Articles tagged Bernie Marcus

Page 50 of July 1985 archive issue thumbnail Page 50, July 1985

ARG's Rally weapon

Although Austin Rover seem to be swimming against the tide by insisting on using a normally aspirated engine in its Metro 6R4 rally car, its Longbridge-based competitions department is convinced that the quick response and wide, flat torque curve of its new three-litre V6 engine makes up for any lack of horsepower. And the deficit is a large one. The current Audi Quattro Sport has at least 500...

Page 34 of February 1995 archive issue thumbnail Page 34, February 1995

Cape Horne

Despite the frustration, and occasional humiliation, of its 1994 Indy programme, Honda is continuing in America's premier series with a new team, and a fresh sense of purpose... The news that Honda has found a new dancing partner for its Indy V8 engine programme should come as a relief to everyone connected with IndyCar racing. After all, while it may have given US racing's collective psyche a...

Page 53 of December 2000 archive issue thumbnail Page 53, December 2000

Audits & Plaudits

In the final part of his Metro 6R4 story, John Davenport explains how he had to fight to keep the project's momentum going, how inter-company rivalries and red tape conspired against it, and how the team's efforts were rewarded by a euphoric World Championship debut Just as George Orwell gloomily predicted, 1984 started badly with Austin Rover Group endlessly embroiled in the pointless spat...

Page 39 of May 2012 archive issue thumbnail Page 39, May 2012

NASCAR Gets Wired

Change is coming to NASCAR. Electronic fuel injection has arrived this season, replacing the traditional four-barrel carburettor while the introduction of ECUs has brought the thin edge of the electronic wedge to the top level of US stock car racing. And next year a new Sprint Cup car will make its debut featuring more brand identity for each of NASCAR's four manufacturers Chevrolet, Ford, Dodge...


January 2020
Racing Rivalries: The 25 most explosive battles between drivers, teams, cars... and families.



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