Articles tagged Bernard Hanon

Page 29 of June 2003 archive issue thumbnail Page 29, June 2003

All for one

Renault had never looked like winning Le Mans — its motorsport programme was too fragmented. That all changed in 1977, but it took another year for this revolution to take effect. Paul Fearnley explains why Judging by how far the man holding the microphone-on-a-stick jumps back as the car fires up, our fervent hope that this Le Mans-winner's turbo V6 might not bust today's noise limit has just...

Page 10 of February 2001 archive issue thumbnail Page 10, February 2001

Renault's guiding light

Sir, It was fascinating to read Mark Hughes' piece about Renault's early Fl aspirations in the late 1970s and early '80s. For the sake of accuracy, however, I should point out that the Renault President responsible for the revival of their motorsport ambitions was Bernard Hanon, not Anot' He was unceremoniously fired by the French Government as he had managed Renault from substantial profits to...

Page 36 of February 1984 archive issue thumbnail Page 36, February 1984

Renault's F1 challenge: re-grouping to rebuild credibility

In the middle of the 1983 season there were few people who remained unconvinced that Renault was at last going to win the World Championship. With six seasons of Formula 1 competition already under its belt, the team seemed finally to have shaken off the jinx which had apparently hampered its progress, particularly for the previous two years. Grand Prix racing's most well-worn joke — that Renault...

Page 43 of July 1982 archive issue thumbnail Page 43, July 1982

1982 F1 US Grand Prix of Detroit report: Watson takes victory

— McLaren driver wins enjoyable shambles at first Detroit Grand Prix 1982 Detroit Grand Prix start Photo: Motorsport Images Downtown, Detroit, June 6th IT IS a good thing that we can bend rules and regulations and manipulate procedures to suit ourselves, otherwise there might not have been a Grand Prix through the streets of Detroit. Do not ask how a Formula One race, counting for World...

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