Articles tagged Alan Henry

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Book reviews

Fifty Famous Motor Racesby Alan Henry. 224 pp. 11" x 7½". (Thorsons Publishing Group Ltd, Denington Estate, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, NN8 2RQ. £16.95.) A nice idea, this, to remember fifty famous occasions - not necessarily superb contests but great events. Alan Henry has chosen races ranging from the 1935 German Grand Prix, when Nuvolari at his peak took victory for Alfa Romeo from under...

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Book Reviews

“My Two Lives: Race Driver to Restauranteur” by René Dreyfus, with Beverley Rae Kimes. 077 pp 11¼ “ x 8 ½ “ (Patrick Stevens Ltd, Burr Hill, Cambridge, £15.95p) This long-awaited book is one of the more enjoyable motor racing books to have appeared for many years. It is the life story of René Dreyfus, whom British followers of the Sport used to see at Brooklands, Donington and in Ireland...

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BMW 635CSi

When they were new An original road test taken from the Motor Sport archives, October 1982 | By Alan Henry For more than a decade the cornerstone of BMW’s sporting image has been its imposingly styled big coupé. The stylish CS-series gave way in 1977 to the more rounded 6-series range that continues to entertain enthusiastic owners. When the original 633CSi was supplemented in 1978 by the 635CSi...

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Lunch With... Motor Sport

In our 90th birthday issue we depart from routine to reminisce with some of the people who have kept the title aliveWriter Simon Taylor | Photographer James Mitchell The remarkable event that we celebrate in this issue – the fact that Motor Sport, after 90 years of publication, has not only survived, but continues to flourish – is almost without equal in the world of car magazines. In the English...

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“We haven’t always seen eye to eye, have we?”

David Coulthard wasn’t pulling any punches when he met with our writer, but then the Scot has had to fight for recognition throughout his career. Yet he leaves Formula 1 happy with his achievements and with his integrity intactBy Alan Henry It’s April 1, 2001. The scene is Interlagos, that bruising and buffeting 2.67-mile ribbon of careworn asphalt which has been such an essential part of the...

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Nigel Roebuck

Reflections– Rising star Vettel shows shades of Prost– Spa penalty protest brings no surprises– The legacy left by American champ Phil Hill– Bernie’s tribute to his friend Stuart Lewis-Evans Leaving aside Monaco, where his profile was ultra-low during a brief visit to the paddock, Max Mosley chose Monza, the last European Grand Prix of the season, for a first ‘public appearance’ since his unusual...

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Autocourse 2009-2010

Jam-packed with features by the cream of Formula 1 journalists, this covers everything from Jenson’s season of glory, Brawn GP’s dream debut and Ferrari’s recent history in the sport, through to information on each team and their personnel in minute detail. Every race is given plenty of room to tell the full story, with a qualifying report, an editor’s view from Alan Henry, a race review from...

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Jenson Button

A World Champion’s StoryAlan Henry Among the rash of Jenson Button books to follow on from his spectacular 2009 World Championship win comes this effort from respected Grand Prix journalist Alan Henry. Given the author’s vast knowledge and experience of Formula 1, there is obviously a lot to enjoy and inform here. We start at the beginning, from Button’s childhood days in karting, through his...

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Old bikers reunite

Donington Park had a meeting in October of 10 motorcycle riders who achieved fame pre-war there, with demos by a 1939 s/c Velocette twin, the ex-Stanley Woods Velocette 500 and Freddie Hicks' 1930 AJS. The pre-war racers' committee (01332 0811123) seeks more riders. Alan Clark The late Alan Clark's diaries into politics (Weidenfeld & Nicholson) have appeared containing plenty of motoring...

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Book reviews

Four seasons at Ferrari – The Lauda years By Alan Henry ISBN 1 85983 318 7 Published by Breedon Books, £19.99 Few are better placed to tell the tale of Niki Lauda's successful but turbulent spell at Ferrari than longtime Motor Sport contributor Alan Henry. The veteran F1 journalist was on the scene in the 1970s and knows the three-time champion well. Henry retells the story, with Alain Prost's...

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