Articles tagged Tunis GP

Page 6 of January 2001 archive issue thumbnail Page 6, January 2001

Tunis GP recreation proves a success

The Grand Prix historique de Tunis enjoyed a successful sun-kissed event in November, when 30 classic sportscars — predominantly from the UK, Italy and France — raced around a circuit which was especially designed for the event, in the Berges du Lac area of Tunis. The Bugatti 35 of Michael Steele (above) won one of the races, but the real coup for the organisers was the presence of the car which...

Page 46 of January 1990 archive issue thumbnail Page 46, January 1990

Maserati V8 R1: Interesting but Unsuccessful

Maserati V8 RI: Interesting but Unsuccessful /N 1934 a new Formula for Grand Prix racing began, with the barest minimum of rules, so that designers had a fairly free hand. The car had to be weighed without fuel, oil, water and tyres and the weight could not be more than 750 kilogrammes (1650 lbs). The thinking behind this limit was that it would control engine size to somewhere around 234 to 3...

Page 80 of December 2004 archive issue thumbnail Page 80, December 2004

Substance with style

Giuseppe Farina is rarely listed among the greats. He deserves more credit, says Mike Lawrence In 1950 Giuseppe 'Nino' Farina became Formula One's first world champion, yet he remains among the least known. In his day sportsmen were rarely interviewed, and besides, he was an intensely private person who hated even posing for photographs. In modern terms he was a sponsor's worst nightmare, yet...

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