Articles tagged Alex Brundle

Page 129 of August 2014 archive issue thumbnail Page 129, August 2014

Le Mans 24 Hours

In a sparkling new era of fuel efficiency and high technology, how fitting that Le Mans should be the scene of a 24 Hours that harked back to how it used to be. We’ve taken astounding levels of reliability for granted in recent years, as top-line drivers select sprint mode for the great enduro, despite the length, duration and grind that awaits them. But this time, each of the ‘big three’ proved...

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Rolex 24 Daytona

Florida, USA Gear selection bothers were a nuisance, a spurious late-race caution period rather more so. Action Express Racing looked to have this year’s Rolex 24 – the 52nd Daytona 24 Hours – firmly in its control as the final 20 minutes approached… but then the 26th-placed Porsche 911 slid harmlessly into a tyre wall, reversed out and continued without a murmur. No need for a full-course yellow...

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Wraps come off new Formula 2 car

MotorSport Vision – the company headed by ex-Formula 2 champion Jonathan Palmer – launched the new F2 series at Brands Hatch, showing the new car to the public for the first time. As test driver Steven Kane lapped the Indy circuit in the Williams-designed JP1, the talk of the day was the low cost of competing in the new championship, which returns as an international series for the first time...

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What goes around...

Mansell and Unipart Nigel Mansell's two sons are to take the first steps in their car racing careers this year and will do so in the colours of Unipart, which backed Mansell Snr"s Formula Three campaign in1979. Leo and Greg Mansell will line up at the same squad. Team SWR, in this year's Formula BMW Championship, which kicks off at Brands Hatch as a support to the touring car series opener on...

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Flying in economy class

Formula 2 is back as a low-budget championship capable of eclipsing current F1 feeder series GP2 By Ed Foster To do a full season of GP2 – the established feeder series for Formula 1 – you need to turn up at a team’s door with over £1 million. Very expensive, especially in the face of a recession. In the interests of cutting costs, last July the FIA launched its plan for the first international...

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Advertisement Feature

British F2 hopes chase big prizeBrands Hatch provides a final opportunity for five of our brightest young drivers to score a Formula Two win on home soil this year On July 22-24, the FIA Formula Two and Spanishbased International GT Open championships make their way to the sweeps and curves of Brands Hatch. The prize for winning the F2 title is a test in the current Williams Formula 1 car, while...

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Next generation signs up for F2

Henry Surtees is one of four sons of former Grand Prix drivers to have signed up to compete in the new FIA Formula 2 Championship. Surtees, son of 1964 Formula 1 World Champion John, graduates to the low-cost series after racing in Formula Renault and, briefly, F3 in 2008. He joins series boss Jonathan Palmer’s son Jolyon, Alex Brundle, son of Martin, and Jack Clarke, Julian Bailey’s stepson....

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Prize pupils

John Surtees has a vision of how Britain should promote its young driver talent. And through the Henry Surtees Challenge he's starting to make it happen By Ed Foster In our November issue, John Surtees made very apparent his views on what the motor racing ladder should look like. In short, there needs to be a clear route to the top and if you win a championship, Surtees believes you should also...

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Andretti to drive historic Lotuses

Mario Andretti will drive a selection of Formula 1 cars during the GPlive event at Donington Park on May 19/20. The 1978 world champion is the latest star to commit to the new event, which celebrates the history of grand prix racing, and more are likely to be confirmed soon. Organiser Richard Morgan said: "We are absolutely delighted that one of the most popular, approachable and eloquent drivers...


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