MATTERS OF MOMENT
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THE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP
The Drivers' World Championship for F1 contenders is firmly established and it seems unlikely that it will go away, or that the conditions governing it are likely to be drastically changed. Yet, as A.H. pointed out in last month's MOTOR SPORT, in his discourse about the reigning World Champion Nelson Piquet, it has not always...
Monte Carlo, May 10th
With the Argentine races being cancelled the Monaco G.P. became the first round in the World Championship series and the first occasion when all the Grand Prix teams brought out a full complement of their latest cars. A break from tradition was the dropping of early morning practice, all three practice periods being in the afternoon, and another change was...
A Triumph for Trintignant
Pau, France, April 23rd
The Automobile Club Basco-Bearnais gathered togetner a first-class entry for their traditional Easter Monday Grand Prix round the streets of Pau. Eschewing the BARC Goodwood meeting Team Lotus entered both their Formula One drivers: Clark with the new Coventry-Climax V8-engined car that was successful at Snetterton, and Trevor Taylor with a brand...