Articles tagged Bandini

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Credit where it's overdue

Nino Vaccarella is remembered as a Targa Florio specialist, when in fact he won all the big events in sports car racing’s golden age By Michael Oliver We’d wager that Nino Vaccarella wouldn’t immediately spring to mind if you were asked to draw up a list of great sports car racers. A Targa Florio specialist surely, we hear you say, a one-trick pony. But consider this: Vaccarella is one of only...

Page 28 of August 1965 archive issue thumbnail Page 28, August 1965

51st Grand Prix de I'A.C.F.

Those Scots again Clermont Ferrand, France, June 27th. THE French, like the British, seem unable to decide on a real home for their classic Grand Prix event, and after fluctuating between Reims and Rouen for some years, this year it was taken down into central France to the Circuit of Charade, near Clermont Ferrand. This is a circuit constructed by the Automobile Club d'Auvergne in the hills near...

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15th International "Daily Express" Trophy Meeting

A motor racing feast Silverstone, May 11th An estimated crowd of 100,000 people watched an interesting day of motor racing organised by the B.R.D.C. at the Silverstone circuit and nobody could have gone home feeling they had not had their money's worth. The racing opened with a 25 lap G.T. race in which Parkes was favourite according to practice times, his driving of John Coombs' white 1962 GTO...

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26th German Grand Prix

Surtees (Ferrari) Wins Again ADENAU, August 2nd. The German Grand Prix took place on the 22.81 kilometre Nurburgring, in the Eifel mountains and there were four separate practice sessions, two on Friday and two on Saturday, with sufficient time in between each day for fairly major jobs to be undertaken. With the exception of the British Racing Partnership team all the regular Grand Prix teams and...

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36th Italian Grand Prix

That Apprentice from Scotland Monza, Italy, September 12th With no major Grand Prix race since the German Grand Prix at the beginning of August, the factory teams had plenty of time to prepare themselves for the annual high-speed race at Monza, on the 5.75-kilometre road circuit. A very full entry was received and Lotus, Brabham, Ferrari and Centro-Sud fielded three-car teams, the Ferrari one...

Page 19 of July 1964 archive issue thumbnail Page 19, July 1964

Belgian Grand Prix

An Unsatisfactory Finish Spa, Belgium, June 14th. When practice began late on Friday afternoon the sun was still burning down on the wooded slopes of the Francorchamps circuit and, apart from the two works B.R.M.s of Hill and Ginther, there seemed to be a reluctance for anyone to start practice, or perhaps it was that they were not ready. Ginther had his regular car, but now with a new gearbox,...

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11 Gran Premio de Mexico

An easy win for Clark Mexico City, 27th October In 1962 the Mexican Automobile Club invited some G.P. drivers to participate in a Formula One race on the circuit at Mexico City. This year, with F.I.A. approval, the race counts in the World Championship series and therefore attracted a big entry. The circuit is situated in a 600-acre sports arena which consists of 48 football pitches, 55 baseball...

Page 15 of September 1966 archive issue thumbnail Page 15, September 1966

The German Grand Prix

BRABHAM WORKS HARD Nurburgring, Germany, August 7th. THE Automobile Club von Deutschland, who organise the German Grand Prix at the Nurburgring, were rather afraid that they would not get enough Formula One cars to make up a good starting grid and to keep the 22.8-kilometre circuit occupied for 15 laps sufficiently to satisfy the spectators, so they invited eleven Formula Two entries. These...

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XVII British Grand Prix

A Hard Time for Clark Brands Hatch England July 11th The British Grand Prix has never had any particular home, and this year it was to hold the title of European Grand Prix so the R.A.C. not only decided to run it themselves, instead of delegating it to the B.R.D.C. or the B.A.R.C., but also chose Brands Hatch Stadium as the venue and enlisted the help of almost everyone in the British sporting...

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Grand Prix of the United States

Hat-trick for Hill Watkins Glen, Sunday, October 3rd. The World Drivers' Championship for 1965 was clinched before the G.P. circus crossed the Atlantic, so the U.S. Grand Prix, held for the fifth year in succession at the Watkins Glen Circuit, was not surrounded with quite so much daily paper "ballyhoo" as usual. Autumn at the Glen was not so far advanced as in some previous years and the...

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