Articles tagged Alexander Sims

Page 127 of June 2014 archive issue thumbnail Page 127, June 2014

Alexander Sims

Sam Smith meets a new racing breed – a driver who’s fast, versatile... and fascinated by a potentially electric future It was Patrick Head who once said that racing drivers are like light bulbs. “You just screw one in and then replace him with another when he’s done.” If you were to follow such brutal wisdom nowadays, you might be interested in meeting Alexander Sims. The 25-year-old is very much...

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Charity race draws big prizes

A GP3 test with Carlin Motorsport and a simulator session at the Red Bull Racing Formula 1 factory are just two of the amazing prizes on offer to young racing drivers, at an all-stars karting event organised by John Surtees this autumn. The Henry Surtees Challenge, named in honour of John's late son who was killed in a Formula 2 accident in 2009, targets budding racers aged 16 and above. It will...

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BRDC Gold Star

Points as of September 21, 2009 1. Jenson Button Formula 1 225pts 2. Ryan Briscoe IRL/Grand-Am 198pts Both Briscoe and Dario Franchitti have one IRL race remaining before the October 31 cut-off date for the Gold Star, which would provide either of them with a maximum of 21 points, leaving Jenson Button untouchable in first place. However, they could always take in the Miami Grand-Am race that...

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Blundell back for full season in a McLaren

Former grand prix driver Mark Blundell will contest his first full season of racing in 12 years during 2012. The 45-year-old Briton has signed to drive a United Autosports McLaren MP4-12C GT3 in the six-round Blancpain Endurance Series. It will be the ex-McLaren F1 driver’s first full year of competition since leaving Champ Cars at the end of 2000. Blundell, who will share the McLaren with team...


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