Articles tagged Alan Docking

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Lunch with... Christian Horner

In seven seasons, Horner has led Red Bull Racing from struggling F1 outfit to the dominant force in the pitlane. And all because he could admit to himself that he wasn’t going to be the next Vettel By Simon Taylor In the business world, management is all. The best managers earn the biggest salaries; companies with good profit growth are said to be well-managed. Management is studied at...

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Formula II Review

THE YEAR 1980 ushered in a new era of professionalism on the European Formula Two scene. Seasoned observers compared it to Grand Prix racing in the late sixties/early seventies, before the whirlwind of commercialism that changed the face of the sport's major echelon almost beyond recognition. The customer car market shrank as a myriad of new chassis designs appeared and the three most powerful...

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In brief

Marco Andretti has made his sports car debut in his father’s team, in a race his grandfather won three times. The 21-year-old drove for Andretti Green Racing, co-owned by Michael Andretti, in the Sebring 12 Hours, a race Mario Andretti won in 1967, ’70 and ’72. Japanese Yojiro Terada is on course for his 29th start at the Le Mans 24 Hours this June. The 61-year-old has put together a deal to...

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Cotton on....

Growing pains The current Group C World Sports Prototype Championship goes into its final two years on the crest of a wave, with Jaguar defending its clutch of titles from Mercedes. Both teams have new cars to be introduced when the time is right, even though they'll be obsolete at the end of 1990, and the German manufacturer made it perfectly clear at a recent international motor sports...

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The Motor Sport Month - Historic News

Pall over DoningtonAccident ends historic event on tragic note. By Paul Laurence The British historic racing fraternity has been rocked by the death of Christian Devereux during the Masters Pre-66 Touring Car race at the Donington Historic Festival. Devereux was racing solo into the final five minutes of the hour-long race when a Ford Mustang spun on the exit of Coppice. Devereux's Mini Cooper S...

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The one that got away

Kenneth Acheson: 1981 Pau F2 Uphill Struggle When Kenneth Acheson tangled with Michele Alboreto he knew his race was run. But, he tells Adam Cooper it also hurt his career "In 1980, I fought with Stefan Johansson and Roberto Guerrero for the British Formula Three title, but it was really hard to put a Formula Two deal together for the following year. I ended up going with Alan Docking, who had...

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Gil power

You'd be forgiven for thinking that competition was the last thing on Gil de Ferran's mind during the 1992 British F3 season. De Ferran gave Paul Stewart Racing its first title after four years in the formula, and the Brazilian topped the points table for most of the season. Comfortably, at that. No question, de Ferran and the PSR Reynard 923-Mugen were the strongest, and most consistent,...

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It pays to be a league player

The Superleague Formula, a self-styled ‘destination championship’, has a generous prize fund for F1 aspirants The Superleague Formula is on our Money Tree, but series bosses don’t want it to be viewed as a route to Formula 1. They think of it as a ‘destination championship’, stating “we want to be what World Superbikes are to MotoGP”. But are young drivers really content to aspire to Superleague...

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Le Mans 24hrs: preview

Equipes et pilotes Only a provisional list of Le Mans entries, without any confirmed drivers, was available at the time of going to press, and some of the race numbers had yet to be allocated. Traditionally this is a time for wishful thinking for some teams (though these dreams have to be backed up by a hefty non-returnable entry fee), but Mike Cotton and Ian Briggs speculate as to which machines...

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FISA waves stick at Le Mans

FISA waves stick at Le Mans ON Thursday, December 7, FISA dropped its bombshell on the Automobile Club de l'Ouest, in refusing to renew the track licence for Le Mans for 1990. The historic 24 Hour race cannot now take place on June 16/17 unless two chicanes are installed on the main straight, to comply with a ruling passed in secret by the World Motor Sport Council. The devil's powers are...

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