Articles tagged Bert Baldwin

Page 74 of August 1977 archive issue thumbnail Page 74, August 1977

50 Goodyear Wolverhampton 1927-1977

This year marks the half-century of the opening of a Goodyear tyre-plant in Wolverhampton and as this Company has an American parentage which makes more rubber goods than any other Company in the World and dominates Grand Prix motor-racing, I went recently, in the appropriately-Goodyear-shod Editorial BMW, to talk about 50 years of Goodyear in Britain. The Company was established here in 1913,...

Page 48 of November 1971 archive issue thumbnail Page 48, November 1971

Leo Mehl, Goodyear's European racing chief, reflects on four years in Europe

Leo Mehl arrived in England just ever four years ago as the new overall chief of Goodyear's extensive European motor racing operation. Now with ten hectic years of motor racing behind him he has decided to return to America to an executive job in the development section of the parent company, thus leaving the race tracks behind. Before he left last Month, and handed his Wolverhampton office over...

Page 21 of September 1975 archive issue thumbnail Page 21, September 1975

Matters of moment

The dry/wet tyre farce The primary purpose of a racing car is speed. Any outside factor (the driver is inside!) that interferes with this purpose is to be deplored, whether it is a ruling about the car's construction or the use of artificial hazards intended to reduce speed at a particular part of a circuit (as at Silverstone for the British GP). Chicanes are only valid when used to convert a...

Page 68 of December 2010 archive issue thumbnail Page 68, December 2010

Lunch with... Stefan Johansson

He drove for both Ferrari and McLaren in Formula 1, starred in Champ Car and won Le Mans. But for this cultured Swede, there’s more to life than motor racing He’s had a lifetime of racing whatever he could get, grabbing any opportunity, rolling with the punches when it went wrong, and never losing his laid-back, good-humoured approach. Having started with karts as a pre-teen, he’s still getting...


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Ultimate Porsche: The Most Ruthless Racer Ever Built



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