notes

It now looks as though there is more than meets the eye in the "manoeuvrings" to get the German GP away from the Nurburgring. One "ministry man" involved with the Constructors Associations is clutching on to a fading document said to be "signed by all the F1 drivers" in which they unanimously agreed not to race at the Nurburgring in 1977. This was signed by those in action at the time at Monaco...

Page 58 of November 1976 archive issue thumbnail Page 58, November 1976

The Canadian Grand Prix

Justice for Hunt Mosport Park, Toronto, October 3rd The Canadian Grand Prix re-entered the World Championship calendar in 1976 follow-a year's absence, and the general feeling amongst the Formula One teams was one of satisfaction at the prospect of competing at the picturesque 2.4-mile circuit set in colourful woodland not far from the shores of Lake Ontario. The reason for the race being...

Page 42 of March 1976 archive issue thumbnail Page 42, March 1976

The Brazilian Grand Prix

Lauda confirms Ferrari's mastery San Paulo, January 25th The 1976 Grand Prix season started on a difficult note in January in the same way as the 1975 season ended last October. Having agreed that their race would take place, the Automovil Club Argentina abruptly announced the cancellation of the Argentine Grand Prix, due to take place in Buenos Aires' Parc Almirante Brown on January 11th, thus...

Page 44 of December 1976 archive issue thumbnail Page 44, December 1976

Books for Christmas

"The World Water Speed Record" by Leo Villa and Kevin Desmond. 206 pp. 8 3/4 in x 5 1/2 in. (B. T. Batsford Ltd., 4, Fitzhardinge Street, London, W1H OAH. £4.75.) This is a most acceptable book, because it covers ground that is entirely new. It is high time the World's Water Speed Record was fully documented and this Kevin Desmond has now done most thoroughly, with extracts from earlier books...

Page 38 of June 1972 archive issue thumbnail Page 38, June 1972

Continental Notes

The Formula One Constructors Under most circumstances I am in favour of dictators, providing their ideas coincide with mine, and particularly in motor racing I like dictators. Ettore Bugatti never stood any nonsense from anyone, nor did Enzo Ferrari or Tony Vandervell, neither does Colin Chapman. When things become on friendly and democratic confusion and indecision usually take over and for this...

Page 29 of December 1974 archive issue thumbnail Page 29, December 1974

Formula One Racing

It needs sorting out At times during the past season there have been as many as 40 Formula One cars at a Grand Prix meeting, and something like 10 or more drivers all hoping to take part. The Formula One Association in conjunction with the CSI have limited the number of starters to around 25, taking into account the amount of starting money available and the size of the circuit. This has meant...

Page 47 of September 1974 archive issue thumbnail Page 47, September 1974

1974 British Grand Prix - Scheckter finishes first

  Brands Hatch, July 20th: Britain's World Championship qualifying round arrived at Brands Hatch for its 1974 edition, the bumpy and undulating Kent circuit being just about as far removed from Silverstone's wide open spaces as it is possible to get.   The one common factor which this year's race shared with the 1973 Grand Prix was major sponsorship from the John Player tobacco conglomerate, and...

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