Articles tagged Berger

Page 14 of October 1992 archive issue thumbnail Page 14, October 1992

Seeing The Finer Points

I recently came across the following paragraph in a 1931 edition of MOTOR SPORT, in a race meeting report: "The fact that the good driving produced less applause than the few instances of wild skidding is a pity, but can only be expected when road racing events are so rare and the general public has not learnt to appreciate the finer points of the game." Deciding that I would like to see, at...

Page 39 of October 1957 archive issue thumbnail Page 39, October 1957

Sports Cars at Spa

Ferrari Defeated by Tyre Trouble After the cancellation of the Belgian Grand Prix, the Royal Automobile Club of Belgium realised what a waste of a good circuit this cancellation was causing, and subsequently organised a race for sports cars over a duration of three hours. In many respects this resulted in a repetition of the meeting organised by the Spa Club back in May, when Aston Martin cleaned...

Page 33 of November 1975 archive issue thumbnail Page 33, November 1975

The Sanremo Rally

RALLY REVIEW The Sanremo Rally Another Stratos victory IN FOOTBALL CIRCLES it is an accepted fact that teams playing on home ground have a distinct advantage over their opponents who are not. In rallying the same principle does not apply and it is for entirely different reasons that Finns are hard to beat in Finland, Swedes in Sweden and East Africans in East Africa. However, there is one notable...

Page 16 of July 1988 archive issue thumbnail Page 16, July 1988

A Challenge Brewing?

Two burning questions emanated from an otherwise dull Mexican Grand Prix. Both concerned Ferrari and Gerhard Berger. Might he have got on terms with Honda Marlboro McLaren if he had made a better start? And might he have been able to exert late-race pressure on overheating winner Alain Prost if his F187 hadn't given him spurious fuel read-outs which obliged him to ease his pace after the halfway...

Page 18 of June 1991 archive issue thumbnail Page 18, June 1991

Formula One -- Monaco Grand Prix

Senna All The Way Monte Carlo, May 12: Another pole position, in the lead for the entire 78 laps of the twisty circuit round the Principality, a lead of over 40 seconds on the second place man at 50 laps, sufficient to allow a considerable easing off in the closing laps to win by a comfortable 18 seconds, says it all. Yes, it was Ayrton Senna and the McLaren MP4/6 with Honda V12 power that...

Page 30 of August 1958 archive issue thumbnail Page 30, August 1958

Les vingt - quatre heures du Mans

A review THERE is little point at this late stage after the Le Mans 24 hour race in giving a lap by lap or hour by hour detailed account of the event; it is sufficient to précis the major happenings between 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 21st and 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 22nd, and then look more closely into the why's and wherefore's of the event. For the first two hours weather conditions were good and...

Page 8 of November 1992 archive issue thumbnail Page 8, November 1992

Highs and lows

Mansell finally took a record ninth win in a for Williams-Renault, but politics and Patrese's accident marred the victory No 1992 Grand Prix quite so encapsulated Formula One as it now is, than Portugal. Very much, the weekend in Estoril was one of highs and lows. Since Monza, Nigel Mansell had, of course, made his lndycar bed. The signs in Portugal were that he was more than happy to lie on it....

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