A Fine Motor Race
MONZA, September 7th.
Practice was due to be held on the afternoons of Friday and Saturday preceding race day, but as always happens before the Italian Grand Prix, there was lots of activity throughout the week, Ferraris testing on one day, Maserati another, then B.R.M. and then Vanwall, while down at Maranello Ferrari was busy working away on his brake problems and at Modena...
Following in the wheel tracks of Franco Cortese, Motor Sport tackled the 2006 Mille Miglia in a C-type
Words: Tim Watson. Photography: Tom Horsfall
It's a warm spring evening in Northern Italy. Through the tiny bug-splattered Perspex windscreen of the Jaguar C-type I can just see the road ahead as it unfurls in an arrow-straight line flanked by tall poplars.
We're travelling at more than 100mph...
The number of motor races being held in Europe increases every year and at Whitsuntide this year things reached a complete impasse, for there were five events of equal importance due to be held on Whit Sunday. These were the Eifel Races at Nurburgring in North-west Germany, the Grand Prix des Frontieres at Chimay, in Belgium, the Grand Prix Supercortemaggiore at Monza, the 12 Hours of...
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R.A.C. Reply -- Racing in the Isle of Man
It is not often that I disagree with my old acquaintance D.S.J. but I do feel that in his article under this heading in your December issue he has really allowed his enthusiasm to override judgement and commonsense to...
Mosley signs report detailing extent of infiltration into Ferrari’s secrets
The FIA has published a 14-page document detailing the findings of the World Motor Sport Council (WMSC) in respect of McLaren.
The document has Max Mosley’s name at its conclusion, which suggests that he has personally overseen every word of it.
The document outlines the new evidence that led to the recent reconvening of...