Articles tagged Alan Wilson

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

Mont Tremblant reopens for international racing

The majestic St Jovite Circuit, home to the Canadian Grand Prix in 1968 and '70, and the very first Can-Am Challenge round in 1966, is to reopen for international events this season as Le Circuit Mont Tremblant. Nestling high in the Laurentian mountains 90 miles north of Montreal, the track (initially shorter than its ultimate 2.65-mile length) was built in 1964, in memory of Pete Ryan, the...

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Lunch with... Desiré Wilson

The talented South African remains the only woman ever to have won an F1 race. But she’s never thought of herself in those terms – she’s just a racing driverBy Simon Taylor Redoubtable females run like a thread through motor sport history, from Camille du Gast to Danica Patrick, from Kay Petre to Christabel Carlisle. But only two have raced in World Championship Grands Prix. Maria-Teresa de...

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Reviews

FORMULA ONE AT WATKINS GLEN 20 YEARS OF THE UNITED STATES GRAND PRIX 1961-1980 Michael Argetsinger Editor-in-chief Nigel Roebuck has always had a soft spot for Watkins Glen. "For me," he wrote in the December 2010 issue of Motor Sport "it had a magical quality, and if ever Formula 1 had a spiritual home in the USA, this was surely it." was Nigel also talked a few months earlier about how Fl had...

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Tracks of the trade

Clive Bowen takes circuit design beyond just building a track, the aim being to create commercial successes By Adam Sweeting You want to build a new motor racing circuit, so who do you call? Recent evidence suggests that the only number in everybody’s BlackBerry is that of Hermann Tilke, whose Tilke Engineering has left its footprints all over Sepang, Bahrain, Shanghai, Istanbul and Valencia, and...

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Objectives of Desiré

Desiré Wilson could mix it with the best in single-seaters and sportscars. Richard Heseltine charts why, given a change of luck, she could have been a Formula One star A few weeks after storming the Brickyard in May, Dan Wheldon arrived for the Indycar race at the Texas Motor Speedway wearing a T-shirt announcing, 'Actually, I won the Indy 500'. While this could be interpreted as glory-mongering...

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