Articles tagged Bob Anderson

Page 23 of March 1994 archive issue thumbnail Page 23, March 1994

There but for fortune

Just as it finally seemed within his reach, a broken titanium component crushed Peter Revson's F1 dream Peter Jeffrey Revlon Revson had it all. Good looks, breeding, an attractive personality and an ability to drive race cars fast. In 1973 he won two Grands Prix races for McLaren, in one of them defeating the best opposition fair and square. After a struggle against his silver spoon background,...

Page 68 of October 2002 archive issue thumbnail Page 68, October 2002

Bob Anderson: The call that never came

One of the last true privateers, Bob Anderson never received the recognition from the works teams he craved —and his efforts probably deserved. Adam Cooper explains On the face of it, Bob Anderson's third place in the 1964 Austrian GP was not very special. He finished three laps behind winner Lorenzo Bandini, and only a handful of others survived the two-hour grind around the bland but bumpy...

Page 18 of July 1963 archive issue thumbnail Page 18, July 1963

Continental Notes

While most people in the racing world were at Monaco recently, for the Grand Prix, the Commission Sportive International of the F.I.A. convened a meeting of drivers, organisers and constructors to discuss the future of Grand Prix racing. The existing Formula One remains until the end of 1965 and the meeting was to discuss ideas as to what should happen in 1966, although a lot of the speakers did...

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How Halford broke the mould with DIY special

The renowned aero-engine designer gave the works teams of the 1920s a run for their money with his own long-distance racer It was excellent that the famous Halford Special was at last year’s Celebration of Brooklands Centenary, in the care of James Cheyney. It was Major Frank Halford who made use of the cylinder blocks from the V8 wartime Airdisco engine of which many unused ones were obtainable...

Page 76 of December 2004 archive issue thumbnail Page 76, December 2004

Südschleife

There is a part of the Nürburgring that few have even heard of. Paul Fearnley drives it and discovers that it's used to being ignored photography by Walter Bäumer Nürburgrings northern loop, the Nordschleife: the most venerated, the most talked about, most photographed circuit in the world — even today, 28 years after the last grand prix was held there. The 14.18-mile 'Green Hell' — at least...

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