Articles tagged Bobby Bell

Page 4 of March 1999 archive issue thumbnail Page 4, March 1999

Matters of Moment

editorial As you read this, we are completing the final pages of the next edition. It will be no normal issue. In it, we will be celebrating the birthday of this magazine which started life 75 years ago as The Brooklands Gazette. Quite apart from its unique content, it will be, by some margin, the biggest issue of MOTOR SPORT that has ever been created. Alongside the usual series and stories will...

Page 56 of March 1979 archive issue thumbnail Page 56, March 1979

All in a Year's Work

In which the Deputy Editor reviews his 1978 motoring activities Some loose reflections on my activities in 1978, preparatory to writing this by now annual review, recalled something of a grey year. In fact I was at the point where I would have gladly shelved the task completely had not the magazine deadline encroached and visions of empty pages goaded me on. Reluctantly, I sat down with pen in...

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The 250F Maserati - Part 2

Before starting Part Two of the 250F saga a few observations on Part One will not go amiss. A Swiss garage owner has sent a copy of a bill of sale dated 23rd November 1956 on which it is stated that he had taken delivery of "Autovettura Corsa Maserati — tips 250/F No. 2518 di motore e telaio — completa in ordine di marca" which says, when translated, that he had bought the 250F Maserati racing...

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Around and about

USAC comes to Britain History will be made later this month when for the first time ever America's premier motor racing series, the USAC Citicorp National Championship, which includes the Indianapolis 500 race, is to move away from its homeland for two rounds in the UK. Silverstone will play host to the sixteen, 850 b.h.p., turbocharged, singleseater racing cars in a 150-mile race on September...

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The Brabham-Alfa Romeo fan

Once again, whether he likes it or not, Niki Lauda has written his name indelibly in the Grand Prix history books, this time by winning the Swedish Grand Prix with a car that was subsequently banned. To be strictly accurate, it wasn't the car itself that was banned but the device it carried. Outwardly the EcclestoneBrabham-Alfa Romeo team arrived in Sweden with two of their normal BT46 cars...

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Last-lap drama brings Maiden win in Jordan celebration meet

Driving the ex-riccardo Patrese Brabham BT49D-18, Historic Formula One rookie Christian Glasel became the fifth winner in six rounds of the FIA Thoroughbred Grand Prix Championship at Donington Park on September 3. The 27-year-old German snatched the lead from Steve Hitchins' ex-Nigel Mansell Lotus 91-10 with a brave lunge in heavy traffic within 200 metres of the chequered flag of the BEA...

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Rick Hall

He’s not just half of restorers Hall and Fowler, he’s a fine racer and has driven every BRM in existence Who takes more Grand Prix cars to a race meeting than Williams or Ferrari? Rick Hall. At last year's Monaco historic meeting he and partner Rob Fowler loaded six cars for the journey, and for the Coys Festival it could be more. And apart from looking after the cars, the jovial Hall is...

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