Articles tagged Alex

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Back in the old routine

Three decades after tussling with Ayrton Senna for the British F3 title, Martin Brundle is reunited with the Ralt RT3 that played a pivotal role in his fledgling career Writer Simon Arron | Photographer Jakob Ebrey All that’s missing is the old shanty café on the outside of Woodcote, the paddock’s preferred bolthole in the days when Ralt RT3 swarms buzzed around Silverstone. The pit garages have...

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Lunch with... Martin Brundle

The racer turned commentator and driver manager looks back on an eventful and turbulent career with Simon TaylorPhotographer: James Mitchell He raced in 158 grands prix over 12 seasons, and his rides included McLaren, Benetton and Williams. He scored points from his first F1 race to his last, and stood on the podium nine times, from Monaco to Monza, Spa to Silverstone. And he was World Sports Car...

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Brundles pair for Le Mans

Former Le Mans 24 Hours winner Martin Brundle will end a decade-long absence at the French enduro to share a car with son Alex in 2012. The Brundles will join up in a Zytek-Nissan Z11SN LMP2 prototype (below) entered by the British Greaves Motorsport squad, winners of the P2 crown in this year’s Le Mans Series. Alex, 21, will also contest a full schedule with the team in the renamed European Le...

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Down to the wire

You wouldn't have given tuppence for his chances of victory after qualifying, but when down in Suzuka Damon Hill kept his hopes alive with a champion's drive. From the moment that Michael Schumacher so insouciantly began to hammer home quick laps in qualifying, you began to form the impression that victory in the Japanese GP — and the World Championship — was all but a formality for the dour...

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Nigel Roebuck

Reflections – A meeting with Jim France at Goodwood – Cheever on Prost and the pity of GP Masters – Ronnie Peterson’s final race weekend What a pleasure it was, in the drivers’ enclosure at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, to meet Jim France, the executive vice-president of NASCAR, and son of the legendary Bill. Quietly spoken and charming, France has long had a passion for sports car racing, and...

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SUCCESSFUL NEW RACE AT ANTWERP

SUCCESSFUL NEW RACE AT ANTWERP GOOD PERFORMANCES BY AND B.M.W. WIN PRIZES BRITISH DRIVERS. DELAHAYE THE decision of the good folk of Antwerp to run a motor-race on the outskirts of their city has been crowned with complete success. A crowd of over 100,000 people witnessed an event which, although not particularly exciting, augurs well for the future. The race was confined to sports-cars, and was...

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Charity begins at Lords, with hope for tomorrow

To Sir Stirling Moss’s charity dinner at Lord’s, where the only journos in the room were our own Simon Taylor who was compere for the evening, and your correspondent who had blagged a ticket as a ‘guest of’ someone who is altogether more important. Thanks to this obviously significant other, I found myself on the top table with, among others, Martin and Liz Brundle, Sir Stirling and Lady Susie...

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Obituary - Richard Burns

On the fourth anniversary of winning his WRC title, Richard Burns died. He was just 34. John Davenport pays tribute to a British rallying icon. I never had the chance to sit beside Richard Burns in a rally car. But I did watch the RAC Rally in 2000, when he collected his hat-trick on the event. It was a revelation to see just how much his style required the Subaru to go sideways, like an old-time...

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Nigel Roebuck

Reflections – Mosley wins, but F1 could be the loser – Brundle’s assessment of the season so far – Kubica sparks memories of old-style Monaco The effects of ‘Whippergate’ smoulder on, and threaten at any moment to erupt into forest fire. Over the Montréal weekend there were serious concerns about the state of the track, which in several places broke up alarmingly during qualifying, but not too...

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The Jackal Special

A Car well-known in Scottish Competition Events, described by its constructor, J. McCubbin My interest in "specials" was first aroused by reading of other people's efforts in Motor Sport and in 1938 I made my first attempt to produce such a car. I started off to help a friend who was working on the remains of a "Cup Model" Austin Seven. When we were about half-way through, we realised that there...

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