Articles tagged Angela

Page 65 of February 1998 archive issue thumbnail Page 65, February 1998

Young bloods

After Ascari’s death in 1955, Luigi Musso and Eugenio Castellotti fought for his mantle as Italy’s top driver. Chris Nixon charts the brief and tragic careers of two great rivals. "Listen lads, you won’t have to work too hard to win this race. At the start, I'll set the rhythm. You follow me, and you won't shred your tyres. Ten laps from the end, I'll pull over, and then you two, between you, can...

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Lunch with... Gil de Ferran

He never raced in F1 but achieved great success in America, and remains one of the foremost Brazilian racers of his generation.Writer Simon Taylor | Photographer James Mitchell There’s a history of young Brazilians who came over to learn the European motor racing way, grabbed everyone’s attention by winning the British Formula 3 Championship, and rapidly rose towards the upper slopes of Formula 1...

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Books for Christmas reading

"Lost Causes of Motoring," by Lord Montagu of Beaulieu. 224 pp. 8-3/4 in. x 5-5/8in. (Cassell and Company, Ltd., 35, Red Lion Square, London. W.C.1. 30s.) In the positive flood of motoring books which have marked the fading of an eventful 1960 a very few stand out from the others and are worth acquiring at all costs, even if this means buying them. Such a book is "Lost Causes of Motoring," the...

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Back home in Indiana

Former Indianapolis 500 winner Gil de Ferran is returning to the city of his greatest triumph to become a sports car team boss – and he’s been lured back into the cockpit, too. By Robin Miller During this decade alone, he’s been a CART champion, Indy 500 winner, television analyst, magazine writer, sporting director, a bit of a scapegoat and unemployed. But, starting later this season, Gil de...

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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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One hell of a company car

Aston Martin owner David Brown drove this DB2 to work every day – after it had finished third at Le Mans and won its class in the Mille Miglia. And nobody’s messed with it since By Ed Foster The Aston Martin DB2 is often overlooked as a successful competition car, which isn’t surprising given the existence of the DB3S, DBR1 and more recently the DBR9. But it’s the DB2 that got Aston’s post-war Le...

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"Landscape with Canals"

By L. T. C. Rolt. 188 pp. 8 3/4 in. 5 1/2 in. (Allen Lane, Penguin Books Ltd., 17, Grosvenor Gardens, London, SW1W OBD. £5.50.) This book represents a fascinating but sad obituary to that well-known written of books about the Industrial Revolution and member of the Vintage Sports Car Club, who completed it before he died. It is the sequel to that even more endearing book of Roles, "Landscape with...

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Lunch with... John Webb

The man in charge of Brands Hatch during its golden Grand Prix era was a creative powerhouse, but a simple racing fan at heart Having begun as a motorcycle grass track as far back as the 1920s, Brands Hatch has been a racing circuit for over 60 years. For more than half that time its fortunes were directed by the acumen, inventiveness and determination of John Webb. He began looking after its PR...

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Letters

Tom on two wheelsSir, I was saddened to hear of Tom Walkinshaw's passing (March issue); he and his association with Jaguar played an integral part in my fascination with motor racing from my earliest memories. For my first experience of motor racing I was fortunate to be taken to the 1984 Tourist Trophy at Silverstone to see the Jaguars compete in the European Touring Car Championship. The...

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